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‘NOT GUILTY!’ Exclusive by Greg Hadfield

Green MP Caroline Lucas is to fight charges resulting from her arrest at an “anti-fracking” protest at Balcombe. She has decided to plead not guilty at a hearing next week and face the ordeal of a trial, which is not expected to take place until next year, Brighton & Hove Independent can reveal. Dr Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion, was arrested with 29 other protesters and subsequently charged with obstructing the highway and failing to comply with police instructions imposed on the protest. Her decision to fight the charges is disclosed in an open letter to her constituents, in which she explains what led her to do what she did outside the Cuadrilla drilling site at Balcombe, West Sussex. In the letter, which we publish exclusively today on page 10, Dr Lucas says: “The campaign to reduce the threat of climate change has been incredibly important to me

Caroline Lucas faces two charges over “anti-fracking” protest at Balcombe

throughout my political life.” Dr Lucas - who is being advised by Kellys Solicitors, of Brighton - is expected to enter her not guilty plea at a hearing at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (October 16). She is charged with one count of breaching Section 14 of the Public Order Act and one count of wilful obstruction of the highway. Both offences are alleged to have taken place on August 19. In her open letter, she alludes

to Mahatma Gandhi’s belief that “silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly”; she also assures constituents her work as an MP will not be affected. She concludes: “There is a proud tradition of non-violent direct action in this country. In joining the peaceful protest, I wanted to send a clear message to the government, and to support the people at the proposed fracking site in Balcombe

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who were standing up to be counted.” Last night, political rivals were reluctant to be drawn on Dr Lucas’s decision while legal proceedings continued. Clarence Mitchell, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Brighton Pavilion, said: “Voters in Brighton Pavilion would want her to be working on behalf of the constituency – not getting arrested for whatever reason, in whatever cause.”


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Brighton Buses in line for community award Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company has been shortlisted in the UK Bus Awards 2013 for its police liaison officer initiative developed in partnership with Sussex Police. The category in which this unique alliance has been shortlisted is within The Bus and Community Award category. The award is designed to recognise and reward a scheme or project that provides benefits to the local community. Brighton & Hove nominated bus-driver Gary Foster to work with Sussex Police on the "employer-supported policing scheme". Gary has his wages paid by the bus company, as his employer, but works for Sussex Police. This has created a direct link

between the bus company and the police force, with improved understanding and joint working as a result. Gary’s role has seen him assisting with patrols, working in specialist areas such as roadtraffic collisions, the city council's anti-social behaviour team, conducting reassurance patrols, and engaging with the local community. Gary - who has access to CCTV footage from buses - played a big part in “Operation Blower”, as a result of which 52 arrests have been made to date in an effort to stop offenders continuing to cause criminal damage to buses and engaging in anti-social behaviour generally across the city. Gary is also involved in a plain-clothes-officer deployment

on buses in order to keep an eye on anti-social behaviour and deal with it where necessary. Martin Harris, managing director of Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, said: “We are delighted that the excellent relationship with Sussex Police works to protect our passengers and improve customer satisfaction levels, and Gary has made an outstanding contribution to this.” “Gary has passion for the role he does; it's his way of giving something back to the community, and continuing to make Brighton and Hove a safer place. I would like to thank Gary and Sussex Police. Their recognition that the shortlisting in these prestigious national awards represents are well deserved.”

Bus-driver Gary Foster’s work with Sussex Police is being recognised

Secrets of a “superfused” city

The vibrancy of creative and digital businesses in Brighton and Hove will be revealed in research that could point to a bright future for the British economy. A far-reaching study - the result of a £1 million two-year research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) - has unearthed evidence to support a new formula for economic and commercial success. Based on a detailed analysis of the "cluster" of creative, digital and information technology (CDIT) companies in Brighton and Hove, the study discloses how creativity and digital expertise interact and, in some cases, become "fused" - as well as how and why the city has

become a hub for such companies. It looks at the role of the city's two universities as well as possible barriers to growth, including access to finance, markets and a workforce with the necessary skills. The Brighton Fuse research project - which is expected to make headlines nationally and have a significant impact on government policy - has been delivered by Wired Sussex, the universities of Brighton and Sussex, and the National Centre for Universities and Business. With a large team of researchers collecting, collating and analysing data, stories and experiences including a survey of hundreds of companies - it is one of the most

detailed analyses of any cluster ever undertaken in the United Kingdom. The findings will be unveiled at Sallis Benney Theatre on Tuesday (October 15) to an audience of nearly 300 people, who will discuss the value and the challenges of creating a "superfused" economy - and how people, businesses and cities might benefit from the findings. For Brighton and Hove to make the most of the city’s new economic drivers, organisers believe there needs to be radical changes to the way we understand and support the creation of value. Interim findings were reported to the culture, media and sport select committee of MPs investigating the creative economy. They showed that CDIT companies strongly benefited from "clustering" together in the same city or locality. The early findings suggested that geographical proximity still played a pivotal role in the production and innovation activities of companies in the Brighton and Hove CDIT cluster, partly explaining the double digits rate of growth in turnover and employment that respondents reported between 2010 and 2011, in spite of the recession.

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Making our streets safer for everyone Jason Kitcat Residents, community groups and campaigners came together recently to celebrate the launch of the new Lewes Road scheme. Before the changes, the majority of those using the road were travelling by bus, bike or foot. However the road didn’t help these thousands of residents travel smoothly, and in many cases not very safely either. Many city businesses and organisations are on this vital route, including our football club and two universities. Most of them are growing, the only way they can get growing numbers of staff, visitors, students and fans up and down the route is by sustainable transport. So we’ve just finished part of a scheme to help the majority who travel on the Lewes Road by bus, bike or on foot get about quicker and more safely. The majority of

the cost of the scheme was awarded to us from the government’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund, which is aimed at creating growth and reducing carbon emissions. While there will be some initial disruption now that much of the scheme is in place, the better reliability of buses and increased safety of other modes of transport will mean that more residents will

This will reduce congestion and improve air quality on the road be able to choose them to get to work, school or town rather than car. This will reduce congestion and improve air quality on the road. The scheme is similar to the one introduced on the A259 coastal road a few years ago, which has seen a reduction in general traffic of around 10%, and an increase in bus patronage of approximately 25%. The Lewes Road is one of the major schemes that will make our streets safer for everyone, and help our city continue to grow for years to come.

Local children helped transport minister and Lewes MP Norman Baker open the new Lewes Road bus and bike lanes in Brighton. Also on hand were lead transport councillor Ian Davey, left, council leader Jason Kitcat, right, and local cycling enthusiasts. Let us know what you think :

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Brighton and Hove Albion reveal plans for a £55million development Brighton and Hove Albion have revealed plans for a £55million development which the club believes will provide a shot in the arm to their on-pitch ambitions and create hundreds of jobs in the city. Seagulls fans have grown used to hearing the muchrepeated mantra that the Albion need to become self-sustaining amid looming restrictions on how much football clubs can spend. The advent of Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules mean football clubs must kerb their spending to bring it more in line with its income as the sport’s governing bodies attempt to address the problem of spiralling ticket prices and club’s spending themselves to the brink of administration. Under chief executive Paul Barber, Brighton have been at the forefront of moves away from the historic sporting model of relying on a wealthy benefactor. And the club yesterday announced plans to further develop the site surrounding its £93milion stadium and elsewhere on nearby land. A two-pronged project could see a 120-bedroom hotel built next to the 30,750 capacity Amex with a new car park for supporters and accommodation for up to 850 university students on another site close to the BACA Academy. Representatives from the Albion will meet with Brighton and Hove City Council next week to further discuss the proposals which Mr Barber believes will significantly strengthen the club’s spending power. He said: “We are constantly looking at ways we can continue to grow the club, its revenue streams and ways to help progress our ambition of the Albion playing at the top level. “These developments will have a huge impact on the local economy, but will also help the club face the economic challenges of FFP. “They will provide us with additional income streams and having the hotel on site will really benefit our conferencing, banqueting and events business. “Being able to accommodate

guests overnight is a key factor in this business sector, and this would enable us to significantly strengthen and build our non-matchday events revenue through the stadium. "Just as we want build our fan base, we also aim to attract new business in this way, because the stronger our revenue streams, the more competitive we can be in the transfer market and ultimately on the pitch. “The more creative we are and the more we look to build these types of additional revenues, the less we have to keep relying on our loyal supporters. "Our fans have been incredible in understanding and embracing the challenge of FFP; and as part of our commitment to the fans, we are doing everything we can to maximise extra revenues and keep our cost base as efficient as possible.” Having already spent almost £100million on the club’s stadium and earmarked a further £30million for a new training complex currently under construction, a further project of this size would strengthen the Seagulls’ investment in the local area. Martin Perry, who has headed up the team behind the latest plans, says they are something the entire local population should get behind. “This would be a fantastic boost for the club, the area and the whole city,” he said. “We’re still at an early stage and we have to prove the financial viability of the proposals, but if it goes ahead this plan represents another huge inward investment into the city of Brighton and Hove. “It will help us develop our revenue streams while helping to reduce the desperate demand on the housing stock in this city. “The two developments will also create more than 200 jobs and take the club’s investment in Sussex to more than £200million.” Councillors will discuss the plans on October 17 when they will be asked to give the green light to officers to begin negotiations to lease the land to the club. If an agreement can be reached the Albion will then have to apply to the

local authority for planning permission and prove the scheme is not only economically viable but will have a positive impact on the area.

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The UK’s largest digital festival closes for 2013

Brighton Digital Festival, the UK’s largest celebration of digital arts and culture, celebrates the conclusion of its greatest ever month-long programme. With 174 events, averaging out at nearly six unique events every day throughout September, the festival grew by over 60% compared to last year. This has been the third year of the Brighton Digital Festival, which brings together the city’s diverse digital and arts communities, and whilst it’s too early to accurately feedback on this year’s attendance figures, the festival has hugely exceeded last year’s figure of 25,000 people. Over 105 organisers were involved in the Brighton Digital Festival 2013, with support from Arts Council England, American Express, RAP Interiors, local media partners Brighton & Hove Independent and co-ordination from Wired Sussex in association with Lighthouse. Visitors from across the globe witnessed everything from internationally renowned conferences and cutting edge art exhibitions to hackathons, live music and story slams. The furthest distance travelled by visitors was from Sydney and New York. The Festival opened with an internationally acclaimed range of sold-out conferences including, Improving Reality, dConstruct and Reasons to be Creative, all of which packed out The Brighton Dome and offered speakers of the highest caliber. They included Professor of Architecture at Yale University, Keller Easterling, TV personality, commentator and host of BUG at the BFI SouthBank, Adam Buxton and multiple award-winning artist who has collaborated with big brands such as Coca-Cola, Levis and MTV, Jon Burgerman. Possibly the festival’s busiest event was the Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2013, an interactive fair which explores new inventions and pulled in an impressive 6,000 attendees. Another festival highlight was the exclusive screening of the Emmy-winning TV series, Black Mirror, followed by an open Q&A with broadcaster, satirist and journalist Charlie Brooker. A oneoff ‘geekbox’ performance by world record holding beat boxer, Shlomo also captured the imagination of sold-out crowds at The Dome. Open Studios 2013 grew with 21 digital offices opening their doors to the public. Organised by Wired Sussex, the week offered a

Top: Break the mould 3d printer Middle: Break the mould 3d printing library Bottom Left: Mini Maker Faire 2013 Bottom Right: Reasons to be Creative 2013 with Brad Frost

selection of recruitment events, presentations and interactive workshops, with many sold-out. One seminar on freelancing by Crunch Accounting featured a Q&A with Lord Parry Mitchell from the Labour party, in the week of Labour’s Annual Party Conference in Brighton. Brighton Digital Festival 2013 also offered an impressive art exhibition programme, which ran throughout the entire month and included works from pioneering digital artist William Latham, internationally renowned artists, Simon Wilkinson and Timo Arnall. There was also the stunning immersive underwater adventure and 3D installation originally commissioned by Kew Gardens, Swimming with Plankton, on show at the Booth Museum. Tom Bailey, Brighton Digital Festival manager reflects: “We’re really thrilled with how the festival developed this year. The sheer range of activities across the 174 festival events is a testament to the energy, openness, talent and strength of the network of independent event organisers who make it all happen. Between them, they created something for

everyone, be it families wanting to entertainment, workers seeking inspiration or programmers looking for the next big software game changer. “The Festival provokes collaboration across areas of expertise, work and interest and offers an important platform with which we can all take a moment to consider the transformative effects of ‘digital’ on almost every aspect of our lives,” added Bailey. The Festival closing party took place at The Blind Tiger on Monday 30 September and closed the festival in style with outstanding performances by Dog In The Snow, Plum and DJ Platypi. With the success and variety of this year’s festival, the Brighton Digital Festival has evolved into a leading and internationally renowned digital culture destination. The Festival will return throughout September next year, with confirmed events including dConstruct, Reasons to be Creative and Brighton’s Mini Maker Faire 2014. Please watch www.brightondigitalfestival.co.uk for updates on next year’s festival, how to get involved and what to book.


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In defence of the Daily Mail Jean Calder Ed Miliband, then Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, came to speak at a meeting in Brighton before the 2010 general election. It was a fairly typical Brighton audience of radical environmental and left activists. Miliband suggested that Labour supporters need to understand people who don’t share their views. He illustrated this by asking whether there was anyone in the room who read the Daily Mail - obviously believing there’d be none. I remember his amused grin, when I alone put my hand up - and the ripple of laughter from those around me.

It speaks truth to power in a way that is surprisingly rare I read the Mail daily. I started to do so when, as a domesticviolence campaigner, I began to monitor lethal attacks on women. I swiftly realised that I could better rely on the Mail to record these tragic deaths than any of the apparently “progressive” press. I might not agree with the way homicides were presented, but at least the deaths were recorded - and in most cases with some respect. As a carer for frail parents with dementia, I grew to appreciate the Mail’s campaign for better elder care in hospitals and care homes. I valued its support for older women experiencing discrimination at work. I admired its willingness to debate religious bigotry and extremism when the left wouldn’t touch these

issues. Despite its obsessive dislike of “political correctness” and its absurd attacks on “feminists”, it is an uncomfortable fact that I’ve found the paper more willing to explore religious and cultural discrimination against women and girls than any other newspaper. It was one of the first to address the organised sexual abuse of teenage girls and the sexualisation of children. The Mail is widely read by women on modest income and at least attempts to address the concerns and fears of a group largely ignored by newspapers and politicians. I read several newspapers each day and don’t believe the Mail is more dishonest than its rivals - all of which, at times misrepresent, dissemble and stay silent when truth should be spoken. The left press remind us (as they are right to do) that the Mail supported Hitler. But the Mail is also the paper that championed Stephen Lawrence and took the risk on its front page of naming five men as his killers. It may be as capable of spewing venom as others, but - at its best - the Mail speaks truth to power in a way that is surprisingly rare amongst the “quality” press. The Mail should not have attacked Ed Miliband’s father as it did and he was right to defend his reputation. He should, however, be cautious about those who stand alongside him. Alastair Campbell’s thuggish

support will do him no good still less Lord Sugar’s suggestion of demonstrations outside Paul Dacre’s house. Ed Miliband would also be well advised to ask why someone with Paul Dacre’s experience attacked, with such ill-judged ferocity and with such ineptitude, that it it enhanced rather than damaged Miliband’s reputation. It’s not sufficient to suggest it was because “Dacre lost the plot” or there are differences on press regulation or because the Mail is pro-Tory - although of course it is. Something else is in play here. Paul Dacre presents himself, probably sincerely, as a patriot and man of the people - and his newspaper as a bulwark in the defence of the realm. I suspect he genuinely fears that despite his “one nation” rhetoric, Ed Miliband has no real belief in or commitment to the British nation. It’s true Ed Miliband is an

The Mail should not have attacked Ed Miliband’s father

atheist and the son of elite immigrant intellectuals with little historic connection to this country. His life has been as different from most of those he seeks to govern as that of his Eton-educated opponent - whom the Mail also regularly attacks. If either want to achieve a majority, they will have to convince ordinary people that they stand alongside them. It seems to me that Dacre and Miliband now have a choice. They can continue taking swipes at each other or, in the interests of democracy, they can lay down their arms for a time and engage in debate on key areas of policy. It’s deeply frustrating for voters that many political parties and newspapers refuse to engage openly with “sensitive” areas

of policy, such as immigration, religious bigotry, sexual discrimination, and health service standards. One of the strengths of the Mail is that it has no “no-go” areas - and however one views the paper’s politics, this provides potential for open communication. It’s almost unknown for ordinary people to be able to put questions to a party leader - and to receive considered answers. I’d like to challenge the Daily Mail to provide an open platform for party leaders, unmoderated and without immediate editorial comment, to do just that: to answer the people’s questions. It would take courage. It would also be a massive blow struck for democracy. @JeanCalder101

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BHASVIC expansion plans knocked back Frank le Duc Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC) has had expansion plans rejected after seeking permission for a new building on its campus in Dyke Road, Hove. Brighton and Hove City Council’s planningg committee rebuffed the plans for the new building, describing it as “bulky” and deciding it did not fit in with current structures in the area. The sixth form college has more than 2,100 students, with funding for 2,089 of those. The new building was intended to create 12 extra classrooms – or room for an extra 288 students. The college had hoped to appoint a contractor next week and start work on the building in December or January, with completion in April 2015. A report to the Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee had previously recommended that councillors

should be “minded to grant” permission subject to a number of conditions. These included coming up with an amended plan detailing proposed extra bike and car parking spaces as the new building would lead to the loss of 29 parking spaces on Dyke Road. The new building that was proposed would be three-storeys high. The ground floor would be used as a social space, while the top two floors would house 12 classrooms. Two neighbours had already objected to the plans along with the Brighton Society, which criticised the design of the proposed building, its height and the building line relative to the other college buildings. The Brighton Society was also concerned about the proposed materials and the impact of the new building on the existing building and wider street scene. plans had also allowed for a new service area for deliveries and rubbish collections to the north of the College House building in Dyke Road. If the plans are to be eventually approved, the college is being

Laura Lockington The City of Falling Angels, by John Berendt You know when you go somewhere and you love it so much, you not only want to live there, but you also - in a romantic moment - declare that you want your ashes scattered there? Well, so it is with me and Venice. A bit of a cliché, I know, but I really do love it. All of it. Even the scuzzy parts. And goodness knows there are some scuzzy parts in Venice. I once went there with a wellknown writer from this fair city who declared it to be like a rich man’s Blackpool for dead people. And she hated it. I went there with another friend who said that it reminded him of a decaying wedding cake and he felt sure that I’d done something awful to him there in a previous life. He hated it too. Oh well, you can’t win them all. Berendt takes us to the places in Venice that we would never

dream of going to, let alone getting a foot inside the door of. The intrigues and politics that go on within the snobbish Venice in Peril Committee, the rat-catcher millionaire who makes poison taste like polystyrene (vermin quite like that apparently) what really happened to all the insurance money after the terrible fire at the Fenice Theatre, and the gondolier union that meets over tiny cups of espresso whilst they set the tourist rates for the season. Behind the facade of the most beautiful city on earth lies corruption, scandal and intrigue. Bellissimo!

asked to contribute £90,000 “to help finance off-site highway improvement schemes such as pedestrian and cycle infrastructure improvements along the Dyke Road corridor”. Frank le Duc is founder and editor of Brighton and Hove News, the leading daily online news service for Brighton and Hove. Visit: www.brightonandhovenews. org

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Be realistic, dream the impossible The future is digital. The people of Brighton and Hove recognise this fact probably more than those living almost anywhere else in the United Kingdom. Since the early days of the internet and what we used to call the worldwide web, our city has been quick to see the opportunities of digital technologies. Two of the UK’s first seven internet service providers (ISPs) were based here - in the mid1990s, when there were only about 40,000 internet connections in the whole of the country. At the same time, the city – home for so long to media, technology and creative professionals - benefited from the creation of Wired Sussex, the longtime champion of the local digital community. It is true that, in the heady days of the dot.com boom, our turn-ofthemillennium self-regard – for example, as “Silicon Beach”, the south coast’s answer to Silicon Valley - may have got a little out of hand; the gap between our selfimage and day-to-day reality may have become too wide. Less so now. As the Brighton Fuse project will highlight, Brighton and Hove has a lot to be proud of – certainly a lot more than a few geeks hanging out in the coffee bars of the North Laine. Which was the view of hardline sceptics not so long ago. Our city is now home to a significant number of substantial companies – and a myriad smaller ones - whose diversity and excellence is obscured rather than explained by the umbrella term of

“digital”. After all, to a greater or lesser degree, we are all digital now. For whatever reason (and next week’s Brighton Fuse report will shed invaluable light on this question), we have a head start on other cities in the race to build a high-growth, high-wage economy - based as much on an innovative mix of creativity and collaboration as on programming and products. But we cannot be complacent. We have to stay ahead of the curve. Despite the number of outstanding small and mediumsize companies, we cannot claim to have nurtured anything like the number and scale of enterprises that cities such as San Francisco or Boston have spawned. We have, of course, got to be realistic. Even so, a significant number of relatively-modest, hightechnology companies can – as has already been proved – create a lot of much-needed, sustainable, recession-proof jobs. With two universities, a highlyeducated workforce, a tradition of digital innovation, and with an environment attractive to wouldbe entrepreneurs, Brighton and Hove is fertile soil for economic growth and investment. But it is competing on a world stage – even though its most immediate and direct competition might appear to come from London, with the magic of Silicon Roundabout and beyond sucking in the brightest and the best. We can never be satisfied until we are truly world class. Therefore, we should never be satisfied. We have to be realistic. And dream the impossible.

Caroline Lucas: An open letter to my constituents Dear constituent, On August 19, I took part in a peaceful local protest against fracking. I sat down on a path just off the road and at the entrance to a drilling site run by Cuadrilla. Along with 29 others, I was arrested. I was subsequently charged with obstructing the highway and failing to comply with police conditions imposed on the protest. I want the people I represent in Brighton Pavilion to be the first to know that I’ll be pleading not guilty to these charges when I appear in court on October 16. I also want to explain what led me to take this action in Balcombe a few months ago. The campaign to reduce the threat of climate change has been incredibly important to me throughout my political life. Fracking for shale gas seriously undermines efforts to tackle the climate crisis, which in turn means that our children and grandchildren will inherit a more dangerous world. I know that this is very important to large numbers of my constituents, because so many of you have written to me about the risks that fracking poses to our environment. The impacts of climate change are already being felt today - in the UK and elsewhere. Last month saw the publication of the most

comprehensive report on climate science ever produced. It highlighted the need for urgent action and set out the increasing risks of delay - from more expensive food and political instability overseas to increased drought, flooding and heatwaves. The latest scientific evidence suggests that as much as 80 per cent of known fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground if we are to have any chance of avoiding dangerous climate change. The widespread use of shale gas is quite simply incompatible with the UK’s international commitments to keep global warming below two degrees. But instead of listening to the scientists, or the huge number of people and organisations who have concerns about fracking, the government appears determined on a reckless and irresponsible new dash for gas. I’m in the privileged position of being able to make the case in Parliament. I’ve tabled motions, arranged debates, put questions to ministers, and spoken out in the media. But the government is flying in the face of climate science and ignoring evidence that fracking won’t cut energy bills here in the UK. Ministers refuse to accept proposals, supported by a huge coalition of charities,

for a radically more ambitious programme of energy saving to make all of our homes more energy efficient. This would cut bills, tackle fuel poverty and create hundreds of thousands of quality jobs across the country. Alongside much better policies to support local community and cooperativelyowned renewable energy schemes, this would mean you are no longer held to ransom by the big six energy companies. There is a proud tradition of non-violent direct action in this country. In joining the peaceful protest, I wanted to send a clear message to the Government, and to support the people at the proposed fracking site in Balcombe who were standing up to be counted. It’s likely that there will be a trial next year. I want to reassure you that you will be able to contact me as usual, and I will continue to hold my weekly surgeries, attend local meetings, and represent Brighton Pavilion in parliamentary debates. Thanks to everyone who’s been in touch to offer their support, and I hope this open letter goes some way towards explaining why I believe in the importance of “speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly” - a phrase from Gandhi that continues to resonate today.

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Where are we going to park? I pick up your newspaper every week and was interested in the various articles relating to parking in last week’s issue [October 4]. In particular I was interested in the article relating to the council ‘clamping down on pavement parking.’ I live towards the Lewes Road end of Elm Grove and park on the pavement, along with my neighbours, because there simply is nowhere else to park. All of the side roads are full to the brim with parked cars, and a lack of parking bays means the number of car owning residents is severely disproportionate to the number

of spaces available. I can appreciate it may be a safety risk to pedestrians and motorists but I would say a more sensible answer would be to provide more parking bays rather than start issuing parking tickets? I commute to Lewes every day so have no alternative but to use a car to get to work. As has been suggested with other recently proposed schemes, let’s have a public consultation on this matter and establish a mutually beneficial solution. Stephen Tanbridge Elm Grove

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Let’s get on with something useful! Mike Holland So that’s it, then! They have cracked it. Our administration has now alienated just about every sector of society, with the exception of a few nutters who actually believe we can banish motor vehicles from our city. All we have to do now is go on holiday for 19 months and, when we come back, it will all be over. No more grinning idiots telling us that if we really must make a car journey, we should first think about whether it is really necessary and whether we have considered some other mode of transport. No more will we be made to feel as though some punitive action is about to be taken because we have dared to drive to the supermarket. I personally can’t wait to see the rear-end of this bunch of useless individuals. In the meantime, however, I have thought of a few things that would be beneficial for our city and they could crack on

with now while waiting to exit stage left. I am 100% behind reducing emissions, but let’s do so in a joined-up adult manner and not act like a bunch of hormonal teenagers away from their parents for the first time. If we are serious about tackling emissions, it is imperative we stop all this idiotic nonsense about parkand-ride being a non-starter. We must have proper park-and-ride facilities and they must be wellserved with buses, while passengers can wait undercover in comfort for the next transport to arrive. There must also be adequate restroom facilities. People cannot be expected to wait around at park-and-ride

We need to pedestrianise our city centre totally sites while crossing their legs and praying for a bus to arrive. We need to pedestrianise our city centre totally. Yes, I am talking about Queen’s Road up as far as far as Gloucester Road, North Street in it’s entirety, Western Road as

far Montpelier Road and, yes, of course, East Street - plus numerous others. Access by motor vehicle should simply be for those who can demonstrate they have a parking space or garage. Deliveries should be before 10am or after 4pm. There should be no taxis, no buses and, yes, it should apply to all wheels, ie definitely no cycling. What an absolutely wonderful open-aircultured, wheel-free city centre we would have. While we are at it, let’s have a dog-free, Big-issue-free, beggar-free city centre. Let’s have the whole area jet-washed regularly and some properly-maintained floral displays. My goodness even Hastings has better town-centre floral displays than we do. Let’s stop penalising the motorist who bring in the lifeblood to our city while concentrating on working to cut emissions. Let’s stop this lunatic idea that all roads should be 20mph. Of course, we all know that many of the back streets should be 20mph - but not blanket coverage. That is just plain stupidity. Instead, let’s work to alleviate bottlenecks - which surely must be achievable. Please do not tell me that creating bottlenecks such

Should East Street, along with other areas of the city centre, be pedestrianised?

as in the wonderful new Lewes Road fiasco are the way forward. All that happened is that anyone heading to east Brighton has now diverted their journey to the Falmer-Woodingdean Road. This causes massive tailbacks from the Woodingdean lights in both directions, adds 10 minutes to your journey at best, and causes huge unnecessary emissions. The traffic system at that junction is a shambles and appears to have been dreamed up by a 15-year-old on work-experience. There are real problems in our city now, most of which have been

caused by sheer incompetence and lack of experience. We should be employing a competent firm of independent traffic consultants to work alongside councillors, business and tourism leaders. The brief should be to improve air quality, improve travel times, and encourage tourist trade to our city. We are currently sending out totally the wrong message and our current administration appear too arrogant to accept the fact. It looks set to get worse before it gets any better, unfortunately. @RealMikeHolland

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We’re not tree-huggers. road, but passing places do exist. first time. We’re seeking practical solutions “Our plan is no cost, it has Councillor Pete West, the Green for the residents and drivers. health benefits and only modest chair of the committee, said: “It strikes me that the inconvenience for a few. It involves “This scheme is a pilot and it’s a consultants got it wrong. Reinstate walking for up to five minutes.” consensual pilot - and we could Varndean Road. Permit on-street Councillor Sue Shanks, who learn a lot from it. I don’t think the parallel parking; there’s room for represents Withdean for the Green future of Varndean Road rests on 15 to 16 cars.” Party, said: “This is supposed to whether it is included in this pilot. He said that up to 30 cars were be a pilot. I would hope that a Council official Owen McElroy now leaving their cars on the member of the committee would said: “This is a brand new verges in Varndean Road, creating move an amendment to include form of restriction and signage safety problems. Varndean Road in the pilot.” introduced by the Department for Some, he said, would be Nobody did. Transport in 2010 and it’s the first displaced and drivers would end The streets affected in the application in Brighton and Hove. up trying to park elsewhere, but Withdean and Patcham area “I’ve had a request from a about half of them could park at are Braybon Avenue, Surrenden councillor in Hangleton and Knoll the kerbside. Crescent and Surrenden Road. to introduce the scheme into West He added: “Don’t let the car And in Mile Oak the affected Way. There are other wards where take over. 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Drivers who park on the pavements and verges in Elm Grove in Brighton risk receiving a parking ticket after councillors voted for a clampdown. Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council are expected to organise a “joint initiative” to tackle “parking contraventions, obstructions and other nuisances on the public highway”. Green councillors and two Conservatives voted in favour of the crackdown in the street leading up to Brighton General Hospital at the council’s environment, transport and sustainability committee this week. Labour members tried to persuade the committee to put off enforcement for 12 months to give the community a chance to come up with a solution to the area’s parking problems. A previous proposal to create a controlled parking zone in Hanover and Elm Grove proved deeply unpopular and was thrown out. More recent plans to create free parking bays and landscaping – making it harder to park on the verges and pavements – were also rejected during a consultation. Some drivers currently block pavements making it hard or impossible for people in wheelchairs or parents with buggies to get past. Where there are double yellow lines on the road, those parked on the pavement face the prospect of

a parking ticket. Likewise, where there is an obstruction. About 70 cars are likely to be displaced by enforcement although many of the neighbouring streets are narrow, cramped and overcrowded with cars and vans. Council official Owen McElroy told committee members: “There is no offence of parking on the footway, but if it’s causing an obstruction or a person is witnessed driving on the footway or the pavement, it is an offence and a matter for the police. “If a vehicle that is parked on the footway, but not behind double yellow lines, nothing can be done. “The yellow lines were put down in the 1980s and they were reviewed last year. The reason they were put down was to make junctions safe.” Councillor Emma Daniel, who recently won the by-election in the ward for Labour, asked the committee to hold off for 12 months. She said: “Please give this community a chance to come up with a scheme that the community supports and will be self-enforcing. Don’t let those 70 cars be displaced into surrounding streets. Councillor Christopher Hawtree said: “Previous administrations have not dealt with this so we’re having to deal with it. This is about safety. This is also about trying to make Elm Grove better. We’re not doing it in a draconian way.” Councillor Gill Mitchell said:

“There’s a whole constituency here which is being ignored: the residents of Elm Grove and the side streets. “Residents were asked if they wanted a residents' parking zone and the ward councillors campaigned against it and so did the then Green candidate in the general election. “Residents were then told there was going to be immediate enforcement.” She criticised that approach, but added: “We don’t condone the illegal parking practices in Elm Grove. But the council has to enforce parking consistently across the city.” Councillor Dee Simson said: “I can’t see this being a long-term solution, if you haven’t got the buyin of the community.” Committee chairman Councillor Pete West, a Green, said: “We don’t have to give officers permission to enforce the law, but we are giving our consent to a package with the police. “We have given ample opportunity for grassroot schemes. This whole proposal came out of consultations with the community. “We can continue to have dialogue with the community. Meanwhile we have a responsibility for road safety and legality. “What would be extremely welcome coming from the community is a proposal and evidence of support for their proposal.

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Looking north up West Street, in about 1930, St Paul’s Church can be seen in the mist, with Sherry’s Dance Hall on the right. All the buildings on the lefthand side have subsequently been demolished, while a few of the buildings opposite remain. [Old photograph courtest of Step Back in Time, 36 Queens Road, Brighton.]

Dad… you are a political issue! So the Party Conferences have come and gone and the dominant story seems to be Ed Millband squaring up to The Daily Mail in defence of his dad. As I walked through Preston Park last weekend, it was one of those warm autumn days you treasure cause you know they are few and far between.Not only did the weather put a spring in my step but I was struck by the number of dads who were out enjoying quality time with their kids – in fact there were few women to be seen. The park was alive with the sound of children enjoying themselves; there were dads playing football, picnicking, chasing their kids but also sitting quietly chatting. In the world of family separation there is a myth that to be a separated dad at weekends means sad trips to McDonalds, to be a separated dad is to play second fiddle to mum and muddle through as best you can ….keep smiling through the anxiety. The dads I saw in Preston Park seemed a million miles from such stereotypes; of course there was no telling who was a separated dad and who wasn’t …but given that over half of all

marriages end in divorce it was safe to assume many were dads not living with their children full time. It is no surprise to see Ed Milliband defending his father this week, Labour have stated they want to be the country’s most father-friendly political party. The Conservatives on the other hand have long dominated the political debate with their stereotype of a feckless underclass of absent fathers. As a collaborative family lawyer and mediator I work with dads and mums. I want to see dads involved. Most of the dads I see know just how important it is to have an ongoing relationship with their children, not just be a weekend dad. Politicians of all colours are becoming less prescriptive about what an ‘ideal family’ should be delivering policies designed to support women but many of these just re-enforce women’s role as carers and keeps fathers on the margins. Many policies are particularly problematic for separated fathers who are identified as the secondary parent Gender equality for both men and women –

is still not an easy story to sell. But while the involvement of dads can reduce inequality, the unequal way we treat parents makes it harder for fathers to be involved particularly after separation. In my work with separating couples I help clients to see the importance of trying to share parenting. If couples can put their differences aside and are fully committed to the children having ‘both’ parents in their lives it can work. It takes time and resilience but you only have to take a walk through any of our lovely parks on an autumn day and see the expressions on both children and dads face to know it is more than worth it.

Call me to discuss the collaborative divorce or mediation on: 07780 676 212 or email jo@osullivanfamilylaw.com or visit my firm’s site on www.osullivanfamilylaw.com


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A Week in the City Compiled by

Richard Morris

Quirky

Christmas

Council

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A charity shop had an unusual item up for grabs in amongst the second hand books and porcelain dogs. Spiral Cabin in Lewes Road was given a coffin by a local theatre company after it was no longer needed as a prop. It is available to buy for £155.

The hugely-popular seasonal outdoor ice rink will be back outside the Royal Pavilion from November 9. The attraction proved a hit last season and will be open to skaters until January 19 2014. Green MP Caroline Lucas this week praised its eco-friendly credentials.

Different departments at Brighton and Hove City Council have taken to the local authority’s Twitter account this week to provide followers with a glimpse into the range of work being done by town hall staff. The council boasts more than 15,000 followers on its @BrightonHoveCC account.

Commuters were told this week that rail fares will not go up by more than 6.1 per cent next year. The Coalition Government introduced the cap in a bid to ease the financial burden on workers who rely on trains to ferry them to and from work.

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Charity shops sells coffin

Festive ice rink to open next month

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Supporter gets tour of training ground

Cap for train ticket price increases

Town hall twitter takeover

Education secretary voodoo dolls an internet sensation

Kids for a quid on Fright Night

Knitted voodoo dolls of education secretary Michael Gove created by a Brighton woman have attracted 21,000 likes on social networking site Facebook. The tongue-incheek creation is available for £25 from www.etsy.com and is already selling well

The Albion are hoping to encourage more youngsters to come to The Amex by dropping under 16s prices to £1 for the forthcoming Watford game – and designating the game a Halloween special. The hope is as many as possible attend the match in fancy dress.

One lucky Seagulls fan was treated to a behind the scenes tour of Brighton’s new £30million training complex. Brett Mendoza won an online competition to check out the state-of-the-art site currently being developed. The life-long Seagulls fanatic was joined on his tour by head coach Oscar Garcia.

The 800 square metre ice rink returns to the Royal Pavilion this year

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Hotel makes The Times top ten

Homeless application rates revealed

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A hotel in The Lanes conservation area was named the ninth best in a national newspaper’s top 100. Hotel Du Vin was celebrating this week after it featured in The Times’ list of the country’s best seaside hotels.

Brighton and Hove City Council announced this week that 73% of homeless applications decisions are made within a month of being received. Locals who are, or are facing being homeless, can submit details to the authority which then decides what support they are entitled to.

Green MP Caroline Lucas has blasted Whitehall officials are she discovered many departments are not paying the living wage to agency staff. The outspoken Brighton MP believes the government should be backing the national campaign to pay workers an acceptable rate.

Plans to replace a once-popular seafront pitch and putt course with a Segway park have been shelved. Locals in Rottingdean were unhappy at proposals to concrete the area and the firm behind the project said it only wanted to go ahead if it had the full backing of residents.

Summer assaults down on last year The number of people being injured during assaults dropped by around 12.6 per cent this summer compared to last. Chief Inspector Simon Nelson told followers on Twitter that there had been 100 fewer people injured from attacks in the city during its busy summer season.

MP hits out at lack of living wage

Segway park scheme kicked to the curb

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Magpie Eco Festival, a free community event to celebrate making Brighton and Hove a greener city, took place in Saunders Park, Brighton on Saturday October 5. Shabitat, who sell recycled and upcycled furniture and home furnishings supplied the venue. Barulho provided an awesome percussion show in the empty swimming pool whilst visitors were shown work from local artists and the largest example of cycled art on display; a dragon made from hubcaps. (Photographs: Leroy Brown)

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Clockwise from top left:The Brighton & Hove Independent 5-a-side football team, consisting of staff and clients, are crowned champions of the FirmBalls Brighton league with a 4:1 victory in their final game; A total of ÂŁ77,000 was raised from the Brighton Mid Summer Ball and the money will be divided equally between Hilton in the Community Foundation and Rockinghorse charity. Pictured: Ryan Heal (Rockinghorse CEO), child (patient) and father attending Royal Alexander Hospital, Mark Buckle (Ball Committee); Comedian Alan Carr opened the Brighton comedy festival week in aid of The Sussex Beacon.

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Sally Gunnell MBE to lead the cheering as Withdean opens upgraded athletics track Olympic 400m hurdles champion Sally Gunnell MBE will be leading the cheers as amateur athletes take to the brand new athletics track at Withdean Sports Complex. To mark the event, Withdean is inviting families to enjoy an afternoon of fun and activity on Saturday 26 October from 12:3015:00. The official opening will take place at 13:00 when Mayor Denise Cobb, Brighton & Hove City Councillors and Jon Horne of Sport England join Sally Gunnell to kick off the festivities. The Freedom Leisure operated centre has laid on a jam-packed afternoon of free track races and field activities including a toddler and parent race, 400 metre races for 8-14 year olds, a one mile event for the whole family and howler throwing lessons. In addition, there will be opportunities to win some great prizes on the day, such as three months free Freedom Leisure membership for the whole family worth £250. “The new track is top quality

and a great addition to the range of sporting facilities we have at Withdean Sports Complex”, says Ross Philipson, Freedom Leisure centre manager. “It’s set to be an enjoyable event for the whole family and all participants will be rewarded with medals and certificates. I have no doubt the youngsters – and adults for that matter - will be inspired by Sally Gunnell attending and cheering them on.” The athletics track has been updated as part of a larger redevelopment and extension programme at Withdean Sports Complex, in which Brighton & Hove City Council has invested £2.6 million. Councillor Geoffrey Bowden said; “I am immensely proud that the running track at Withdean stadium is now complete and I’m sure this will be a track upon which to watch future stars train, it also shows our commitment to the future of local athletics.” For a full timetable of activities or for more information, contact the centre on 01273 542100 or visit www.freedom-leisure.co.uk

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Charity fashion show raises over £5,000

The Orphans International Charity Fashion Show was held on Sunday 6th October at MyHotel Brighton. The fashion show featured input from a number of key local stakeholders in the fashion industry, in addition to a number of designers from London and further afar; featuring Mottoo (12 Duke Street and 19 Brighton Square, Brighton), Kezia Range, Run JRL , Peter Twiss, Peggs and Son (39 Duke Street, Brighton), Jenna Shahria, Curve Couture, Sheer Elegance, Illustrated People (91 Brick Lane, London), Milla

Grace, RawVault, Pocket London and Renaissance Couture. The event was a huge success, raising over £5,000 for the charity and providing an impressive debut event for the organisers, Peach Projects and its seventeen year old founding director, Jade Pawsey. The event was managed by both Peach Projects and Harvey Sisya, with hair Stylists provided by Mark Woolley (Electric) and Make Up by Victoria Reeve. Head Photographer for the event was Malcom Tam and the event DJ was Oli P. Entertainment in the interval

featured a performance from renowned local artist and nominee for the 2013 MOBO awards, Elli Ingram. Ed Allison-Wright, involved in negotiating the use of the venue for the event, commented: “This event goes to show how much more a hotel can be and provide, than just a place to stay – the show was a great example of local talented individuals working together with local businesses, all for a worthy cause. We should encourage more of these initiatives to come forward”.

Cosmetic surgery evening at the Montefiore The Montefiore Hospital is hosting a complimentary cosmetic surgery event with Mr Brent Tanner on Tuesday, October 22 at 7pm. The evening has been organised to allow people who are considering cosmetic surgery access to expert advice and the chance to discuss their options. There will be a presentation from Mr Tanner followed by opportunities for questions. All guests will have the option to book a free one-to-one consultation with him. Brent Tanner is a consultant plastic surgeon who boasts a wealth of experience in all aspects of aesthetic surgery including breast re-shaping, facial surgery and body contouring. His specialist

interest is deep wrinkle laser resurfacing and the Montefiore is the only place in Sussex to offer this treatment. He said: “Many people have plastic surgery, but before making any firm decisions it’s important to feel completely happy and comfortable with your choices, including your choice of surgeon and hospital. This cosmetic evening is an opportunity for you to see the Montefiore, meet me and my team, learn about the

APPLICATION FOR THE OUTER HARBOUR DEVELOPMENT, BRIGHTON MARINA Notice is hereby given that The Brighton Marina Company Ltd has applied to the Marine Management Organisation under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, Part 4, for a marine licence and under the Brighton Marina Act 1968 for a Board of Trade Consent, to undertake Phase 1 of the development of the Outer Harbour in Brighton Marina. Plans showing the position of the works may be inspected at: Jubilee Library, Jubilee Street, Brighton, BN1 1GE. Copies of the Application and associated information may be

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Show suites now open!

Business

Christmas comes early to Ho, Ho, Hove!

Does someone you know deserve the best care? A new care home in Brighton is to open its Show Suites this weekend, giving local residents a first peek at what they can expect from the state-of-the-art home. Maycroft Manor Care Home on Carden Avenue will be opening its doors in late autumn 2013, offering residential, nursing and dementia care. The 99-bed home is the first in the area from Hallmark Care Homes, an award-winning care provider with homes across England and Wales. Outstanding facilities The home will include two cafés where residents can relax with a cup of coffee or enjoy time with their friends and relatives. There will also be a corner shop enabling residents to continue a daily routine of picking up everyday essentials. Residents will be able to do their own laundry, if they wish, in one of the home’s laundry rooms or treat themselves to a new hair cut in the hair salon and a manicure in the spa therapy room.

The library and cinema will offer the chance to get lost in a whole new story while the roof top terrace gives the opportunity to get a bit of fresh air and enjoy views of the surrounding landscaped gardens. Relationship-centred care Maycroft Manor provides nursing, residential and dementia care, so if the needs of a loved one change, they won’t have to move home. The home’s relationship-cantered care approach means placing the individuals’ needs at the very centre of the care provided. This means building a relationship with every resident, listening to their stories and learning about their lives. Dementia community The home will have a separate dementia community with its own range of facilities, including a residents’ laundry room, corner shop and café. Residents living with a form of dementia are enabled to continue to live an

active and independent life. New opportunities Home Manager Lesley Standing said, “I feel in a very privileged position to be given this opportunity to deliver a new model of care for this care home in Brighton. I look forward to welcoming many people over the weekend and I’m excited to show everyone just what we have to offer at Maycroft Manor.” There’s such excitement about Maycroft Manor – and this is your chance to see why. Get in touch today to make an appointment or for more information on our Show Suite Open Weekend, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September, 10am – 4pm Don’t miss your opportunity to discover why Maycroft Manor is a care home with a difference. Please speak to Melinda, Maycroft Manor’s Customer Relationship Manger on 01273 799622. Our onsite information suite is now open five days a week, 10am – 4pm.

(Left) Launch evening at Moss Bros in Hove, Jill Humphrey, chair of HBA, explains the Christmas Shopping Challenge to retailers. (Right) The window poster that shoppers should look out for from mid-November. (Photographs:Phase Photographic)

From mid-November, shoppers in Hove and Portslade should be on the look out for the “Christmas Shopping Challenge” posters in the windows of their independent retailers. Shoppers can pick up a free Christmas Shopping Challenge Tree map from participating retailers and other outlets. The challenge is to collect 10 different stamps from retailers (no purchase necessary) and the completed map will then be entered into a free Prize Draw. The diversity of

independent retailers in Hove and Portslade is already well established, and the excitement of the challenge is designed to show shoppers exactly where some of their unique products can be found. The challenge is supported by Hove Business Association, and the deadline for interested independent Hove and Portslade retailers is Friday, 11th October. The scheme is completely free to join, for more details, contact Jill Humphrey on 07801 295 799.

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Raucously entertaining, darkly comic drama with lively, energetic direction, a superbly written, gloriously sleazy script, a terrific support cast and a powerful central performance from James McAvoy. What’s it all about? Directed by Jon S Baird and adapted (by Baird) from the cult novel by Irvine Welsh, Filth stars James McAvoy as Bruce Robertson, a Amanda (Imogen Poots), spreads crooked, drug-addicted, sexist, homosexual rumours about Peter racist and homophobic Edinburgh (Emun Elliott), has an affair with cop who believes he has a strong Gus’ (Gary Lewis) wife (Kate Dickie), chance of promotion if he can gets Ray (Jamie Bell) hooked on keep on the right side of his boss cocaine and takes strait-laced (John Sessions). In order to further Bladesey (Eddie Marsan) on a sexboost his chances, Bruce sets out and-drugs holiday to Hamburg. to systematically undermine all The Good his colleagues – he patronises Often associated with clean-cut, Love Brighton-1110:Layout 1 27/9/13 14:29 Page 1

good guy roles (and, of course, Mr Tumnus), James McAvoy gleefully embraces the chance to show a darker side and throws himself headlong into the part of Bruce, who somehow still manages to retain our sympathy, despite the litany of despicable acts he commits onscreen. All of these are further underscored with witty,

ever-present narration and the occasional fourth-wallbreaking wink to the camera, both of which create complicity with the audience. Baird has also assembled a terrific supporting cast: Sessions is particularly funny as Bruce’s blustering, oblivious boss, while Marsan is wonderful as Bladesey (his dancing scenes in Hamburg are riotously funny) and there’s strong work from Shirley Henderson (as Bladesey’s wife, who keeps getting obscene phonecalls from Bruce), Jim Broadbent (as a deranged psychiatrist in Bruce’s fantasy sequences) and Jamie Bell as Ray, who rather naively views Bruce as a mentor figure.

The Great The script is gloriously sleazy throughout and Baird directs with a manic energy that perfectly illustrates Bruce’s drug-fuelled behaviour, heightened by Mark Eckersley’s whip-smart editing and Matthew Jensen’s garish, hallucinatory cinematography – the result of this breakneck pace is that you’re constantly bracing yourself for the inevitable crash, which creates an extremely tense atmosphere even as you’re enjoying the ride. In addition, the film is packed with bizarre, off-thewall touches (such as the various animal masks that crop up) that add to the unsettling nature of the film. Worth seeing? Filth is an enjoyable, darkly funny drama that’s also surprisingly moving, thanks to a superbly written script, an assured directorial tone and a powerhouse of a central performance from James McAvoy. Highly recommended, though you may need a shower afterwards.

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What’s on in Brighton and Hove! Friday 11th October ∙ September in the Rain - September in the Rain charts the life of Yorkshire couple Jack and Liz through their annual summer holiday jaunt across the Pennines to Blackpool, which has been a ritual for over 40 years. John Godber’s hilarious comedy conjures up this lost world so vividly you will almost feel the sand in your socks and hear the rain bouncing off your pac-a-mac. Until Sat. Evenings 7:45pm, Sat matinees 2:30pm, £10-£25 – Theatre Royal Brighton ∙ Krater Comedy Club - Eat, drink, watch and laugh as 3 top stand-ups and one of the best MCs on the comedy circuit entertain you. Please see www.komedia.co.uk/krater for opening times, £6 - £31 – Komedia ∙ Brighton Comedy Festival 2013 – Another stellar line up will be performing on the stages of the Brighton Dome, Corn Exchange, Studio Theatre, Komedia & The Old Market. This 3 week festival sees the crème de la crème of stand up comedy entertain the crowds of the cosmopolitan seaside town. The line up so far includes some of the biggest names in comedy such as: Stewart Lee, Jimmy Carr, Alexei Sayle, Russell Kane, Tony Law & Lee Nelson along with emerging talent hot off the success of their Fringe runs and The Squawker Awards return with applications now open for Brighton’s very own New Act competition. Until 19th Oct www. brightoncomedyfestival.com – Various Venues ∙ Heart’s Desire & Seagulls - Valery Blair has discovered that she has an unusual gift - she is able to move objects using the power of thought. Valery is thrust into the limelight and Harvard University is interested to find out more. Will the US authorities hijack her ‘psychic’ powers? Will the pressure of fame overwhelm her? 7:45pm Sat & Sun, £7- £10 – New Venture Theatre ∙ Ben Montague - Pop from the

songwriter who has recently supported for The Wanted and Lawson on their UK arena tours, 7:30pm, £8 – Komedia ∙ Brighton Hellenic Nights present the George Kypreos Band - Original and modern Greek music, strongly influenced by Greek traditional, Gypsy and island music, 8:30pm, £8/£6 – Latest Music Bar ∙ Circus - Commercial Mash-Ups, 10pm-4am, £3 Guest List £5 on door - Funfair ∙ Battlejam - The legendary Battlejam finally returns to Brighton, 11pm, £6 – Komedia Saturday 12th October ∙ Belle’s Bridal Bazaar & Boot Fair - Unique event at which a wedding fair is thrown together with a boot sale church in the heart of Brighton, 11am-4pm – Brighton Unitarian Church ∙ Comedy Club 4 Kids - Back and better than ever! Cracking comedy entertainment for everyone over the age of six, 2pm, £8.50/£6.50 – Komedia ∙ Mark Oliver: Dancing About Architecture - A discussion show where the best performers at the festival talk about how they write and why they love comedy, whilst at the same time raising money for local charities, 4pm, £8 – The Old Market ∙Emancipator - Live music, 7pm, £9 – The Haunt ∙ Lorraine Bowen’s Cabaret Crumble - Lorraine Bowen, local star, presents an evening of quirky cabaret shenanigans featuring The Chalkwell Ladies Drum ‘n’ Bass League and Ophelia Clunge, 8pm, £8 – Komedia ∙ Magic - Anthems and dancefloor fillers, 9pm-4am, £5 Guest List £7 on door – Funfair ∙ The New Wave - A cross section of the most exciting and innovative new comedy acts in the country, 9:30pm, £tbc – The Old Market ∙ George Michael Tribute with Pete Valentine - Pete Valentine is one

of the greatest George Michael & Wham Tribute Acts in the UK today with vocals every bit as strong as George himself! 10pm, free entry – Grosvenor G Casino ∙ Hospitality Brighton - This October, Hospitality Brighton returns to the south coast to celebrate our 8th Birthday party in our new home, the awesome Concorde 2, 11pm, £13.25 in advance Sunday 13th October ∙ Art Deco Fair - 1920’s - 1970’s stalls and furniture, 10am, £3 – Hove Centre ∙ Brightona 2013 - Annual Motorcycle Event – Madeira Drive ∙ The Reduced Shakespeare Company - All 37 plays in 97 minutes! The bad boys of abridgment are back with their irreverent, fast paced romp through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, history plays and tragedies, 7:30pm, £16 – Theatre Royal Brighton ∙ Racing Minds - The Edinburgh Fringe favourites present an improvised comic adventure based entirely on audience suggestions, 8pm, £5 – Komedia Monday 14th October ∙ Carnaby Street - Carnaby Street is a stunning new musical, set against the backdrop of London’s West End in the sixties; its iconic clubs, trendy fashions & eccentric characters, at a time full of hope & freedom. Until Sat, 7:45pm, Thu & Sat matinees 2:30pm, £10 - £27.50 – Theatre Royal Brighton ∙ End of the Trail Records – Live music, time tbc, £4/£5 – Latest Music Bar ∙ Machine Drum - A true electronic music Renaissance man, Machinedrum blends together current pop music standards and trends with his own extensive knowledge of experimental production techniques, delivering his quality signature on every thing he touches, 7pm-10:30pm, £8 – Concorde 2

EVENTS LISTINGS PROVIDED BY ∙ Sussex Unplugged in Aid of the Argus Appeal - Charity fundraiser in aid of the Argus Appeal. Fledgling bands will fight it out to take the crown in the Battle of the bands, 7:30pm, £5 – Komedia ∙ FunHouse - Crazy games and anything goes! 10pm-5am, free – Funfair Tuesday 15th October ∙ Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo - Compelling Bafta and Ivor Novello awardwinning songwriter making waves with stunning new album Dear River performs with a full band, 7:30pm, £12 – Komedia ∙ Café Scientifique - Monthly Talk. Doors 7.30, free, collection made to cover costs – Latest Music Bar ∙ Brighton Phoebus Revisited ‘Brighton Phoebus’ mix of poetic ballads of life, death, love and longing with a pop-like sensibility attracted little interest when it was released in 1972, but it is now recognised as one of folk’s greatest recordings, 8pm, £21.50/£24 – Brighton Dome ∙ Dave Fulton – Based on a True Story - American Dave Fulton’s personal opinions, social observations, drugs, guns, bad choices, more guns and some stuff that might be considered legal, 8:30pm, £10 – Komedia ∙ Branded – Club night, 10pm-4am, £3 – Funfair Wednesday 16th October ∙ Dreams Music & Brighton Noise presents - Rising Stars of the UK’s Alternative Folk Scene Gerard & The Watchmen are touring the UK to support the release of their brand new album Wooden Castles, 7:30pm, £5 – Latest Music Bar ∙ Songwriters at TOM – A relaxed evening of Alt Folk, Americana and Blues acoustic music, 7:30pm, £3 – The Old Market ∙ Squawker Award Final - The winner of Brighton’s very own new act

competition will be announced. In association with Komedia & Jill Edwards Comedy Workshops/Comic Boom, 8pm, £10 - Komedia ∙ Pat Shortt: I am the Band - One of Ireland’s best-loved comedians takes centre stage as the character Dixie Walsh to tell his life story and shares his unique style of music with you, 8pm, £12.50/£10.50 – Komedia Thursday 17th October ∙ James Acaster: Lawnmower - As seen on Chris Addison’s Show and Tell (E4) and Dave’s One Night Stand (Dave), 7pm, £12/£10 – Komedia ∙ Provocatively Late - Celebrate the new Subversive Design exhibition after hours, 7pm-10pm, £5 members, £4 in advance, £7 on the door – Brighton Museum ∙ Tony Law: Nonsense Overdrive Join the multi award-winning Mr Tony Law for some absurd, shout-y and powerful, yet meaningful, nonsense, 7:30pm, £12/£10 – The Old Market ∙ Matt Richardson: Home Town Hero - Following appearances on E4, Ch 4 and BBC Radio 2’s Russell Kane’s Whistle Stop Tour, Matt takes his debut tour on the road, 8:30pm, £10 – Komedia

Funkyfish Club Friday 11th October Thank Funk it’s Friday 2 DJs Antony & Virgyl Funk-Disco-Dance-Club Classics… Free entry 10pm – late Saturday 12th October Old School Saturdays DJ Sean Quinn 70s 80s 90s 10pm – late Funkyfish Bar Open Friday & Saturday 4pm - late

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Two-Way Stretch. (1960) 9.50 The 6.00 This Is BBC Sky at Night. (R)Two. 10.106.55 ReelFilm: Lady of Deceit. (1947) 8.25 Film: History of Britain. (R) 10.40 The Two-Way Stretch. (1960)Fred 9.50 The Life of Birds. (R) 11.30 Sky at Night. (R) 10.10 Reel Dibnah’s Industrial Age. (R) 12.00 History (R) 10.4012.45 The The A toofZBritain. of TV Cooking. Life of Birds. (R) 11.30 Fred and Talking Pictures. 1.35 Astaire Dibnah’s Industrial Age.American (R) 12.00 Rogers Sing the Great The A to Z of(R) TV 2.05 Cooking. Songbook. Film:12.45 Carefree. Talking 1.35 Astaire (1938)Pictures. 3.30 South Pacific. (R)and 4.30 Rogers Sing the Great American Urban Jungle. 5.00 Flog It! Songbook. (R) 2.05 Film: Carefree. 6.00 Robert Peston Goes(R) 4.30 (1938) 3.30 South Pacific. Shopping. retail Urban Jungle. 5.00The Flog It! boom of the late 1990s and early 6.00 Robert 2000s.Peston (R) Goes Shopping. The retail boom 7.00 ofCount Arthur Strong. the late 1990s and early Michael(R) is bitten by a dog. 2000s. (R) 7.00 Count Arthur Strong. 7.30 Michael Meerkats: Secrets an is bitten by aofdog. Animal Superstar – Natural (R) World. David Attenborough 7.30 Meerkats: Secrets ofaan20narrates the story of Animal Superstar – Natural year study of the behaviour World. David of a family of Attenborough meerkats that narrates thethe story of a 20has led to animals year study of the behaviour becoming famous around ofthea family world. of (R)meerkats that has led to the animals The men use up 8.30 becoming Dad’s Army. famous around all their ammunition the world. (R) shooting at a passing 8.30 Dad’s Army. aircraft. (R) The men use up all their ammunition 9.00 shooting The 70s.atImproved a passing employment aircraft. (R) rights for women and the rise of punk 9.00 The rock.70s. (R)Improved employment rights for 10.00women The Sarah andMillican the rise ofSlightly punk Longer rock. (R)Television Programme. Extended 10.00 The Sarah Millican edition. With guestsSlightly David Longer Television Harewood, Matthew Programme. Extended Morrison and Diarmuid edition. Gavin. With guests David Harewood, Matthew 10.40Morrison Film: Glorious 39. (2009) and Diarmuid Period thriller, starring Gavin. Romola Garai, Bill Nighy and 10.40 Film: DavidGlorious Tennant.39. (2009) Period thriller, starring 12.45Romola Film: X Garai, The Unknown. Bill Nighy and (1956)David 2.00Tennant. This Is BBC Two. 12.45 Film: X The Unknown. (1956) 2.00 This Is BBC Two.

6.00 Live Formula 1: Japanese Grand Prix. 9.15 The Andrew Marr Show. 10.15 Sunday Morning Live 6.00 Formula 1: Japanese 2013.Live 11.15 Sunday Politics. 12.30 Grand 9.15 The Andrew Marr EscapePrix. to the Country. 1.00 BBC Show. 10.15 Sunday Morning Live News; Weather. 1.15 Bargain Hunt. 2013. 11.15 Sunday (R) 2.00 Formula 1: Politics. Japanese12.30 Escape to the Country. 1.00 BBCof Grand Prix Replay. 4.00 Points News; Weather. 1.15 Hunt. View. 4.15 Songs of Bargain Praise. 4.50 (R) Japanese The2.00 GreatFormula British 1: Year. (R) 5.50 Grand Prix Replay. 4.00 Points of BBC News; Regional News; View. 4.15 Songs of Praise. 4.50 Weather. The Great British Year. (R) 5.50 6.20News; Countryfile. Craven BBC RegionalJohn News; harvests wild fruit in Weather. Somerset and presents 6.20 Countryfile. John Craven archive items. harvests wild fruit in 7.20 Somerset Strictly Come Dancing: The and presents Results. Tess Daly and archive items. Claudia Winkleman 7.20 Strictly Come Dancing: The announce which two couples Results. Daly and are in theTess dance-off, Andrea Claudia Winkleman Bocelli sings a classic love announce two couples song and which the professional are in the dance-off, Andrea dancers perform a group Bocelli routine.sings a classic love song and the professional 8.00 dancers Antiquesperform Roadshow. The a group experts visit Towneley Hall routine. near Burnley in Lancashire, 8.00 Antiques Roadshow. where items include aThe experts Towneley curiousvisit collection of Hall near Burnley in handbags and aLancashire, centurieswhere items include old ring bought at a acar-boot curious collection of sale. Red button viewers can handbags a centuriesplay alongand by guessing the old ring bought at a car-boot valuations. sale. Red button viewers can 9.00 play By Any Means. The team along by guessing the tries to prove the guilt of a valuations. couple who have been 9.00 By Any Means. The£3million team cleared of stealing tries prove the guiltcharity of a fromtotheir children’s couple who have been fund, but a journalist’s own cleared of stealing £3million digging puts the case at risk. from their children’s charity 10.00fund, BBC News; Regional News; but a journalist’s own Weather.puts the case at risk. digging 10.25BBC Film:News; Armageddon. (1998) 10.00 Regional News; Sci-fi thriller, with Bruce Weather. Willis, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, 10.25 Film: Armageddon. (1998) Michael Clarke Duncan and Sci-fi thriller, with Bruce Billy Bob Thornton. Willis, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, 12.45Michael Weatherview. Clarke 12.50 DuncanBBC and News.Billy Bob Thornton. 12.45 Weatherview. 12.50 BBC News.

6.00 This Is BBC Two. 6.05 Film: Great Day. (1945) 7.25 Gardeners’ World. (R) 7.55 The Beechgrove 6.00 This8.25 Is BBC 6.05 Film: Garden. LiveTwo. MotoGP. 10.00 Great Day.Kitchen (1945) 7.25 Gardeners’ Saturday Best Bites. 11.30 World. (R) 7.55 The Beechgrove What to Eat Now. (R) 12.00 What Garden. 8.25 Live MotoGP. 10.00 to Eat Now. (R) 12.30 MotoGP. Saturday Kitchen Best 11.30 2.05 EastEnders. 4.00Bites. The House What to Eat Now. WhatIt! That £100K Built.(R) (R)12.00 5.00 Flog to Eat Now. (R) 12.30 MotoGP. 6.00EastEnders. Great British Railway 2.05 4.00 The House Journeys. Michael That £100K Built. (R) 5.00Portillo Flog It! visits Hadrian’s Wall. (R) 6.00 Great British Railway 6.30 Journeys. The GreatMichael British Bake Off. Portillo (R) Hadrian’s Wall. (R) visits 7.30 The TheGreat Ginge, the Geordie and 6.30 British Bake Off. the Geek. Ventriloquist Bob (R) causes heartbreak for his 7.30 The Ginge, the Geordie and puppet. the Geek. Ventriloquist Bob 8.00 causes How toheartbreak Build: A Super Car. for his How the McLaren racing puppet. team used Formula One 8.00 How to Build:toAdesign Superand Car. technology How the McLaren racing road construct the MP4-12C team used Formula One car. Featuring contributions technology to design by Ron Dennis, Lewisand construct road Hamilton the andMP4-12C Jenson Button. car. (R) Featuring contributions by Ron Dennis, Lewis 9.00 Hamilton The Ottomans: Europe’s and Jenson Button. Muslim Emperors. Rageh (R) Omaar compares the reigns 9.00 The Ottomans: of Suleiman theEurope’s Magnificent Muslim Emperors. and Abdul Hamid II.Rageh Omaar compares the reigns 10.00ofThe Wrong the Mans. Sam and Suleiman Magnificent PhilAbdul go onHamid the run.II.(R) and 10.30The QI XL. Extended 10.00 Wrong Mans.edition. Sam and WithgoSandi Toksvig, Phil on the run. (R)Trevor Noah and Jason Manford. 10.30 QI XL. Extended edition. 11.15With Never MindToksvig, the Buzzcocks. Sandi Trevor Peterand Andre hosts, with Noah Jason Manford. Jason Gardiner, Ana 11.15 Never MindCharles the Buzzcocks. Matronic, Cave and Peter hosts, with Tony Andre Law. (R) Jason Gardiner, Ana 11.45Matronic, Mock theCharles Week. With CaveChris and Addison, Tony Law. Hugh (R) Dennis and Andy Parsons. Last in the 11.45 Mock series.the (R)Week. With Chris Addison, Hugh Dennis and 12.15Andy Film:Parsons. Awaydays. Last(2009) in the 1.55 Sign Zone: series. (R) Countryfile. (R) 2.50 Holby City. (R) 3.50 This Is 12.15 Film: Awaydays. (2009) BBC Two. 1.55 Sign Zone: Countryfile. (R) 2.50 Holby City. (R) 3.50 This Is BBC Two.

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Hatter Chronicles. (R) 6.35 Dino 6.00 Babar andDan. the (R) 7.00 Dan.CITV: (R) 6.50 Dino Adventures of Badou. 6.10 Matt(R) Canimals. (R) 7.10 Canimals. Hatter Chronicles. 6.35 Dino 7.15 Canimals. (R)(R) 7.25 Sooty. Dan. 6.50Henry. Dino Dan. (R) 7.00 7.35(R) Horrid (R) 7.50 Canimals. (R) 7.10 Canimals. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.(R) 8.15 7.15 Canimals. 7.25 8.30 Sooty. Bottom Knocker(R) Street. 7.35 Horrid Henry. (R) 7.50 Munch Box. 9.25 Saturday Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Cookbook. (R) 10.25 Murder,8.15 She Bottom 8.30 Wrote. Knocker (R) 11.25Street. ITV News; Munch Box. 9.25 Saturday Weather. 11.30 Surprise Surprise. Cookbook. (R) 10.25 (R) 12.35 The Dales. Murder, (R) 1.00She Doc Wrote. ITV News; Martin.(R) (R)11.25 2.00 The X Factor. (R) Weather. 11.30 Surprise Surprise. 3.50 Film: Horrid Henry: The (R) 12.35 The Dales. (R) 1.00 Doc Movie. (2011) 5.35 Regional Martin. (R) 2.00 The X Factor. Programme; Weather.5.45 ITV(R) 3.50 Film: Horrid Henry: The News; Weather. Movie. (2011) 5.35 Regional 6.00 New You’ve Been Framed! Programme; Weather.5.45 ITV Featuring lookalikes of David News; Weather. Cameron and Lorraine Kelly. 6.00 New You’ve Been Framed! 6.30 Featuring Fool Britannia. A pizza lookalikes of David delivery driver gets Kelly. Cameron and Lorraine embroiled in a hostage 6.30 Fool Britannia. A pizza negotiation. delivery driver gets 7.00 embroiled The Chase: in Celebrity a hostage Special. With Anton Du negotiation. Beke, Denise Van Outen, 7.00 The Chase: Celebrity Diane Abbott and Matt Le Special. Tissier. With Anton Du Beke, Denise Van Outen, 8.00 Diane The XAbbott Factor.and TheMatt chance Le for the final 12 to shine has Tissier. arrived as they take to the 8.00 The X Factor. Thelive chance stage in the first studiofor the finalperforming 12 to shine hits has from round, arrived as they take to the the 1980s. Dermot O’Leary stage the results first liveare studio hosts.inThe round, performing tomorrow at 8pm. hits from the 1980s. Dermot O’Leary 10.15hosts. The Jonathan Ross The results areShow. New series. tomorrow at With 8pm.Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Cilla Black 10.15 The Ross Show. andJonathan James Arthur. New series. With Tom Hanks, 11.20Sandra ITV News; Weather. Bullock, Cilla Black 11.35and Film: The Eiger James Arthur.Sanction. (1975) SpyWeather. adventure, 11.20 ITV News; starring Clint Eastwood. 11.35 Film: The Eiger Sanction. 1.45 Jackpot247. 3.00 The Jeremy (1975) Spy adventure, Kyle Show USA. (R)Eastwood. 3.45 ITV starring Clint Nightscreen. 1.45 Jackpot247. 3.00 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA. (R) 3.45 ITV Nightscreen.

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11.00 Real Rescues. 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 2.45 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 3.15 Perfection. 4.00 Escape to the Country. (R) 4.30 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 Inside Out; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 EastEnders. 8.30 Britain’s New Banking Scandal – Panorama. 9.00 Crimewatch. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Crimewatch Update. 10.45 Have I Got a Bit More News for You. (R) 11.30 Citizen Khan. (R) 12.00 The Graham Norton Show. (R) 12.45 Weatherview. 12.50 BBC News. This Is BBC Two. 6.05 Homes BBC2 6.00 Under the Hammer. (R) 7.05 Real

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6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 Countrywise. 8.30 Coronation Street. 9.00 Doc Martin. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 The Agenda. 11.05 Piers Morgan’s Life Stories: Gordon Brown Special. (R) 12.05 Jackpot247. 3.00 Champions League Weekly. 3.25 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)

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6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 7.05 According to Jim. (R) 7.30 Will & Grace. (R) 7.55 Frasier. (R) 8.55 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 10.00 Four Rooms. (R) 11.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking. 12.35 River Cottage Bites. 12.50 Film: Shane. (1953) Western, starring Alan Ladd. 3.10 Countdown. 4.00 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Four in a Bed. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 Sex Box. 8.00 Dogs: Their Secret Lives. 9.00 999: What’s Your Emergency? 10.00 Diary of a Teenage Virgin. 11.05 Educating Yorkshire. (R) 12.05 First Time Farmers. (R) 1.00 Random Acts. 1.05 Film: Diamond Queen. (1940) Drama, starring Fearless Nadia. 3.25 Nashville. 4.05 Deal or No Deal. (R) 5.00 Countdown. (R) 5.45 Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard. (R) Milkshake! 9.15 The Channel 5 6.00 Wright Stuff. 11.10 Cowboy

Builders. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 Beat the Ancestors. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.20 Castle. (R) 3.15 Film: Torn Apart. (2004) Thriller, starring Tia Carrere. 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 Beat the Ancestors; 5 News Update. 8.00 The Gadget Show; 5 News at 9. 9.00 On Benefits & Proud. 10.00 Under the Dome. 11.00 Film: Constantine. (2005) Supernatural thriller, starring Keanu Reeves. 1.10 SuperCasino. 3.55 Nick’s Quest. (R) 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R) 4.45 House Doctor. (R) 5.10 Divine Designs. (R) 5.35 Wildlife SOS. (R)

11.00 Real Rescues. 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 2.45 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 3.15 Perfection. 4.00 Escape to the Country. (R) 4.30 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 EastEnders; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Holby City. 9.00 DIY SOS: The Big Build. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News;Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.35 The Prison Restaurant. (R) 11.25 Film: The Girl in the Park. (2007) Drama, starring Sigourney Weaver. 1.10 Weatherview. 1.15 BBC News.

11.00 Real Rescues. 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 2.45 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 3.15 Perfection. 4.00 Escape to the Country. (R) 4.30 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Watchdog. 9.00 The Great British Year. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.35 Father Figure. 11.05 Room 101 – Extra Storage. (R) 11.45 Film: No Way Out. (1987) 1.35 Weatherview. 1.40 BBC News.

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Empty Homes. (R) 8.15 Sign Zone: Wanted Down Under. (R) 9.00 Orangutans: The Great Ape Escape – Natural World. (R) 10.00 Plan It, Build It. (R) 10.30 See Hear. 11.00 BBC News. 11.30 Daily Politics. 1.00 Classic Mastermind. (R) 1.30 Weakest Link. (R) 2.15 Great British Menu. (R) 2.45 Floyd on Fish. (R) 3.15 Are You Being Served? (R) 3.45 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 4.20 Cagney & Lacey. (R) 5.05 Flog It! (R) 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing – It Takes Two. 7.00 Rick Stein’s India. (R) 8.00 The House That £100K Built. 9.00 Stephen Fry: Out There. 10.00 The Culture Show: A Night at the London Film Festival. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 David Attenborough’s Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates. (R) 12.20 Sign Zone: See Hear. (R) 12.50 Saving Syria’s Children – Panorama. (R) 1.35 This Is BBC Two. 4.00 BBC Learning Zone.

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Live International Football. England v Poland (Kick-off 8.00pm). 10.25 ITV News; Weather. 10.50 ITV News London; Weather. 11.00 International Football Highlights. 12.00 Jackpot247. 3.00 Loose Women. (R) 3.45 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)

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6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.10 Cowboy Builders. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 Animal Maternity. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Law & Order: Criminal Intent. (R) 3.10 Film: Let Me Call You Sweetheart. (1997) Mystery, starring Meredith Baxter. 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 Jungle Babies: Tarsier Tails. 7.30 The Dog Rescuers; 5 News Update. 8.00 CSI: Vegas Meets New York – Part One; (R) 5 News at 9. 9.00 CSI: Vegas Meets New York – Part Two. (R) 10.00 Castle. 10.55 Body of Proof. (R) 11.55 Law & Order: Criminal Intent. (R) 12.40 True Crimes: The First 72 Hours. (R) 1.10 SuperCasino. 3.55 Nick’s Quest. (R) 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R) 4.45 House Doctor. (R) 5.10 Divine Designs. (R) 5.35 Wildlife SOS. (R)

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6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 6.35 The Hoobs. (R) 7.00 According to Jim. (R) 7.30 Will & Grace. (R) 7.55 Frasier. (R) 8.25 Frasier. (R) 9.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.25 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 10.00 Four Rooms. (R) 11.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking. 12.35 River Cottage Bites. 12.45 Film: Chariots of Fire. (1981) Oscarwinning fact-based drama, starring Ben Cross and Ian Charleson. 3.10 Countdown. 4.00 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Four in a Bed. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 8.00 River Cottage to the Core. 9.00 Grand Designs.A couple give a 1950s house a modernist makeover. 10.00 Gogglebox. 10.45 My Tattoo Addiction. (R) 11.35 Don’t Blame Facebook. (R) 12.35 Random Acts. 12.40 Film: Devdas. (1936) Musical drama, starring KL Saigal. 2.50 Film: The Red Pony. (1949) Drama, starring Robert Mitchum. 4.20 SuperScrimpers. (R) 5.15 Deal or No Deal. (R) Milkshake! 9.15 The Channel 5 6.00 Wright Stuff. 11.10 Cowboy

Builders. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 The Railway: First Great Western. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 CSI: NY. (R) 3.05 Film: The Long Shot. (2004) Drama, starring Julie Benz. 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 Robson’s Extreme Fishing Challenge; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 Animal Maternity; 5 News at 9. 9.00 When Gastric Bands Go Wrong. 10.00 Wentworth Prison. 11.00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 11.55 Inside Hollywood. 12.00 The Big Game. 12.55 SuperCasino. 3.55 Nick’s Quest. (R) 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R) 4.45 House Doctor. (R) 5.10 Divine Designs. (R) 5.35 Wildlife SOS. (R)

11.00 Real Rescues. 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 2.45 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 3.15 Perfection. 4.00 Escape to the Country. (R) 4.30 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 EastEnders; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Waterloo Road. 9.00 Truckers. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Question Time. 11.35 This Week. 12.20 Holiday Weatherview. 12.25 BBC News. This Is BBC Two. 6.05 Homes BBC2 6.00 Under the Hammer. (R) 7.05 Real

Rescues. (R) 7.50 Britain’s Empty Homes. (R) 8.20 Sign Zone: Wanted Down Under. (R) 9.05 Robert Peston Goes Shopping. (R) 10.05 Plan It, Build It. (R) 10.35 HARDtalk. (R) 11.00 BBC News. 11.30 BBC World News. 12.00 Daily Politics. 1.00 Classic Mastermind. (R) 1.30 Weakest Link. (R) 2.15 Great British Menu. (R) 2.45 Floyd on Fish. (R) 3.15 Are You Being Served? (R) 3.45 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 4.15 Cagney & Lacey. (R) 5.00 Flog It! (R) 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing – It Takes Two. 7.00 Rick Stein’s India. (R) 8.00 Trust Me I’m a Doctor. 9.00 Peaky Blinders. 10.00 Mock the Week – Again. (R) 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 Stephen Fry: Out There. (R) 12.20 Sign Zone: Britain’s New Banking Scandal – Panorama. (R) 12.50 This Is BBC Two. 4.00 BBC Learning Zone.

ITV

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Dying to Get High: Tonight. 8.00 Emmerdale. 8.30 Britain’s Secret Treasures. 9.00 Breathless. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 The Jonathan Ross Show. (R) 11.40 Wild Britain with Ray Mears. (R) 12.10 Jackpot247. 3.00 Dying to Get High: Tonight. (R) 3.25 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)

Channel 4

6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 6.35 The Hoobs. (R) 7.00 According to Jim. (R) 7.30 Will & Grace. (R) 7.55 Frasier. (R) 8.25 Frasier. (R) 8.55 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 10.00 Four Rooms. (R) 11.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking. 12.35 Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals. (R) 1.05 River Cottage Bites. 1.10 Film: Damn the Defiant! (1962) Maritime drama, starring Alec Guinness. 3.10 Countdown. 4.00 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Four in a Bed. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 8.00 Location, Location, Location. 9.00 Educating Yorkshire. 10.00 Up All Night: The Nightclub Toilet. 11.05 999: What’s Your Emergency? (R) 12.10 Random Acts. 12.15 Diary of a Teenage Virgin. (R) 1.10 Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic. (R) 2.05 Dogs:Their Secret Lives.(R) 3.00 Unreported World. (R) 3.25 SuperScrimpers. (R) 4.20 Deal or No Deal. (R) 5.15 Countdown. (R)

11.00 Real Rescues. 11.45 Britain’s Empty Homes. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 2.45 Keeping Up Appearances. (R) 3.15 Perfection. 4.00 Escape to the Country. (R) 4.30 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 Ronnie’s Animal Crackers; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 EastEnders. 8.30 Miranda. (R) 9.00 Have I Got News for You. 9.30 Citizen Khan. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.35 The Graham Norton Show. 11.20 Bluestone 42. 11.50 Film: Poltergeist. (1982) Horror, starring JoBeth Williams. 1.40 Weatherview. 1.45 BBC News. 5.00 Formula 1. Action from a recent Grand Prix. 6.00 Homes Under the Hammer. (R) BBC2 7.00 Real Rescues. (R) 7.45 Britain’s

Empty Homes. (R) 8.15 Sign Zone: Wanted Down Under. (R) 9.00 Flog It! Trade Secrets. (R) 10.00 Question Time. (R) 11.00 BBC News. 11.30 BBC World News. 12.00 Daily Politics. 1.00 Classic Mastermind. (R) 1.30 Weakest Link. (R) 2.15 Great British Menu. (R) 2.45 Floyd on Fish. (R) 3.15 Are You Being Served? (R) 3.45 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 4.15 Cagney & Lacey. (R) 5.00 Flog It! (R) 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing – It Takes Two. 7.00 Rick Stein’s India. (R) 8.00 Mastermind. 8.30 Gardeners’ World. 9.00 Walrus: Two Tonne Tusker – Natural World. 10.00 QI. 10.30 Newsnight. 11.00 Weather. 11.05 Later with Jools Holland. 12.10 Film: Point Blank. (1967) Crime thriller, starring Lee Marvin. 1.40 Sign Zone: Question Time. (R) 2.40 This Is BBC Two. 6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The ITV Jeremy Kyle Show. (R) 10.30 This

Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 Gino’s Italian Escape. 8.30 Coronation Street. 9.00 Piers Morgan’s Life Stories: Julian Clary. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 Film: Bowfinger. (1999) Comedy, starring Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy. 12.20 Jackpot247. 3.00 Film: Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest. (1997) 4.30 ITV Nightscreen.

Channel 4

6.00 The Treacle People. (R) 6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 7.00 According to Jim. (R) 7.30 Will & Grace. (R) 7.55 Frasier. (R) 8.55 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 10.00 Four Rooms. (R) 11.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Summary. 12.05 Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking. 12.35 Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals. (R) 1.05 Film: Murphy’s War. (1971) 3.10 Countdown. 4.00 Deal or No Deal. 5.00 Four in a Bed. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.30 Unreported World. 8.00 Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. 9.00 8 Out of 10 Cats. 9.30 Man Down. 10.00 Alan Carr: Chatty Man. 11.05 Was It Something I Said? 11.55 Gogglebox. (R) 12.40 London Irish. (R) 1.05 Film: The Runaways. (2010) 2.55 Random Acts. 3.00 The Big C. 3.25 2 Broke Girls. 4.10 Don’t Trust the B**** in Apartment 23. 4.35 Deal or No Deal. (R) 5.15 SuperScrimpers. (R) 5.30 Countdown. (R)

Milkshake! 9.15 The Channel 5 6.00 Wright Stuff. 11.10 Cowboy Channel 5 Builders. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 Robson’s Extreme Fishing Challenge. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Ring of Fire. 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 Police Interceptors; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 The Railway: First Great Western; 5 News at 9. 9.00 Dennis Nilsen’s First Kill: Countdown to Murder. 10.00 Law & Order: Criminal Intent. 11.00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 11.55 Inside Hollywood. (R) 12.00 SuperCasino. 3.55 Nick’s Quest. (R) 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R) 4.45 House Doctor. (R) 5.10 Divine Designs. (R) 5.35 Wildlife SOS. (R)

6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.10 Cowboy Builders. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 Police Interceptors. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 The Mentalist. (R) 3.15 Film: Gracie’s Choice. (2004) Fact-based drama, starring Kristen Bell. 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 World’s Strongest Man 2012; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 Criminals: Caught on Camera; 5 News at 9. 9.00 Hens Behaving Badly. 10.00 Celebrity Wedding Planner. 11.00 Film: Angels & Demons. (2009) 1.30 SuperCasino. 3.55 Motorsport Mundial. 4.20 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R) 4.45 House Doctor. (R) 5.10 Divine Designs. (R) 5.35 Wildlife SOS. (R)


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Food and drink

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What comes to mind when you think of takeaway pizza? Large value meal deals served with a sly marketing and tons of processed calories? Or do you sway toward authentic Italian style pizzas baked in a stone based oven? If it’s the latter, you’ve clearly ordered from Pizzaface before. Starting life in 2009 by local duo Bertie and Woody who, without much prior experience, decided to put their chef and graphic design backgrounds to the test and setup a pizza business. With much hard work and dedication, they opened up shop at a rundown pizzeria in Kemptown. Thus, Pizzaface was born. I chatted with Mavis, who joined the team a year after they opened. She’d known Bertie and Woody since the University days and heads up the recruitment and HR side of things as well as “ensures staff are at their happiest” which was refreshing

to hear. Upon asking her if Bertie and Woody thought twice about opening a pizza takeaway in the economic climate of 2009, she replied: “if you’re going to do something, you do it in a decline, banks are keen to lend and we took the chance”. The risk clearly paid off. Earlier this month Pizzaface opened their second branch in Hove and now serve the Southwick, Portslade and Hangleton sides of town. “We started off with 5 pizzas on the menu” Mavis says with a giggle, clearly in awe of the expansion that Pizzaface has seen. “All our dough and bases are made by hand each evening with chefs working into the night to make sure we are ready for the following day.” Pizzaface use Sardinian ‘00’ flour to ensure authenticity and each pizza is handmade to order, before being baked in a stone-oven. “We tried out a few ovens but wanted to keep things traditional” Mavis said. The team source as much of their produce as locally as possible and reach out to Italy for their salami and other meats to add a real Italian element to their pizzas. The Cheese Man, Infinity

Foods and C H Mears are a few of the suppliers Pizzaface work with. They also have a fantastic relationship with ice cream shop Boho Geleto whom they’ve been friendly with since the early days. Supporting local businesses and working closely with the community is clearly something that Pizzaface aim toward with expansion into pizza workshops, festivals and ideas around street trading in the works. Pizzaface have many pizzas for you to choose from and also are highly commended for their vegan range, with special pizzas available to order every Monday and Tuesday for the dairy/meat free amongst us. Each vegan pizza is named after a famous vegan – will you be having The Moby or The Bill Clinton this evening, sir? After much deliberation, I decided to opt for the Cuca pizza which was topped with mozzarella, smoked mozzarella, oyster and shitake mushrooms, caramelised onions, rosemary and Napoli salami. Not being content with a whole pizza, I also had the Garlic Bread with Goats Cheese and a side pot of olives. Order taken at 18.40. Order in hand by 19.05. Great stuff from their newly opened Hove branch! I loved the simple presentation and unwrapping the garlic bread

filled the house with a warm, dough smell - just like Mama used to make! Goats cheese on the bronzed round slice of garlic infused bread gave a salty feel to the side dish and paired with the sweetness of garlic, it was a beautiful combination. I’d recommend the pot of olives to nibble on too and the rosemary infused olive oil that black and green olives swam in was ideal for dipping in tears of garlic bread. The pizza was large, warm all the way through and smelt delicious. The huge round slabs of salami adorned the stone baked slices of mozzarella slathered goodness and gave a great visual treat to my Monday dinner. Tucking into a slippery slice I could instantly taste each topping and element that made the Cuca so special. The collection of mushrooms held their own against the two types of mozzarella cheese, with the caramelised onions adding a touch of sweetness against the

smokeyness and spicy salami. Recently winning a Silver Award in the Brighton and Hove Foodie Awards for ‘Best Takeaway’ will Pizzaface be resting on their laurels? “We’re never sitting back, we’re always looking to up our game” Mavis said proudly. I expect big things still to come from Pizzaface and am assured that the high quality ingredients, authentic stone baked bases and love from the team will continue.

A timeless coffee shop; Mr Wolfe

Setback from the hustle and bustle of Western Road in the gorgeous Montpelier district stands Mr Wolfe, a timeless coffee shop dripping with Monmouth Organic coffee and

oozing delectable homemade cakes. Venturing there after a long day at the office, I entered a laid back, dream like world of chalk boards, chill-out music and chocolate cake. Decorated in a charcoal grey and aching of low lighting and wooden benches, Mr Wolfe clearly has an eye for interiors. A husband and wife venture that launched in February 2012, Mr Wolfe is open seven days a week serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and of course, coffee. Monmouth is a blend that

includes Brazilian and Bolivan beans, freshly ground for your drinking pleasure. The coffee is also very reasonably priced and my smooth flat white was a snip at £2.40. We all know that it is afternoon blasphemy to order coffee without cake and I couldn’t resist the Chocolate Vanilla and Fig Jam bake alongside my afternoon pick me up. The cake was almost fudge-like and the buttercream holding the layers together was impeccably smooth. Paired with the sweetness of the Fig Jam,

the cake was sublime. Hats off to the baker! Stopping by for a light lunch is also an option as Mr Wolfe serve sandwiches, pies and the occasional Autumnal soup. Think hearty flavours, sourdough bread and robust fillings. Delicious. Mr Wolfe is worlds apart from the busier chain coffee shops that lay a mere road away. Why not venture slightly out of your way to experience tranquillity, a great brew, laid back atmosphere and wonderful cake.


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Fashion and lifestyle

Onesies and leopard print - what men hate about womens’ fashion ONESIES, leopard print and oversized sunglasses have emerged as the fashion fads men hate to see on women. A detailed study of 1,000 men and 1,000 women found men also dislike Ugg boots, hooker heels, jumpsuits and big earrings. Men also seem to be in favour of the natural look, as cheap hair extensions, cheek piercings, heavily applied make-up and dip-dyed hair were all voted as complete no-no’s. Low-hanging jeans, baseball caps balancing on the back of the head and ankle skimmers came top of the list of things women dislike about men’s fashion sense. In addition, women find it a turn-off if they see men wearing salmon pink jeans, socks with sandals, or heeled shoes. And men are advised to leave the fake tan, earrings and girly scarves at home. Brix Smith-Start, spokeswoman and judge for new TLC TV series Shopaholic Showdown which commissioned the research, said: ”As this survey demonstrates, first impressions really do count. ”Men in a beautifully cut suit are bound to make a good impression – Jude Law epitomises chic style and Harry Styles style is current and modern and clearly adored by millions of women. ”No, no’s would be three quarter-length trousers on men, it’s

a style that will never work. ”Equally tracksuits with brand names scrawled across them are a heinous crime against fashion.” The study shows women are far more likely to judge the opposite sex by the clothes he has on – 64% of women make judgements compared to 48% of men. And women are also less likely to accept a date if the suitor is badly dressed – only 47% would accept a date with someone who has bad fashion sense – compared to a less fussy 55% of men. However, men are marginally more likely to let fashion get in the way of a good relationship, as 11% have dumped a girl just because they couldn’t stand the way she dressed, compared to 9% of women. But this might be because women are more likely to try and change the way a partner dresses by shopping for them, and gradually changing their wardrobe. Nearly half of women have tried to ‘educate’ their fella in the fashion stakes by advising him on his appearance. Men and women agreed when it comes to who has more style women have better knowledge and understanding of what makes a ‘good look’. And men are also more likely to get it wrong when making decisions about their outfit.

When it comes to the ultimate style icons, women would most like their man to dress the same as David Beckham, or failing that, George Clooney. While men would be more than happy to date someone who dressed like Holly Willoughby, or Kate Middleton. Brix Smith-Start for Shopaholic Showdown added: ”Women like Tilda Swinton always get it right – she is so bold when it comes to clothes and style. ”Holly Willoughby’s style is much more conventional so you can see why men love her look.” Fashion women hate on men 1. Jeans hanging too low so you can see the top of boxer shorts 2. Baseball caps balancing on the back of the head 3. Onesies 4. Socks and sandals 5. Ankle skimmers – trousers which are too short 6. Fake tan 7. Spiky earrings 8. UGG boots 9. Lycra 10. Crocs 11. Girly scarfs 12. Heeled shoes (shoes that clop) 13. Earrings in both ears 14. Salmon pink trousers 15. Trousers or jeans with elasticised ankles 16. Low V Neck t-shirts 17. Long necklaces

18. A whole tracksuit being worn at once 19. Short shorts 20. White vests Fashion men hate on women 1. Cheap extensions 2. Cheek piercings 3. Too much make-up 4. G-string on display 5. Smudgy black eye make-up 6. Hooker heels 7. Chipped nail varnish 8. Doc martins / big boots with

girly dresses 9. Onesies 10. Leopard / animal prints 11. Oversized sunglasses 12. Tops which show off tattoos 13. Dip dyed hair 14. Rainbow hair 15. Ugg boots 16. Big earrings 17. Pop socks 18. Jumpsuits 19. Tracksuits 20. Crocs

Horoscopes from Kimi 11th - 17th October

Aries 21 March – 20 April Romance is in the air, so breathe deeply. If you are single you may find your conquest is not your normal type! Just enjoy yourself and remember opposites can attract. You have a tendency to live now pay later, I’m afraid that won’t work this week you need to get down to some planning. Ignore my words at your peril! Taurus 21 April – 21 May You are feeling ready for a challenge and have lots of ideas or a business project. Just remember a challenge is one thing, risk another. Don’t go laying out any money or signing anything without giving it some real thought. You need to give the object of your desire a little space. Don’t be seen as possessive or worse obsessive. Gemini 22 May – 21 June You may have been doing too

much of late, rationalize your diary and make sure you take time out for relaxation this week. Admit it you can be a little bit flighty and often need more than person to satisfy your needs. But that may all change as that someone special who has it all is on the horizon! Cancer 22 June – 22 July Pound the pavement or work up a sweat in the gym. Exercise is a great stress buster and you are in need of it at the moment as you are surrounded by detractors. Stay focused and they may well eat their words as you are about to go through a positive phase where your dreams may will be realized. Leo 23 July – 22 Aug Get out and strut your stuff, you cannot lose this week. This week’s focus is on the social and fun and invitations abound. If you meet a new love interest this week it’s likely to be casual. You may need

to confront a family member who is overstepping the mark, be firm but non confrontational and all will be well. Virgo 23 Aug – 23 Sept You are in a creative mood right now. You may turn your hand to knocking up some culinary delights in the kitchen or redesigning your home or wardrobe. Whatever you tackle you will bring your natural flair and sophistication to the task. Good week for team building events and making contacts who should prove to be useful to career development. Libra 24 Sept – 23 Oct There could be some sort of misunderstanding between you and a loved one or friend. Best to clear the air and try a little humour to diffuse the situation. Remember you are not always right! Money could prove to be an issue this week you may be negotiating a pay rise or contract. Be realistic but assertive.

Scorpio 24 Oct – 22 Nov If you are in a relationship then this is a time for putting things on a more permanent setting. If single, then you are in for a most romantic time as you are magnetic at the moment. This is great but you need to curb any flirtations at work if you want to be taken seriously! And you do! Sagittarius 23 Nov – 21 Dec Things may be a little uncomfortable for you either at work or in a social setting. People could be behaving in a way that you do not approve of. As you have to be true to yourself you will find you have no alternative but to speak your mind. You will then discover just exactly who your friends really are! Capricorn 22 Dec – 20 Jan Sometimes you wear your heart on your sleeve. Be careful as your feelings may only be the Better to have a little reflection time before you speak out. This week is about partings, at work

or in your personal life. Embrace the change as it will be positive but know that this is not the final goodbye! Aquarius 21 Jan – 19 Feb You may be asked to take part in some unusual activities this week, sporting, social or charitable and you will be meeting new and interesting people. Could be a mountain trek or sky dive. Don’t be scared if you are to do something different. You will be left feeling exhilarated, empowered and with a whole new social circle. Pisces 20 Feb – 20 March You may be offered some sort of business partnership, franchise agreement, or services contract this week. This could see you playing with the big boys, networking with those who can help with future career development and even bring a romantic interest in to your life. Domestically parents, grandparents or someone older are in need of your emotional support this week.


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Brain Gym

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No.139

Double Crossword

Last week’s solutions:

CRYPTIC - Across: 1 Barometer; 8 Use; 9 Train driver; 11 Unarmed; 12 Reign; 13 Menace; 15 Leader; 17 Rates; 18 Succeed; 20 Illogically; 22 Elm; 23 Dispenser. Down: 2 Air; 3 Minim; 4 Tirade; 5 Reverie; 6 Hurried meal; 7 Seeing red; 10 Against time; 11 Unmarried; 14 Castled; 16 Usages; 19 Cache; 21 Lie. QUICK - Across: 1 Transient; 8 Owe; 9 Destruction; 11 Penance; 12 Ideal; 13 Roused; 15 Allege; 17 Erase; 18 Valiant; 20 Interjacent; 22 Act; 23 Disengage. Down: 2 Rue; 3 Siren; 4 Eschew; 5 Trivial; 6 Confederate; 7 Recollect; 10 Singularity; 11 Perpetual; 14 Erected; 16 Averts; 19 Learn; 21 Nag.

Choose either quick or cryptic clues.

Cryptic Clues: Across 7. It’s drunk to a saint

Codeword Each number in the grid represents a different letter of the alphabet and every letter of the alphabet is used. Use the given letter(s) to the right of the main grid to start you off.

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Insurance premium excesses put Brits off claiming OVER THE last three years, 7.4 million Brits voluntarily increased the excess on a car or home insurance policy when purchasing the cover, in order to lower their premium, according to research from Sainsbury's Bank. However, 21% of those subsequently involved in an incident hadn't considered the implications in terms of the additional outlay, at the claim stage. Most insurance policies will specify a standard excess which is the minimum amount to be paid in the event of a claim. It is now common place for insurers to also offer the option of adding a voluntary excess. This means new policyholders can choose to add an additional excess on top of their compulsory excess, increasing the amount that they will need to pay when making a claim. Opting to add a voluntary excess can have a favourable impact on the policy's premium and can make a significant difference to monthly premium payments. The supermarket bank's research findings reveal that, over the past three years, 15% of adults have voluntarily increased the excess on their car or home

insurance policies in order to reduce the premium, increasing their excess by an average of £327. Sainsbury's Bank is encouraging motorists and homeowners to fully consider voluntary excess options as part of the whole picture. It's a good idea to look into whether upping the excess will make a valuable enough saving on a premium and, if it does, is the motorist / homeowner comfortable with the additional outlay, should they need to make a claim on their insurance policy? Ben Tyte, Head of Insurances at Sainsbury's Bank, said: "Insurance is there to assist you when you need it most. If you're thinking about selecting a higher excess to reduce your monthly premium, be sure that this won't cause you any financial difficulty when it comes to making a claim. For example, if you later feel that you can't justify a claim in relation to the excess, this could be an unnecessarily stressful and expensive experience. We'd encourage homeowners and motorists to think carefully about the excess they select on their policies, as well as ensuring they choose good quality cover." 13% of car and home insurance

policy holders who voluntarily increased the excess on their policies have suffered an accident or damage to their car or home that they could claim for under the terms of their policy. However, one in three of these people (35%) said it wasn't worth making the claim as they had raised the excess too much. Nearly four in 10 of those who suffered an incident (38%) made a claim but had to use their savings to cover the excess, 16% had to use their credit card to pay the excess and 16% had to borrow money from

a friend or relative to do so. Ben added: "Those considering raising their excess should also consider other ways to reduce their insurance premium, for example, investing extra time in shopping around for the best cover at the most competitive price and looking for discounts and benefits." New Sainsbury's car insurance customers could benefit from prices as little as £224 and Sainsbury's customers with a Nectar card could also receive double Nectar points on their Sainsbury's shopping and fuel for two years. Offer ends 9th

September 2013. New home insurance customers could benefit from a discount of up to 50% if they have been claim free for five years and those customers with a Nectar card will also receive an additional discount of up to 15% on their premium. Customers purchasing combined buildings and contents cover directly from Sainsbury's Bank (over the phone or online) also receive 5,000 Nectar points. For further information on Sainsbury's car or home insurance, visit sainsburysbank.co.uk.

Your car, your responsibility WE ALL take responsibility for the food and drink we put in our bodies, but a new study has shown that motorists shy away from taking charge of which oil goes into their car’s engine. Comprehensive new research of 1,000 UK drivers conducted on behalf of Mobil 1 has revealed that a worrying 96% say they either don’t care which oil is used in their car or simply go with what a mechanic recommends. More worrying still, even if they did care about this, 65% of respondents said they wouldn’t know which oil viscosity grade was recommended by their vehicle’s manufacturer anyway. An even larger percentage (69%) were ignorant as to which brand is recommended by their car’s maker. Choosing the right engine oil for your vehicle is vital in terms of the level of protection on offer. Conventional oil is simply refined crude oil. Synthetic oil, however, is not only refined, but it is also distilled and purified. This helps to provide better protection against wear, high heat, cold weather and sludge build-up. Ultimately, this process helps your car’s engine run better for longer.

Tim Shallcross, Head of Technical Policy at the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), said: “Engine oil works in the harshest of conditions. It must keep lubricating, cooling and cleaning your engine while being constantly hammered by huge pressures and exposed to temperatures ranging from the sub zero of a midwinter cold start to the searing heat of the combustion chamber. Manufacturers know the demands placed on the oil and that is why they are so specific in the grade and quality they recommend.” Further, the research conducted as part of the Mobil 1 survey found that more than a third of drivers (36.2%) have no knowledge of the difference between mineral and synthetic engine oils. Throughout its 40-year history, Mobil 1 has been at the forefront of synthetic automotive lubrication innovation. Constantly developed to exceed industry standards, Mobil 1 is the world leader in the field of synthetic motor oil with an outstanding heritage. Furthermore, two out of three UK consumers experienced fuel economy benefits when using Mobil 1 as their

preferred engine oil. Using advanced Mobil 1 can increase the life expectancy of your engine which means you’re protecting your investment. Tim Shallcross, Head of Technical Policy at the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), added: “Responsible owners must take an active role in their vehicle’s health and wellbeing by using the right components to keep the vehicle running safely, cleanly and smoothly, and oil is one of the most important components to get right. The wrong grade or specification can increase engine wear dramatically, risking expensive breakdowns as well as affecting the car’s value.” Commenting on the study’s findings, Dan McGoldrick, Field Marketing UK, Nordic and Benelux for ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants, makers of Mobil 1 said: “You don’t need any expert automotive knowledge to get involved with

deciding what engine oil should be used. Do a little research, talk to your mechanic and express a preference. It’s your car and your money, and using the right engine oil will make both go further.” Knowing what engine oil your car needs is a vital part of that decision-making process. The Mobil website mobil1.co.uk has a helpful ‘oil selector tool’ for motorists. From the homepage click on ‘car

engine oils’, then ‘which oil for my car’ to access the search function where users simply need to input their vehicle registration number in order to discover which oil to use. Back in 1974 when Mobil 1 was launched, it was the first widely available automotive synthetic lubricant on the market. Today there are other synthetic products, but Mobil 1 is still acknowledged to be the most advanced.


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Sport

North Stand Cult Hero

PROFILE

#10: Charlie Oatway

Name: Charlie Oatway Love Brighton proud to be su

Sussex County

Date of Birth: 28 November 1973 Place of birth: Hammersmith Position: Midfield Albion years: 1999-2007 playing, 2009-13 coaching

Not only was Charlie Oatway a popular player at the Albion and a respected part of Gus Poyet’s coaching set-up, but the combative midfielder also played a key role in promoting the club’s charitable wing; Albion in the Community. Loved by supporters and teammates alike, Oatway joined former Seagulls boss Gus Poyet at Sunderland earlier this week.

BBC Sussex Sport

OFTEN teams face a big week that determines the fate of their season. And often it comes in January. However, by a quirk of the fixtures reliable source of information, whilecomputer and TV scheduling the Albion Brighton’s only fanzine can also be face 3 massive games in a week, each for different reasons. found on Twitter @TSLR. Liverpool wednesday : The game against The Seagull Love Review has Liverpool in the Carling Cup has the drama entered its fifth year as a printed and the history. The Reds have Steven Albion fanzine but also has an online presence – including digital subscriptions, available from www. theseagullslovereview.blogspot.co.uk. As far as websites go, fans would be well advised to bookmark www.wearebrighton.com (@ wearebrighton on Twitter) for a more tongue-in-cheek look at goings on at The Amex, while the on matches. brilliant www.thegoldstonewrap. Last but not last is radio coverage. com (@GoldstoneRapper) provides BBC Sussex with Johnny Cantor Gerard back for the first time since march, an impressively regularly updated feature comprehensive coverage of straight of the back of a spanking from Spurs. look at the club’s glorious – and Brighton and Hove Albion with full Vicente may well get his first outing against a not so glorious – past. Another live commentary of every game home club he beat when with Valencia. Noone the retro website is programme archive rooferand thedocumented Championship, as Gus is aaway storyin well aswell. www.seagullsprogrammes.co.uk well as League Cup and FA Cup ties, (@SeagullsProg) which features a on 95.3FM 104.5FM 104.8FM and different match day magazine every DAB. 24 hours. Juice FM 107.2 also have coverage Of the other Albion blogs of the Seagulls home and away; tune it is worth checking out www. into ‘Albion Updates’ every Saturday notworththat.wordpress.com (@ from 2-6pm. NotWorthThat) for lengthier, Albion Road, the club’s only fandetailed articles. The site specialises produced radio show, is broadcast on in club-related pieces rather than Radio Reverb 97.2FM each Saturday match previews and managed from 12noon. The hour-long show to secure a series of exclusive features weekly Seagulls-related interviews with the club’s chief guests and can be downloaded as PTS P GD can Team executive Paul Barber during the a pod cast. More information 1 27 14 13 Southampton pre-season Poyet saga. The www. be found on the station’s website, 2 24be 12 13 West Ham amexnorthstand.com site has regular www.albionroar.co.uk and it can 3 24 8 13 Middlesbrough columnists as well as guest bloggers followed on Twitter @albionroar. 4 23 & 6 13 Crystal Palace (@amexnorthstand) while www. Starting next week, the Brighton 5 21 6 12 Leeds brightononlyathome.wordpress.com Hove Independent will be featuring 6 1 13 Derby (@BHAFConlyathome) is another the best Albion themed tweets 21 from 7 21 12 1 Hull entertaining read which focuses more the week. 8 20 13 4 Cardiff 9 13 -2 20 Ipswich 10 Peterborough 13 4 19 11 Blackpool 19 13 3 12 Brighton 19 13 1 13 Leicester 19 13 1 14 Birmingham 17 10 4 15 Reading 17 13 1 He will be joined at the and the CSR (Corporate Social 16 Portsmouth 15 13 0 lunch by the club’s Executive opportunities for 17Responsibilities) 15 12 -1 Burnley Director Martin Perry who will localBarnsley business available through 18 15 13 -2 be providing an update on the AITC. 19 Nott’m Forest 13 -9 14 club’s new £22 million state cost 12 £22 20 Tickets 13 -4 Millwallfor the lunch of the art training facilities at or £30 with an optional 21 11 13 -6stadium Coventry Lancing and the commercial tour. For further information 22 13 -12 10and Watford opportunities for local businesses. 23 to book please contact -14 8 13 AITC’s Doncaster AITC Chief Executive Michael Commercial 24 -16 6 13 Beaken Bristol CityManager Edwards will be also be at the on 01273 878261 or e-mail bob. event providing an overview of beaken@albioninthecommunity. the charity’s work across Sussex org.uk.

Keeping up to date with Brighton and Hove Albion With the Albion not in action this week news from Planet Seagulls is fairly thin on the ground so the Brighton & Hove Independent decided to try something a little different. Instead of bringing you the latest news, we thought we would introduce Seagulls supporters to some of the best places to find Albion titbits, information and speculation. So, fitting in with the data-sharing policy of the newspaper, we bring you a guide to the best websites, bloggers, Twitter users and fan websites currently available. And, you will soon see, the Albion are well-served in almost every department. First stop has to be the everpopular discussion forum www. northstandchat.biz. A thriving online community of Brighton fans, the site boasts thousands of members and is often first with any news on signings or potential departures as well as being a hotbed for heated debate and rumour-mongering. It can also be followed on Twitter @ NorthStandChat. Regular Albion Argus reporters Andy Naylor (@AndyNaylorArgus) and Brian Owen (@Brian_Owen) are must-follows for Twitter-using Seagulls, and Tweeting fans worth following include: @PattyGlee; @ holty88; and @JemStone. Of the Albion’s social media savvy players the best Twitter follows are: @I_ CALDERON_14; @TomKuszczak and @12CMS12. Well-respected journalist Nick Szczepanik (@NickSzczepanink) is a

Gus Poyet marks 100 games in charge just to add another twist. If the game emulates clashes in the 80s and 91 we could be in for a cracker

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Join Mullers for lunch Albion legend and new club ambassador Alan Mullery will be a special guest at an Albion in the Community business lunch at the Amex on November 6th. Mullery, who famously guided the club to their first and only promotion to the top flight in 1978. The former England international who won 35 caps for his country will be talking about his career in the game and his new role with the club.

League appearances / goals: 22 /8

if Liverpool win but after the defeat on saturday the faithful will be hoping confidence isn’t dented especially with Ipswich, West Ham and Birmingham all on the horizon. It has to be said though, every time Gus Poyet and his team have been tested since took over, he seems to apply the midas tou Poyet marks 100 games in charge just to add another twist. If the game emulates clashes in and they pass with flying colours. It may b the most high profile week of his fledgling the 80s and 91 we could be in for a cracker. managerial career, and, like Albion fans, h Leeds friday : 3 points on offer. 3 points will be hoping that after the 7 days and 3 on offer. 3 points on offer. games, it’s safe passage to the last 16 and 6 Palace tuesday : 3 points yes but also a It’s been a frustrating few weeks for the Albion supporters fierce, if sometimes misunderstood rivalry. The points in the bag. with injuries hampering their progress on the pitch. I think the first clash between the two sides at the Amex. phrase is ‘middle – diddle’. Going into the International break Glenn Murray returns to his former club. the Seagulls are 7 points off the play-offs and 7 points from the Whenever you look at games in isolation they Listen to Johnny Cantor and BBC relegation zone. The defeat to Forest further highlighted the need Sussex Sport for all your sports have a certain significance but when you look for a loan striker with the recovering Leonardo Ulloa ruled out coverage of Brighton & Hove Albion at the 7 days and 3 games together this period for 2 months. My colleagues at BBC Nottingham joked how the football club and Sussex County could become a pivotal point in the season. Albion(not could do with one the pool of forwards Cricket available Club. at their No-one Noone) would beofsuprised club. They are probably right and stranger’s things have happened true with out-of-favour Dexter Blackstock one possible target that would fit the bill as he doesn’t even make the bench. All this is of Follow them on twitter course short-term and the situation on the long-term off the pitch looks much rosier. 30 Love Brighton Friday, October 28, 2011 The media were allowed access to the training ground project and it looks as impressive as any I have seen at other clubs. It’s difficult to argue with chief executive Paul Barber who says their new training ground and academy is “critical” to the club’s future. The £30m facility at Lancing is set to be completed next summer with construction due to be finished 27th June next year - three

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OFTEN teams face a big week that determines the fate of their season. And often it comes in January. days before Brighton’s players report back for pre-season training However, by a quirk of the fixtures computer TV scheduling Albion aheadand of the 2014-15the campaign. face 3 massive games in a week, each for The project is creating jobs and will also make it easier to different reasons. Liverpooland wednesday game players. against attract retain: The young Young players from Sussex. The Liverpool in the Carling Cup has the drama news of another £55m being invested at the Amex is also a major and the history. The Reds have Steven

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Yeovil Huish Park Stadium Saturday, October 19 Kick-off: 3pm

Oscar needs time - and a fit squad - before being judged It would be fair to say there has been far more attention on the Albion’s former manager than its current head coach – with Gus Poyet landing the Sunderland job and the Seagulls without a fixture to prepare for. Much has been made in the press of Poyet’s undeniable success in taking the Albion from the clutches of relegation in League Two to within two games from the Premier League, but what of his successor’s start to life on the south coast? Oscar Garcia hasn’t enjoyed the best of beginnings at The Amex. The one-time Barcelona youth coach has seen his squad hamstrung by injuries to key players and has had to utilise a clutch of younger prospects to plug the gaps left by the club’s bigger names. Two-time player of the year Liam Bridcutt has made just one appearance, chief goal-grabber Leo Ulloa missed three games through suspension before fracturing a bone in his foot while recordsigning Craig Mackail-Smith has seen his recovery from long-term injury derailed. Equally important though has been the absence of Brighton’s main creative influence Andrea Orlandi who topped the Seagulls assists chart last term with 11 set-ups. So far he has appeared in just two of Oscar’s 11 league games at the helm and the Albion have struggled to open up opposition defences without their talented midfield playmaker. Brighton have managed, on average, just one goal per game this campaign - the same as rock bottom Barnsley. Just six Championship sides have registered less and much of Oscar’s early struggles have been in getting his team to create clear goal scoring opportunities. A lack

of clinical finishing has also played its part, with key chances being spurned in recent matches. In fact, the Seagulls have averaged just three shots on target per game in the league this season from an average of 14 shots a game, suggesting a wastefulness in front of goal. Another example of how Oscar’s charges are failing to un-lock opposition defences is the fact 51% of the team’s efforts at goal have come from outside the penalty box. However, fans should resist blaming the lack of goals on the new manager. He has tried to put in place a more direct approach which looks to get the ball forward into the opposition’s third far quicker than under Poyet. With a distinct lack of attacking options available to him, Oscar has tried to change his system to suit the personnel at his disposal. Will Buckley has operated more centrally and Kazenga Lua Lua has shown signs of fulfilling his undoubted promise. Oscar appears to favour a narrow 4231 formation but just 26% of Albion attacks have come from central positions. The Seagulls have commanded an average possession of 56% across the league matches so far, with an impressive 82% pass completion rate – second only to Watford – from 5,048 passes. Some decisions have been questioned – such as persevering with right back Bruno in midfield after a poor showing during the away defeat to Ipswich – while fans have also been left frustrated by the team’s failure to beat Sheffield Wednesday or Millwall on home

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Post Nottingham Forest. “It is significant that the stands are full and that we are at the top of the attendance tables, and I am proud of our fans.

turf while losing at The Amex to Derby County and Nottingham Forest. However, while there have been disappointments there have also been encouraging signs. Two respectable and hard-fought 0-0 draws away to heavily fancied Reading and Queens Park Rangers suggested Oscar has retained the defensive strength enjoyed by Poyet and an impressive 2-0 home win over table-topping Burnley highlighted the potential for strong attacking play fans will hope to see more of once Oscar has a full roster to draw from. Eleven league games in is too soon to draw too many conclusions regarding Oscar’s prowess – particularly considering the run of injuries he has had to contend with. No real judgements should be made on the Albion’s new boss but, amid the shuffled packs and makeshift line-ups, there have been indications of a bright future. Seagulls fans – though realistic about their team’s promotion chances this season – will demand signs of steady improvement from Oscar’s team. And, at the moment, it has been a case of one step forward and two steps back during some matches. Only time will tell if a reduced injury list can lead to improved consistency.

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“Their attitude and support today was magnificent in the face of a bad result. I am very proud to be the coach of their club. “We wanted to be brave and we wanted to win the game but all things considered I am happy with the performance of my players as well, who all gave 100 per cent.

says...

the division who also have one of the highest budgets.

“Yes, they played really well and they have a strong team, but they were also able to field their best players while we had seven or eight first team regulars missing.

“The most important minutes in a football match often come at the end of the first half and at the beginning of the second half.They scored and after then it was hard for us to get into the game and in a short time they scored two more goals.”

“I feel the result flattered Forest. For most of the game we matched one of the best teams in

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Filling the boots left by Wayne Bridge was never going to be easy for whoever found themselves in the Albion’s left back position this season but Irish international Stephen Ward has impressed fans with his early form. On loan from Wolves, Ward is hoping a successful spell at The Amex could see him recalled to his national team. Can also play left midfield or as a striker. Statistics for league appearances this season only.

Position: Left back Squad number: 17 Age: 28 Height: 6ft 1in Brighton league appearances / goals: 9 / 0

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