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HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE IN FIVEWAYS! Christmas is fast approaching and December will be an eventful month with a General Election to add to all the festivities.

This month’s edition of The Fiveways Directory is full of details of Christmas events in Fiveways and beyond, including Carols by Candlelight in Blakers Park, Father Christmas at Preston Manor and the Lucky Dip Mince Pie Munch in Hollingdean. We also hear about local ballet teacher Jane Worsley, who has been teaching ballet at Beacon Arts since 1991. See our centre pages for a special Christmas message board from local businesses. Please use our wonderful local shops for your Christmas shopping if you can. We wish you all a peaceful and happy festive period! The Fiveways Directory Team info@fivewaysdirectory.co.uk www.fivewaysdirectory.co.uk Cover picture: Blakers Park

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CHRISTMAS EVENTS... Carols By Candlelight Friday 20 December, 6pm, Blakers Park Bring a lantern for the annual festive sing-along with the Friends of Blakers Park. Father Christmas At Preston Manor 14, 15 and 20-22 December, 9.45am-4.15pm £10.50 per child + admission (price includes gift); book in advance: 03000 290902 The imps and fairies of an old Sussex fable inspire this year’s magical Christmas experience. Meet the friendliest Santa and his playful elf then explore two floors of the festive-themed house. Strike a pose in a Victorian photo-parlour and finish with a mince pie and coffee or a glass of mulled wine in the pop-up vintage café. Martlets City Charity Christmas Concert Thurs 5 December, 7pm, All Saints Church, The Drive, Hove A traditional carol concert with soloist Katy Thornton, Hangleton Band, Brighton Festival Youth Chorus and the All Saints Church Choir. Narrated by actress and writer Carol Harrison and Allison Ferns of BBC Sussex. Tickets £12 (restricted view £6) from www.themartlets.org.uk or phone 01273 747455. Brighton Festival Chorus Christmas Concert Sun 8 December, 4pm, Brighton Dome Classical carols will fill the Concert Hall, performed by the magnificent Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Tickets from £12.50 at brightondome.org or phone 01273 709709.

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fiveways TOUR DE FRANCE VISITS FIVEWAYS This great photo was taken by Leslie Whitcomb and is of the Tour de France when it came to Brighton on 6 July 1994. It was kindly sent to us by his son Peter who still lives locally. The cyclists are passing the Stanmer Park Tavern, now the Fiveways pub, in Ditchling Road, on the 4th stage of the tour, which began in Dover, marking the opening of the Channel Tunnel two months earlier. The route included Ditchling Beacon and Elm Grove, and ended in a sprint finish on Madeira Drive.

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FIVEWAYS HEALTH COACH Question: I’d love to go plant-based but I’m worried about protein. Quiz: What have these got in common?

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What about complete protein? Isn’t meat better as it’s got all the amino acids? No. Your body’s too smart to be reliant Lewis Hamilton eats a on a food that’s lightning fast plant-based diet or dangerous and certainly isn’t crazy about being your supper. You can get all the amino acids you need from plants and your body will shuffle them around into the correct order.

You guessed it. They only eat plants; and get all their protein from plants. Can we do the same? Answer: yes. How much protein do we need? First off, we do need protein. Without it we pretty much fall to bits. It contains the building blocks of our bodies. How much? The World Health Organisation says 10% of calories from protein is adequate. You’ll get 10% on a spread of plant food without even trying. Quiz again: We grow most rapidly when on mum’s milk. So how much protein does this rapid-growth superfood contain? Answer: 5-6%. Just because some is essential, more isn’t necessarily better.

In fact, if you eat sufficient calories on a plant-based diet, it’s all but impossible to be protein deficient (don’t forget the B12 tablet if you go all the way). Why not eat a few more plants today than you did yesterday? You’ll save a few quid too. Be well, Fiveways. I’m at julian@plantbasedcoach.co.uk for comments or questions. Or check out www.plantbasedcoach.co.uk

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fiveways Meet a new face at Stanford Avenue Methodist Church...

FIVEWAYS FACE...REV DAN WOODHOUSE Rev Dan Woodhouse has recently begun his new role as minister at Stanford Avenue Methodist Church, who share him with Patcham Methodist Church and Sussex University. How does Stanford Avenue differ from your previous churches in Leeds? The accents are very different! Otherwise, each church has its own personality and quirks depending on history and the people who attend. I’m yet to fully work Stanford Avenue out. However, they are very kind and encouraging which thankfully is not a change from Leeds. Are you planning any changes at the church? 13 Not as such, I think it’s important for ministers to work alongside communities with what they are already doing. I will bring my own thoughts and personality as we go which may bring some change naturally. My priorities are, in a country that tends to see lots of isolation, to help people form closer more supportive friendships. What events are you planning for Christmas at Stanford Avenue? There’s lots happening at Stanford Avenue over Christmas, too much to list. However, I’m most looking forward to Midnight Mass at 11.15pm on Christmas Eve. I always What do you like to do to relax? find these services to be very beautiful with a wonderful Anything creative; I should probably concentrate on sense of peace. one thing and master it really but I like variety. When I Have you seen much of the Fiveways area yet? started in ministry up in Leeds five years ago I started learning the violin and have continued in Brighton. Sadly not yet. When arriving in a new place ministers Otherwise, I draw, paint and write. I play board games must hit the ground running. September and October with house mates and the occasional computer game on are always very busy for ministers, which adds to this. my PC. My friend has also got me into bouldering since January is the first lull for ministers. So I’m looking forward to taking advantage of this and exploring the area. arriving in the south. It’s a lot of fun and is helping me burn off all the biscuits I eat at meetings and on visits! Given this is the first time I’ve ever lived near the coast, though slightly away from Fiveways, I have swum in the For more information, visit sea a couple of times – I felt leaving this to January might www.stanfordavenuemeth.co.uk not have been wise.

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THE LUCKY DIP PRESENTS MINCE PIE MUNCH Saturday 7 December, 11am-3pm, St Richard’s Hall, Beal Crescent, Hollingdean This winter’s Lucky Dip is taking place as usual at St Richard’s Hall, and this year we are celebrating the humble mince pie.

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Hallifax Care, the locally run, award winning company is now recruiting home care workers to work in the Hollingdean to London Road, Hollingbury and Patcham areas. We provide all training, we just need people who communicate well, and would be willing to go the extra mile to help someone else. Although a car is not essential, to take advantage of our great rates of pay, it would be an advantage. We work from 7am – 10pm in three shifts, carers can work morning, lunch or evening shifts or a combination of all three. We are very flexible with hours and can fit round your commitments.

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FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FIVEWAYS GENERATIONS... Strictly, between you and me, there is an open secret that hundreds of Fiveways families have been enjoying and not just on Saturday nights. Yes, it’s dance - the kind that Darcey Bussell performed. She began her love of ballet at a tender age, just like local children at our neighbourhood ballet classes. Dance is something that most kids enjoy doing and it can be a great way to keep active and fit, as well as encouraging their creativity. I have been going to a local ballet class every week for many years at Beacon Arts in Knoyle Road, following on from taking my two daughters there, to be taught by the same teacher, Jane Worsley.   Jane has been teaching children of all ages, from three upwards, since 1991 when she took over from Elizabeth Nelson, keeping in the tradition of teaching the Cecchetti method of ballet. Generations of local children have trained with Jane, taking Cecchetti exams and awards, including the Classical

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22nd December Circuit Service at Hove Methodist Church 10.30 a.m. Carols by Candlelight - 6.30 p.m. 24th December Christmas Tree Service - 6.00 p.m. especially for the children Christmas Midnight Service - 11.15 p.m. 25th December Christmas Family Service - 10.00 a.m.

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WORLD KINDNESS DAY... Preston Village WI members were out and about at Fiveways spreading kindness and love for World Kindness Day. This has been observed around the world on November 13th since 1998; its purpose is to highlight good deeds in the community, focusing on the positive power and the common thread of kindness that binds us.

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community, with one lady saying: “A great lesson for my three year old today, thank you WI,” and another saying: “It was lovely - thank you for my biscuit and heather plant - and general kindness.” We wanted people to feel that at Preston Village WI there would always be a warm friendly welcome. If you would like to come along to see if the WI is for you, we meet at the City Gate at the Dip, 119 Hollingdean Terrace, Brighton, BN1 7HE, on the fourth Thursday of each month, 7.15-9.00pm. We look forward to meeting you. (For more information, phone 07900 303299.) Sarah Fitzpatrick Don’t forget to vote in the General Election...

ELECTION CANDIDATES WI members Joy, Jan, Pat and myself based ourselves outside the Co-op; we chatted to people, gave them flowers, plants and home-made biscuits. We also hid chocolate bars for people to find at the crossings, paid for a couple of coffees and asked the barista to choose who to give a free coffee to, donated some items to RISE women’s refuge and the Whitehawk Foodbank. But most importantly we gave our time and smiles. People were delighted by these random acts of kindness and we had some great feedback from the Fiveways

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Circuits (Bring a baby/child) 10.45am Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact matthew@danceflooractivist.co.uk Tuesday Fellowship 2.45pm (fortnightly) Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact Betty Bossingham 01273 504154 Feminine Focus 8pm Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Call Ann Windham on 01273 883551 Scouts, Cubs & Beavers From 5pm Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact Liz Wakeling (Group Scout Leader) for Beavers & Cubs zi7@sky.com Contact Neil Leggett for Scouts foursevenbrightonscouts@btinternet.com Dance classes 3.45-5pm: Children’s/teen ballet, tap and modern/jazz 7-8pm: Adult Jazz Fit – Beginners/ Improvers St Mary’s Church, Surrenden Road. Contact: Lynda 01273 556313 danceartstudio@ntlworld.com

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UND FIVEWAYS... Yoga Flow 7.15pm to 8.30pm £8 per class when you buy 6. £10 drop in St Matthias Church, Hollingbury Park Avenue 07813 712073 www.downwarddogyoga.co.uk Community Lunch Club 12.30pm Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact Christine Hall 1273500871 Girls Brigade From 6pm Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact Amy Codling 01273308445 Meditation/Music 7.30pm 3rd Wednesday in month Stanford Avenue Methodist Church www.stanfordavenuemeth.co.uk stanfordmethodist@btconnect.com Orpheus Young Singers 9-15 years 5.30-6.30pm Balfour School Balfour Rd BN1 6NE www.brightonorpheus.org 07783 909629 Brighton Orpheus Choir 7.30 - 9.30pm Varndean School, Loder Road 07783 909629 www.brightonorpheus.org Friendly Sussex Walking Group Walks average 8 to 10 miles For details see: www.brightonhframblingclub.co.uk Or ring Tim Ranger 01903 877939 1st Wednesday of the month Interfaith Prayers All welcome, of any faith or none 6-7pm The Baha’i Centre 19 Stanford Avenue BN1 6GA

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Dance Classes Children’s/teen ballet, tap and modern 3.30-9pm St Mary’s, SurrendenRoad,& Downs Juniors Adult tap – Improvers & Beginners 7.15-8pm and 8-8.45pm Downs Junior School Contact: Lynda 01273 556313 danceartstudio@ntlworld.com Craft and Chat Group 2-4pm (fortnightly) Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact Ann Collins 01273555036 WI 7.30pm, 4th Thursday in month City Gate at The Dip 119D Hollingdean Terrace Contact: Sarah 07900 303299 Pilates 9.30am Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact matthew@danceflooractivist.co.uk Zumba 6.30pm Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact matthew@danceflooractivist.co.uk  Pilates 7.30pm Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact matthew@danceflooractivist.co.uk 

FRIDAYS Play and Stay 10.00 – 11.30am Contact: 01273 500257 0-3 years £2 Fiveways Play Centre, 8-10 Florence Rd BN1 6DJ Yoga 9.30am Stanford Avenue Methodist Church Contact matthew@danceflooractivist.co.uk Rainbows 5pm-6pm St Matthias Church Hall, Hollingbury Park Avenue http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/ get_involved.aspx Dance Classes Children’s tap and modern dance 3.45-7.15pm Clermont Hall, Cumberland Road Boys’ tap and jazz 4.15pm St Mary’s, Surrenden Road Contact: Lynda 01273 556313 danceartstudio@ntlworld.com

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SUNDAYS Holy Communion 9.30am Informal Service with kids groups 11am St Matthias Church Ditchling Road Morning Service 10.30am weekly Evening Service 6.30pm once a month with Patcham Methodist Church (check website or notice board for dates) Stanford Avenue Methodist Church www.stanfordavenuemeth.co.uk stanfordmethodist@btconnect.com Informal Service with kids groups 11am St Matthias Church, Ditchling Road Morning Service 10.30am weekly Friendly Sussex Walking Group Walks average 8 to 10 miles For details see: www.brightonhframblingclub.co.uk Or ring Tim Ranger 01903 877939 1ST DECEMBER The Maker’s Fair Gifts, jewellery, homeware and art 11am-5pm St Augustine’s Centre, Stanford Avenue

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NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINTS More than 200 new electric vehicle charging points are set to be installed across the city over the next few months. Following a tender process, the council has appointed Electric Blue to install and maintain the electric vehicle charge points. The project is being funded with £300,000 from the Office of Low Emissions, and £100,000 from Electric Blue. The 207 new points will include 30 in areas with high parking demand where 29 the council are proposing mandatory Electric Charging spaces, many of them in response to requests from residents who own or are thinking of buying electric vehicles but have no off-street parking available. Lamp post chargers: Most of the charging points will be installed on lamp posts and will provide a full charge for vehicles parked overnight. These will be installed by January next year. A mobile phone app showing the locations of all points in the city and whether they are in use will be available to download. Drivers will pay 28p per kilowatt hour to charge their vehicles at the public points. Fast chargers: Fast chargers, taking around five hours, which are already installed in the city centre, will be integrated into the new app. The council will consider installing further fast chargers outside the city centre if there is a clear demand from residents. All the public charge points will be powered by renewable energy. The council has also been awarded £86,265 research funding from Innovate UK for a trial of smart network extenders, which increase the number of vehicles which can be charged at each point.

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NEW SEAFRONT BINS More than 100 new bins have been installed along the seafront in the hope more people will recycle plastic bottles, cans and glass. The bins have three separate sections in different colours to help people recycle more easily - Brighton Borough blue for plastic bottles and cans and Hove Borough maroon for glass. The third section is black for ordinary rubbish. The new bins should not be used for barbecue materials as these can create a fire hazard.

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Brighton Lions Club are once again launching Project Wenceslas, a campaign to help combat fuel poverty. People who receive the annual Winter Fuel Payment and feel they do not need it are invited to donate the amount to Brighton Lions. Excess winter deaths in Brighton & Hove are slightly higher than both England and the South-East. People in difficulty will be contacting agencies such as Age UK who will refer them to Brighton Lions. Direct applications will not be accepted to ensure all the donated money goes to the people who really need it. Brighton Lions will make payments direct to the energy supply companies, not the individual beneficiaries. Donations can be made by credit/debit cards through Brighton Lions Club’s website at www. brightonlions.org.uk or cheques payable to Brighton Lions Wenceslas should be sent to Brighton Lions Club, c/o 9 Westfield Crescent, Brighton, BN1 8JB. People sending cheques are asked to confirm that their donations may be treated as Gift Aid so that the value of the donation can be increased by 25%.

Get ready for a night on the dark side in Preston Manor, Brighton’s most haunted house, on Sunday 29th December. Apparitions are commonplace in the manor and, as the evening unfolds, journey through eerie corridors to haunted locations and relive the experiences of those who have encountered the resident ghosts. End the night by taking part in a Victorian-style séance with a medium. The event is aimed at everyone from sceptics to believers and is an open-minded presentation of historical ghost tales left31 as a legacy from the family who lived at Preston Manor when it was still a private house (pre 1933) as well as more recent experiences of staff and visitors. Guests will be taken to parts of the building not usually open to the public and the accounts told are from historical records going back to the 1880s. The event is aimed at adults and will end with a chance to ask questions. Sunday 29 December 4.30–7pm & 7.30-10pm, £35, book in advance (includes a glass of wine)

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