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WEST HOVE April 2019 ISSUE 92

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WELCOME TO THE WEST Contents... HOVE DIRECTORY! In our April issue we have an interview with Edward Clay, who is Chair of the West Hove Forum and is now Vice Chair of the new West Hove Seafront Action Group. There are details of the 10th Brighton Marathon – good luck to anyone participating. We also have news of this year’s chosen City Reads book, Let Me Be Like Water. There’s an update from the churchwardens at St Leonard’s on the latest plans for the church and Rachel Bridgeman tells us how Easter would have been celebrated locally in years gone by. There’s also news of local young athlete Amber Anning, who’s won a European silver medal in her first senior 3 competition. Have a great April and Happy Easter! The West Hove Directory Team info@westhovedirectory.co.uk www.westhovedirectory.co.uk Cover picture: Wish Park by Jane Galvin

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Local Person – Edward Clay

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Old Photo

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“Hey Diddle-Derry, Let’s Dance On The Bury”

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Old Photo

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Brighton Marathon 2019

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Local Exercise...Table Tennis

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Where In West Hove?

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Protect You And Your Families’ Futures

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News From St Leonard’s Church

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European Silver Medal For Amber Anning

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What’s On In West Hove…

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What To Do When You Overdo It

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Synagogue Development

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“Let Me Be Like Water” By S.K. Perry

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Did Someone Say Menopause?

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LOCAL PERSON... EDWARD CLAY Edward Clay lives in Berriedale Avenue. He is Chair of the West Hove Forum and Vice Chair of the new West Hove Seafront Action Group. How long have you lived in West Hove? I’ve lived in Berriedale Avenue since 1981; yes 38 years! What is your background? After studying economics at university, I spent eight years in India, Papua New Guinea and Bangladesh investigating agricultural development, food security and disaster risk issues. I then advised many international agencies and governments on5food aid policy, as well as researched and taught at the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University in the 1980s. I later became Director of the Relief and Development Institute London, which is now part of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). How did the new West Hove Seafront Action Group come about? Councillor Tom Bewick and I thought there was a need to provide more facilities along the seafront because we were losing them elsewhere in West Hove. We realised

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the best way to do this was to get the local community groups and businesses to come together. Like the West Hove Forum, it is bringing the different voices together. A community voice like this is much better able to have a say on how public funds are used. The West Hove Forum brings together many different groups, representing more than 20,000 people in Wish and Westbourne wards, e.g. park ‘friends’, residents’ associations and local businesses. What improvements along the seafront would you personally like to see? Firstly, better access for disabled and frail residents. Secondly, more play and sports facilities for children and young people. There are some sports facilities which were put there 70 years ago after World War Two, like tennis courts and pitch and putt, which are increasingly neglected and have problems with maintenance. The community has changed – there are now more families with children and people living in flats along the seafront. West Hove seafront and lawns are also the nearest bit of the seafront for many people from Hove and Portslade, so they come here rather than going to central Brighton.

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KINGSWAY Building of the Hartley & Midgley garage on Kingsway, in 1922. This spot (to the west of what is now Saxon Road) was chosen as it was then considered to be out in the country. At this time you could stand on the lower road to Shoreham, as Kingsway was then known, and see across the fields and market gardens to Green’s factory beyond Portland Road. Thanks to the Regency Society for this image from their photographic archives, The James Gray Collection. You can see thousands more historic pictures of Brighton and Hove at: www.regencysociety-jamesgray.com

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Local history from Rachel Bridgeman...

“HEY DIDDLE-DERRY, LET’S DANCE ON THE BURY” (Trad. Anon.) What will you be doing over the Easter break? Perhaps sharing a Sunday roast with family; gorging on chocolate Easter eggs; going to church; relaxing in front of the latest boxset series; or even lying on a foreign beach. Whatever you are planning, it is sure to be quite different to the festivities enjoyed by our Hove predecessors. For the impoverished villagers of the old village of Hove (Hou, Houve or Hoove), centred around Hove Street, the traditional Easter Tuesday bull-baiting would have been the highlight of the celebrations. Until 1810, bull-baiting was held in Hove’s iron bull-ring, in what we now often refer to as West Hove.

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On Good Friday, you might have strolled eastward along the path through the fields, stopping at a small hillock in the second field out from the parish of Brighton (or Brighthelmstone). Standing 15 to 20 feet high, the mound rose prominently out of the flat coastal plain and is thought to have been the burial site of an ancient British chieftain. Hundreds of young people congregated there,

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linking arms around the barrow to sing and play “kiss-inthe-ring”. This tradition continued on for half a century after the barrow had been flattened to make way for Palmeira Avenue, finally petering out at the beginning of the 20th century. Poets’ Corner residents from the early 20th century recount the tradition of Easter skipping: whole families turned out into the streets to join in the fun using ropes stretched from one pavement to the other, and symbolically using two ropes arranged in the shape of a cross. As many as a dozen children could skip at once whilst chanting Easter rhymes. To learn more about the history of Hove, join a guided walking tour led by a local historian and tour guide. Hove Actually Walking Tours are fun, informative, informal and best suited to the incurably curious. To receive the Spring 2019 programme, email hoveactuallywalks@gmail.com. Will include NEW tours: Hidden Hove - the ancient village through the ages; Cliftonville - a Victorian Gem; and A Country of Two Nations - service, struggle and salvation in Poets’ Corner. The popular “Poets Corner 1914-18: The War is Over” and “Soldiers, Saints, Celebrities and Saxons“ tours will be repeated. And more new exciting tours in the pipeline! Rachel Bridgeman - local historian and tour guide (Facebook Hove Actually Walking Tours)

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The Brighton Marathon is back on 14th April...

BRIGHTON MARATHON 2019 The tenth Brighton Marathon takes place on Sunday 14th April. Those who finish their 10th Brighton Marathon will be hailed as the ‘10/10’ runners. Events on 14th April begin at 7am with the inaugural BM Ride – the city’s first ever closed-road cycling event, which is 50km long and will start and finish on Hove Lawns. The BM10k begins at 9am and the Brighton Marathon starts at 9.45am from Preston Park, finishing on Madeira Drive. Nigel Sarjudeen of Off The Fence is to run his tenth Brighton Marathon for Martlets. Nigel was inspired to run following unexpected heart problems in 2006 and, 11 after rehabilitation, he joined a local running club. When he gained his place in the 2010 Brighton Marathon Nigel decided to support Martlets, since some of his friends had been supported by the hospice. He said, “I did the first marathon, then the second and after that I just kept on running and now I’m on my tenth!” Some roads in West Hove will be closed between 6am and 4.30pm, including parts of Kingsway, New Church Road, Boundary Road, Seaford Road and St Leonard’s Road. For details, visit brightonmarathonweekend.co.uk/ travel/road-closures. News from the council...

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The guide gives detailed explanations of what to do with everything from aerosols to mattresses and nappies to Tetra Paks, to ensure we’re all being as environmentally friendly as possible. The A to Z also gives advice on what to do with materials like rubble, plasterboards, asbestos, bathroom fittings, furniture, white goods, batteries and metal. The guide launches the council’s new drive to help residents recycle the correct things far more. In turn, this will help reduce the large number of recycling bins contaminated with non-recyclable products, which can lead to them being taken to waste rather than recycled. To use the guide, log onto www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/ recycling. Click on the ‘Recycling A to Z’ link and you can then search 179 items alphabetically.

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LOCAL EXERCISE...TABLE TENNIS Ever since we made our own bats and net at work years ago I’ve been hankering to play proper table tennis, with real bats on a proper table (rather than a very low slung bench). That time is finally here! One of my running club compadres has started a casual ping pong morning every other Thursday at Corals in Hove. The table is in the café area by reception which means those who are minding their own business with newspaper and tea are in danger of getting a ball in the cup/up the trouser leg. They learn pretty quickly though and move to the tables not directly in the vicinity (this doesn’t necessarily help). 13 We started a few months ago and it’s amazing how much we’ve improved in this short time and only playing once every other week. Of course there are still many terrible shots but now we can have long rallies and games that actually go to the wire as opposed to the 11-0s that were prevalent when we started. We’ve taken to playing doubles which I’d have thought would be harder but is actually easier. Except I hate the pressure of ruining it for my team mate. I still never have any idea who is winning and haven’t really got to grips

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with when to change places with my partner on serves but someone (possibly everyone else) knows what’s going on so I just follow their orders. I have also learnt that wearing the right shoes is important. One week they were too slippery, the next, too grippy. Who knew it could be so difficult? Also my balls were deemed too inferior. This wasn’t too much of a surprise as they were originally purchased for my cat to play with so were the cheapest ones available (sorry, cat). I really enjoy our ping pong sessions. It’s a good group of people, not too competitive, some better than others (all better than me) and I find it therapeutic just batting the ball back and forth for a few hours of a morning. I’m hoping in summer we’ll be able to go outside sometimes to make use of all the free outdoor tables that are dotted all around Brighton & Hove. For more details about my life in exercise please visit my blog “IMFitHove”. Thanks, isobelmuir@hotmail.com

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An update from the churchwardens at St Leonard’s...

NEWS FROM ST LEONARD’S CHURCH St Leonard’s Church is waking up! From 2005 when the first threat of closure came, to 2015 when thousands of people signed a petition to keep it open, to now, in 2019, it has been a long battle …. but the Church of England is soon to publish a scheme which, if there are no objections, will establish St Leonard’s as the sole parish church of Aldrington, restoring it to its pre-2010 position. A new and exciting time awaits the church. St Leonard’s is inviting local people to get involved in two projects – recording the graveyard and caring for it, too. The church has joined The Genealogist’s Headstone Image Database which is seeking to record images and details of every headstone for the use of family historians (and also for church records as well). St Leonard’s is also appealing for anyone interested in looking after the ecology of the churchyard. A recent survey showed an abundance of wildlife, especially butterflies, but if that means the churchyard remains covered in brambles, it also makes it impossible for people

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Congratulations to Amber...!

EUROPEAN SILVER MEDAL FOR AMBER ANNING West Hove athlete Amber Anning has won a silver medal for Great Britain in the 400m relay in her first senior competition at the age of 18. Amber was the youngest athlete selected to compete for Team GB at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow, which were held over the first weekend of March. She narrowly missed a semi-final place in the individual 400m but her gutsy run drew praise from Olympic legend and BBC commentator Michael Johnson, who said: “A young athlete not afraid to go out and run from the front indoors is exactly what you want. It shows a tremendous amount of confidence and potential.” Amber later ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay final with Laviai Nielsen, Zoey Clark and Eilidh Doyle. The team came in second behind Poland. We asked Amber how it felt to win her first senior medal. She told us: “It is amazing. The team ran really well.

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We always knew it would be a tough race, but we kept our cool and stuck with the plan and it paid off. It was such an honour to represent Britain and achieve this success.” The teenager also holds the UK under-20 women’s indoor record for 400m, with a time of 53 seconds dead. She broke the previous record, which had stood for 49 years, when she won a silver medal at the British Indoor Championships in February. Lloyd Cowan, who guided Christine Ohuruogu to Olympic and World titles, coaches Amber. Amber attended Hove Junior School and is now studying for her A-levels at BHASVIC. She hopes to compete in the European Athletics Under-20 Championships in Sweden this summer before continuing her education and track and field ambitions at an American university. News from Martlets hospice...

VOLUNTEER OPEN DAY Martlets is holding a Volunteer Open Day on Saturday 6th April at the hospice on Wayfield Avenue between 10am and 3pm. The day will showcase the many different opportunities available including gardening, driving patients to appointments or volunteering in shops or distribution centres. Martlets is welcoming everyone from all ages and backgrounds.  WHD April 2019

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WHAT’S ON IN WEST HOVE… Until 23 April Material Practices 2: Painting and Printmaking at the University of Brighton An exhibition of work by final year students, Free; 10am-5pm (Sundays 2-5pm), Daily, except Wednesdays, Hove Museum 19 New Church Road

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Hove Earlybird Beach Walkers Meet in front of King Alfred car park, Free; 7.15am-8.05am www.meetup.com/HoveWeekly-Beach-Walks Hove Museum Minis Fun with craft and story-telling Age 2-5; £2.50 per child; drop-in 10am-12 noon (term-time only) Hove Museum Holistic Yoga 6-7.15pm; The Snug, Stoneham Park, info@yogashanta.com Pilates Mat Classes Beginners Plus: 6.30pm-7.25pm Int/Adv: 7.30pm-8.25pm Masons Yard, Westbourne Street, 07973 719363 claire@hovepilates.com

Beginners Flamenco Dance 7.30-8.30pm, The Dance Station, 57 North Street, Portslade, Ana: 07939 938565 www.flamencodance.co.uk Brighton Theatre of the Air Radio Drama Meetup group 8pm; Goldstone Ex Service Club, 20 Shirley Street btota.co.uk / 07818 118062 1st April Portslade & West Hove Carers Afternoon Tea 2-3.30pm, The Railway Inn For more information, contact Pam on 01273 746222 8th April Interfaith Concert in aid of Sussex Nightstop 6.30pm; £10 on the door Hove Methodist Church Portland Road

Tuesdays

Badaboum! French music playgroup Drop-in; £5; term-time only 9.30-10.30am, The Snug, Stoneham Park, 07917 282679 badaboum@talktalk.net

Music for Aardvarks 6 months to 5 years 10am; Glebe Villas Hall emily@uk-aardvarks.co.uk Get Active for Older Adults (age 50+) 10.30-11.30am; £5 St Barnabas Church Contact suzy.hawker@ntlworld. com, 01273 726507 to reserve a place Pilates Mat Classes Gentle Beginners: 9.45-10.40am Beginners: 10.45-11.40am Beginners Plus: 11.45am12.40pm Masons Yard, Westbourne Street, 07973 719363 claire@hovepilates.com Yoga with/avec Isabelle Yoga class with French for adults Tuesday 11am-12 noon, £10 drop in Contact Isabelle on 07492 448044 www.yogawithavecisabelle.com Food & Friendship Lunch Club 12.30pm; £4 Hove Methodist Church 01273 324600 (HMC Office)

Singing for Pleasure 2pm; (Taster £3.50) Hove Methodist Church Corinne 01273 565130 Singingforpleasure @hotmail.co.uk Well Balanced Kids Yoga Ages 5-11; 3.45-4.30pm Term-time only The Snug, Stoneham Park info@wellbalancedkids.co.uk Antenatal classes 6.45pm Holy Cross Church, Tamworth Road To pre-book call 07494 002577 or visit www.babies.uk.com 16th April Easter: Make at the Museum Bonnets, bunnies and eggs are all to be made in these fun craft workshops; 10–11am, 11.30am–12.30pm, 1.30pm–2.30pm, 3-4pm; £2 per child, advance booking advisable; age 3+; Hove Museum, 19 New Church Road 03000 290902

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Tuesdays from April 23rd to August 20th Tai Chi in Wish Park Beginners welcome Traditional Daoquan & Tuishou 6.45-7.45pm, Wish Park tim@wishwudangtaichi.org.uk 07914 388290

Wednesdays

Hove Earlybird Beach Walkers Meet in front of King Alfred car park, Free; 7.15am-8.05am www.meetup.com/HoveWeekly-Beach-Walks Ladies’ Exercise Class Drop in for a 30 min session between 9.30-10.30am (please arrive by 10am) United Reformed Church Hall Eire: 07928 463279 Little Pickles Music for parents & toddlers 10-11am, Hove Methodist Church, David Taggart: 07758 008625 www.littlepicklemusic.co.uk Music with Mike 1.15-1.45pm & 2-2.30pm The Snug, Stoneham Park musicwithmike.co.uk General Level Pilates 6-7pm, Tree of Life Centre, Portland Road Emily: 07709 357622 www.pilateswithemily.co.uk Holistic Yoga 7.30-8.45pm, The Snug, Stoneham Park info@yogashanta.com Pilates Mat Classes Beginners: 6.45-7.40pm Masons Yard, Westbourne Street, 07973 719363 claire@hovepilates.com The Creation Station Age 15 months to 5 years £7; booking essential 10.30-11.15am (term-time) The Snug, Stoneham Park jenelfverson@ thecreationstation.co.uk 07902 967709

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Little Pickles Music for parents & toddlers 10-11am, Hove Methodist Church, David Taggart: 07758 008625 www.littlepicklemusic.co.uk Body Control Pilates 11am-12 noon The Snug, Stoneham Park rachelnessmartin@gmail.com

Pilates Mat Classes Beginners: 11-11.55am Intermediate: 10-10.55am Masons Yard, Westbourne Street, 07973 719363 claire@hovepilates.com

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Beginners Pilates 11am-12 noon Tree of Life Centre Portland Road Contact Emily: 07709 357622 www.pilateswithemily.co.uk

Ladies’ Exercise Class Drop in for a 30 min session Between 8.30-10.30am (please arrive by 10am) United Reformed Church Hall Eire: 07928 463279

Mum & Baby Physio-Led Pilates 12-12.45pm Physio-Led Pilates 12.55-1.55pm The Snug, Stoneham Park Emma: 07545 445656 physiotone@gmail.com

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Food & Friendship Lunch Club For people with learning disabilities, and over-50s (termtime only), 12.30pm; Hove Methodist Church cookingcaroline@outlook.com Speech & Drama Class with LAMDA Preparation 5-8 years; 4-5pm (term-time) The Snug, Stoneham Park jude@speakingworks.co.uk 07900 301375 Pilates Improvers 6.15pm Intermediate 7.30pm Hove Methodist Church Contact Emily to book: 07709 357622 www.pilateswithemily.co.uk Wish Wudang Tai Chi Club 8-9pm; King Alfred Leisure Centre, Contact Tim on 07914 388290 wishwudangtaichi.org.uk 1st Thursday of the month Social Club for over 50s 2.30-4.30pm Vestry, St Philip’s Church 4th April Roots Night Music from Phil Odgers 8-11pm; The Railway Inn www.railwayroots.co.uk 11th & 18th April Easter: Make at the Museum Bonnets, bunnies and eggs are all to be made in these fun craft workshops; 10–11am, 11.30am–12.30pm, 1.30pm–2.30pm, 3-4pm; £2 per child, advance booking advisable; age 3+; Hove Museum, 19 New Church Road 03000 290902

Hove Earlybird Beach Walkers Meet in front of King Alfred car park, Free; 7.15am-8.05am www.meetup.com/HoveWeekly-Beach-Walks

Mindful Body Yoga 10.30-11.30am Drop in; pay by donation The Snug, Stoneham Park info@mindfulbodyyoga.co.uk General Level Pilates 12.15pm, Tree of Life Centre Portland Road Emily: 07709 357622 www.pilateswithemily.co.uk Friday Fun and Toy Swap Term time 3.45–5.30pm; £3 Shoreham Port Soul Kitchen Baltic Wharf, Wellington Road Enquiries 07814 736486 Vital Danza 8.15-9.45pm; £10 The Float Spa, Third Avenue www.helenthatcher.com 12th April The Amazing Art Cart’s Easter Workshops 12 noon: Easter Bonnet Decorating workshop 2pm: Ceramic Egg Decorating workshop The Snug, Stoneham Park www.theamazingartcart.com

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HIP (High Intensity Power) Pilates, £48 for 6-week course or £10 drop-in, 8.15-9.05am Tree of Life Centre, Portland Road, Contact Rachel on 07941 092612 or attmerepilates.com Fitbods Fit Camp Outdoor circuits/HIIT class 10-11am Wish Park Tel Sara: 07812 093378 YogaFrogs Age 5-11; 10am-11am; £7 The Snug, Stoneham Park Booking essential: info@ yogafrogs.co.uk or 07920 403657

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Gentle Exercise Class for older or unfit people 4.30-6.30pm Hove Methodist Church 1st Saturday of the month Vestry Café 10.30am-12.30pm Vestry, St Philip’s Church 6th April Arty Crafty Club £6.50 per child; drop-in; 8-12 years, 2-4pm, Hove Museum 6th April Spring Clean Table Top Sale 10am-3pm (tables must be pre-booked) Stoneham Park 13th April Writing and Research A talk by Dave Patchett Open to all; £2 members, £3 non-members; 2-4pm, Vallance Centre, 2 Conway Court thehatcherywritersgroup. wordpress.com 07818 118062 or hatchery. writers@gmail.com

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Hove Lagoon Model Yacht Club New members welcome, come along and have a try 10am--1.30pm Hove Lagoon 14th April Diving into Story Monthly Writing Workshops 1.30-4.30pm; £25 Tree of Life Centre Portland Road Contact Sandra 07551 772129 www.sandrajensen.net 21st April Easter Family Service & Egg Rolling Competition 3.30pm St Leonard’s Church 28th April Choo Choo Ch’Boogie Mad Hatters Tea Party Vintage tea dance with DJ Jivin’ Jim Dandy 4-7pm; free entry; The Platform - The Railway Inn, 2 Station Road This is not a definitive list of events. If you would like to add your event, please email us at: info@westhovedirectory.co.uk . We try to ensure the listings are correct, but please check with the organisers of activities when attending for the first time. Some events may be term-time only.

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU OVERDO IT... With Easter chocolate temptations around the corner, here are some simple tricks to avoid feeling ”bad” after overindulging. Everybody overeats at times; that’s normal. The difference is that, for some, an episode of overeating sets off a chain reaction: “I already blew it; I might as well keep eating and restart my diet tomorrow.” Increasing awareness around your overeating can change a potentially negative experience into a learning opportunity. Notice how you feel. Sit for a while and become aware of your body. Focus on the sensations so you’ll remember them the next time you’re tempted to 29 overeat. You may be less likely to repeat the mistake if you remind yourself how it feels to overeat. (Kind of takes the fun out of it, doesn’t it!) Don’t beat yourself up. Overeating doesn’t mean you were “bad”. It’s only a choice you made at that time – not ”who” you are. Turn your “mistake” into a learning experience. Ask yourself, “Why did it happen?” and “What could I do differently next time?” “It was a special occasion.” You don’t need an excuse to have a wonderful meal – have a treat meal a week, where you indulge in delicious, gorgeous food.

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NEW CHURCH ROAD SYNAGOGUE PLANS APPROVED On 20th March Brighton & Hove City Council’s Planning Committee approved plans for the redevelopment of the synagogue at 29-31 New Church Road. Brighton & Hove Hebrew Congregation submitted proposals last year for a mixed use development comprising a central single-storey synagogue and buildings of four, five and six storeys for a replacement children’s nursery, a social hall, two classrooms, office space, a community café, an underground car park, 35 flats and a terrace of 10 houses to the rear. N

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The council’s Arboricultural Team objected to the application, saying it would result in considerable damage to the roots of a number of prominent protected trees and would threaten the retention of these and many other trees. Council planning officers recommended that the scheme be approved. One of the conditions is £149,000 in developer contributions towards local open spaces and indoor sports provision, and £91,000 towards local secondary schools. Tony Bloom, owner of Brighton & Hove Albion, told the planning committee that three years ago the New Church Road site had been on the verge of being sold to a local developer. The Bloom Foundation had stepped in with an alternative and wanted to revitalise Jewish life in the city. He said the scheme would bring numerous benefits, including a £1.3 million contribution to the local economy. Westbourne ward councillor Denise Cobb urged the planning committee to reject the scheme. She said that in her 20 years on the council she had never seen a scheme with such deep opposition from the local community. Some councillors on the committee were concerned about the large amount of housing being fitted onto a small site, the height of the scheme and the loss of trees; however, the committee voted by seven votes to five in favour of the development.

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News of this year’s City Reads book...

“LET ME BE LIKE WATER” BY S.K. PERRY City Reads is an annual citywide reading festival, when one book is selected for everyone to read. This year it runs from 23rd April to 12th May as part of the Brighton Festival and the chosen title is “Let Me Be Like Water” by S.K. Perry, who at 29 years old is the youngest writer ever chosen. Sarah Perry was born in Croydon in 1990. “Let Me Be Like Water” was published in hardback in 2018. She currently lives in Leeds and is working on her second novel. She said: “I have a deep love for Brighton and Hove and feel really moved that, through City Reads, “Let Me Be Like Water” will reach more of the city’s readers. It’s such an honour, and I really can’t wait!” In the book, songwriter Holly is in a state of limbo, 35 having impulsively escaped to Brighton following the death of her boyfriend Sam. The solitude she had so craved in London leaves her feeling stranded and alone in her grief. It is when she meets Frank, a retired gay magician, that the tide begins to turn. Frank has experienced his own heartbreak and offers Holly companionship and solace. Gradually, as she is introduced to his eclectic group of friends, all with their own stories, she starts to heal. “Let Me Be Like Water” is a book simultaneously

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about nothing and everything: about the humdrum yet extraordinariness of everyday life; of lost and new connections; of loneliness and friendship. Sarah Hutchings, the Director of City Reads, said: “Let Me Be Like Water” is an exquisite, lyrical meditation on grief and romantic loss. As soon as I started reading it I was struck by the grace and strength of Sarah’s writing. She writes about Brighton with heart and passion, using the city’s glorious imperfections to remind us all why we are drawn here. It was a joy to read.” You can see S.K. Perry live at the Brighton Festival in conversation with writer Bridget Minamore (Sunday 12 May, Brighton & Hove High School, 5.30pm, £8, tickets from brightonfestival.org). Other highlights of the 2019 City Reads programme include The City Reads Book Quiz (25 April), New Writing South/Waterstones event (30 April), Literary Salon (2 May) and City Reads Supper Club (8 May). For more information visit collectedworks.co.uk.

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This mobile farm shop now visits West Hove...

THE SUSSEX PEASANT AT HOVE MUSEUM The Sussex Peasant is a mobile farm shop which visits villages and towns across Sussex for a few hours each week. The shop offers 100% Sussex produce, harvested the day before: seasonal fruit and vegetables; pasture-fed native and traditional breeds of beef, lamb, pork and chicken; locally caught fish; locally produced dairy products; home baked bread, cakes and pastries; jams, chutneys and drinks. The business launched in 2017 and is now in Hove Museum garden (front or back, depending on the weather) in New Church Road on Sundays from 9am to 41 3pm, with a very positive reaction from customers. Ed Johnstone started the business by restoring an old horse truck and converting it into a shop. He told us: “I was disheartened to read that just 1% of food farmed in the home counties remains in the counties to be eaten. I have built a co-operative of sustainable Sussex farmers to supply our customer base with the finest local and seasonal produce. The produce’s provenance is behind everything I do. Our farming is sustainable, our food is traceable, our approach is socially and environmentally minded.”

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SAMPLE SALE UP TO 80% OFF SPRING/ SUMMER COLLECTION

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