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WEST HOVE March 2019 ISSUE 91


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“Mother Of Us All...”

In our March edition we have news of the first public meeting of the West Hove Seafront Action Group, which will give a united voice to all of us who would like improvements to West Hove seafront and the Western Lawns.

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Deadline For King Alfred Development

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Local Author – Lucy Rutherford

If you’re over 60 and interested in a fun daytime club, the Posh Club at the King Alfred Ballroom might be for you. It starts up in April but you’ll need to book your place as soon as possible (see our article). They also need volunteers to help out. And if you’ve ever looked at the blue plaque in Norman Road and wondered who Ida Lupino was, Rachel Bridgeman explains all. 3 Don’t forget Mother’s Day on 31st March!

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BTEC Opportunity At Hove Lagoon Watersports

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News From the West Hove Forum

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Where in West Hove?

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Retirement Planning

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Your Local Natwest Community Banker

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What’s On in West Hove…

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The Well-Kept Secret to Mental Balance

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The West Hove Directory Team

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Public Art for Wharf Road

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Santander to Close Station Road Branch

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Calling All Thrill-Seekers

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The Posh Club

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Local history from West Hove resident Rachel Bridgeman...

“MOTHER OF US ALL...” As we enter the film awards season, the issue of gender equality and the woeful dearth of women directors is a hot topic. Whilst a few succeed in breaking through, some exceptions to the rule are forgotten - one of those pioneers is Ida Lupino. Martin Scorsese called her “a woman of extraordinary talents, and one of those talents was directing. Her tough, glowingly emotional work as an actress is well remembered, but her considerable accomplishments as a filmmaker are largely forgotten and they shouldn’t be.” Already an actress in 59 Hollywood films, starring opposite the likes of Humphrey Bogart, she carved out a career as a ground-breaking 5 woman director and producer – the only one in Hollywood for decades. She tackled controversial subjects that studio producers would not touch, such as rape, unwanted pregnancy and polio. The acclaimed “The Hitch-Hiker” was the first film noir directed by a woman. On set, her director’s chair was emblazoned with: “Mother of Us All...” Coming from an acting dynasty, she made her own most dramatic entrance into this world during a First World War air raid in London


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in 1918. Her mother was actress Connie Emerald and her father the celebrated music hall comedian Stanley Lupino. Her forebears, puppeteers, had emigrated from Italy to England during the reign of King James I, reputedly introducing “Punch” over here. At seven years old, she and her younger sister were left at the tiny Clarence House School at 4 Norman Road (West Hove) whilst her parents worked in the United States for five years. Comfortingly, her grandmother lived nearby in Marine Avenue. She has a blue plaque at Norman Road and a Brighton & Hove bus named in her memory as well as two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 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

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HOVE STREET View of the old street from the north, about 1913. On the left is the entrance to Hove Manor, above which were barns. Hove Fire Station was built on the site of the barns in 1926, moving from George Street, but the fire station was moved again to English Close in 1976 and the Hove Street building was converted into offices and flats. Behind the old cottage on the right was a long garden, which extended south to the site of Princes Avenue.


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News from the council...

DEADLINE FOR KING ALFRED DEVELOPMENT Crest Nicholson has told Brighton & Hove City Council that, in the absence of an agreed Brexit deal by the Government, it cannot proceed to sign the development agreement for the King Alfred project within the current proposed timeframe.


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Plans for the site include 560 flats in four blocks. Proceeds from the sale of private flats would fund a new public leisure centre. Reaffirming its commitment to enter into the development agreement and to deliver the project, Crest Nicholson said it could only fully do this once a Brexit deal has been confirmed by the Government and a known exit strategy is in place. Speaking after the meeting of the council’s Policy, Resources and Growth Committee on 24 January, where Crest Nicholson’s concerns about Brexit were discussed, Leader of the Council Dan Yates said that the council was left with no other choice but to give Crest Nicholson a final deadline. He said: “Whilst we recognise and have sympathy with the uncertainty that Brexit brings and how challenging this is for developers who are making investment decisions, we have to see progress on the delivery of a new leisure centre complex.” The council’s Policy, Resources and Growth Committee unanimously voted to give Crest Nicholson a final deadline of 30 March to enter a development agreement.


News from the Friends of Stoneham Park...

STONEHAM PARK GARDENING GROUP As part of FoSP’s ‘greening the park’ activities, a new gardening group will be starting thanks to a Healthy Neighbourhood Fund grant from the West Hove Forum, FoSP funds and support from B&H Cityparks. The first phase is to clear and define areas of the park and focus attention on the eastern ‘long border’ adjacent to Tamworth Road. The benefits of community gardening to physical and mental wellbeing, biodiversity and our environment are well recognised, and the group aims to be inclusive to all. If you would like to find out more, please contact: StonehamParkGardenGroup@ FIND all the latest news, updates and information relating to Stoneham Park and FoSP activities at

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A local writer tells us about her new book...

LOCAL AUTHOR – LUCY RUTHERFORD Lucy Rutherford has lived in Sackville Gardens for more than three decades and her second crime novel “Out of Court Settlement” has recently been published. Tell us more about your new book... Many people feel that the criminal justice system is no longer fit for purpose and fails victims of crime. So I wondered what would happen if a Brighton magistrate felt so disenchanted that she went rogue! Gin loving Circe Byrne is determined to give offenders on a local estate a taste of revenge. She sets out on her vigilante campaign with only the tools of her Lakeland catalogue at her disposal. The results of her efforts (which are also crimes) actually sees regular offending plummet, leaving Sussex police baffled. Investigating officer DS Lorcan O’Leary struggles with police budgets, political pressures and a father with exhibitionist dementia, yet has to find the culprit before the serial killer who lies in wait gets to her first! Do you have background knowledge of the criminal justice system? I’m an academic criminologist, spent 20 years on the Brighton Bench and also served on the old Sussex Police Authority before the present Police and Crime Commissioner took over the role. Is any part of your book inspired by people you know? It really isn’t! I do always write Brighton based books so many of the local places are real enough, including pubs and restaurants. The book also gives the reader an authentic insight into the local court system and what the criminal community get up to! What do you like to do when you’re not working? I absolutely love living by the sea and never take that privilege for granted. I leave my writing desk to cycle, swim and walk. We have great local resources for keeping fit and enjoying nature and I’m an inveterate people watcher! I can also be found on my allotment growing vegetables and flowers. However, I was really

surprised to discover that allotments are hotbeds of intrigue and perfect plotlines! It isn’t all peace and communing with nature, so instead I think I may need to write a novel about the muddy politics and competitiveness! So high do some feelings run that I wouldn’t be surprised to find a body under a compost heap! “Out of Court Settlement” by Lucy Rutherford is available from City Books and on Amazon in paperback and eBook.


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A local course for watersports enthusiasts...

BTEC OPPORTUNITY AT HOVE LAGOON WATERSPORTS... An exciting educational opportunity is coming to Hove in the form of a BTEC Level 3 in Sport (Outdoor Adventure). This two-year course will start in September 2019 and will be running from Hove Lagoon. The BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) has a special emphasis on the practical approach to studying to achieve success. As an RYA (Royal Yachting Association) training centre, Lagoon Watersports will draw on over 25 years of experience to provide training and qualifications across a range of outdoor adventure disciplines. As well as offering a high level of vocational training, the BTEC also gives students a direct route to university or the skills and qualifications to go straight into employment. For those who strive for a learning experience which is not confined to the classroom, this hands-on course really does allow you to develop the skills you need to get on in life. The course has been designed to provide qualifications that will enable students to build a career in the outdoor and leisure industry specialising in watersports. It encompasses NGB Instructor qualifications and is a very practical course. Students will study three days per week over the two-year course. Half the time will be at


Newman College and the other half at Hove Lagoon. The BTEC Level 3 Sports (Outdoor Adventure) gives students the opportunity to experience: • Sailing • Windsurfing • Cable Wakeboarding • Standup Paddleboarding • Powerboating • Kayaking • Land sports The course entry requirements are: age 16+ with 5 GCSEs, grade 4 and above, including Maths & English. No previous watersports experience is required but a passion for watersports and outdoor adventure are encouraged. Find out more at monthly open days at Hove Lagoon. The next one is Saturday 23rd of March at 10am. To find out more visit

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Update from your Local Action Team...

NEWS FROM THE WEST HOVE FORUM... The guest speaker at our last meeting at the end of January was Rachel Chasseaud, who has been in charge of the council’s Cityclean and Cityparks departments since September. Rachel acknowledged that Cityclean had been having problems; a modernisation programme has started but it will take a while to turn things around. Last year they couldn’t recruit enough drivers and had to prioritise the collection of non-recyclable waste. Rachel told us that Brighton & Hove recycles around 30% of its waste. The national average is 44%. We do, however, have one of the lowest rates in the country for waste going to landfill because of the energy recovery facility in Newhaven, which fuels about 25,000 homes 13 across East Sussex. The issue with pots, tubs and trays – the plastic we don’t collect – is that there would be nowhere for it to go, as China doesn’t take it any more. There has been a trial scheme for dual litter/recycling bins at Hove Lagoon. The recycling bins were initially contaminated by plastic glasses and coffee cups, but this has improved with additional information stickers. They aim to introduce dual litter/recycling bins along the whole length of Brighton & Hove seafront by May. Rachel said that the situation with graffiti tagging had Recycling being sorted at the Hollingdean Materials Recovery Facility

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deteriorated in the city over the last couple of years and the council has developed a graffiti reduction strategy. There is a graffiti removal team, but their duty is only to remove graffiti from council property and they are struggling to keep up with even that. Postboxes etc are the responsibility of the organisations that own them and private property is the responsibility of the owners. The fine for tagging is only £75, unless the offender has a whole history of tags, and it’s difficult to get enough evidence for this. Cityclean would like to have a database of tags on the council website. They will also explore whether property owners should be made to remove graffiti from their own properties. Ingram Crescent Gardening Club The Ingram Crescent Gardening Club would like to recruit new volunteers. They meet in the Rose Garden every Sunday from 10am to 1pm and on weekday afternoons. See “Ingram Crescent Gardening Group” on Facebook for more information, or phone 07931 354367. Everyone is welcome and you can share the harvest. At the next West Hove Forum meeting, we will be focusing on our open spaces. If you would like to attend on behalf of a group or business, please email

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Answers for last month’s pictures: 1. Bird bath on the Western Lawns 2. Hopscotch Nursery, Portland Road 3. Hove Lodge in Hove Street

COUNCILLORS FOR WISH AND WESTBOURNE... The Conservative councillors for Wish ward, Garry Peltzer Dunn and Robert Nemeth, hold an advice surgery on Saturday 9th March (the second Saturday in the month) as follows: 9am-10am

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11am-12 noon : The Hive cafĂŠ, Stoneham Park No appointments are required and if anyone is unable to get to the surgery venues the councillors are very happy to visit your home.

You can also email them at or The Westbourne councillors hold a surgery on Friday 8th March (the second Friday of each month) at Hove Museum: 4pm-5pm

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: Cllr Denise Cobb (Conservative)

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Advice from local financial adviser David Lewis...


RETIREMENT PLANNING Gone are the days of people working for one company their whole lives and receiving a single pension from that company. Now we tend to move around which means we are enrolled into various pension schemes throughout our careers and it’s very easy to lose track of them. These neglected pension pots could be put to far better use and it doesn’t need to be difficult. Multiple Pension Pots If you have money languishing in various pension schemes, you could make better use of them by putting them together and making sure they are managed properly. This sounds easier said than done if you have pensions with various providers and aren’t sure where your paperwork is but we can help you gather all the information you need and, with your permission, liaise with pension providers on your behalf. Take Back Control When you have pensions through previous employers or pension schemes you have set up in the past and forgotten about, it can feel like your pension arrangements are out of your hands. That isn’t a very nice feeling so consolidating your pension schemes puts the control back into your hands. Getting the Best out of Your Pension Because the pension, investment and savings market is constantly changing, it’s a good idea to manage your pension schemes to react to changes. That way, you get a better return on your investment and are more likely to achieve the income you want after retirement. Pensions can be confusing but at David Lewis Wealth Management, we work with you in a frank and clear way to help you understand your pension situation so you can take back control and have the lifestyle you want after you retire. Call us for a no-obligation consultation on 01273 933743.



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A local school with a long history...

DEEPDENE 70th ANNIVERSARY... A SCHOOL RICH IN HISTORY AND HERITAGE 2018 marked the end of a yearlong calendar of birthday celebrations for Deepdene as it celebrated its 70th year anniversary. The calendar of events included a 1940s themed parent, teacher and pupil party on a warm summer evening and a staged discovery of a hidden time capsule which ignited the imagination of all the pupils and shone a light on what school life might have looked like back then. Upper school pupils undertook a school history project which focused on learning more about the school’s history and heritage. Pupils were delighted to hear how the founding headmistress had started teaching two evacuee children around the table of her family home in 1941 (current Deepdene school site) and how, from these small beginnings, Deepdene developed into a registered girls’ school in 1948. Today, at the centre of the school’s ethos is a commitment to sharing a rich and varied curriculum that not only delivers academic excellence, but provides pupils with plenty of opportunities to be creative and participate in sports, drama and music activities. Sitting at the heart of the community, pupils involve themselves in developing relationships with local charities and working with some of the older members of the local community. Deepdene really does provide an excellent education.

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This article is by Wish ward councillor Robert Nemeth...

PORTLAND ROAD SURVEY... A series of worrying safety incidents on Portland Road triggered Cllr Garry Peltzer Dunn and me conducting the most thorough ever survey of resident opinion on the street. To get the best possible response, we surveyed every single Wish Ward resident individually and raised funds personally to provide a Freepost response. It seemed to hit a nerve as around 1,000 people responded – and we are very grateful to each and every one of you! The results certainly made for an interesting read and were most varied indeed. We share many of the concerns that were put to us. Perhaps most concerning, 52% of those with knowledge of the schools have concerns about safety at drop‐off and collection times. This number really should be much lower. Many presumably agree as 63% would like to see more parking enforcement from the Council/Police. We have requested this immediately. Since carrying out our survey, we understand that the Council may soon consider reducing the speed limit on Portland Road to 20mph. 41% want to see the limit reduced which is less than the 45% who want to see it remain as it is. We will provide the Council’s Transport Team with this information. There are strong feelings either way on this point. We were interested to see a fairly even split on the subject of extra pedestrian crossings. 39% want more crossings and 34% do not. Many residents provided helpful suggestions of where crossings might go. Finally, on the subject of cycling, the result was most polarised. Many expressed very strong feelings about how dangerous the pavement cycling problem is in our area. Others were quick to mention how dangerous it is to cycle on the road. The two positions are clearly linked – if cycling on the road was safer, it would be much easier to tackle the pavement problem. We have now identified significant funds through the Section 106 developer tax that can go towards safety

measures around the schools. We are closely in touch with the Council’s Transport Team now to discuss exactly where this money will be spent and hope to report back in detail soon. We are working with the schools on this point and have chatted with many parents at the school gates. A similar survey has been conducted by our colleagues in Westbourne Ward – Ivan Lyons and Charlie Nicholls – who will be circulating their results shortly. Cllr Robert Nemeth

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Free advice on banking concerns is available...

YOUR LOCAL NATWEST COMMUNITY BANKER Jacob, the NatWest Community Banker for Brighton & Hove, can offer free-of-charge presentations and talks on scam prevention, digital safety and everyday ways to access banking services. The presentations link in with National Trading Standards and have already been delivered to many groups, clubs and societies, along with staff and volunteers within organisations, businesses and charities. Jacob can also facilitate workshops within schools to help educate our younger generations on various banking and financial topics. The programme is called MoneySense, and is available free of charge. If you have any banking queries or concerns, Jacob is available to offer help with a personal face-to-face service. Get in touch on 07825 606 389 to arrange a post, and always Take Five and ask for a second opinion meeting in your local café, library or convenient public from your bank, Citizens Advice or Action Fraud. venue, or you can email on As we are looking to reduce the impact of scams across the country, please be reminded that your bank or the police will never ask you to transfer your funds to a “safe account”. This is a scam. Please put the phone down and report it at the first opportunity to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040. Be sceptical and wary of any unsolicited contact over the phone, via email or text, or through the

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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; 10am5pm (Sundays 2-5pm) — Daily, except Wednesdays Hove Museum, 19 New Church Road


Hove Earlybird Beach Walkers Meet in front of King Alfred car park, Free; 7.15am-8.05am Playtime Imaginative play for children age 1-7, 9am-10.30am 11am-12.30pm, 1pm-2.30pm Hove Methodist Church 07784 849268 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 Pilates Mat Classes Beginners Plus: 6.30pm-7.25pm Int/Adv: 7.30pm-8.25pm Masons Yard, Westbourne Street 07973 719363 Beginners Flamenco Dance 7.30-8.30pm The Dance Station, 57 North Street, Portslade Ana: 07939 938565


Badaboum! French music playgroup Drop-in; £5; term-time only 9.30-10.30am, The Snug, Stoneham Park, 07917 282679 Music for Aardvarks 6 months to 5 years 10am; Glebe Villas Hall Get Active for Older Adults (age 50+), 10.30-11.30am; £5 St Barnabas Church, Contact: 01273 726507 to reserve a place

Brighton Theatre of the Air Radio Drama Meetup group 8pm; Goldstone Ex Service Club, 20 Shirley Street / 07818 118062

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

4th March Portslade & West Hove Carers Afternoon Tea 2-3.30pm, The Railway Inn For more information, contact Pam on 01273 746222

Yoga with/avec Isabelle Yoga class with French for adults, Tuesday 11am-12 noon, £10 drop in, Contact Isabelle on 07492 448044

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 Well Balanced Kids Yoga Ages 5-11; 3.45-4.30pm Term-time only The Snug, Stoneham Park Antenatal classes 6.45pm, Holy Cross Church, Tamworth Road To pre-book call 07494 002577 or visit


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Playtime Imaginative play for children age 1-7, 9am-10.30am 11am-12.30pm, 1pm-2.30pm 3pm-4.30pm, Hove Methodist Church 07784 849268 Little Pickles Music for parents & toddlers 10-11am, Hove Methodist Church David Taggart: 07758 008625 Music with Mike 1.15-1.45pm & 2-2.30pm The Snug, Stoneham Park General Level Pilates 6-7pm, Tree of Life Centre, Portland Road, Emily: 07709 357622 Holistic Yoga 7.30-8.45pm The Snug, Stoneham Park Pilates Mat Classes Beginners: 6.45-7.40pm Masons Yard, Westbourne Street 07973 719363 The Creation Station Age 15 months to 5 years £7; booking essential 10.30-11.15am (term-time) The Snug, Stoneham Park jenelfverson@ 07902 967709


Little Pickles Music for parents & toddlers 10-11am, Hove Methodist Church David Taggart: 07758 008625 Body Control Pilates 11am-12 noon The Snug, Stoneham Park Pilates Mat Classes Beginners: 11-11.55am Intermediate: 10-10.55am Masons Yard, Westbourne Street 07973 719363 Beginners Pilates 11am-12 noon Tree of Life Centre Portland Road Contact Emily: 07709 357622

Mum & Baby Physio-Led Pilates 12-12.45pm, Physio-Led Pilates 12.55-1.55pm, The Snug, Stoneham Park Emma: 07545 445656 Food & Friendship Lunch Club For people with learning disabilities and over-50s (term-time only) 12.30pm; Hove Methodist Church Speech & Drama Class with LAMDA Preparation 5-8 years; 4-5pm (term-time) The Snug, Stoneham Park 07900 301375

27 Pilates Improvers 6.15pm Intermediate 7.30pm Hove Methodist Church Contact Emily to book: 07709 357622 Wish Wudang Tai Chi Club 8-9pm; King Alfred Leisure Centre Contact Tim on 07914 388290 1st Thursday of the month Social Club for over 50s 2.30-4.30pm Vestry, St Philip’s Church 7th March Roots Night Music from Matt Hill and Kirsty McGee, 8-11pm; The Railway Inn,


Hove Earlybird Beach Walkers Meet in front of King Alfred car park, Free; 7.15am-8.05am 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 Chi Gong 9.30-10.30am The Hive, Stoneham Park Playtime Imaginative play for children age 1-7, 9am-10.30am 11am-12.30pm Hove Methodist Church 07784 849268


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23rd March Have Your Say Day Comment on the draft Neighbourhood Plan by the Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum 12-4pm St Barnabas Hall (Honeycroft Centre), Sackville Road

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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 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@ or 07920 403657 Gentle Exercise Class for older or unfit people 4.30-6.30pm Hove Methodist Church 1 Saturday of the month Vestry Café 10.30am-12.30pm Vestry, St Philip’s Church st

2nd March Arty Crafty Club £6.50 per child; drop-in; 8-12 years, 2-4pm, Hove Museum 9th March Exploring Materials Fun creative workshop; age 8+ £4 per child, booking advisable 2-3.30pm, Hove Museum 03000 290902 16th March Writing Fiction from Memory Workshop led by Erinna Mettler Open to all; £2 non-members 12.30-2.30pm Vallance Centre, 2 Conway

23rd March Big Cake Extravaganza In aid of the Martlets Pop-up café with homemade cakes, hot drinks and music 2-4pm Hove Methodist Church 30th March Nearly New Children’s Market In aid of Chestnut Tree House 9.30am-1.30pm Hove Methodist Church 2nd Saturday of the month Playtime Imaginative play for children age 1-7 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm Hove Methodist Church 07784 849268


10th March Diving into Story Monthly Writing Workshops 1.30-4.30pm; £25 Tree of Life Centre Portland Road Contact Sandra 07551 772129 31st March Choo Choo Ch’Boogie 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: . 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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THE WELL-KEPT SECRET TO MENTAL BALANCE With growing concern over the numbers affected by mental health, there is mounting evidence that a key to physical and mental balance may lie in the gut-brain connection. Here’s a simple explanation of why this ‘connection’ is incredibly important to your mental and general wellbeing and how to harness its power. How it works (in a nutshell): The vagus nerve (VN) connects your brain to your stomach and intestines via the neck, face, throat, inner ear, heart, lungs and gut. The VN transmits messages back and forth from 29 your gut to your brain, triggering beneficial ‘rest and digest’ or negative ‘fight or flight’ responses. These will then either switch off or on: inflammation, digestion, nutrient absorption, blood circulation, and immunity among many other systems. How to stimulate the VN and create the right ‘healing’ responses: Ujjayi breathing (daily): This deep-breathing method (search videos online) is one of the quickest ways to change your stress response and positively impact your gut and mental health.

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SEAFRONT ACTION GROUP HOLDS FIRST PUBLIC MEETING The West Hove Forum has set up a West Hove Seafront Action Group of stakeholders to speak on behalf of the local community and to identify priorities for improvements to the seafront and lawns from the Lagoon to Hove Street, just before the King Alfred. The group held its first public meeting on 30th January at The Venue Beach Bar on Western Esplanade to present its proposals. Over 100 people attended the meeting on a frosty night. The Seafront Action Group said that the time was right to form a group, as this year will see a change to the way developer contributions are allocated, and designated 33 neighbourhood forums will be able to work with the council to decide how some of these funds should be spent. Stakeholders who are participating include community groups, residents’ associations, sports clubs and seafront businesses. Some residents at the meeting thought that the priority should be to properly maintain what we already have, many feeling that West Hove is relatively neglected. On this subject, Cllr Garry Peltzer Dunn reported that the council aim to have the promenade shelters repaired by the end of May.

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Many people said they would like more lighting. A couple of residents wanted an underground car park under the Western Lawns, although others said that this would attract too many cars. The next stage for the group is to gather ideas of what improvements people would like to see along the West Hove seafront and lawns, and to form a properly constituted group. They would love to hear your ideas – email They will hold regular public meetings and intend to have another in May or June. If you are interested in being part of the committee or carrying out one of the key roles for the new group please get in touch. A local event in aid of charity...

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NEARLY NEW CHILDREN’S MARKET A nearly new children’s market on Saturday 30th March (9.30-1.30) at Hove Methodist Church is supporting Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice, which looks after 300 children with progressive life-shortening conditions. It costs £3.9 million to run the hospice and less than 7p in every pound is funded by the Government; the balance has to be found by way of fundraising and donations.

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PUBLIC ART FOR WHARF ROAD... The structure for a public artwork inspired by shipbuilding, which will create a local wildlife haven, is being installed. Local designers Millimetre have begun installing the structure on Wharf Road embankment, a triangular-shaped piece of land next to the road at the entrance to Shoreham Port and Hove Lagoon. Inspiration for the project came from a technique known as ‘spline’ which comes from the shipbuilding industry. It is where long thin strips of wood or metal are bent and held in place under stress creating smooth, curving shapes. In shipbuilding it minimises the vessel’s drag in the water. Designer and Project Manager Adam Harris said: “The brief to environmentally and artistically enhance the space gave us the opportunity to combine a sculptural structure with an ecological underpinning. The piece will evolve as the plants establish and gradually envelop the structure creating a green wall that will help absorb carbon emitted by the stream of passing traffic.”



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KITCHENS - BATHROOMS - BEDROOMS Fully planned & supplied, colour co-ordinated kitchen furniture to match doors Full fitting service to include: Electrics Plumbing Tiling Associated building works We are happy to visit you at home to discuss and plan the right kitchen or bathroom for you.

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STATION ROAD BRANCH Santander bank’s Portslade branch in Station Road is to close on 23rd May this year, as part of a programme of 140 closures across the UK. LOCAL

Santander, who are Spanish-owned, say: “More of our BUSINESS customers are changing the way they choose to manage their money, and as a result, customers are visiting our branches less frequently. More and more people find it 1988 convenient to do their day to day banking using online, mobile or telephone banking. As a result of our customers’ needs changing, we’ve undertaken a review of our branch network and have taken the difficult decision to close some branches. We don’t take the decision to close any branch lightly. We assess each branch individually to consider the potential impact for customers and the alternative options available to bank locally.” They say that 91% of customers transacting at Portslade branch already use a variety of ways to complete their banking. NatWest and HSBC have both closed their branches in Station Road/Boundary Road in recent years.

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CALLING ALL THRILL-SEEKERS Dare yourself to do something brave and raise money for Martlets by stepping out of the British Airways i360 pod into darkness, 450 feet above Brighton beach, on Saturday 30 March.


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We are a Hove based brickwork and hard landscaping company. We pride ourselves on a reliable, high quality and personal service. We provide a full range of services with no job being too small. Our Services include All Brickwork • Patios • Garden Designs • Block Paving • Re-Pointing • Driveways Tidy, quick and efficient service guaranteed

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Here’s a great club for over-60s...

THE POSH CLUB... The Posh Club is a glitzy, friendly and spectacular daytime cabaret and afternoon tea club for people over 60; our oldest guest is 105! email It’s an amazingly fun experience! Travel expenses, food and champagne provided! Bookings for guests will open 1st March: 07848 827806 or 41

We will be back at the superb King Alfred Ballroom every Thursday 12-3pm in April, June, August, October and December for three years! Guests receive afternoon tea with champagne, a raffle, tea and coffee, and get to watch the finest cabaret in town, all for £5! Our venue is fully accessible, carers welcome. Many guests have dementia and/or mobility problems and have a brilliant time! If you would like to volunteer at The Posh Club please

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WIMPY RETURNING TO STATION ROAD Fast food restaurant Wimpy is returning to 14 Station Road, where it was located until its closure in the 2000s. It will replace Chicken Cottage. There are currently no Wimpys in Brighton & Hove and the news of its return has delighted some local people. It is hoped that it will open in March or April this year. News from Martlets hospice...

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CARNIVAL STALLHOLDERS WANTED Martlets is appealing for stallholders to sign up to its popular Hove Park Carnival on Spring Bank Holiday Monday – 27th May 2019. The family event always attracts crowds of people, with over 3,000 visiting last year, and pitches for stallholders sell out fast. Martlets is calling for potential stallholders to book their places now. The cost of a stall for businesses is £40 and for charities it is £25. Martlets is particularly interested in hearing from local businesses with arts and crafts, health and wellbeing, beauty and food products – although the hospice is unable to accept stalls serving food. For further details or to register please contact 01273 747455 or email Stallholders can also register online at:

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Butterfly Concert Series presents...

HOVE CITY ROLLERS Painting and Decorating in Brighton, Hove and Beyond

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Jill Kemp with the Bernardi Music Group leader Andrew Bernardi Friday15th March at 7.30pm Bishop Hannington Church, Holmes Avenue, Hove BN3 7NH

We are privileged to welcome these acclaimed musicians to Hove. Music by Vivaldi, J.S. Bach, Schubert, opening with a short recorder solo ‘...but I will miss the seagulls’ by Stephanie Cant. Tickets in advance: Adults £17 Children and F/T students £7 online at On the door: Adults £20 Children and F/T students £7 More information at


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