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29-31 New Church Road: Redeveloping the Hebrew Synagogue – Rather Bigly!

BH2018/02126 20.07.18…..In common with Christian churches, the Jewish faith is suffering falling numbers who attend and keep synagogues viable.  The Planning Statement at 4.1 tells us that the proposed redevelopment of the New Church Road synagogue site “is aimed at … Continue reading

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The Hebrew Synagogue, New Church Road, Hove exhibits revised development plans

29.5.18…..The Hebrew Synagogue in New Church Road has been working on plans to densify use of its present site to incorporate housing, social facilities, like a shul and a café, along with a new synagogue.  Like all the churches they … Continue reading

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MATSIM don’t bother to wait for a planning decision and remove 10 yr old Plane Trees

MATSIM have two planning applications outstanding for redevelopment of he 1-3 Ellen Street semi-industial shed – these trees border the Ethel Street end                                                                   This Week!! BH2016/02663 This application for demolition of 1-3 Ellen Street and erection of 4-17 storey … Continue reading

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Yes, but no, but…reluctantly…yes; but… The messy Holy Trinity application.

6 July 2015……..Yes, but no, but yes, but….. This famous catchphrase from “Little Britain” reflects how the planning dept’s decision report comes across.  What is proposed (a surgery) is a) needed, but b) pretty appalling, selfish, ugly and may never … Continue reading

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How do we get Trees the recognition they deserve?

24 March 2015…..Local authorities seem to tolerate more than proudly display and cosset their street-planted trees.  Mostly they reduce their appearance to that of a loo brush, regardless of species, biannually hacking crown growth back into that old-lady tight-perm look.  Crazed black skeletons freaking-out-look … Continue reading

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