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The Crest Nicholson withdrawal from King Alfred – keeping the record straight

20.08.19…..Last Monday, on the Glorious 12th, a phone call out of the blue from Rob Starr informed me that a press release was to go out in a week’s time announcing that Crest could not proceed.  But…and there was an … Continue reading

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Grim redev attempt in a sensitive Brunswick & Adelaide Conservation Area

18.07.19…..As many of you know my health is a big brake on keeping up and keeping this website useful.  Last summer’s torn shoulder is unrepairable and as I type on the laptop my arm gets weaker and weaker.  I have … Continue reading

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The General Data Protection Racket…err…I mean…umm…Regulation

11.07.19…..The GDPR Directive from the EU caused instant loss of a huge chunk of democratic right and accountability concerning the planning process.  Long before its recent implementation, however, Brighton & Hove City Council was reducing transparency and access.  It’s official; … Continue reading

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City Plan Pt 1, adopted 2016 – is some of it out of date already?

08.07.19…..The best laid plans of mice and men….and all that.  Take a look at DA6… The solid purple strip down Newtown Road in Hove is meant to be sacred and absolutely protected B1, B2, B8 employment land and, labelled as … Continue reading

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Is BHCC deliberately seeking to drive employers out of Newtown Road, Hove?

03.7.19…..The Sackville Trading Estate application BH2018/0369 has hung around since last autumn’s public exhibition of MODA/Mayfield build-to-expensively rent with an upmarket Care Home of £400,000 leasehold flats.  On 10th July it goes to Committee with a recommendation of Minded to … Continue reading

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