Concern over rental vans parked on public roads in Withdean

The Argus: Hire vans parked up in Withdean, Brighton

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

People in Withdean are concerned about road safety as Brighton van hire companies leave vans in the streets.

Cat cafe comes to Brighton

The Argus: An example of Koneko's hand-crafted latte art. All credit to Jon Ely.

12:45pm Friday 4th October 2013

The people of Brighton will soon have a place to share a cuppa with their feline friends as one of the UK's first cat cafes is set to open in spring.

TV presenter joins Rockinghorse charity's training day at Withdean Stadium

4:46pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

TV presenter and wine expert Olly Smith will run this year’s London Marathon to raise money for Brighton’s Rockinghorse Charity

Travellers cause disruption at Withdean Stadium

The Argus: Travellers on the Withdean Stadium Car Park

1:02pm Friday 28th September 2012

A large group of travellers have moved onto Withdean Stadium car park on Thursday, September 27, causing disruption to roads around the area.

Withdean Park

11:12pm Friday 13th May 2011

Withdean Park held its sixth Lilac Lark Fair last Sunday but despite the crowds the park is in desperate need of a gardener.

Lilac Lark Fair this Sunday

8:23pm Saturday 7th May 2011

Have fun surrounded by 500 lilacs and 35 acres of woodland at Withdean Park’s Lilac Lark Fair on Sunday 8th May from 12.30pm to 5.00pm.

Community Spirit, beer and perhaps some champers

The Argus: A neighbour earlier today!

5:46pm Tuesday 26th April 2011

The people of Upper Preston Village (if you believe all the estate agents) are embracing the current feel good factor the forthcoming royal wedding is creating in towns and cities throughout the UK.

Tweaking wildlife accessibility

The Argus: TWEACK members moving wood for new paths

1:19pm Thursday 2nd December 2010

Wildlife lovers and protectors succeed in maintaining the beauty of the guarded nature reserves in Withdean and Westdene woods, and aim to make them more accessible to local residents.

The Garden of the Modern Child

The Argus: Eliza Wyatt, author of "Alice's World" and "Alice Leaves Wonderland"

11:23pm Wednesday 17th November 2010

Alice has inspired many artists, writers and filmmakers alike, being a representation of the uncommon child, heroine of a world only children and grown-up children can create through imagination. Twists and new forms of the story have been created, such as writer Eliza Wyatt’s award winning musical Alice’s World.

Litter blights urban nature reserve

The Argus: Litter at the Deneway Reserve

3:02pm Tuesday 2nd November 2010

A damaging amount of litter is threatening to spoil the Deneway Nature Reserve as strewn rubbish continues to build up around the site.

Local photographer chronicles beds she has slept in

The Argus: Local photographer chronicles beds she has slept in

1:54pm Thursday 11th February 2010

A local photographer has launched a book featuring the beds she has slept in for the past seven years.

Westdene Primary School hopes to build classrooms for Council expansion plans

4:26pm Thursday 4th February 2010

Westdene Primary School plans to admit 30 extra students for September reception and will build classrooms to meet its new and current needs.

Westdene youngsters meet new Albion player

3:51pm Thursday 1st October 2009

Albion’s new summer signing, Elliot Bennett, met the children of Westdene Primary school yesterday to kick off this season’s Young Seagulls school scheme.

Art exhibition at Ascension Church

3:24pm Friday 15th May 2009

The Ascension Church in Fairview Rise, Westdene, is hosting an art exhibition from May 18 to May 23, excluding May 21.

Same Difference make a difference

The Argus: picture by Clodagh Kerr

5:34pm Monday 1st December 2008

A visit today to Balfour Junior School’s Blue Peter Bring and Buy sale from pop duo Same Difference brought smiles all round and helped raise money for Save the Children.

Resubmitted plans reignite residents' objections

The Argus: An aerial shot of the area affected by the plans

11:52am Tuesday 11th November 2008

Residents living near Withdean Park and Carden Avenue are raising objections to a resubmitted planning application from Sunrise Senior Living.

Local police say, don't be left in the dark about burglary

9:39am Tuesday 4th November 2008

Five recent burglaries in the Preston Park and Hollingdean areas are being used to enlighten residents about Sussex Police's Operation Twilight

St John's celebrates 100 years

The Argus: St John's celebrates 100 years

12:47pm Wednesday 22nd October 2008

One hundred years of serving the community is being celebrated at St John’s church, on the corner of Knoyle Road and Preston Road near Preston Park, on Sunday October 26.

Secondary school catchment changes to be discussed

10:07am Monday 20th October 2008

A public meeting tonight at 7.30 at Westdene Primary School has been arranged by the council to discuss proposed changes to the catchment area of Patcham High School. Alterations to the current arrangements would also affect Hove Park and Blatchington Mill.

Stalled sign now up and running

The Argus: Stalled sign now up and running

2:50pm Thursday 16th October 2008

A vehicle activated sign (VAS) on Surrenden Road which has been the subject of delay, frustration and now mystery to local residents appears at last to be working - if intermittently.

Balfour Juniors harvest for homeless

4:08pm Friday 10th October 2008

Balfour Junior School today celebrated its harvest festival with donations going to the charity, Off The Fence.

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