Month: August 2014

Local Planning

Jim Gowans, WHCA’s rep on the Conservation Advisory Group, assesses local developments… Brighton Station Further planning applications have been made recently, most of which seem to have little harmful effect on the listed Grade 2 building. The design of a proposed storage building on platform 8 seems to […]

Community Volunteers

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service Community Volunteer Service supports the work of the Service in achieving its vision of ‘safer and more sustainable communities’. Volunteers make a vital contribution by helping ESFRS provide fire and road safety information and practical support to the local community. We want […]

Your Local U3A

What is the U3A? U3A stands for the University of the Third Age but it runs no courses, requires no qualifications and gives none! It is organised by its members and funded by low annual subscriptions. What it does do is offer opportunities for people to meet in […]

Poetic Wine Descriptions…

…do they mean anything? In the August/September 2012 edition of The Whistler I gave suggestions about how to describe a wine. Since then I’ve been looking at the issue from the other direction: reading wine writers’ comments to see how many words they use that really mean something […]