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Introducing the WHCA Trustees – Part 4

Over the last few issues of The Whistler we have been introducing the current members of the West Hill Community Association management committee (the Trustees) to give you a flavour of who they are, what they do and maybe to inspire you to become one yourself.

In this issue we meet VINOD MASHRU

Vinod at the Hall in 2015 with the next generation of West Hill children

Together with my wife, Meena, I run Bright News in Buckingham Road, at the heart of the West Hill Community. The shop has been through a number of incarnations in its long history: a bookmakers, drapers, Bevoort Store Company, and a wine and spirit merchant to name but a few. From the 1920s onward it has served predominantly as a newsagent, also offering a valeting service in 1958! Continue reading Introducing the WHCA Trustees – Part 4

The West Hill Christmas Party

What a triumph! Big thanks to West Hill Community Association for such a fantastic evening. Just one niggle that I felt so strongly about I had to email WHCA: finding an alternative to plastic trays and cutlery.  I received a reply from one of the Trustees, Colette, agreeing absolutely; advising that a solution will be found for next time, and asking me if I would like to write an article for The Whistler on the subject. She wrote, “Hang the story on admonishing WHCA for its bad behaviour at an otherwise marvellous party!” How could I resist? Continue reading The West Hill Christmas Party

The Whistler – August 2016

Dyke Road Mills, 1847 Preston, Port Hall, Lashmar’s and Hodson’s Mills  from an engraving in Brighton & Hove Archaeologist 1924
Dyke Road Mills, 1847
Preston, Port Hall, Lashmar’s and Hodson’s Mills
from an engraving in Brighton & Hove Archaeologist 1924

CELEBRATION

Did we mention that it’s our 40th birthday this year? We’re pouring over plans to celebrate in style. Last year’s Christmas party was a sell-out and this year entrance to the celebrations on 10 December will be the hottest ticket in town. It’s a strictly first-come, first-tickets affair so do look out for them when they go on sale at Bright News in November. Continue reading The Whistler – August 2016

The Whistler – April 2016

 

Digging for Shakespeare Brighton Festival 2016
Digging for Shakespeare
Brighton Festival 2016

WHCA AGM 2016

West Hill Community Association was established in 1976 and celebrates its 40th birthday in 2016.  Its cachement area stretches from the south side of Seven Dials down to the clock tower in Queen’s Road and all roads on the right from the clock tower up Dyke Road. The Annual General Meeting of the Association, at which the accounts will be adopted and committee elected, will be held on Tuesday 26 April 2016 at West Hill Hall at 7.15pm. Continue reading The Whistler – April 2016