A meeting with Caroline Lucas

A meeting with Caroline Lucas

This evening we met with Caroline Lucas, who is 100% behind our campaign. Caroline was keen to hear why the Dyke was closed, and particularly interested in the loophole in the law which allows pub owners to inform council planners of the change of use, but no one...
Presenting the ‘Save The Dyke’ petition to Council

Presenting the ‘Save The Dyke’ petition to Council

At 3pm ‘Save the Dyke Pub’ group members met outside Hove Town Hall – several hours later Jo Redfern was invited to present our petition to Council. Jo spoke for 3 minutes about our campaign, and councillors were invited to debate the petition. Julie...
Second meeting at Exeter Street Hall

Second meeting at Exeter Street Hall

Our second meeting at Exeter Street Hall was to keep everyone updated on the campaign and discuss next steps. The ACV had been submitted, and next on the agenda would be presenting the petition to Council. Local Councillors Ken Norman, Julie Cattrell and Leo Littman...
The ACV is submitted to the Council

The ACV is submitted to the Council

Today we submitted our Asset of Community Value nomination to Brighton & Hove Council. It’s a huge document full of historical photos and stories, plus contributions from many of the pub’s regulars from over the years and a petition with over 1300...