I am reluctantly stepping down as Hon Secretary of the Brighton Society which I have enjoyed and toiled over for more than 40 years. I have learned so much, about architecture, planning, local government, national government, how to appear at a public enquiry, how to cross examine etc over the years. I shall endeavour to […]

I’m glad to say there was quite a throng at the launch of the North Laine Book. Five years in the making, this collaborative effort by many residents and long-term lovers of the North Laine, is a story well worth telling. I was very pleased to meet many of the contributors including Selma Montford who […]

The long awaited book on North Laine will be launched on Thursday 15th September 2016 when residents and others interested will have the opportunity to buy copies at a discounted price—Peter Crowhurst, North Laine resident Comprehensive look at North Laine It was more than five years ago that Brighton Town Press approached the North Laine […]

A gem of a little book, published by Brighton Town Press, appeared on the bookstands today. The happiness of the family, in spite of the difficult economic and social conditions in Brighton in the thirties, springs to life through the pages.—Civic Brighton and Hove platform, 26 February 2016 The ‘spoken diary’ is an account of […]

Hilly Laine to Hanover, the story of a close-knit interdependent community. Here it is at last, the 2008 edition. First published in 1999, the edition of 2,000 copies quickly sold out. We have received a continuous stream of requests to reprint it, so here it is at last… the 2008 edition, redesigned with some new […]