North Laine

Brighton’s North Laine cycling routes revamp on the cards

Brighton’s North Laine cycling routes revamp on the cards

Twelve one way streets in the North Laine area of Brighton could be opened up for cycling in both directions, Brighton and Hove City Council has said. The aim of the proposals, which are to be considered by the council’s Environment, Transport and Sustainability Cabinet Member Meeting (CMM) on March 27, is to discourage cycling [...]

New Brighton theatre licence granted

New Brighton theatre licence granted

Application has been granted for a new Brighton theatre in unused and empty basements in Brighton’s North Street. The Theatre in the Lanes, which will be beneath shops at 20-25 North Street, Brighton, was granted licence with conditions on Monday 12 December 2011. The licence application is to perform plays, films, live and recorded music [...]

A book of Hats and Tales by Emma Fielden and Alex Harrap launched in Brighton

On 13 December 2011 ‘A book of Hats and Tales’ will be launched in a Brighton Laines location to showcase Emma Fielden S/S 2012 hats collection plus some archive pieces. The book is not ordinary one. It’s the result of two creative and powerful minds, Emma’s and Alex Harrap’s, artist and illustrator, who has reworked [...]

Community compost scheme begins in North Laine area, Brighton

Community compost scheme begins in North Laine area, Brighton

A community compost scheme in the North Laine area of Brighton has been launched after requests from residents. 30 different households are taking part in the trial scheme, which is led by the local community itself and supported by Brighton & Hove City Council and the Brighton & Hove Food Partnership. Residents who volunteered for [...]

A guide to Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond from Brighton Yoga Mamas

Brighton Yoga Mamas

Clare has been teaching Pregnancy Yoga for 5 years and seen how during pregnancy it helps many women in many different ways:

Physical discomforts are overcome.
Energy is revitalized and strengthened.
Mental or emotional stresses are released or cease to be.
More courage is found.
Relaxation techniques calm the mind and help with sleepless nights.
Breathing techniques taught directly help facilitate birthing.

All in all Yoga successfully gives women fundamental tools and coping strategies to enjoy pregnancy and ease birth as much as possible.

For more information please contact Clare Maddalena, Yoga Mamas – clare@yogamamas.co.uk

Council announce £23 million worth of savings in annual budget

Brighton and Hove City Council have confirmed the key outcomes from yesterday’s lengthy, and somewhat controversial, budget meeting. A statement on the council website reads: Last night, the Full Council approved the city’s 2011/12 budget. The approved budget makes savings of £23.2m. The final budget features a freeze on council tax and on the cost [...]