Community

Shoreham Society AGM

Don’t miss the 2022 Shoreham Society AGM and Social on Friday 20th May at 7pm. With so much going on in Shoreham at the moment, we thought now was the time for members to meet up and share their thoughts and experiences over the last two years. This is also the time to set the …...

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Community, Development

We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us

When developers publish plans we tend to focus on aspects like the number of storeys, materials used, affordability, energy efficiency ­– which are all important, but do we take enough time to consider the effect of these buildings on the people who will live or work in them? The developers of residential units are building homes...

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Community, Environment

Shoreham Port – Our Future
Report & Slides

Was it just a coincidence that Storm Eunice chose Friday 18th February to come clattering through Shoreham-by-Sea – the same day that Tom Willis of Shoreham Port was invited to give a talk to the Shoreham Society? Or was it to remind us that, just like its Port, Shoreham has been around a lot longer …...

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Community

Marilyn Stafford’s
Shoreham Network Talk

Marilyn Stafford is a remarkable British photographer who lives in Shoreham-by-Sea. She worked mainly as a freelance photojournalist based in Paris in the 1950s and early 1960s, then in London, travelling to Lebanon, Tunisia, India and elsewhere. Her work was published in The Observer and other newspapers. Stafford also worked as a...

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Community, Environment

Park Avenue Trees

Over two years ago two couples from Park Avenue, Shoreham-by-Sea heard an inspirational talk at a meeting of the Shoreham Society about the planting of trees in the verges in Roslyn Road. They decided to test the feeling for this in their road and began speaking to some of their neighbours. Unfortunately, COVID then struck …...

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Community

Marilyn Stafford: A Life in Photography

Marilyn Stafford is a remarkable British photographer who lives in Shoreham-by-Sea. She worked mainly as a freelance photojournalist based in Paris in the 1950s and early 1960s, then in London, travelling to Lebanon, Tunisia, India and elsewhere. Her work was published in The Observer and other newspapers. Stafford also worked as a...

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Community, Town Centre

What party hat will you wear to the Shoreham Summer Festival?

Shoreham-by-Sea is holding a Summer Festival on Saturday 14th August. The Shoreham Independent Traders Collective and saydesignUK are putting on the event with help from The Ropetackle Arts Centre and Adur & Worthing Council. From the railway station to the Ferry Bridge, Shoreham will be packed with street entertainment, arts and...

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Community, Development

Online briefings provide platform for local groups

The Shoreham Society is hosting a series of online events under the title “The Shoreham Network” to give local groups a platform for informing residents what they’re up to. Without necessarily endorsing the groups or their activities, the Society believes that community awareness and engagement are positively fostered...

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Community, Development

Survey shows: “We love Shoreham, but …”

Most Shoreham residents love the town and strongly feel part of the community, according to an open survey by the Shoreham Society. But some residents, particularly new ones and minorities, do not share that sense of belonging, and the Society’s committee is exploring ways to make them feel more welcome. The widely-publicised...

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Community, Development

Council’s social housing plan progressing

Adur council’s plan for providing the first new first council housing in more than 30 years is progressing, with the first project well under way in Ravens Road, Shoreham. Under the trading name Adur Homes, the council is redeveloping the run-down Cecil Norris House in Ravens Road, Shoreham, to provide 15 homes to be available...

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