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A virtual tour of Shoreham RNLI Lifeboat Station.

     Hello and welcome to my blog. Sorry its been a while, but I’m up to my eyes in home improvements. In fact, as I write, Mr H, the handyman, is putting up a curtain rail and I’m gathering strength for another trip to the dump.     Anyway,  enough of me, let’s get back… Continue reading…

Virtual tour of Brighton City Airport in Shoreham

 Hello and welcome to my blog. This week’s virtual tour is of a much loved local landmark, Brighton City Airport, or Shoreham Airport as it’s known by us locals. Brighton City Airport occupies 214 acres of land on the west side of the River Adur and is sandwiched between the A27 and A259. It is the… Continue reading…

“A jet’s just crashed onto the A27” – a personal reflection on the Shoreham Airshow tragedy

Tom and I were in Brighton when tragedy struck at Shoreham Airshow.  Shoreham Airshow 2015      Richard, my husband, was there and rang me 16 minutes after the impact.“A jet’s just crashed onto the A27. Flying has been suspended but we’ve been told to stay put.”     He eventually returned home at 7.00pm but… Continue reading…

Jonathan Candelon, MD of Brighton City Airport, comments on the airport and Wildlife Festival 2015

           Shoreham Airport is the oldest licensed airport in the UK and one of the towns’ most loved land marks. Last year, it was also the 16th busiest, (in terms of take offs and landings), in the country. Its official title is Brighton City Airport(Shoreham) and Brighton & Hove City Council and… Continue reading…

Their today’s for our tomorrows

Hello and welcome to my blog. If you’re a regular, I hope you had a marvellous week. If you’re a newcomer, come in and make yourself at home. It’s been another glorious weekend here in the Independant Republic of Shoreham Beach. The sea was exhilarating, and the cloudless sky was the perfect backdrop to the… Continue reading…