Delight as Brighton basketball court is set for renovation

A MUSICIAN says he “jumped up with excitement” after finding out his campaign to renovate a seafront basketball court had been successful.

Brighton and Hove City Council announced the popular site near the i360 will be given a new floor and backboards.

Gerrald Emeagwali, also known as MagicOfficialTMC, started a petition over the summer asking the authority to “pour some love back into the court” as the well-used surface has become uneven and the backboards were on the brink of collapse.

Over the weekend, notices were pinned to the pillars supporting the hoops at the court outlining plans to refurbish the site and the council has now confirmed the work will be carried out over the next few days.

The Argus:

A spokesman said: “With the NBA finals concluding this week we thought it was the perfect time to spruce up the seafront basketball court.

“The court will be closed for the

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Towne Court Custom Homes and Memorial Green Custom Homes by the Davis Group Featured Alongside Houston Kitchen Remodeling | Sep 24, 2020

Houston, TX — (SBWIRE) — 09/24/2020 — Towne Court custom homes in Westhaven Estates have a premier location just one mile north of The Galleria in Houston, an international shopping destination boasting over 400 stores with upscale boutiques and many dining options. The Davis Group custom homes offer a choice of three-floor plans, with the Abbey and Avery homes featuring a master suite on the first floor. The private enclave of six homes epitomizes elegant transitional architecture with distinctive high-end, high-impact design elements such as forged iron Parisian entry doors, architectural clad windows, and brick and stone interiors. The first impressions from the outside continue beyond the threshold as potential homebuyers view 11-foot ceilings, expansive kitchen islands, top of the range appliances, and designer finishes throughout. The homes are ideally situated for an easy commute to the Texas Medical Center.

Memorial Green custom homes promise the ultimate in a luxury

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Discover Raphael’s creative process with new state-of-the-art renovation of V&A’s Cartoons Court


Recording the colour of the Raphael Cartoons at the V&A using panoramic composite photography
© Gabriel Scarpa for Factum Foundation

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) will open its Raphael Court on 14 November—just in time for the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death—following a nine-month refurbishment. The court houses the celebrated Raphael Cartoons, large-scale paper designs painted by Raphael in 1515-16 for the Acts of the Apostles tapestry series woven for Pope Leo X’s Sistine chapel.

Seven of the cartoons were acquired by Charles I in 1623 and shipped to England; they remained in the Royal Collection and were lent to the South Kensington Museum—now the V&A—by Queen Victoria in 1865 in memory of Prince Albert. “The cartoons were exempted from sale by the Commonwealth, possibly because of their distinguished provenance, but it was only at the end of the 17th century that they began to be considered as works

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