Tag Archives: Brighton and Hove

The South East is in political meltdown


Following the local elections on Thursday, the BBC have published the nations results on this website page which provide a helpful comparison with the previous similar elections in each area. There are a few slightly unclear areas that have gone … Continue reading

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Lets make a real difference in Sussex


The following piece appears in this mornings Argus: This coming weekend sees two events taking place here in Sussex that are both an attempt to change the way in which elements of our society operates and to dramatically improve the … Continue reading

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The lessons from Gibraltar


When a community responds to a referendum to the tune of 96% in the opposite direction to the majority of voters it seems very unjust for its voters to have their concerns overlooked throughout the subsequent debate. The residents of … Continue reading

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A bright orange future?


Today is the beginning of a 16 day focus on ending gender based violence around the world, beginning with today’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and ending on 10th December which is Human Rights Day. This … Continue reading

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Boundary Changes


The following was published in the Brighton Argus on Tuesday, it has a parochial element to it, focusing as it does on the boundary changes being consulted upon for our city. However it does have a resonance for other places. … Continue reading

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Lets design facilities suitable for all residents


According to this mornings Guardian, the centres of many of our cities are hard to navigate for residents who lack the mobility to sprint across the road when the man turns green and the beeps start. In todays Argus sighted residents … Continue reading

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Katy’s Bike Idea


The suggestion from Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne that all bikes should display identity markings like car number plates is a strange policy to champion, particularly if you are responsible for the resources that would be needed to police … Continue reading

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Two and half city living


According to the Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership, we have 1450 retail outlets across the city centre area, which compares to about 580 in cities and towns of a similar size and profile elsewhere. They are suggesting that at some … Continue reading

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