Tag Archives: Eastbourne

Sussex Foodbanks, I have a suggestion for you


So I appreciate this is a rather radical suggestion but I am writing about it in my blog on Monday that will also appear in the Argus in my column. I was wanting to try to find a way for … Continue reading

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Has the FCDO done enough to help Myanmar victims?


On Friday the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) published a response to the petition which many of us have signed under the heading of Urge the UN to intervene in Myanmar with a peace keeping force. Based on the … Continue reading

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A few of The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021


It is always fascinating to find out who is receiving an honour as part of the Queens Birthday or indeed the New Year. This year as we celebrate the 95th Birthday of the Queen a very significant number of people … Continue reading

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Sussex can benefit from this call by Caroline, Layla and Clive


Yesterday in the Guardian, this article appeared with a call from these three MPs for their parties to start to work together much more effectively in elections and in other settings. Inevitably there are many people in all three of … Continue reading

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SMEs want to work with local authorities – but not through a big agency


This event shown here is clearly set out to improve the links between the construction industry in East Sussex and two of the five District or Borough Councils within the County. That is something to be well applauded as our … Continue reading

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A fascinating Speech for residents of Sussex and beyond


Every few days I check out some of the speeches from Parliament that I am alerted to because of reference to certain key words or certain people speaking. Sometimes some of the speeches act as provocation to raise concerns in … Continue reading

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A failure to grasp a vital issue


The image shown here is from the ‘They work for You’ website which displays how our MPs and Peers who are paid to represent us handle the public speeches they make in Parliament. The question from Robert Halfon is an … Continue reading

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Congratulations Sarah and team Grand


A national charity called Springboard “helps young people achieve their potential and nurtures unemployed people of any age into work. It helps alleviate poverty by supporting disadvantaged and underprivileged people into sustainable employment within hospitality, leisure and tourism.” The charity … Continue reading

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Welcome to Brighton & Hove


Today is the start of term at both Brighton and Sussex Universities which means that Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings have had the privilege over the last few days of welcoming many thousands of students to enjoy the opportunity of living … Continue reading

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Why is Sussex being isolated?


The challenge which many people in the South East are currently facing in the light of a collapsing train system is a matter of great concern. Along with regular commuters, those of us who occasionally travel by train and whose … Continue reading

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