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The NHS need us to give blood this summer


On Tuesday the team of people working in Uckfield to collect blood were working even harder than before due to the COVID impact on the community. For the first time some of us had to queue outside because of the … Continue reading

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Parliament has challenged Boris over a public inquiry


Two weeks ago on 3rd November I wrote here after signing this petition which has the title “Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19”. It was authored by a chap called Christopher Humphris who set it out … Continue reading

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Local MPs, call on the Government to welcome Refugees and …


The impact on our nation from COVID-19 and many other worldwide issues clearly requires all of us to try to understand the causes or the symptoms and to support the people who have been most affected by these experiences. Clearly … Continue reading

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This is why I’m going to carry on clapping


At 8pm last night a group of people in our Street and its adjacent Street came out of their homes and we clapped for some time as a way of acknowledging that although we are stuck in our homes because … Continue reading

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Most Sussex MPs are not concerned about the NHS or improving our transport provision!


Last week in Parliament two themes emerged that also led to votes which help us as local residents and potential voters for local MPs to understand what position our representatives have taken. The first took place last Tuesday on the … Continue reading

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I have finally broken through the blood ceiling


My first donation occurred when I was 16 and I gave several arms worth in the subsequent years and then for several decades I failed to make any contributions at all but I am thrilled that at long last I … Continue reading

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How prescriptions can so easily go wrong


A few days ago I had the pleasure of visiting a close relative who is in their mid 80’s and whilst still quite mobile, the person concerned has no transport available apart from a bus pass. They have a number … Continue reading

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Defending Brexit by attacking the truth?


As we all seek to make sense of the impact of Brexit the men and women who are well paid as our MEPs are in a crucial position try to assist their constituents and the rest of society to ensure … Continue reading

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What to do with £140m of public money


The way in which we spend public money or rather how it is spent on our behalf varies wildly depending on ones point of view. This weekend Boris Johnson has written a piece in the Telegraph, once again promoting the … Continue reading

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Lets honour those who work for us


The following piece was published in yesterdays Argus Newspaper, it relates to the suggestion that we dedicate one of our bank holidays to honour the work of people who work in the public sector: In recent days, the work and demands … Continue reading

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