Category Archives: Community Safety

We live in a society that everyone would feel safe in if it wasn’t for the muck dished up on a daily basis by ‘newspapers’ such as the Daily Mail, and some of the less thoughtful commentators (such as MPs). Its time we changed the culture in our society.

Can faith communities be part of the Domestic Abuse solution?


Many of the discussions that take place in the House of Lords include a Bishop from time to time. On Wednesday there was a particularly important but brief subject being raised. The title was “Domestic Abuse – Question” and on this … Continue reading

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A lot has changed in the last 35 years


Last night when we got home from the garden of one of our good friends, where we were able to enjoy a fantastic BBQ we switched on the TV and watched a programme that reflected what happened 35 years ago … Continue reading

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A vital planning element for our Government to embrace


At the beginning of last week there was a second reading debate in Parliament about a Business and Planning Bill which is currently being supported by both the Government and the Labour Party based on the comments that were expressed … Continue reading

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How far away from people must we be, given this odd question?


I work in an industry that spends a great deal of time trying to avoid digital cables being extended beyond their limitations. The reason is that when a cable is too long, the signal will drop out. As people get … Continue reading

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Boris and his colleagues must now offer some real measures


Communities around the UK coast and potentially elsewhere are now working very hard to recover from several days where our roads became blocked with visitors and beaches got covered in tonnes of rubbish and excrement as the huge numbers of … Continue reading

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Could our MPs begin to focus on Sussex Day priorities?


Tomorrow is an important day for those of us who live or work in Sussex, perhaps more this year than in recent years. My awareness of Sussex Day only occurred when a friend, Martin Ellis alerted me to his campaign … Continue reading

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How do we end this wiggle room?


Hansard is the official report of parliamentary debates, which records the words from the people who speak in Parliament and I personally find it a very useful way of discovering what our representatives say and what sort of responses they … Continue reading

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We need our Politicians to act constructively and honestly


As many of us are aware there are challenges for the politicians that are elected every few years to run our nation and our Councils. Some of them are external which the representatives cannot prevent but they can work on … Continue reading

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A great online source for Sussex residents aged 13-25


Earlier this month two very significant Sussex agencies published this website for many of the young people in our area to use which is designed to help their mental wellbeing. There is a very good reason for this to have … Continue reading

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Conservative Backbench MPs or at least one of them needs to get a grip with reality


Yesterday a small group of MPs held a debate in the House of Commons regarding COVID-19 and the only Sussex based MP who took part pointed out, that the debate was too short and involved far too few MPs. Those … Continue reading

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