Tag Archives: Brighton and Hove City Council

Creative thinking produces results


Last night in Brighton and Hove the Council managed to pass the budget for the next financial year on its second attempt. One of the areas which has suffered, but thankfully not as much as could easily have been the … Continue reading

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The challenge of inflexible budgets


I spent yesterday at an event which was focused on the nighttime economy in Brighton & Hove and how the infrastructure in the City which is provided by the statutory agencies is supported and extended by volunteers and services provided … Continue reading

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Lets change this place


The following blog appears in a slightly shortened form in the Argus newspaper today as its opinion piece: The Changing Places campaign which is in its 11th year, focuses on the needs of quarter of a million people in the … Continue reading

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Warren Morgan and his train-set up


The following blog was published this morning in the Argus Newspaper in their opinion piece slot: Warren Morgan, leader of Brighton and Hove Council has suggested that the Southern rail franchise, currently being mismanaged by Govia Thameslink Railway be passed … Continue reading

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NHS plans its own chaos


In the last few days the level of chaos in the NHS created by a combination of cold weather and lack of financial resources and other factors depending on who one listens to has been capturing many headlines. It seems … Continue reading

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The need to show political leadership


The following opinion piece appeared in the Argus on 22nd December, it is an appeal to the political parties in Brighton and Hove to bury their usual tribal behaviour when they are invited to support good causes, so that at … Continue reading

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A Mayor for Sussex and Surrey?


At a time when Brighton & Hove Council is once again threatening the budget for youth provision in our city, and coming several years after West Sussex took a similar approach, it is encouraging to read that the Mayor of … Continue reading

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