Tag Archives: Brighton & Hove

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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The cruel sea


The relief experienced by residents on the East coast in places such as Jaywick, Mistley and West Mersea when the high tides on Friday night did not cause damage is hard for many of us to fully appreciate. Sussex is … Continue reading

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County Pride


Over the Summer I enjoyed a short break in Dorset, which was made a great deal more interesting thanks to the combined efforts of tourist agencies helping the various attractions to present a County wide network of similar places to … Continue reading

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An important sign


-That we need to see more often! The sign is a symbol for a toilet that is fully accessible. It is the symbol used by the  Changing Places Consortium who launched a campaign in 2006 on behalf of the 1/4 … Continue reading

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A party we did not get invited to


As I have written previously, the desire by Central Government to devolve decision making and funding to local groups of Councils is essentially a good one and something that all residents should be involved in. It has the potential to … Continue reading

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A sense of separation


Residents of Brighton & Hove are familiar with the impact of Political Party Conferences. These events are a great opportunity for Restaurants and Hotels to extend the Summer period by a week, especially if the Party concerned is one of … Continue reading

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When were you planning to consult us?


For several years the City Council here in Brighton & Hove have been involved in discussions with their colleagues in Adur & Worthing, Mid Sussex and Lewes to explore a concept they call the Greater Brighton Economic Area. The idea … Continue reading

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