Tag Archives: Brighton & Hove

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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How do we combine our motivation for change?


This weekend in Brighton large parts of the city will be celebrating Pride as it falls within a few days of the 50th Anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. Last weekend I was in Liverpool where they were celebrating … 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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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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