Tag Archives: West Sussex County Council

Sussex needs to become more bike friendly


This campaign partly organised by Chris who is a friend of mine is a classic case of the planning and transport departments needing to understand what the future will be like for many people. To destroy a crossing of the … Continue reading

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A deeply concerning headline


The news that West Sussex Fire and Rescue and East Sussex Fire and Rescue who between them spent huge sums on combining their control centre have just fallen out is bad news for all Sussex residents. The early indications are … 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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We need accountable Councils


During November two charities whose focus is on the needs of trafficked children and reuniting families produced an important report called “Heading back to Harm”. The report encompassed the whole of the United Kingdom and it sought to assess how … Continue reading

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The referendum we all deserve


As Politicians line up to appear on our TV screens to explain how we should vote on 23rd June to satisfy their view of the world or at least of Europe, there are other decisions being taken about parts of our nation which … Continue reading

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Sussex Fire & Rescue services


On Monday 7th March, James Cleverly the MP for Braintree spoke in Parliament about the way in which fire and rescue services in Sussex are organized. He pointed out that “There are also far too many fire authorities in the … Continue reading

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Southern Powerhouse?


Once again as I glanced over social media this morning, the questions about the Northern Powerhouse (or in the case of this image – devolution for the West Midlands) and its viability are being debated. There are major challenges for … Continue reading

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