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Good Golly Miss Molly

Little Richard’s immortal words although I doubt he would be deemed politically correct by the numpties from our city who insisted councillor Dawn Barnett be dragged over the coals for having the temerity to suggest Golliwogs are nostalgic. Well as was pointed out to you in one of our previous editions its not only cllr Barnett who feels Gollies are …

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What’s Happening – A Common Sense Party for Christmas?

Well whoopee. A million things to sort out and what are we focusing on a proposal backed by our deputy leader suggesting scrapping the titles Mr and Mrs from official council forms. You almost have to say “Get a life” My goodness if that’s the best we can do then the City is in a sorry state with a pretty …

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A Busy Week at the British Engineerium

As usual it’s been a busy week of meetings and events but it’s great to see the ball rolling and really picking up speed with all my plans for the British Engineerium.  I’m aiming to keep the whole process eco-friendly and community focused so the support I’ve had from a number of local companies and initiatives is exciting. It will …

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On my Soapbox with Whats Happening

Well for once I wholeheartedly agree with the council’s proposal to support Volks Railway.  My criticism, if I have one, is that it has been presented in such a way that many people see this as a solar power project when it is simply a long overdue revamp of the stations, engine shed and rolling stock.  The solar power element …

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What’s Happening – October Feature

Well if there is one thing that age teaches you it’s that there are days when you should just curl up and avoid the perils of life. Instinct tells you that whatever decisions you make that day they will be the wrong ones. I felt it was such a day when I woke to see a text from a friend …

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Ask me anything…

Unashamedly opinionated I look forward to my public grilling in  The Argus’ new ‘hotseat’ feature:        

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Sussex Life

   

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Update on works at the British Engineerium

So I think we are all fed up of the bloody great crane we have  jutting out of the Engineerium but now that the heavy groundwork has been completed it won’t be long before we can wave goodbye to it. Passers by might peer through the gates and percieve very little progress to the site but in fact we are …

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Best of British 2012

Considering the record-breaking rainfall we are experiencing it seemed only apt for the annual ‘Best of British’ fundraiser last Friday afternoon. Amongst the sporting legends Jimmy Greaves (England’s third greatest football goal scorer) and Duncan Goodhew MBE (Olympic Gold Medal swimmer) guests celebrated the ‘Ultimate Summer of Sport’. With Britain’s hopes for Gold at the 2012 Olympic Games resting largely …

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Beggars in Brighton – An extract from my article for What’s Happening magazine

Right, so where are they then? I don’t know whether you noticed but through the wonderful June rain there was hardly a homeless person to be seen. I was always led to believe begging is an illegal activity, therefore the police should not stand idly by and allow this to happen. Nor should the council be encouraging it to happen …

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