Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2012’

Whiting & Hammond Opening Night

After all of our extensive and hard work restoring Stanmer House it was brilliant to see so many people enjoying Whiting & Hammond’s celebratory launch last night. I must admit i was initally hesitant to see how the pub/restaurant chain had stamped their renowned brand upon the house. After taking up a 25 year lease they appear to have successfully …

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A Wasted Winter Wonderland

This article first appeared in my monthly feature for What’s Happening magazine (January Issue) Ho ho ho, twas the season to be cheerful again. Which part of that did our local authority not get? Before you jump up and down blaming it on the Greens, ask yourself, “When has the council under any party ever supported our retailers at Christmas …

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West Pier: Time to do something about it

Next year marks a decade since the fire which tragically burnt down Brighton’s iconic West Pier. Ten years with no progress. Not forgetting the wasted 40 years since the West Pier first closed in 1975. Leaving it as it is is not an option. I have stood about waiting long enough to see someone take action. Nobody has. The West …

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