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Diary of a Sussex ‘newbie’ - The Critters

My new friend is the very lovely and oh so greatly appreciated pest control man.

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Councillor MacCafferty

Phelim Mac Cafferty: Why housing regulation is still needed

One year on from the horrors of the Grenfell Tower Fire and the public inquiry has shown us the grief faced by those who have been left behind.

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Cllr Daniel Yates

Daniel Yates: Joining together to mark an important centenary

It was an honour last weekend to attend the annual interfaith memorial service for Indian Army soldiers killed in First World War, which is held at the Chattri, high up on the Downs overlooking our city.

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Sean Adams

Brighton Chamber: Grow your customer base

Businesses face so many challenges today, but one of the most pressing issues troubling CEOs is growth.
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Cllr Daniel Yates

Daniel Yates: Tackling loneliness and isolation in our city

We pride ourselves on being a welcoming and neighbourly city, and many people work hard together to tackle any issues that might undermine that.

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Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council

Tony Janio: Now is not the time to ‘give socialism a chance’

I write currently sandwiched between Białowieża, one of Europe’s last primeval forests, and the Biebrza marshes, one of Europe’s most important wetlands.

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Dr Rob Marshall, media adviser to Chichester Diocese and contributor to Radio 4 Thought for the Day

Called to be together

Russia has been embroiled in so much controversy lately it’s hard to believe that stadia across that country will soon be hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Kevin Richmond, CEO, Sussex Community Foundation

Volunteering is about so much more than the fiscal value it represents

According to 2017 Office of National Statistics figures, volunteering contributes an estimated £22.6 billion to the UK economy each year.
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Councillor MacCafferty

Phelim Mac Cafferty: Greens are preparing for the future

Once again the Conservative Government is talking the talk, but not walking the walk on the environment with a 25-year environment ‘plan’ that won’t commit the country to any action until 2030.

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Cllr Daniel Yates

Daniel Yates: Business as usual over the bank holiday weekend

As a city where visitors and tourism are a key part of our economy, we have always known that sunny bank holidays are a major boost.

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Brighton Chamber: Getting the most from your financial data

Brighton Chamber: Getting the most from your financial data

You probably have a tonne of financial information about your business, but do you really understand what it’s telling you?
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Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council SUS-180215-140221001

Tony Janio: Conservatives want to provide opportunities for everyone

So we now know that a ‘caretaker’ has been inserted into the leadership of the local Labour party: Momentum surely won’t accept ‘The Moderate from Moulsecoomb’ leading forever – will they?

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Cllr Daniel Yates

Daniel Yates: We will listen and learn from residents’ concerns

Several parts of the press have suggested that by becoming leader of the city council last week I have taken on a poisoned chalice. Others have suggested that I must be a glutton for punishment.

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Reverend Thomas Robson

A real and loving faith

Last week, Richard Jackson, Bishop of Lewes, embarked on a five day pilgrimage from Iden, East Sussex to Chichester Cathedral.

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Councillor MacCafferty

Phelim Mac Cafferty: Listen to communities and save vital services

Just two weeks ago one of the city’s most important community centres, The Bridge, in Moulsecoomb, closed down due to lack of funding.

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Cllr Daniel Yates

Daniel Yates: Working together will benefit the whole city

In a city where collaboration and partnership have very strong roots I’m very proud to have been elected as leader of the city council.

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Bishop Mark Sowerby

The fruit of the spirit

The forthcoming Late May Bank Holiday used to be associated with Whitsuntide and we all got 'Whit Monday' off.

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Life is local

Life is local - read all about it every week in your newspaper

For as long as I can remember I have been a fully blown news addict, having got my regular fix from newspapers, radio, television, Ceefax and nowadays also via my laptop and smartphone.
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Peter Kyle, the Labour MP for Hove

Peter Kyle MP: Why I believe in votes at 16

Last week I introduced my bill to lower the voting age to 16 into the House of Commons.

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Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council SUS-180215-140221001

Tony Janio: Conservatives opt for common sense policies

The results of the recent local elections, where Labour added a few councillors but crucially lost control of more councils than they gained, led me ponder just what makes a party electable.

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