Local People: Roger Amerena
Sun, 12/12/10 – 11:15 | One Comment

Tony Davenport takes a look at local conservation ‘philanthropist’ Roger Amerena, and how things might not be what they seem

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Council Tax Set To Be Lowest In Sussex
Sun, 15/11/09 – 12:24 | No Comment

Council Tax rises across Sussex are set to be the lowest ever, with rises only up to 3%. Conservative-led Brighton and Hove City Council are aiming for 2.5% in their budget. Councillor Jan Young, the …

Letters: Citizen Power Over Marina Appeal
Wed, 21/10/09 – 18:52 | No Comment

Early in November Explore Living’s appeal, to try and overturn Brighton & Hove City Council’s decision to refuse Planning Permission for their development in the Marina, begins at the Brighton Centre.
At the beginning of September a …

Letters: Feedback From Last Month’s Feature On Seafront Developments, Written By
 Valerie Paynter
Wed, 21/10/09 – 18:49 | No Comment

As a local resident and member of Brighton Sailing Club, I cannot but agree with Valerie Paynter’s case against ”i360″ and “Brighton O”.  Brighton & Hove City Council has gone on quite long enough with central …

Letters: Gill Mitchell Is A Moaner
Sun, 20/09/09 – 12:53 | No Comment

If prizes were issued for hypocrisy, then surely Gill Mitchell, leader of the Labour group of councillors, would win the contest by a mile.
In The Argus (26th August) she has the gall to suggest the …

Letters: National Readerships
Sun, 20/09/09 – 11:51 | No Comment

On clearing my loft I came across an old newspaper cutting which had amused me when it was published in the late 60s and looking at it again I thought that even today it would …

Letters: Public Sector Workers
Sun, 20/09/09 – 11:04 | No Comment

Molly of Arundel Terrace wonders about the calibre of people running CityClean (Letters, Issue 12). I can tell you this much, headed by the ghastly Gillian Marston, with their perks and pensions sewn up a …

Letters: Developments On The Marina
Sun, 20/09/09 – 11:01 | No Comment

How many citizens of Brighton and Hove, and the many tourists who visit our seafront, realise that the famous White Cliffs of Dover start right here in Kemp Town?
The views of the cliffs with the …

Letters: Recycling Heaven
Sun, 20/09/09 – 10:56 | No Comment

I just wanted to write to express my irritation about the amount of negativity towards fly-tipping often expressed by your readers, by these people who have nothing better to get upset about than communal bins …

Letters: The Secret (Sex) Life of Cyclists
Fri, 6/03/09 – 22:27 | No Comment

I wonder if anyone could explain to me why Brighton & Hove City Council need to know my personal sexual preferences in order to decide on a Cycle Link Scheme along Madeira Drive?
It asked the usual …

Letters: Letter To Councillor Geoffrey Theobald (Council Cabinet Member For The Environment) Regarding Communal Bins
Fri, 6/03/09 – 22:25 | No Comment

Dear Cllr. Theobald,
Something must be done! As a Clifton, Montpelier and Powis conservation area resident, 5′ 1″ in height, I find it most difficult to use these communal bins.
The handles are stiff, dirty and an …