Local TV station is a good watch

The Argus:

10:07am Monday 22nd September 2014

I have just retuned my partner’s TV so I can watch the new local TV channel on freeview channel 8.

No tip this year for the bin strikers

The Argus:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

How nice to see the smiling faces of the drivers on strike at the expense of the residents of this city in The Argus (September 16) as rubbish piles up.

Don your pyjamas for Children’s Trust

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6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

I WOULD like to tell your readers about a fun children’s charity event which I am supporting again this October.

One rule for the council – and one for everyone else

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6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

IF YOU are a solitary member of the public, who carelessly drops a cigarette end on to a pavement, you will probably find a Police Community Support Officer tapping you on the shoulder and issuing you with a fixed-penalty notice for £70, or some such sum of money.

Car-hating parade are out in force

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6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

MANY times (sometimes pushing my granddaughter in her buggy) I have walked up and down Elm Grove in Brighton and I have never had a problem with the cars parked on the pavement. It’s just the car-hating parade out there trying to cause mischief.

Lenient sentences are not a deterrent

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6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

WHAT on earth is happening with our justice system?

Labour was not to blame

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12:13pm Friday 19th September 2014

Trevor Alford’s memories (Argus Letters) of the 1970s seem to be a little confused, with him claiming that everything bad that allegedly happened occurred during the “Winter of Discontent” under a Labour government.

Beavers aid ShelterBox

The Argus:

12:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

I thought I could share with you a picture of our beaver colony here at the 8th Burgess Hill Scout Group.

Bus services around the city are a horrible mess

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12:08pm Friday 19th September 2014

The bus services in Brighton are the worst they have been for many years.

Very crafty landing

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12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

On Sunday afternoon my family were sunning themselves on the beach and were amazed to see a helicopter land behind them on Hove Lawns opposite Brunswick Terrace followed by the speedy arrival of the police.

A messy divorce

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12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Over the years I have made many Scottish friends – indeed my best friend as a boy was a Scot and proud of it.

Pavement parkers show no regard for the disabled

The Argus:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

I would like to make comments about pavement parking following your article in Tuesday’s Argus.

Clean up the dog muck

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12:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

I must commend Lewes District Council for clamping down on irresponsible dog owners who don’t clean up their dogs excrement (The Argus September 11: Fluorescent spray to highlight dog fouling).

Cycling tour was triumph for both Sussex and city

The Argus:

12:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

I think the Tour of Britain cycle race, seventh stage, could be classified as a total success. Thanks to the people of Sussex and in particular Brighton and Hove.

Mayhem is being caused

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12:21pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Whilst the arguments between motorists and cyclists continue, one thing is for sure – neither is going to go away, especially now the Greens are causing mayhem at the Vogue Gyratory to accommodate the cyclists.

Painted dog mess isn’t art

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12:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

First, a pile of bricks was applauded as a work of great art. Tthen there was Tracy Emin’s unmade bed followed by dissected cadavers and preserved animals.

Cramped students

The Argus:

12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

It is understandable that the artistic director of South East Dance welcomes the Dance Space building on the Circus Street site (Argus September 13) even though there is no lift so it will not be accessible for disabled people.

Unions still here

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12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Oh dear! I fear for the health of my old friend, Trevor Alford.

Faster direct links

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12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Trevor Bolton asks for specific proposals for a route for a second mainline from Brighton to London (Argus letters September 4).

Frugal man billed

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12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

I had a telephone call from my neighbour, an elderly gentleman who my wife and I do a few errands for.

No successful improvements

The Argus:

12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

So here we go again – the Cityclean employees are going on strike caused by the total inability of the Greens to run a City.

Whether it’s yes or no we need more regional power

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12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Whatever the outcome of the referendum next Thursday, it is patently clear that the present structure of local government within the UK is outdated, undemocratic and unresponsive to regional desires and needs.

Reader's picture

The Argus:

12:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Hamish Walke took this beautiful picture of Hove’s sandy beach at sunset. If you would like a chance to have a photograph featured here, email it to picture.desk@theargus

No complaining

The Argus:

12:17pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Trevor Bolton asks for specific proposals for a route for a second mainline from Brighton to London (Argus letters September 4).

'Sage' should keep quiet

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12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

I do agree with the letter from Paul Leader (Argus August 30) regarding the thoroughly undeserved criticisms regarding the career of Lord Attenborough, pictured.

Tory rule was worse

The Argus: argus button

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

It made me smile and relieved when I read of Trevor Alford’s opinion of life under a Labour government of the 1970s, (take us back to the bad old days) that he wasn’t having a dig at the Callaghan Government.

Nurses at County Hospital do the most amazing job

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12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

On August 17 my wife Barbara had me rushed by ambulance into County Hospital.

Children want to play on the beach

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12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

I am sure Paul John Harris (Letters Aug 27) is sincere in his comments re Newhaven’s sandy beach. I do wonder how long he has lived in Newhaven and whether his childhood was spent paddling and playing in the sand.

Please don't blame us for this activity

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6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

In response to your recent article about sexual activity at Dukes Mound in daylight, as a gay man I, too, think it’s wrong for such activities to take place during daylight and agree such people should be fined for carrying out such acts in a place used by families.

Thank you to whoever found my keys

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6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

I would like to thank whoever found my keys on the 7 bus and also the gentleman from Mears Emergency Service who opened my door within the hour with no damage.

Let's give everyone the chance to dance

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6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

The Circus Street regeneration proposals have certainly got our creative juices flowing at South East Dance.

Let’s save our beach and not worry about the ferry

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6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

I was quite amused reading Paul-John Harris’s letter published in The Argus on August 27 “Save ferry, not the beach”.

New library is dual use

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12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A new bright and spacious library in Mile Oak opened as a ‘soft launch’ on August 18.

Thanks for the money

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12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

On behalf of the Brighton Area Group Diabetes UK, I would like to thank Sainsbury’s in Lewes Road for allowing us to collect at the store on September 6.

Save our prisons

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12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

I write in response to your front page article regarding the problems at Lewes Prison.

Nuts about squirrels

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12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Squirrels send some people nutty – but they are just one of the locals in Brighton’s Pavilion Gardens.

There’s always a loser

The Argus: argus button

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE result of this decision will affect thousands of pupils and parents in the city – and the council must get it absolutely right.

Keep the park green

The Argus: argus button

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THIS refusal always seemed to be a case of when rather than if.

Trust my party

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12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

I'm pleased Trevor Alford took the time to read Labour’s latest Portslade News (Letters September 8).

Install cameras

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12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

More than 30,000 people have now signed a petition on the government’s website calling for mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses, with independent monitoring of the footage.

Public service must be their top priority

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12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

The article, A view from the Ridgway (September 1), made very interesting reading, most of which I agree with.

Volunteers plea

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11:44am Thursday 11th September 2014

The League of Friends Southlands Hospital is in need of volunteers to help in the shop and tea bar.

Planning process for new site is becoming a circus

The Argus:

12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE developers of the Circus Street site (artist’s impression pictured right) claim that they have taken criticisms of their plan on board and modified their scheme, yet the changes they have made are so minimal they would not even be noticeable.

Hard to find a new home

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12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

HOUSING Crisis! There is a limited amount of houses out there and finding I needed to find another home to live I didn’t realise how difficult that journey may turn out to be.

A boost for our brigade

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12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

FOLLOWING the good news of The Boys’ Brigade and its increase in numbers and companies written by Eric Hudson, director of England Boys’ Brigade (Argus letters), I am glad to report that we have 13 companies in our battalion, far less than the 32 we once had, but on the increase once again nevertheless.

System used and abused

The Argus:

12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WHAT a lovely day off for these “hard workers” and this is why we should all learn how to use and abuse the system, isn’t it?

Teach them some respect

The Argus: argus button

12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

I AM writing this letter in the hope that some of the teachers who work with the foreign students can teach some of them manners towards the people who live here.

‘Guerrilla gardeners’ are brightening up Brighton

The Argus:

12:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE guerrilla gardners are brightening up Brighton and Hove by planting flowers in public places.

Trials were great

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12:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

 Following a huge public online petition, many emails, speeches at council meetings and lengthy negotiations it was absolutely great to be able to visit the Brighton National Speed Trials, pictured below, on Saturday, September 6, that was admirably organised by the Brighton and Hove Motor club.

It’s due to greed

The Argus: argus button

12:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

I see that the Evironment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee chairwoman thinks that self regulation and much better public information is the way forward.



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