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Channel is boring

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12:36pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Latest TV made its debut last week in Brighton and as I was convinced some time ago what was going to be delivered proved to be self-indulgent, amateur, shockingly boring, made by wannabes with no semblance of professionalism, creativity, interest, diversity or even charm. Like a bull in a china shop the launch had smashed all its wares before it even had a chance to deliver competent structured programming.

Cash may be lost

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12:34pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ThanK you to Councillor Hyde for her partial answer (Letters August 29) to the questions I raised.

Enter our contest

The Argus:

12:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

here’s growing optimism now that the future of the high street is looking bright once again as they adapt and innovate for the modern shopper by embracing new technologies like click and collect.

The day Lauren Bacall apologised to me

The Argus:

12:27pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

I was very sad to hear of the passing of another big name in the world of entertainment.

We sponsored it

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12:23pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

I manage the Azure restaurant where the record was broken on Sunday August 24.

Beware asbestos

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12:21pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Whilst there is no suggestion that staff working for the company, were exposed to asbestos during their work, the dangers of, and the needs for proper controls, are highlighted by The Argus report Company given £15,000 fine for asbestos work, August 30.

City of blinding lights

The Argus:

12:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

I write with regard to the lights on the railway line into Brighton as raised by Sam Hewitt.

Hove Let’s fight obesity

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12:08pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

From this month, every child in the first three years of school will be able to enjoy a free healthy school lunch.

City’s 20mph schemes are very good value for money

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12:04pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

In answer to the questions about cost (The Argus August 26 and 30): 20mph schemes represent very good value for money for taxpayers.

Plan is anti-democratic

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12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

HURSTPIERPOINT Parish Council submitted a neighbourhood plan to the council earlier this year to form the cornerstone for development in our village, despite having received only 400 comments from its 7,000 strong population - and many comments objected to the proposals for new housing and a business park on our green fields.

She is Wilde about book

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12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

I hope you will allow me to correct a couple of errors in Hannah Collisson’s enthusiastic and colourful account of my new book, Oscar Wilde’s Scandalous Summer (Seven Days, August 23).

Let’s hear it for the boys

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12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

Over the past 18 months the Boys Brigade has opened 53 new companies across England, with 1,200 new members and 550 adult volunteers taking its UK membership to over 65,000.

Corrosive union influence doesn’t affect academies

The Argus:

12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

While glancing at The Argus letters page, my heart sank after catching sight of the words “will take us back to the bad old days” contained in a letter from Councillor Anne Pissaridou.

Club combats loneliness

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6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

I read with interest your article on trying to tackle loneliness.

Pushchairs are not jails

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6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Your article about parents putting children in ‘pushchair prisons’ is ridiculous, short sighted and judgemental.

What is all this costing?

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6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

I live in Hangleton and we have just received the ‘20mph pack’ from the council.

Machines aren’t working

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6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

The seafront isn't the only place where payment machines near on-street parking are not working properly.

Residents get poor value in suburb the council neglects

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6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

I moved to Mile Oak four years ago and I really love the area, but I can’t say the same about the council services.

'Pompey’s tower looks better than the i360'

The Argus:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

I visited Portsmouth the other day and saw at the harbour side the Spinnakar Tower for the first time and what a magnificent site it was.

Let’s put eco back into the British economy

The Argus:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Sussex Wildlife Trust's Tony Whitbread’s words are timely: “We need a sophisticated approach to traffic”, Argus Soapbox, August 9 and 13) – building roads and bypasses are not the answer to our traffic woes. How many butterflies did you see in this warm summer?

'Boycott is wrong'

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

To the boycott Israel supporters who boycotted Ecostream in Western Road, Brighton, it was not just local farmers and local producers they hurt when the shop eventually shut.

Day trip to Dieppe

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

I was very sorry to read the Newhaven-Dieppe ferry may be cancelled. Over the years we have had lovely day trips to the pretty town of Dieppe.

'Brighton is too expensive'

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

I have recently borrowed a book from the Mile Oak Library.

Two pot plants stolen

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

We had a lovely day at our daughter’s in Lancing only to find on our return home that two of our large plant pots had been stolen.

I had a great stay at the hospital

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

I just wanted to get in touch to say how wonderful my visit was to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

20 mph is better

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Brian Beck seems unaware of the many extra benefits and reasons 20 mph limits are and can be used by councils.

Where are police?

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Shortly before 7.00am on August 16, I was walking past Brighton Police.

“For goodness sake give us a clean!”

The Argus:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

In the Argus on Wednesday August 27 it states that Tory leaders want to introduce talking statue technology to the city’s historic icons to give voice to Queen Victoria and Prince Regent among others.

'Taxpayers are losing out'

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

I am a taxpayer but I find that most of my money is spent on the city centre.

'The number of rogue cyclists on the Hove promenade has significantly increased'

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Mr Collins mentions a modest £50 fine in Shoreham (The Argus letters. August 13). The maximum penalty in Brighton & Hove for illegal cycling on the promenade is £500.

We fear motorists

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Jaynie Dexter appears to conflate pavement riders with camera cyclists (sometimes called Cyclecammers in our small but growing circle online).

Changing roads’ layout at station has led to bedlam

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

I had to go over to Kemp Town today from west Brighton and, as everyone who lives there knows, the seafront is a nightmare so I decided to go via Seven Dials.

Change the heads

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12:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Can we please change the players on the Brighton & Hove Buses Tommy Cook bus.

They got it wrong

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12:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Your correspondent (The Argus Aug 25) states Rally for Israel was a demonstration of support for Israel’s attacks on Gaza.

Rescue our beach

12:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

I was appalled to read that Newhaven Beach remains fenced off (The Argus, August 25.) I enjoyed many happy times on this beach with my son when he was a child.

Help me find her

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12:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

In July 1959 I was diagnosed diabetic at the age of 10 months at Southlands Hospital, thanks to the quick thinking of a young nurse called Kathleen, who became Kathleen Thornton.

Let’s spend developers’ cash on lido works

The Argus:

12:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

There has been much reference in your columns recently about the poor appearance of areas of the city by residents and visitors alike and Saltdean is no laggard on that score.

We face bins cost

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12:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

No no no, the bins are NOT costing the council £55,000 to replace.

Who will be hurt?

The Argus:

12:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

In reply to Janie Dexter (August 23): ‘I will film cyclists. Who is more likely to come off worse in a collision between a cyclist and a pedestrian?’ By the same token who is more likely to come off worse in a collision between a person in a metal box and a cyclist, however much “protective” gear the cyclist is wearing, which at best is a plastic helmet.

This is patronising

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12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker does women no favours by stamping his feet and complaining about the lack of women in key roles in the EC.

Public is ignored

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12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

We have recently received our ‘consultation’ package with reference to the implementation of a 20mph speed limit in our locality.

Let’s face up to it

The Argus: argus button

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

We know that many people up and down the country are suffering in silence because they are too embarrassed to talk about their poo.

Watch out Labour

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12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

In reply to Warren Morgan’s letter (The Argus, August 23) I would like to comment on his statement that Labour are assembling a strong new team of candidates to work alongside experienced councillors. The way things are going it will be at the expense of experienced councillors.

Meet old Royal Navy pals

The Argus: argus button

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Thank you again newspapers, like The Argus, for printing my letter about reuniting those who served together in the Royal Navy.

Stay with council

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12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

I read the article supporting academies written jointly by members of the Labour and Conservative parties.

Memories of the Rolling Stones

The Argus:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

It’s 50 years ago this year since the Rolling Stones played two shows at the Hippodrome in Brighton.

Deals are binding

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12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

In response to the letter from Simon Doyle (August 19) asking who legally owns section 106 monies paid by a developer as a community contribution.

Duncan should go

The Argus:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Is history repeating itself in local government?

Bad driving is worse than city’s 20mph speed limits

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12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

It is a common myth that 20mph limits increase pollution (Argus, Aug 25).

Writer speaks for Labour

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12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

In yesterday’s Argus we printed the letter: ‘Tories will take us back to the bad old days’, by Anne Pissaridou.



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