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Council must fix our broken lifts

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1:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

It is about time that Brighton and Hove Council got a grip on the problem of lifts breaking down in the blocks of flats that it is responsible for managing.

Some students are rude

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12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

I would like to know why the foreign students cannot have their own transportation?

I blame one-way system

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12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

I have just finished reading Adam Trimingham’s excellent piece in The Argus of August 11, ‘Cherish ferry while you can’.

Footy beer is too costly

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12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Apart from the shambles on the pitch on Saturday against Sheff Wednesday, with players playing out of position, and players who should have been selected not being selected, which hopefully can be sorted out by the management, can someone at the Amex please explain in simple terms, why a pint of Harveys bitter - which you can buy in any pub in Sussex or Kent for £3.60 - has been increased from last year’s already expensive price of £3.90, to an amazing £4.20.

Pride’s prices put us off

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12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Further to the letter from Doug Coupe ‘Pride is just about money’ (The Argus August 6), I attended Preston Park for this year’s Pride Party in the Park.

Give public a fair deal on new flight paths

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12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

The recent Gatwick flight path ‘trial’ caused stress and lack of sleep to many who were previously unaffected by aircraft noise and who seemingly had limited notice of it.

We all adored our Dora

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6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Dora Bryan was just like the characters she portrayed in films and on TV – kind, funny and caring.

Hospital gets top marks for care

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6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

I would just like to say I was admitted to the cardiac ward on June 15 and had a double heart bypass and valve.

Bring back HMS title for swimming pool

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6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

I learned recently that the King Alfred swimming pool complex was once called the Hove Marina and was taken over in 1939 by the Admiralty as a shore establishment of the Royal Navy and called HMS King Alfred.

Big issues facing our time

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6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

I had to laugh at Trevor Alford’s attempt to ridicule my arguments for a cleaner, healthier society (Argus Letters, July 22).

Let's modernise ferry terminal just like the French

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6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Adam Trimingham is right to highlight the current financial problems for the ferry route between Newhaven and Dieppe and the poor passenger facilities and road infrastructure at Newhaven.

Fair treatment for motorists

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12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

The Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) has produced a motorists’ charter with a blueprint for fairer treatment for drivers.

Charity can help those who suffer with electromagnetic sensitivity

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12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

The growing number of people in town, country and city adversely affected by electromagnetic sensitivity (EHS), will have been disconcerted to read of a national plan to open up rural areas to mobile phone/internet use (The Argus, July 17 and 25).

Council has lost its bucket and spade

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12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

I had a great day out on the South Coast on Saturday. The weather was perfect.

Village remembers Great War

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12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Patcham Library is hosting the Local History Group’s latest exhibition Patcham and the Great War, from August to the New Year.

Honour the war animals

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12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

I was deeply moved to see Purple Poppy wreaths that honour the animals who served in wars among the magnificent display surrounded by poppies on the Causeway roundabout in Arundel.

Nothing condones graffiti on synagogue

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12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

The Argus published a short article last week about graffiti on a local synagogue.

'Support us in charity walk'

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12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

We are on an National Citizen programme in the holidays for young people to to try and give something back to the local community.

Retirement home is no prison

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12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

I was sad to read the letter from Cllr Dawn Bennett accompanied by the heart-stopping picture of the elderly gentleman hanging on the fire escape.

Straight clientele sign would cause uproar

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12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

With reference to the notice outside The Bulldog pub, can you imagine the uproar if a Straights Only notice had been put up anywhere?

A&E staff deserve praise, not pressure

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12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Thank you A&E I read the article ‘Struggling to meet demands’ in Friday’s Argus re the Royal Sussex with interest.

Greens must take meaningful action

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12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Has anyone noticed how bad the traffic situation in Olive Road, Hove has got?

Why are we a ghost town?

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1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Why is Newhaven becoming a ghost town?

Full marks for your idea

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1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

There are a couple of points I would like to reply to: Firstly, your correspondent Brian Snow (Letters, August 11) regarding The Hippodrome and the Astoria.

This rubble is ridiculous

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1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Can somebody please explain why the council has dumped a large amount of rubble for some months now on the grass verge on the north side of Wharf Road that runs alongside Hove Lagoon.

Why the moon was large

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1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Every 18 months the Moon becomes nearer to the Earth by only 357,000km.

Cash will help donkeys

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1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

May I, through The Argus, thank all those who contributed to the collection bucket during our sponsored walk round Hove Park on Sunday, August 3.

Prom cyclists are awful

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1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

In response to your reader’s story about dogs and cyclists on the prom, I would like to give him my full support when it comes to shaming those law-breakers on the promenade.

Charging for child groups beats closing them down

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1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

I have heard many people express opinions with regards to plans to start charging for admission to certain children’s groups in the area.

Squirrel eats breakfast

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1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

I took this picture at Seven Dials.

Let’s walk from station

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1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

On the subject of encouraging walking from Brighton station, a traffic-congested spot, I would say that if a flashing sign saying ‘town centre – 10 minutes walk’ and ‘beach – 15 minutes walk’ in turn were placed so that train travellers could see it as they were leaving the station they might be persuaded and more of them would choose to walk.

Wind could wobble i360

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1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

On the TV news coverage of the i360 ground-breaking ceremony it was interesting to see the artist’s impression of the viewing pod which showed, at most 20 customers.

Hospital care was great

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1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

With reference to your piece in the Argus (Friday August 8) I was taken to the A&E department in February, after waking up in the night suffering shortness of breath.

Pavements are still parked on in local streets

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1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

I read your headline ‘Parking blitz success’ in total disbelief.

How to save the Newhaven Ferry

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12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

I have some thoughts on how to save the Newhaven Ferry.

Pride Festival is all about money

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12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

How I do so agree with your correspondent Doug Coupe (Argus, August 6) regarding the money-making antics of recent Prides.

Brighton and Hove should follow Glasgow's Commonwealth Games example

The Argus: The flag of the Commonwealth Games is lowered during the Closing Ceremony for the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, at Hampden Park stadium, in Glasgow, Scotland, Sunday Aug. 3, 2014. PICTURE: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth

12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

After the very successful Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and seeing the top class sporting facilities the city of Glasgow has, much more than we have here in Brighton and Hove, it is about time we had the same in our city!

Brighton MP Caroline Lucas doing a great job

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12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

Unlike N Turner from Hove (Letters August 6), who criticises Brighton MP Caroline Lucas, (pictured below), for things that are completely outside the direct responsibility of a local MP, I live in her constituency of Brighton Pavilion.

Put cinema in the Astoria and save the Hippodrome

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12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

Brighton needs a large lyric theatre for operas and musicals and it has one – the Hippodrome.

I saw palm trees in the sky

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6:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

I took these pictures of clouds over Portslade a few weeks ago at about 8.15pm one Sunday evening.

We are all proud of Alice

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6:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Further to your story dated July 18 about Maisie Bockler cutting her hair for charity, my niece Alice, about nine weeks ago went to get her hair cut as she has long hair .

Don’t forget VE Day 2015

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6:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Don’t forget VE Day 2015

Foreign drivers must pay

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6:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

As made public the city council is losing out by foreign registration vehicles not paying the fee when breaking the law.

Private sector bosses are the fattest cats of the lot

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6:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Thanks for telling us about big salaries paid to council bosses (The Argus, August 6).

Taking electricity supply for granted

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1:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

We were one of the 2,000 Brighton households that were affected by the total loss of power the other night due to a local electricity substation fire.

Stop pouring your waste in drains

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1:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Stop pouring your waste in drains After the problems of blocked drains, gully suckers do not come to clean them out on a regular basis but too many people mostly builders pour their waste down them, This waste goes hard and then blocks the drain.

Volunteers sought to help out dogs

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1:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Dogs Trust Shoreham is looking for volunteers who would be willing to give up one day a week on a regular basis to help with the care of the rescue dogs.

Generous beach cleaners are fighting losing battle

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1:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Whilst I applaud all those generous souls who clean up their beaches and their surrounding, I fear they are fighting a losing battle.

Ban laser beams to protect aircraft pilots

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1:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Ben James’s article (Argus August 2) highlights the increase by irresponsible individuals who shine/aim laser beams at aircraft.

Calling on charity of cyclists

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12:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

I am writing to ask your readers to join the Diabetes UK team at the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey100 challenge on Sunday, August 10.



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