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'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

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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

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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.

I need an acting sponsor

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12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CALLING all sponsors of young acting talent. I am a student in Brighton looking for financial sponsorship.

This is not saving the environment

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12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Just an important addition to John Stanford’s letter (July 25) concerning increased exhaust at 20 mph.

Students benefit our city in the positive roles they play

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12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Adam Trimingham is right to highlight the hugely positive role our two universities play in Brighton (The Argus, August 20).

If only everyone’s refuse had such a happy ending

The Argus:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Once upon a time a large black bin appeared in our street. This was for household waste only. Very welcome.

Save the ferry, not the beach

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12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

What is more important, the ferry closure or a sandy beach?

Think again, Mr D

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10:18am Tuesday 26th August 2014

I do hope after his motion calling for Brighton and Hove City Council to boycott Israel, that Coun Duncan is going to mount a vigil outside the council meetings to see that no-one uses a mobile phone, voice mail or other Israeli made technological aids.

What nice people

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10:17am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Thank you so much to the friendly person who handed in my handbag to the bus kiosk in Western Road, Brighton on Thursday, August 14.

Town is in decline

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10:16am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WHILE in Newhaven the other day I spoke to the owner of The Newhaven Angler shop and he had a lot of interesting things to say about the regeneration of Newhaven and its harbour.

What is it costing?

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10:15am Tuesday 26th August 2014

I live in Hangleton and we have just received the 20mph pack from the council. Now I thought the council always had problems balancing its books, either needing to make cuts or needing to increase our tax.

My care was fine

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10:13am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Reading so many times about the way patients are treated in hospitals, I would first of all appreciate how lucky I have been not having to go into hospital any length of time but since I have recently left hospital after nine days I feel I must say a few words of praise for the treatment I received there.

Public should wash their hands if they visit wards

The Argus:

10:12am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Once again the Argus (Saturday, August 16) reported ward closures at the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Society helps sufferers

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7:46pm Monday 25th August 2014

The Sussex ME Society that supports many of the 6,000 people affected by Myalgic encephalopathy (ME) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) across the county are concerned that a few may not have the correct diagnosis following published research indicating that some may have alternative conditions such as Postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) or Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).

UK made rash promises

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7:45pm Monday 25th August 2014

I wonder if a start to solving the problem of the Gaza Strip would be for us British to acknowledge that we made contradictory promises to both the Jews and the Arabs in 1917 with the Balfour Declaration, offering the Jews backing for a homeland in Palestine.

We are gaining support

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7:44pm Monday 25th August 2014

You report on two rallies this past weekend, both focusing on the Middle East, the Brighton for Peace march and the Rally for Israel.

Let’s vote out the Greens

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7:42pm Monday 25th August 2014

If the betting odds are correct on the elections then all we have to do is vote Labour to rid the city of the Green Party and Ms Lucas.

City’s 20mph limit causes air pollution to get worse

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7:41pm Monday 25th August 2014

I read with great amusement the claims of the Green Party that 74% of Brighton's roads had seen a reduction in speed after the introduction of the 20mph limit.

I will film cyclists

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6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

I have noticed cyclists riding around town wearing cameras on their helmets, presumably to film car drivers’ offences.

What poor timing

The Argus: argus button

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

At a time when the BBC is under scrutiny for poor judgement, it seems inappropriate that within a few weeks of a crucial vote on Scottish independence it should screen a programme entitled Andrew Marr’s Great Scots.



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