Life: you’ve been doing it all wrong

Life: you’ve been doing it all wrong. Except you haven’t. But there’s lots of people out there trying to tell you that you have. During this season of celebration and reflection, try to ponder on the stuff that is working and plan to do more of that. As blighted 2016 draws to a close, our social…

Sign A Petition To Make Brighton’s Cycling Network Safer

Local mum and cyclist Dani Ahrens thinks Brighton has more work to do to guarantee a reliable and safe network of bike paths in the city. She tells us why she would like you to sign a petition to review the Elm Grove  and Lewes Road junction. “I’ve always used a bike to get around, since…

Do Great Olympians Make Our Country Great Britain?

We’re just coming down from our Rio 2016 high. 27 gold medals, beating our tally in London 2012 and China in 2008. But, do great Olympians make our country Great Britain? It’s a fantastic achievement, that we can’t dispute. But after listening to the Jeremy Vine phone in (a democratic listening choice on a road trip with the family,…

Brighton And Hove Budget: Delivering The Tory Cuts

Today a full council meeting will tackle the anticipated city budget. Labour will be putting forward proposals which they believe will deal with the cuts in funding they must deliver. But as reported in the Brighton and Hove Independent, the Conservatives believe the cuts don’t streamline enough and the Greens criticise where the axe is…