Lockdown shaming – some advice to trigger-happy, virtue-signalling councillors

The rules around social distancing in response to the coronavirus pandemic seem to have inspired some of our councillors to lead the way in the new practice of “lockdown shaming”. A few have been a little too eager to warn about a creeping “holiday atmosphere” and the risks posed...
Posted On 25 May 2020 at 12:11 pm

Conservative government’s £5bn package will create new era for cycling and walking in Brighton and Hove

The Conservative government has announced the largest ever boost for cyclists and pedestrians in England and has already started to work with local authorities to roll out the first stage – a £250 million emergency active travel fund to improve cycling infrastructure. This means...
Posted On 25 May 2020 at 12:05 am

Covid-19, community and kindness

I had the pleasure of attending the Brighton and Hove Dialogue Society online Ramadan event on Sunday 17 May. It was held over Zoom and included live music and marble art performances and brought together local faith leaders, MPs, the Brighton and Hove Interfaith Contact Group,...
Posted On 25 May 2020 at 12:01 am