Messing up the Christmas message – and why it matters in the time of covid

Normally when government passes a law the message is, “obey it.” But not for this government. They’ve gone to the trouble to create detailed laws about how we’re to behave this Christmas yet the message is, “don’t follow the law.” But who to follow? Because the Prime Minister,...
Posted On 25 Dec 2020 at 10:51 am

A Christmas like no other – and one never to forget

It’s a Christmas like no other, the Bishop of Chichester said in his Christmas homilies. “This Christmas, like no other that most of us have ever known, is one I hope we shall never forget,” the Bishop Martin Warner said in his Christmas morning address at Chichester...
Posted On 25 Dec 2020 at 9:39 am

At our hospice I see hope this Christmas

The Martlets Hospice has got such a good reputation in Brighton and Hove – and it is a wonderful place. Sadly, I lost my wife there back in 2014. I ended up going to work there full time as a facilities maintenance guy and supervisor and have worked there through the pandemi...
Posted On 25 Dec 2020 at 8:25 am

Navigating difficult waters – the view from Shoreham Port

What appealed to me most about the chance to join the team at Shoreham was the port’s status as a trust. Unlike the corporates I had worked for previously, any profits made are reinvested in maintaining the port for everyone’s benefit. This ethos gives the place a great...
Posted On 25 Dec 2020 at 7:47 am

Proper political opposition puts residents’ interests first

Last week your Labour councillors brought forward a range of positive measures to improve things in our city at full council. Former Labour councillor Emma Daniel presented a petition aimed at reducing the cost of school uniforms. Emma did great work on trying to poverty-proof...
Posted On 25 Dec 2020 at 12:05 am