Despite hard budget decisions, work continues on more and better housing

One of a councillor’s main duties is to set a balanced budget. This year that is harder than ever. The loss of over £100 million in funding over the past 10 years means that any “low-hanging fruit” have long since disappeared. We now face the awful decisions we never wanted to...
Posted On 22 Jan 2023 at 10:54 pm

A Labour council and government will mean decent homes for all

When campaigning during the council elections in 2019, I met a couple in their early thirties. They both had jobs and had been living in their privately rented one-bedroom flat for over 10 years. They described how they were desperate to start a family but felt unable to because...
Posted On 22 Jan 2023 at 4:25 pm

‘See You In The Dark’ at Softcult’s Brighton concert

Softcult are twins Phoenix and Mercedes Arn Horn who adopt a DIY hands-on approach to their scuzz pop banger releases and merch, where they design everything and run it themselves. Their music journey began with the 5 song ‘Year Of The Rat’ limited edition cassette in April 2021,...
Posted On 22 Jan 2023 at 4:02 pm

Fancy a night of folk music with Martha Tilston?

Martha Tilston is a Folk singer-songwriter, guitar player and vocalist who hails from Bristol. She is the daughter of Steve Tilston whose name is associated with John Renbourn’s Ship Of Fools, Steve Tilston Trio, and WAZ! Martha began her musical career in 2000 in...
Posted On 22 Jan 2023 at 12:42 pm