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Brexit won’t be easy but we should flourish

Next week the Prime Minister will trigger Article 50 and Britain will start its journey to leave the European Union.

My dismay over a second Scotland referendum

It was with a sinking heart I heard Nicola Sturgeon speak about her desire to call a second Scottish Independence referendum earlier this week.

Reflections on International Women's Day

International Women’s Day on Wednesday got me into a reflective mood as I thought about the struggles women from just a few generations ago had to endure to win just basic rights.

World Book Day

03 March 2017 12:11

The one to four-year-olds at Camelot Nursery in Lewes Road hadn’t a clue who I was but, like all children, they were mesmerised as I read to them wonderful books such as The Gruffalo and The Smartest Giant in Town.

Looking to the Lords

24 February 2017 16:03

The House of Lords is having a few weeks in the limelight over its role scrutinising the bill to leave the European Union and the start of a new TV programme about what it does.

Dubs 2 - Our Response to the Syria Crisis

“I’m ashamed to be British!” That was how one lady began the conversation at a surgery last weekend

There's no escaping it...

10 February 2017 11:32

Last Friday, I spent the evening at Eastbourne’s Winter Night Shelter where I was initiated into the delights of Scrabble.

Quick Quid? I think not.

10 February 2017 11:27

Everyone has seen TV ads for money lending companies, like Quick Quid, who give the impression financial troubles will be put right by borrowing pounds at vast rates of interest...

We must always remember the Holocaust

Today, Friday, marks 72 years since Soviet troops liberated what has now become a byword for horror: the concentration and death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Fishing developments could not be better timed

There is a hidden industry in Eastbourne that visitors flocking to the pier and seafront, rarely hear or see and that’s our fantastic fishing fleet.

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