A trip to Brussels and a worthy lesson in preparation

At the time it seemed like a great idea, hire a van, drive to Brussels, spend a weekend there, drive back. Simple. And, since I probably wasn’t going to see him for a while it seemed like a nice send off.

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Cheer up, it’s the New Year!

After all the fun and festivities and, more importantly, time off work it’s time for the winter blues to kick in because it’s the dreaded month of January. But come on, things aren’t so bad, let Aunty Brighton-Lite cheer you up…..

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Kay’s Column: The Politicisation of the Poppy

I’m not sure if it’s just a recent phenomenon but somehow and at some point a simple gesture, such as wearing or indeed not wearing a poppy, seems to have become a massive political issue.

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Kay’s Column: Spurned by women, Cameron courts the gay vote

David Cameron has been on the chase for gay votes after successfully scaring all of the women away.

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The Beauty of Democracy – Cokeham Style

Tens (16) gathered on Tuesday night for the exhilarating climax of a hard fought campaign for the hearts and minds of Cokeham, Adur District Council.

The ward is found in the tiny town of Sompting on the A27 somewhere between Brighton and Worthing but not particularly close to either.

Here the results were counted up in a small local church which smelt exactly like… a small local church.

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