Monthly Archives: April 2012

Traveller Site Proposal Will be Fought

Mike has pledged to fight proposals for a static traveller site at Horsdean following a packed out public meeting on the issue. Around 500 residents turned up to object to Green plans for a new traveller site on the South … Continue reading

Mike Overwhelmed by Public Support

Mike was delighted by the level of support at yesterday’s public meeting when around 500 residents turned up to object to Green plans for a new traveller site on the South Downs National Park. The meeting at Patcham Community Centre … Continue reading

Mike Invites Controversial Show to Brighton & Hove

Mike was disappointed by reports that the Chinese Embassy in London has attempted to stop the Shen Yun performance which he supported in London earlier this week. Promoters have blamed the Chinese Embassy in London for attempting to derail the … Continue reading

“Weatherley’s Law” Soon to Become Reality

Mike is confident that the Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill, which will criminalise squatting, will pass next week. Squatters, who have recently labelled the bill “Weatherley’s Law”, have called on their counterparts from around the world to … Continue reading

Mike Impressed by Local Support for Public Meeting on Travellers

Mike has been delighted by the level of support that he has received from residents for his decision to hold a public meeting on Green plans to build a second traveller site on the South Downs National Park. Mike has … Continue reading

Small Business Finance Directory a Step in the Right Direction

Mike has hailed a new source of support for small businesses with the launch of a major on-line directory of finance companies which provides alternatives to conventional bank loans or overdrafts. The Small Business Finance Directory provides access to a … Continue reading

Public Meeting on New Traveller Site to be Hosted by Mike

Mike is hosting a public meeting, along with council colleagues, on the proposals for a new traveller site on the South Downs in Patcham. Travellers took over another piece of public open space last week when they illegally occupied Greenleas … Continue reading

Mike Signs Age UK Petition

Mike has signed Age UK’s Care in Crisis petition. The wording is set out below. We, the undersigned, demand that the government takes action to ensure that: • Everyone who needs care receives it and is treated with the respect … Continue reading

Travellers Must Not be Allowed to Pitch Up in Our Parks

Mike has called on Brighton & Hove City Council and Sussex Police to work together to halt the outbreak of unauthorised encampments across the city. Travellers’ luxury caravans and cars recently moved onto Greenleas Park in Hangleton to the great … Continue reading

Mike Becomes Patron of New Cyberbullying Charity Cybersmile

Mike has become a patron of the Cybersmile Foundation, a new charity which specifically addresses the growing trend of cyberbullying. The Cybersmile Foundation is the first and only UK charity that is dedicated to the victims of cyberbullying. The charity, … Continue reading