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Issue No. 8: 23 February 2021 | New articles added frequently

Petra Kopp

We now have a letters page! So if you have comments about our articles, local or national events, or life in general, please email us. Letters should be no longer than 300 words, giving your name and where you live. We reserve the right to decide and edit what is published.  Bylines podcast: Promoting diversity in […]

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UK border control: another world-beating record?

Vivienne Griffiths

Since 18 January, all travellers to the UK from overseas must show proof of a negative Covid-19 test and quarantine for up to 10 days on arrival. Travel corridors have also been closed and the government is set to announce mandatory quarantine hotels. But why has it taken so long to introduce such measures?

Issue No. 7: 16 January 2021

Petra Kopp

Sussex Bylines is looking for new young writers, artists, cartoonists, poets, photographers and videographers…! If you have a story to tell, please get in touch. We now have a letters page! So if you have comments about our articles, local or national events, or life in general, please email us. Letters should be no longer […]

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What is trust?

Charlotte Rawlinson

Trust does not come ready-wrapped beneath the Christmas tree or in our monthly wage slip. Charlotte Rawlinson explores trust, how we take it for granted and how vital it is to our lives in 2021.

Patel’s plans for offshore asylum centres plumb new depths

Vivienne Griffiths

Increasingly outlandish and inhumane plans to deal with the migrant ‘crisis’ have emerged from the Home Office in recent days. According to the Financial Times, home secretary Priti Patel explored plans to set up asylum processing centres in the South Atlantic. The plans appear to have been dropped only because of the impracticality of shipping […]

More Covid ageism … and the over-70s are fuming

Vivienne Griffiths

During lockdown, I narrowly missed being run down by a speeding van on an otherwise empty road, its driver giving me two fingers as I tried to slow him down. My angry reaction was: us older people are dispensable now. The feeling has been growing – fed by the enveloping Covid crisis. And I’m not […]