Opinions

The Grenfell Tower Disaster

The Grenfell Tower fire has shocked and appalled us all.  Words cannot convey the horror I felt on seeing television footage of the catastrophe nor the emotion that comes from hearing those who have lost family and friends.

Jeremy Quin: The Vision for Brexit

Important speeches by national politicians were once reproduced verbatim in the papers:  for very understandable reasons that is long gone!  However Theresa May's speech on our future in Europe is worth a look.  Tone matters.  What she emphasised was how the UK will fight hard to get a resolution

Jeremy Quin: Supporting Those With Mental Health Issues

Last weekend it was a pleasure to visit the Horsham Painting Group’s Exhibition in the Friends’ Meeting House, the fabulous performance by HAODS of “Annie” and an exceptional concert by the West Sussex Philharmonic Choir in St Marys.  This weekend we can look forward to the Fairtrade Christmas Ma

Jeremy Quin: Brexit and Business in Horsham

Occasionally issues are debated in Westminster on which, whatever the party politics at the fringes,  the core issue has overwhelming support. One such last week was on Police Officer safety.

Jeremy Quin: Stand Up To Cancer

Earlier this month was “Stand Up to Cancer” day.  The Cancer Research Shop in East Street put on a great event.  I found myself, not for the first time, penned in with Louis and Dolly the donkeys while shoppers were serenaded by ukulele!

It's time to resolve the airport debate

GACC (the Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign) is the local group which campaigns on issues around Gatwick.  I attended their AGM last year and was invited this week to their next.  By the time it is called I very much hope we will have a decision on the Airport Debate.   This has been hanging ove

Jeremy Quin: Our Armed Forces

This Sunday in Carfax, organised by the Royal Air Force Association and Horsham District Council, serving and former members of the RAF will be remembered on “Battle of Britain Sunday”.  Veterans will be there but also the 1015 (Horsham) Squadron of the Air Cadet Corps.