- ARTHUR Roach, 62, a retired milkman, said: “I live here and I haven’t seen any problems and I haven’t heard of any problems. This is a nice area.”

- TRACEY Low, 49, a caterer, from Southbourne, said: “I do hear people walking past being noisy at night.

“More alcohol being sold would concern me.”

- DENISE Jones, 54, a day nursery owner from Southbourne, said: “There’s a group of rough sleepers that hang about but they could be helped.”