Brighton MPs back BBC 6music campaign

Brighton Kemptown and Brighton Pavilion MPs Des Turner and David Lepper have backed a campaign to save the BBC’s new music digital radio station, 6Music. Dr Turner, both of whom are standing down at the next election, signed an early day motion protesting at the...
Posted On 04 Mar 2010 at 11:39 am

Brian Eno on this year's Brighton Festival

Brian Eno has been talking about what we can expect from this year’s Brighton Festival, which he’s curating. Melita Dennett interviewed him at the festival launch last month, and has posted the result in this podcast. On her Munki about Town blog, Melita says:...
Posted On 04 Mar 2010 at 10:08 am

Hove seafront being revamped at Brighton's expense, Labour claim

Brighton’s seafront may be in line for a facelift – but Madeira Drive is being neglected, Labour councillors claim. Last month, Brighton and Hove City Council announced it was spending £500,000 on sprucing up the seafront from Brighton Marina to Hove Lagoon, wit...
Posted On 04 Mar 2010 at 9:52 am

Grow your own boosted with Brighton land bank scheme

Plans to put unused land to use to grow food are one step closer with the launch of a community land bank scheme. In January, Brighton and Hove City Council announced it was looking at ways of freeing up land such as grass verges and car parks for the cultivation of fruit and...
Posted On 04 Mar 2010 at 8:46 am

Beach-friendly wheelchairs come to Brighton

Special ‘all-terrain’ wheelchairs are now available on Brighton seafront to enable people with disabilities to enjoy the beach. The two chairs have four low-pressure inflatable tyres to make it easy to navigate on the shingle and comfortable to ride. They are appropriate for all...
Posted On 04 Mar 2010 at 8:28 am