Benefits capped for 300 Brighton and Hove families

The coalition government is capping welfare benefits for 300 families in Brighton and Hove. It introduced the benefits cap from Monday (12 August), Brighton and Hove City Council said. The reduction in benefit payments will be made by cutting the amount of housing benefit that a...
Posted On 16 Aug 2013 at 5:44 pm

Deputy Police Commissioner resigns

Steve Waight has announced that he will stand down as Sussex Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner. A statement on the website of the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne said: “The move will see him pursue other opportunities outside of the Office of the Sussex Police...
Posted On 16 Aug 2013 at 3:45 pm

Brighton and Hove’s bishop speaks out about fracking

The Church of England bishop with responsibility for Brighton and Hove has spoken out about fracking. The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, said that the fracking debate raised huge questions about our contemporary lifestyle. The bishop, whose office is in Hove, called for...
Posted On 16 Aug 2013 at 10:44 am