Union criticises privatisation of Brighton and Hove homes for people with learning disabilities

A proposal to privatise seven homes in Brighton and Hove for people with learning disabilities has come under fire from the trade union Unison. If the proposal is agreed, Brighton and Hove City Council will consult families, carers and the people with learning disabilities who...
Posted On 03 Jun 2014 at 11:17 pm

Four Brighton and Hove drink drive arrests on first weekend of annual summer crackdown

Three people from Brighton and Hove have been arrested for drink driving in the first few days of the annual summer crackdown by Sussex Police. A fourth person – a Londoner – was arrested in Brighton after his car mounted a kerb in the early hours of Sunday morning (1 June)....
Posted On 03 Jun 2014 at 1:42 pm

Saltdean Lido operator invites public to see behind the scenes

The company behind the £5 million refurbishment of Saltdean Lido is inviting the public to take a tour behind the scenes this weekend. The Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company (CIC) said that it was opening the gates to the public on Saturday (7 June) for the first time in...
Posted On 03 Jun 2014 at 9:59 am

European election result offers lessons for Brighton and Hove

The rise of the Greens in Brighton and Hove offers lessons to those ready to dismiss UKIP’s advances too lightly Supporters of the three main political parties in Brighton and Hove could be forgiven for thinking that the European election result locally bucked the wider regional,...
Posted On 03 Jun 2014 at 6:35 am