Plan to move Brighton Station taxi rank to Terminus Road put on hold

A plan to move the Brighton Station taxi rank back to Terminus Road has been put on hold. A Brighton and Hove City Council committee had been due to discuss the plan today (Tuesday 24 November). The Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee was to be asked to approve an...
Posted On 24 Nov 2015 at 5:07 pm

Drivers fined for misusing blue badges in Brighton and Hove

Seven drivers have been fined after being caught fraudulently using disabled blue badges in Brighton and Hove. All seven admitted breaking the law when their cases were brought before magistrates by Brighton and Hove City Council. The drivers were all convicted of using a blue...
Posted On 24 Nov 2015 at 3:20 pm

Greens accuse Brighton and Hove council of ‘social cleansing’ in response to benefit cuts

The Greens have accused Brighton and Hove City Council of “social cleansing” as part of the council’s response to welfare benefit cuts. The claim was made after the council said its response to benefit cuts “may include providing advice about which areas of the country are...
Posted On 24 Nov 2015 at 2:26 pm

Brighton College asked to pay to replace felled elm trees infected by school logpile

Scores of people are calling on the council to make Brighton College pay for the loss of Hove elm trees thought to have become infected by a logpile on college land. Fourteen elms were felled in August after being infected by beetles which were tracked down to a logpile...
Posted On 24 Nov 2015 at 12:33 pm

Clock Tower on Pret sandwiches

Brighton’s Clock Tower Sanctuary, which supports homeless young people, has been chosen as one of five charities to feature on sandwich and salad boxes sold in Pret’s 300 food shops nationwide. 50p from every sandwich and baguette sold from Pret’s Christmas range will...
Posted On 24 Nov 2015 at 12:05 pm

Saltdean charity show cancelled

The cancellation of a Christmas charity show at the eleventh hour because of health and safety fears has left organisers “gutted” and confused. The news follows an outcry when the new trustees of the association which runs the centre, part of the Saltdean Lido...
Posted On 24 Nov 2015 at 11:26 am

Students and commuters push rents in Brighton up by as much as 12%

A steep rise in rents in Brighton and Hove over the past year has been attributed to an increase in students and people forced out of London by even higher rents there. The average amount asked for a two-bedroom flat let by one lettings agent has risen 12% from £1,130 in 2014 t...
Posted On 24 Nov 2015 at 10:36 am
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