A marathon effort brings economic benefits to Brighton and Hove

It is easy to forget that the Brighton Marathon has been running for less than a decade. The scale of the operation, size of the crowds and speed of the clean-up each suggest an event that has been going for much longer, such as Pride which has been going for around 30 years. As...
Posted On 15 Apr 2017 at 8:06 pm

Life’s a beach in Brighton and Hove – and we need to look after ours

After warm weather granted me my first sea swim of 2017, I was pleased to join fantastic campaign group Surfers Against Sewage as they kick-started the great beach spring clean on our shoreline. The group is taking on the estimated eight tonnes of plastic, sewage and other debris...
Posted On 15 Apr 2017 at 4:37 pm

‘Southern Accelerator’ will make Greater Brighton even greater

We are launching a vision for a “Southern Accelerator” to drive growth in the local economy. This innovative idea for our area will run along the same lines as the Northern Powerhouse and Midlands Engine initiatives. The term Southern Accelerator, which I proposed, will be put to...
Posted On 15 Apr 2017 at 4:18 pm

Brighton nursery rated outstanding in official inspection

A Brighton nursery has been rated outstanding by Ofsted after the official watchdog carried out an inspection. Jump Start Nursery, at Moulsecoomb Children’s Centre, in Hodshrove Lane, Moulsecoomb, was given the top grading for the overall quality and standards of its early years...
Posted On 15 Apr 2017 at 12:33 pm