Hanover’s parking control plans clear final hurdle

After five consultations over the past decade, people parking in “Brighton’s last free city car park”, Hanover, are to finally start having to pay from October. Councillors voted this evening to pass the recommendations following the results of the final,...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 8:31 pm

Street party guidelines to be reviewed after businesses use them to get round licensing

Street parties are being used as a “back end” way for businesses to bypass licensing when putting on events, councillors heard today. Brunswick and Adelaide ward councillor Ollie Sykes said that he had received several complaints from residents who had not been asked...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 8:04 pm

Mazda Fountain is saved – again

The Mazda Fountain has survived the latest round of council discussions on the future of the Valley Gardens project. Brighton and Hove City Council’s environment and transport committee discussed the design of the new park which will be formed from the Old Steine to St...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 7:35 pm

Financial outlook for NHS remains tough in Brighton and Hove, say health chiefs

The next year will be financially challenging for the NHS in Brighton and Hove, health chiefs said this evening (Tuesday 27 June). The outlook was shared at the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) at the Jubilee Library in...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 7:28 pm

Woodingdean GP surgery at risk after retirement of GP husband and wife

A Woodingdean surgery could close following the retirement of both its GPs, husband and wife team Jeremy Baker and Dodie Fahmy. A letter is being sent out to patients of the practice informing them of the doctors’ departure, with their last day due to be Hallowe’en...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 7:11 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sack commercial chief and former captain Paul Rogers

Brighton and Hove Albion have sacked their commercial manager and former club captain Paul Rogers, according to a statement released this afternoon (Tuesday 27 June). The statement said that Mr Rogers, 52, was dismissed for gross misconduct. The club have also said that he can...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 6:35 pm

Moves to relocate station taxi rank move step closer

Plans to move the taxi rank to the rear of Brighton Station – and stop taxis queueing outside people’s homes – are moving forward now the station owners have requested a meeting with the city council. Residents of Surrey Street have suffered years of...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 5:28 pm

Teens urged to go to Brighton and Hove’s biggest free apprenticeships event

Young people and parents are being urged to attend the biggest free apprenticeships event to be held in Brighton and Hove. The event next week could even save teenagers about £30,000 if they opt for an apprenticeship over a degree. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “There are...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 3:00 pm

Zipwire goes up on Brighton seafront

Brighton’s latest attraction has finally made an appearance on the seafront, as its distinctive spiral staircase tower begins to go up. It was hoped that the £1.7million attraction, a replacement for the Brighton Wheel, would be open by Easter – but today’s...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 2:15 pm

Brighton man among three men due in court over illegal rave

A Brighton man was one of three to be charged after an illegal rave at a nature reserve just outside Lewes. Spencer Whale, 43, an unemployed man, of Beaconsfield Road, Brighton, was charged with causing a public nuisance and was due appear before Brighton magistrates today...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017 at 1:16 pm
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