More protests on the way as union urges lobby of Brighton and Hove budget meeting

Brighton and Hove Unison is urging people to join its protest in the lobby of Hove Town Hall ahead of next week’s budget meeting. The city’s councillors will meet next Thursday at 4.30pm to debate and vote on this year’s budget options – some of the most...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015 at 2:54 pm

Giant waterslide comes to Brighton

Brighton residents are being given a unique chance to take a thrilling ride down a 100m water slide in the heart of the city centre when the RNLI’s Slipway Slide visits Brighton next month. Slipway Slide, a 100m long water slide, will be coming to Edward Street on 21 March and...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015 at 2:08 pm

Old public toilet discovery holds up Edward Street roadworks

Roadworks on one of Brighton’s busiest streets have overrun in part because workmen discovered an old public toilet underneath the road. The discovery was made during work to one of the junctions, which was meant to be completed by the end of last month. But this...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015 at 1:45 pm

Brighton MP offers to host last-ditch talks to save doctors’ surgery

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has offered to host last-ditch talks in the hope of brokering a deal to keep the Eaton Place doctors’ surgery open. But yesterday (Wednesday 18 February) one of the partners in the Eaton Place practice, Malcolm Stalker, turned down the offer. Dr...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015 at 1:05 pm

Can you keep up with the Green Party’s Joneses in Brighton?

The Green candidate in Brighton Kemptown Davy Jones and Jenny Jones, the party’s only member of the House of Lords, are joining forces today (Thursday 19 February). The pair are planning the Great Green Walk from Peacehaven to the Palace Pier, in Brighton, taking in the whole...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015 at 10:16 am

Cricket stars invited to join new deaf junior team

Sussex County Cricket Club last week launched a junior deaf team which  it hopes might nurture international stars of the future The team was launched with Phil Hudson, Head Coach and Umesh Valjee MBE, Captain of the England Deaf Team at the Hamilton Lodge School and College for...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015 at 9:31 am

How much parking should new Brighton and Hove developments include?

People are being asked to have their say on the amount of parking that should be included in new developments in the city. Brighton and Hove City Council is drawing up new guidance on the provision of all types of parking in new developments, and wants to hear the views of...
Posted On 19 Feb 2015 at 8:36 am
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