WW2 bomb blown up at Devil’s Dyke

Brighton police started their day with a bang this morning when they helped detonate a Second World War shell at the Devil’s Dyke. Not a usual day in the office… WW2 mortar shell safely detonated by the @BritishArmy bomb disposal unit at #DevilsDyke thank you to the...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019 at 2:43 pm

More cash for Saltdean Lido approved

Councillors have agreed to help bankroll the restoration of Saltdean Lido’s listed Art Deco building. The Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company (CIC) has secured £4.5million of lottery funding for the project – but only on the condition that they raise £1.6million...

Hundreds of Brighton and Hove schoolchildren join today’s climate change march

Hundreds of Brighton and Hove schoolchildren have joined today’s climate change march in the city centre despite schools urging them to make their voices heard in other ways. The schools must be empty! Over 800 kids out of class for the Brighon #ClimateStrike...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019 at 12:11 pm

Drugged up driver jailed for killing Hove grandmother

A “fiercely independent” grandmother was killed by a drug driver who was speeding in a 30mph zone. Catherine Akehurst was crossing Old Shoreham Road in Hove on Saturday, September 2 2017 when Adrian Fasan knocked her down. Fasan, now 40, was charged with dangerous driving but...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019 at 10:50 am

Budget highlights the challenge of deciding spending priorities

As a Labour minority administration we are heading into the busiest part of our year. With final budget setting meetings just weeks away, we have to hope that our proposals, after months of work, can meet with the approval of a majority on the council. Given that this is an...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019 at 12:05 am