Brighton’s toxic transport crisis  

Brighton has an environmental crisis with illegal levels of particulate and nitrogen dioxide pollution. Poor council traffic planning has contributed to making our city streets among the most polluted in the UK. It needs a radical solution. Public funding to achieve this is...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019 at 4:57 pm

Warning after bogus litter cop tries to fine someone in Brighton

People have been warned to be on their guard against bogus litter cops after a man tried to fine someone for dropping litter in Queens Road. Brighton and Hove City Council tweeted yesterday that someone had been impersonating one of their enforcement officers. It also clarified...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019 at 1:19 pm

Pool cleaning fluid caused evacuation of Brighton hotel

Pool cleaning fluids have been blamed for a chemical incident which led to the closure of King’s Road yesterday. Firefighters were called by the Harbour Hotel on Brighton seafront at 12.30pm when a gas alarm went off there. This afternoon, East Sussex Fire and Rescue...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019 at 10:39 am

Two people from Brighton and Hove charged over ‘Extinction Rebellion’ protests

Two people from Brighton and Hove have been charged with committing criminal offences over their roles in the “Extinction Rebellion” protests in London. Amy Dalla-Mura, 55, of Eaton Villas, Hove, and Martin Gardener, 31, of Preston Road, Brighton, are among 69 people to have been...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019 at 12:38 am

Deputy mayor of Brighton and Hove tops Green party list for European elections

The deputy mayor of Brighton and Hove has been selected as the Green Party’s first choice candidate for the European elections next month. Alexandra Phillips – known locally as Alex – is one of three Brighton and Hove councillors to feature among the 10 candidates on the Greens’...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019 at 12:01 am