Tree crashes down across Portslade road

A tree has crashed down, smashing a fence and blocking a Portslade road this morning. Siobhan Scott took this picture of the tree lying across Easthill Way. A council spokeswoman said: “Our arborists were called to clear a large wind damaged tree from a road near Easthill...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019 at 10:26 am

Brighton takeaway granted later opening licence

A Brighton takeaway can trade for an extra hour after convincing councillors that it would not cause any problems. Grill 66, in Queen’s Road, used to close at 11pm, with the owner Fadi Bedewi telling councillors that he had to turn customers away. The new licence means...

Noise complaints resolved more quickly thanks to new ‘field officers’, council says

Noise complaints are being resolved more quickly thanks to a new team of council ‘field officers’, according to a report. The eight-strong team replaced Brighton and Hove City Council’s out-of-hours noise patrol service despite the reservations of some councillors. The report –...

A service which needs to meet the needs of children and families

I make no apologies for raising the same topic again because “home to school transport” is an issue where some of our most vulnerable children rely on the council to provide a safe, secure and fit for purpose transport which caters for the individual needs of that child and gives...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019 at 12:05 am

A tourist-eye view of Brighton and Hove

When you live in Brighton and Hove, having friends or family to stay can be the perfect excuse to be a tourist in your home town. For me and Steve, having our 16-year old nephew stop over meant a chance to rediscover places we’d not been to for a while or go along to things we’d...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019 at 12:01 am
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