Better rights for homeless people in Brighton and Hove given cross-party support

Brighton and Hove may become the first city in the country to adopt the “Homeless Bill of Rights”. The bill was devised by the European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless – known as FEANTSA – in November 2017. It has been...

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Into The Woods’ by Hawkwind (Selected Video) My old mates...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019 at 4:30 pm

Recently retired Brighton and Hove councillors recognised for 250 years of service

Dozens of recently retired Brighton and Hove councillors were recognised today (Thursday 25 July) for more than 250 years of public service. Mayor Alex Phillips proposed conferring the title of honorary alderman and alderwoman on 10 of those with the longest and most senior...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019 at 3:20 pm

Mass of small bubbles sure to overflow as Froth announce Brighton gig

Froth formed in Los Angeles in 2012 and are a trio that consists of JooJoo Ashworth (vocals/guitar), Jeremy Katz (guitar/bass) and Cameron Allen (drums). They are coming over to these shores for an exclusive 5-date UK tour in September that kicks off on Sunday 8th September at...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019 at 2:56 pm

Reggae artist finally says ‘No More War’

Reggae artists can come from right across the spectrum regarding their thought processes, but seldom have many been in the headlines during their career more than Yellowman. If some of the lyrics to The Shamen’s ‘Ebeneezer Goode’ could be used to describe a character, then surely...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019 at 12:58 pm

Brighton Pride welcomes suspension of bin strike

The organisers of Brighton and Hove Pride have welcomed the news that a bin strike – timed to coincide with the annual parade and party – has been suspended. The GMB union said this morning (Thursday 25 July) that it had reached an agreement with Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019 at 11:47 am

Coldean post office to remain closed after no interest in running it

Coldean Post Office is to remain permanently closed because nobody has come forward to run it. The post office in Beatty Avenue closed last year after the postmaster resigned and the premises have now been turned into a pharmacy. This month, Post Office announced that it has not...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019 at 9:47 am

Bin strikes called off – for now

The GMB union has called off a series of bin strikes after a meeting of members at the Cityclean depot in Hollingdean this morning (Thursday 25 July). The decision to suspend the strikes came after senior politicians agreed that a GMB rep, Dave Russell, could be allowed to return...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019 at 9:43 am

Developer consigns Brighton community hub to bin store

A developer has been criticised for plans to downgrade an area set aside for community use and to consign it to a space the size of a bin store. The former Labour council leader Daniel Yates said that local people feel conned by the proposal from the developer SC Pelham Terrace....