Hove dogs to race on – behind closed doors

Hove Greyhound Stadium is set to become one of the few British sporting venues permitted to operate. The government has again clamped down on social interaction as the coronavirus crises deepens. So from Monday (23 March) the Nevill Road stadium will race on Tuesday and Wednesday...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 7:52 pm

Greens push for home to school transport improvements

The Greens have responded to the publication of an independent review of chaotic changes to the home to school transport service in Brighton and Hove. The changes caused significant problems for some of the most vulnerable children in the area. Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 7:21 pm

Former mayor urges people to respect shopping hour set aside for elderly

Shoppers are ignoring an hour set aside for the elderly and vulnerable, according to a former mayor of Brighton and Hove. Retired Labour councillor Mo Marsh was shocked to find no eggs in Waitrose in Western Road, Brighton, to be told by staff that the day haad started with a...

Brighton man wanted for recall to prison

A man who was jailed for having an offensive weapon is being hunted by police who want to return him to prison. Sussex Police issued an appeal for help finding Ryan Rose Jenson, formerly of Kestrel Court, in Swanborough Place, Whitehawk, and Bernard Road, Brighton. He was freed...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 6:47 pm

Brighton community pub delivers first meals

A Brighton community pub has made its first deliveries to older people in its community. In an astonishing stroke of good timing, The Bevy in Bevendean was already planning to launch its Bevy Bites scheme following a successful crowdfunding campaign. This week, it shut the pub...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 6:02 pm

All Brighton pubs and restaurants to close for at least a month

All pubs and restaurants in Brighton and Hove are to close for at least a month from tomorrow under the latest sweeping measure announced by the Government to combat coronavirus. The restrictions were expected to be implemented in London, which has more cases than anywhere else...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 5:30 pm

Brighton photographer documents self-isolation

A Brighton photographer is looking for families in self isolation for a new project documenting the coronavirus outbreak in Brighton and Hove. Award-winning photographer JJ Waller wants to record this moment in Brighton’s history witha series of portraits – taken from...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 4:50 pm

Council pledges not to evict tenants while boosting homeless accommodation

Council tenants will not be evicted and homeless accommodation will be increased as part of a raft of measures to help people weather the financial crisis brought on by the coronavirus outbreak. Councillor Gill Williams, the city council’s chair of housing, is urging...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 3:56 pm

Coronavirus, concerts and music

The Coronavirus epidemic is obviously hitting hard at the moment and thus you can almost certainly expect that any music concerts and festivals that you were due to attend in March and April and quite possibly beyond, will more than likely have already been cancelled or...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 2:21 pm

Refuse collections likely to be hit by coronavirus absences

Refuse and recycling collections are likely to be hit by staff shortages caused by new coronavirus guidelines, the council has warned. Brighton and Hove City Council is suspending garden waste collection for at least the next two weeks while it tries to source agency drivers and...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 12:06 pm
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