Why sometimes two metres is not enough

We all need two metres in this time of social distancing – but some of us sometimes need a little bit more room. Some families who have children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are finding the current covid-19 measures extremely stressful. Among other...
Posted On 10 Apr 2020 at 5:00 pm

A blooming marvellous Easter donation

A shop in Hove has donated flowers worth almost £5,000 to cheer up people in local care homes and others who are self-isolating during the coronavirus crisis,. The recipients will include some of the most vulnerable members of the community who have been told to stay indoors for...
Posted On 10 Apr 2020 at 2:35 pm

Labour hits back after Conservatives criticise housing blueprint

Labour has responded to Conservative criticism of the council’s planning blueprint which will decide where housing can be built in Brighton and Hove over the coming decade. The Tories say that more should be done to protect family homes and greenfield land, particularly around...
Posted On 10 Apr 2020 at 11:27 am

Hove church receives £40k Easter boost

A Hove church has received an Easter boost with the award of a grant towards the £120,000 cost of vital restoration work. All Saints, on the corner of The Drive and Eaton Road, has been given a National Churches Trust Cornerstone Grant of £40,000 to help restore the building’s...
Posted On 10 Apr 2020 at 12:20 am

Conservative government stands with Brighton and Hove businesses

Small businesses and self-employed workers in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector underpin our city’s local economy and supporting these businesses and the local jobs they create through this pandemic is at the forefront of the Conservative government’s policies. The...
Posted On 10 Apr 2020 at 12:10 am

Support for jobs, firms and workers during the coronavirus pandemic

I want to thank everyone for getting in touch with their thoughts, their concerns and their ideas surrounding the challenges of the covid-19 pandemic. As a council we are putting out city briefings and updating the council website with advice and guidance every day, so I’d always...
Posted On 10 Apr 2020 at 12:05 am