Police warn lockdown protesters off ‘mass gathering’ planned for Brighton tomorrow

Protesters planning “mass gatherings” in Brighton tomorrow (Saturday 16 May) have been given a warning by Sussex Police. Social media flyers have been posted to encourage people to go along to Brighton Beach and Bevendean Downs tomorrow at noon as a protest against the...
Posted On 15 May 2020 at 7:14 pm

Mayor salutes a hundred coronavirus community champions across Brighton and Hove

More than a hundred community champions have been honoured for going above beyond the call of duty during the coronavirus crisis. Their names were read out at the Brighton and Hove City Council Annual Council meeting yesterday (Thursday 14 May) by the outgoing mayor Alex...

Recovery committee set up to steer Brighton and Hove out of coronavirus crisis

Five senior councillors have been handed the job of steering economic and financial recovery in Brighton and Hove as the covid-19 coronavirus lockdown restrictions are eased. But the Policy and Resources Recovery Sub-Committee was slated before it could even meet for the first...

Fire chiefs issue rubbish bonfire plea

Fire chiefs have urged the public to refrain from having bonfires during the coronavirus lockdown – and warned that those whose bonfires cause a nuisance could be fined up to £5,000. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it was illegal to burn rubbish if it was harmful to...
Posted On 15 May 2020 at 5:08 pm

Too early for day-trippers

I know I’m not the only one deeply concerned about the government’s latest guidance that anyone is now “free to travel any distance” for a day trip. There are ambiguities in the messages so far and we’re urgently reviewing the government’s recovery strategy document to work out...
Posted On 15 May 2020 at 12:30 am