Councillors approve £12m makeover for Black Rock

The long-neglected land at Black Rock is to be given a £12 million makeover after proposals submitted by Brighton and Hove City Council were granted planning permission today (Wednesday 10 June). The council’s Planning Committee voted unanimously in favour of the scheme to build...

Brighton’s ‘ugliest building’ to be replaced by hundreds of flats for rent

The owner of Brighton’s “ugliest building” was given permission for a “build to rent” scheme this afternoon (Wednesday 10 June). Anston House is expected to be demolished and replaced by three tower blocks up to 15 storeys high, containing a total of 229 flats. The owner First...

Work starts on widening city centre pavements

Work has begun on widening city centre streets ahead of shops reopening next week. The works in the Old Town and St James’s Street are part of a series of measures Brighton and Hove City Council has drawn up to spend its share of the Government’s emergency travel...
Posted On 10 Jun 2020 at 5:34 pm

Council tells schools to open from Monday

Schools should begin to reopen to reception, year one and year six children from Monday, the city council now says. Brighton and Hove City Council has previously urged schools not to reopen despite the Government saying it was now safe to do so for these year groups. But it has...
Posted On 10 Jun 2020 at 4:49 pm

Health and care chief offers reassurances about coronavirus safety supplies

Health and care chiefs are confident that they will have enough personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies if there is a second wave of the covid-19 coronavirus. The claim came after one senior official said that, in the early stages of the pandemic, they faced a spell of...

Two petitions show dividing lines over cycle lanes in Brighton and Hove

Two petitions about cycle lanes have been started, showing the dividing lines in pedal-power politics Brighton and Hove. And another calls for Madeira Drive to be reopened to all – after temporary barriers were put up to keep cars, vans and coaches out to make it safer for...
Posted On 10 Jun 2020 at 11:49 am