Seafront officers report rising tide of law-breaking dog walkers and cyclists

Seafront officers are tackling a rising tide of law-breaking dog walkers and cyclists in Brighton and Hove. Other problems include beach hut break-ins and vandalism, barbecues on the seafront lawns and beach and tents on the lawns. There have also been reports of anti-social...

Bus boss urges passengers to follow face mask rules on public transport

A bus boss has urged passengers to follow the new covid-19 coronavirus face mask rules when travelling on public transport in Brighton and Hove. Martin Harris called on everyone to wear a face mask or covering – as required by law – unless they were exempt as more bus services...
Posted On 15 Jun 2020 at 4:38 pm

Pride awaits key decision from Brighton and Hove councillors

The current organisers of the annual Pride festival in Brighton and Hove are expected to receive a significant vote of confidence from councillors later this week. Backing is expected to be given to the headline events in Preston Park and St James’s Street up to and including...

Are lessons from Brighton and Hove’s £1m school transport fiasco being ignored?

The council risks repeating the mistakes that led to a £1 million overspend on home to school transport, put children’s safety at risk and left others stranded, according to two senior councillors. The claim underpins a letter from former council leader Mary Mears and her...
Posted On 15 Jun 2020 at 1:34 pm

‘United We Stream’ launches in Brighton

Brighton joins the global streaming community with ‘United We Stream’ launching in the city this week. A movement that started in Berlin during lockdown that has spread to over 65 cities around the world, United We Stream Brighton will showcase the music, culture and...
Posted On 15 Jun 2020 at 12:31 pm

Brighton vegan pizza restaurant to open branch in Patisserie Valerie in Hove

The bosses of a vegan pizza restaurant in Brighton plan to open another branch of their business in the old Patisserie Valerie premises in Hove. The Western Road restaurant will become the third branch of Purezza which started its first plant-based pizzeria in St James’s Street,...
Posted On 15 Jun 2020 at 8:55 am

Brighton medical expert aims to trace thousands of ‘missing’ coronavirus cases

A Brighton medical expert has suggested a way to use patient notes that could offer solution to tracing thousands of “missing” coronavirus patients. Elizabeth Ford said that certain patient notes made by GPs (general practitioners), which are currently unavailable to medical...
Posted On 15 Jun 2020 at 8:17 am