Parties show their true colours in debate about service for vulnerable children

Chaotic changes to home to school transport – and the unnecessary harms inflicted on some of our most vulnerable children – have exposed worrying shortcomings in the council under Labour. Conservatives spoke out before the catastrophe. We spoke up as it unfolded. And we have...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 7:12 pm

Our coronavirus response shows ways to end homelessness and provide affordable housing

Beyond the coronavirus pandemic, we are acting on housing recovery and regeneration. And the response to covid-19 points to actions that could end homelessness and provide truly affordable homes. Despite the social distancing guidelines, the coronavirus has enhanced our reliance...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 6:26 pm

Shelter Hall granted alcohol licence

A new food hall planned for Brighton seafront can sell alcohol once it opens. Two bars can operate out of the new Shelter Hall on the seafront after leaseholder Sessions Markets Ltd secured the licence after a hearing on Thursday, 11 June. The Licensing Panel, chaired by Labour...

Residents complain they’re no longer allowed to cut across Hollingbury Golf course

A war of words has broken out between Hollingbury residents and the new operators of the golf course as new restrictions on where people can walk across the course are brought in. Circle Golf took over the operation of Hollingbury Golf Course in April, during lockdown, but is now...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 2:15 pm

Brighton neighbourhood to pilot anti-rat run scheme

A pilot scheme to stop traffic using a Brighton neighbourhood as a cut through is expected to start this summer as part of a response to travel changes in a post-Covid-19 world. Neighbours in Hanover are asking for measures to restrict traffic, possibly with the use of planters...

Three-day heatwave could end in thunderstorms, Met warns

Thunderstorms could break out tomorrow afternoon after three sweltering days, the Met Office has warned. It has issued a yellow severe weather warning starting at 4pm tomorrow and running until 9am on Friday, saying that although the likelihood is low, any impact would be great....
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 10:44 am

Brighton virologist warns of potential coronavirus risk in petting cats and dogs

Pet owners should be cautious making contact with their cats or dogs to safeguard against the coronavirus being transmitted, a Brighton virologist has warned. Dr Sarah Pitt, biomedical scientist at the University of Brighton, was responding to an article by University College...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 9:51 am