Panel aims to steer council towards a better home to school transport service

Ideas for an “ideal” home to school transport service for children with special educational needs are up for discussion this week. An in-depth discussion about how it should operate in the future is on the agenda when the Home to School Transport Policy Panel holds a...

Hove pub can stay open later despite neighbour’s complaints

A pub in Hove can open later at weekends despite complaints from neighbours about noise, rowdiness and broken glass. On Fridays and Saturdays, the Garden Bar can start selling alcohol at 10am and serve drinks until 1am the following morning. Previously it stopped serving at...

Two Brighton restaurants face uncertain future

Two Brighton restaurants face an uncertain future after the company that owns them announced dozens of closures today (Monday 29 June). There are fears that Frankie and Benny’s and Coast to Coast, at Brighton Marina, are among 125 out of 210 outlets to be closed permanently by...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020 at 6:24 pm

Two Brighton businesses targeted by vandals

Two Brighton businesses had their windows smashed in within days of each other this month. Choice Cuts Organic Food and Reptylers, both near Preston Park, both had their windows smashed in. Reptylers pet shop in South Road was hit on Saturday, June 20 at 1.30am when a window was...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020 at 4:36 pm

Brighton given extra money for pro-cycling and walking measures

Brighton and Hove’s bid for Government money to give more roadspace to cyclists and pedestrians has been rated so highly the city has been given even more cash to implement it. The city council was originally allocated £594,000 in the first round of funding for temporary...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020 at 4:32 pm

Economy will suffer ‘deep rooted’ pain from coronavirus measures, warns Brighton academic

A significant number of jobs and businesses are at risk in the aftermath of the covid-19 coronavirus lockdown, a Brighton University academic has warned. And the risk looks to be pronounced in shopping and hospitality – two of the mainstays of the local economy in Brighton and...
Posted On 29 Jun 2020 at 2:01 pm