Rubbish and recycling collection rates worsen

Missed recycling collection rates have trebled compared with last year and missed rubbish collections more than doubled. From April last year to March this year, Cityclean missed 1,089 recycling collections per 100,000 in Brighton and Hove. The council’s rubbish and recycling...

Lease of life … Saltdean Lido takes next step towards £8m revival of main building

Saltdean Lido bosses look likely to be granted a lease for the grade II* listed art deco pool and building as they aim to firm up funding for further restoration work. They are waiting on a decision – due later this week – from Brighton and Hove City Council’s Policy and...

Man suffers head injury in fight in Southwick

A brawl left a man with a serious head injury and prompted an appeal for witnesses and information from Sussex Police. The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a serious head injury in Southwick. “Officers were called to Butts Road...
Posted On 06 Jul 2020 at 5:09 pm

Brighton fruit and veg firm takes root at old sheet metal factory

A fruit and veg business has moved from the centre of Brighton to a new warehouse created from an old sheet metal factory premises. Sun Harvest, a wholesaler set up 13 years ago, is the first tenant in Brighton Works – the old Brighton Sheet Metal factory at the Hyde Business...
Posted On 06 Jul 2020 at 4:24 pm

Brighton hospital bosses propose £1bn merger with neighbour

Hospital bosses in Brighton are planning a £1 billion merger with a neighbouring NHS trust. The new organisation would serve Brighton and Hove, Mid Sussex and the coastal stretch of West Sussex from Shoreham to Chichester. It would have more than 15,000 staff and – when...
Posted On 06 Jul 2020 at 1:20 pm