Let’s clean up and put some pride back into our city

Throughout the pandemic, so many of us have attached great value to the city’s parks, open spaces and seafront. One downside to the increase in people using our outdoor spaces as we have come out of lockdown in the hot weather has been the huge increase in anti-social behaviour...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020 at 6:43 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion skipper signs five-year contract

Brighton and Hove Albion captain Lewis Dunk has signed a five-year contract, the club said this afternoon (Friday 21 August). The club said: “Brighton and Hove Albion are delighted to announce that captain Lewis Dunk has signed a new five-year contract tying him to the club until...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020 at 4:11 pm

Brighton uni halls bosses dumped three students’ belongings

Three students have had their belongings dumped by the management of their halls of residence, it emerged today (Friday 21 August). One of them, Brighton University graphic design student Hannah Mullins, returned to her Circus Street halls of residence collect her possessions...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020 at 12:35 pm

Cyclists urged to use drop in bike thefts to cut insurance premiums

Cyclists in Brighton and Hove are being urged to use the recent drop in bike thefts to help them cut their insurance premiums. While insurance is not legally required – unlike for car drivers – many choose to cover their bikes, especially more expensive bikes, against the cost of...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020 at 11:54 am

Old Shoreham Road cycle lanes must go – and go now

I was grateful to be allowed to speak in the debate on the Old Shoreham Road cycle lanes and the competing petitions last week at the full council meeting. I found Councillor Pete West’s comments at the end of the debate worrying in as much as he seemed to be saying that the...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020 at 1:09 am

Brighton and Hove has everything to gain from the planning white paper

The government published the white paper “Planning for the Future” earlier this month and it is out for consultation until Thursday 1 October. The Labour opposition on Brighton and Hove City Council, in coalition with the Greens, noted here last week that Brighton and Hove will...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020 at 12:28 am