Brighton and Hove Lib Dem fears latest coronavirus measures will prove fatal for pubs

A senior Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrat has criticised the government’s latest coronavirus measures over fears that they could prove fatal for the pub trade and jobs in the wider hospitality sector. Ben Thomas, a pub landlord who speaks for the party in Brighton...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020 at 9:12 pm

We want to hear young people’s climate crisis solutions – join the Youth Assembly

This week, the Brighton and Hove Climate Assembly meets for the first time. We don’t know who the participants are – key to this process is the support from organisations Sortition and Ipsos Mori who have now identified 50 of the city’s residents to meet online to discuss how we...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020 at 6:34 pm

More Brighton students sent home after positive coronavirus test

Another school has sent home pupils following a positive coronavirus test in its community, at least the fourth one in the city to do so this month. Parents of Patcham High pupils were informed today a student got a positive test result back this morning and so a handful of their...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020 at 5:32 pm

Teenage girl missing from Brighton home

UPDATE Miryshka Rodgers has been found. Police are growing increasingly concerned for Miryshka Rodgers, who is missing from her Brighton home. The 17-year-old is white, about 5ft 6in, slim, with light brown hair usually worn in a bun. She was last seen wearing a blue jeans and a...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020 at 4:24 pm

Councillor doubles down on controversial fake figures claim

A councillor accused of breaking a code of conduct by accusing officers of faking homeless figures doubled down on his claim during a hearing this week. Conservative councillor for Wish ward, Robert Nemeth, went before a Standards Panel of three councillors yesterday over...

New walk-in coronavirus test centre opens in East Brighton

A new walk-in coronavirus test centre in East Brighton park has opened today as part of a pilot for new walk-through sites accessible on foot or bike. Anyone wanting a test must book an appointment, as with the mobile drive-through test centre currently operating from Withdean or...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020 at 10:55 am