Vulnerable patients miss out as health services go digital, say councillors

Some of the most vulnerable people in Brighton and Hove could be missing out on basic healthcare as doctors increasingly make use of new technology, health chiefs were told. People who are old, frail or poor and some people with disabilities may be unable to book appointments...

Petition seeks trial of ‘universal basic income’ policy in Brighton and Hove

Almost 2,000 people have signed a petition in support of a “universal basic income” trial in Brighton and Hove. They want the backing of Brighton and Hove City Council as part of their campaign to guarantee a minimum standard of living for everyone. Their petition is due to be...

Free Halloween trail turns Brighton Marina into ‘Fright on Marina’

A free Halloween film and story trail for children is set to turn Brighton Marina into “Fright on Marina” over the half-term holidays. Even though “trick or treating” may be cancelled this year, there were still plans for “spooky happenings”. There is a map and a set of clues for...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020 at 6:12 pm

Madeira Drive to reopen to traffic next week

Madeira Drive is to reopen to vehicles early next week, with a new cycle lane being built soon after. Cars will be able to drive the length of the road one way from the Palace Pier to Duke’s Mound. For the moment, cyclists can use the existing cycle lane and have the option...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020 at 10:09 am