Commissioner urges younger people to speak out about policing

Younger people are being asked for their views about policing priorities in Brighton and Hove and the wider Sussex Police patch. Sussex police and crime commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne is even using a “gamified” survey to encourage them to make their voices heard and help her...
Posted On 11 Dec 2020 at 9:06 pm

Pet died of shock after fireworks display, says Brighton councillor

A Brighton councillor’s pet died from shock after a private fireworks display, prompting her to call for a noise limit. Labour councillor Theresa Fowler plans to share her story at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting next Thursday (17 December). Councillor Fowler wants the...

Campaigners petition council to put a stop to greyhound racing in Hove

Campaigners trying to end dog racing in Hove are taking their case to Brighton and Hove City Council. Almost 7,000 people have signed a petition calling on the council to end greyhound racing at the Coral stadium, in Nevill Road, Hove. The petition is due to be presented to a...

Covenant covering green space earmarked for housing unearthed by Hove councillor

A “green lung” earmarked for hundreds of new homes is covered by a covenant to protect the natural environment, a Hove councillor said today. Conservative councillor Dawn Barnett unearthed the covenant which forms part of a 225-year lease drawn up to protect Benfield Valley after...
Posted On 11 Dec 2020 at 12:42 pm

Barrister takes council to court over noisy goalposts

EXCLUSIVE: A barrister who has waged a long-running war against football nuisance from the park next door has now taken the city council to court to stop the clang of footballs against badly maintained fences. Richard Hearnden lives next to the steel football cage in Stoneham...
Posted On 11 Dec 2020 at 12:06 pm