Arts and culture experts share vision for recovery in Brighton and Hove

Leading figures from the arts and creative industries have helped to put together a recovery plan aimed at reviving their fortunes in Brighton and Hove. Their plan is aimed at rescuing the £1.5 billion sector from the ravages of the government’s response to the coronavirus...

Stay home, says Prime Minister, as he imposes another national lockdown

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson told everyone in England to stay home to prevent the spread the coronavirus as he imposed a new national lockdown until at least the half-term break. Primary schools, secondary schools and colleges must move to remote learning except for...
Posted On 04 Jan 2021 at 8:05 pm

Portslade councillor shares covid vaccine scam warning

A Portslade councillor has shared a warning about an alleged new coronavirus scam, taking advantage of eagerness for the new vaccines. Councillor Peter Atkinson, who represents North Portslade on Brighton and Hove City Council, said that he had been alerted to the scam on social...
Posted On 04 Jan 2021 at 6:39 pm

Coronavirus cases almost double in Brighton and Hove from Christmas to new year

The number of new coronavirus cases almost doubled in Brighton and Hove in the week from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Eve, according to figures published today (Monday 4 January). A total of 1,762 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in the seven days to Thursday 31...
Posted On 04 Jan 2021 at 5:18 pm

All schools to close? Prime Minister to announce tougher coronavirus restrictions tonight

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to announce tougher coronavirus restrictions in a television broadcast scheduled for 8pm tonight (Monday 4 January). These are expected to include keeping all schools closed in the coming weeks, with a shift to online lessons. There are...
Posted On 04 Jan 2021 at 4:28 pm

Four-storey block of flats approved in Hove conservation area

A developer has been granted planning permission to build a four-storey block of flats in Hove on appeal. Perth Group Holdings, run by local property developer John Bacon, appealed against Brighton and Hove City Council’s decision to refuse permission for the nine flats at 77...