Beach chalet shake up on the cards

People who rent beach chalets face having to hand back their lease if they no longer live in Brighton and Hove. The council is considering imposing the change in terms on dozens of people who have an open-ended agreement as part of a policy overhaul. Beach chalets have been...

Suspended Labour councillor to be reinstated in July

A Labour councillor who was suspended over allegedly anti-Semitic Facebook posts has reportedly been told she will be reinstated in July. Anne Pissaridou, who represents North Portslade, was suspended in July after the posts came to light. The Sunday Times has now reported that...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021 at 2:48 pm

One of the kindest and most generous people – tributes as Brighton murder victim named

The woman believed to have been murdered in Brighton last night has been described as “one of the kindest and most generous people” by a former friend and colleague. The tribute followed the news that Sue Addis, 69, who ran Italian restaurants in Brighton with her family, had...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021 at 12:57 pm

Couple threatened with fine for flytipping at communal bin outside their front door

A couple who have been asking the council to move a communal bin placed metres away from their front door were aghast when they were threatened with a fine for the fly-tipping by it. Becky Saunders and James Hilham live in Washington Street, one of the few streets in Hanover with...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021 at 11:47 am

Teenage boy arrested over murder of OAP

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 69-year-old woman was found in a leafy suburban street in Brighton. At 6.55pm yesterday (Thursday, 7 January) police were called to the address in Cedars Gardens, Withdean, Brighton, where the woman...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021 at 8:01 am

We all need to be involved in shaping the recovery in Brighton and Hove

The global pandemic has affected everyone and every area of our lives. Nothing has stayed normal and no one has escaped the impact. The recovery process needs planning and discussion and Labour councillors stand ready to help. Children have missed out on their education. In some...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021 at 12:05 am

Toads Hole Valley plans remain a cause for concern

In the next few months, Brighton and Hove City Council is expected to consider granting planning permission for the huge Toads Hole Valley development. With a population of around 3,500 people, workplaces for 1,800 and a 900-pupil school, the development will increase traffic on...
Posted On 08 Jan 2021 at 12:05 am