Veolia causes stink with plans to start work earlier to beat cycle lane traffic jams

People living near a rubbish and recycling centre are objecting to a proposal for work at the tip to start earlier to beat the traffic jams widely blamed on a new cycle lane. The operator, Veolia, wants rubbish trucks to be able to use the Hove tip from an hour earlier –...

Former Albion manager and 1983 cup run hero praises staff on covid ward

Former Brighton and Hove Albion manager and 1983 FA Cup Final team member Jimmy Case has been convalescing on a coronavirus ward at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester. The former midfielder scored four goals in Albion’s cup run and returned to Brighton for a second...
Posted On 02 Mar 2021 at 7:26 pm

Overflowing bins on crowded spur council to switch to summer collections schedule

The overflowing bins on Brighton and Hove seafront at the weekend have prompted the council to switch to its summer collections schedule. But the news comes with a reminder that litterbugs face being handed a £150 on-the-spot fine. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “We’ve...
Posted On 02 Mar 2021 at 6:50 pm

Thousands of Brighton and Hove children to have free holiday club places – with food

More than 6,000 children in Brighton and Hove will be eligible for free holiday club places, with free meals, in the school holidays this year. The government has granted £780,000 to fund the holiday clubs and food – at Easter, over the summer and next Christmas – in part thanks...

Fairtrade Fortnight offers people in Brighton and Hove the chance to make a difference

We are in the middle of Fairtrade Fortnight when thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to share the stories of the people who grow the ingredients that make up our food and drinks, mine gold and who grow the cotton in our clothes – people who...
Posted On 02 Mar 2021 at 1:40 pm

Brighton teacher banned for two years after pupils drank and smoked in his flat

A Brighton teacher has been banned from the profession for two years after he invited 15 and 16-year-old pupils into his flat to smoke and drink. Thomas Kenwright, 32, was a teacher for seven years and spent the final three years of his career at Brighton College before a pupil...
Posted On 02 Mar 2021 at 1:03 pm