As Kent says ‘no more’, Brighton and Hove keeps doors open to child refugees

Child refugees will still be accepted in Brighton and Hove despite the financial challenges, the deputy leader of the council said today (Monday 14 June). Councillor Hannah Clare spoke out after Kent County Council said that it could no longer support unaccompanied asylum-seeking...
Posted On 14 Jun 2021 at 10:48 pm

Tourism chiefs spell out covid recovery plan

Tourist chiefs plan to court writers, broadcasters and decision-makers in the travel trade as part of a two-year drive to revive Brighton’s £1 billion visitor economy. Their Tourism Recovery Plan 2012-23 includes a public relations campaign with more than 100 press trips and...

Police oppose Brighton takeaway’s plan to stay open later

A Brighton takeaway owner faces opposition to his latest attempt to stay open into the early hours of the morning. Abbanoub Salama, who owns Fish and Chips, in Preston Street, Brighton, was turned down when he previously applied for a late licence to serve customers until 3am....

Garden folly wins Brighton and Hove councillors’ approval

A gothic folly – described as “bonkers” – has been granted planning permission by Brighton and Hove councillors. They gave the go ahead for the castle-themed walls in the back garden of a home in Valley Drive, Brighton, despite objections from neighbours. The walls are intended...

Detectives seize £11k cash from Brighton university student

Detectives have seized more than £11,000 from two bank accounts set up by a Chinese student at Brighton University. The move comes after Sussex Police obtained a court order under the Proceeds of Crime Act – often referred to as PoCA. The force said that some of the money was...
Posted On 14 Jun 2021 at 5:21 pm

Troubled families to receive more help in Brighton and Hove

A £1 million grant has been awarded to help “troubled families” in Brighton and Hove, the government has announced. Conservative councillor Vanessa Brown welcomed the cash and a new name for the “Troubled Families Programme” which is to be renamed the “Supporting Families...
Posted On 14 Jun 2021 at 4:45 pm