Working together to face our city’s challenges

This week we face the reality of a rise in covid-19 cases and all that this means for Brighton and Hove. Cases linked to the delta variant are now doubling every 11 days. Sadly, the UK has now reported the highest daily total of new covid-19 cases since February and a further...
Posted On 19 Jun 2021 at 5:18 pm

Councillors vow to keep closer watch on new funding for domestic abuse support services

The outcry after domestic abuse charity RISE lost a key council contract has spurred councillors to secure closer oversight of new spending on support for victims of domestic abuse and violence. The move comes after Brighton and Hove City Council was awarded £606,000 by the...

Stanmer House owner faces battle over drinks licence

The owner of Stanmer House has applied for a new premises licence to sell alcoholic drinks but faces opposition from a conservation group. KSD Support Services wants to be able to use the ground floor and garden as a café, restaurant or pub and the upper floors as offices. The...

Black Deer Festival 2021 cancelled!

Award-winning Black Deer Festival have sadly announced that this year’s event will no longer be taking place. Their official statement reads thus: The event was to run across three days – 19th, 20th and 21st June 2021 and was to feature established and legendary acts...
Posted On 19 Jun 2021 at 12:14 am

Traffic jams will deter tourists, warns senior councillor

Tourists stuck in traffic jams trying to reach Brighton could be put off from coming back, a councillor has warned. Conservative councillor Dee Simson said: “I had the misfortune on bank holiday Monday to have to leave the city and then try to get back into the city. “I was...