Deal to end bin strike agreed in principle

A deal to end the bin strike in Brighton and Hove has been agreed in principle today (Sunday 17 October). The outline deal will need to ratified by bin lorry drivers belonging to the GMB and working from the council depot in Hollingdean. A meeting is understood to have been...
Posted On 17 Oct 2021 at 7:11 pm

Paloma Faith gives ‘Infinite Things’ at Brighton gig

PALOMA FAITH + JOSEF SALVAT – BRIGHTON CENTRE 16.10.21 Whilst most of the country may feel their lives have been on hold over the past couple of years, Paloma Faith has been one busy woman. She has given birth to her second child and released her fifth album, ‘Infinite...
Posted On 17 Oct 2021 at 2:47 pm

Councillor urges people to ‘get jabbed’

A councillor and nurse has urged people to go for a jab – whether its their first or second covid jab, a booster or their seasonal flu jab. Peter Atkinson, the independent councillor for North Portslade, spoke out after going for his coronavirus booster jab. Councillor Atkinson...
Posted On 17 Oct 2021 at 12:24 pm

New covid case numbers soar by more than a fifth in Brighton and Hove

The number of new coronavirus cases has soared by more than a fifth in one week in Brighton and Hove, according to official figures. There were 804 new cases of covid-19 in the week to last Monday (11 October), up from 645 in the week to Monday 4 October. The rate of cases rose...
Posted On 17 Oct 2021 at 12:13 pm

Council calls in contractors to start clearing rubbish today

Brighton and Hove City Council said that it was calling in contractors to clear the rubbish posing a fire safety risk in the bin stores under blocks of flats from this morning. At the same time work is expected to start to clear “side waste”, posing a health and safety risk in...
Posted On 17 Oct 2021 at 12:01 am