Lone refugee children in Hove hotels to be housed around the country

More than a hundred refugee children living without their parents in two Hove hotels are set to be taken in by councils around the country. The government gave barely any notice to Brighton and Hove City Council before requisitioning the two hotels to house unaccompanied children...
Posted On 23 Nov 2021 at 2:13 pm

Burst water main cuts water to Brighton and Hove homes

Homes in Brighton and Hove have been without water today after a water main burst in Woodland Drive, causing a sinkhole. The road has been closed for a couple of hours while emergency services and Southern Water deal with the issue. Southern Water says customers who have lost...
Posted On 23 Nov 2021 at 1:32 pm

Mystery leaks close £1 million council cafe

A cafe built less than ten years ago for £1 million has been closed for months because of a mystery leak under the floor. The cafe, with an eye-catching eco roof planted with grass and flowers, was one of the centrepieces of the award-winning revamp of the Level, which reopened...
Posted On 23 Nov 2021 at 10:39 am

Rail works mean no trains to Victoria this weekend or over Christmas and New Year

Network Rail said that engineering work would affect services between Victoria and East Croydon on this weekend and over Christmas and the new year. The track operator said: “This weekend Saturday 27 November and Sunday 28 November and over Christmas, from Saturday 25 December to...
Posted On 23 Nov 2021 at 9:25 am

Planners refuse to allow advertising murals on Brighton ice cream parlour’s wall

An attempt to keep advertising murals on the side of an ice cream shop has failed. Global Street Art wanted to paint the murals on the side of the Gelato Gusto ice cream parlour on the corner of Gardner Street and Church Street. But Brighton and Hove City Council turned down its...
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