Beaches closed to deter Christmas Day swimmers

A number of beaches are to be closed to the public tomorrow to deter Christmas Day swimmers, Brighton and Hove City Council said. And the council’s seafront officers were urging residents, visitors and their families to stay safe and keep away from the sea this winter. Seafront...
Posted On 24 Dec 2021 at 9:20 pm

No bin collections since July for residents of Hove flats

The residents of a block of flats in Hove said that their communal bins had not been emptied by the council since July. Kevin Hull, who chairs the Grove Court leaseholders’ association, and others living there resorted to making daily collections themselves. Mr Hull said that he...
Posted On 24 Dec 2021 at 6:57 pm

Fines handed to 1,400 fly-tippers and litterbugs in Brighton and Hove

More than 1,400 fines were handed to people for fly-tipping and littering in Brighton and Hove in the past financial year, according to new figures. Brighton and Hove City Council handed out 723 fixed penalty notices for fly-tipping and 701 for littering, making 1,424 in total,...
Posted On 24 Dec 2021 at 4:37 pm

We can help tenants worried about drug dealing and nightmare neighbours, says police chief

A police chief has offered reassurance after tenant representatives said that some of their neighbours were too afraid to report anti-social behaviour. The claims, involving problems such as drug-dealing, threats and nightmare neighbours, were made at recent meetings of Brighton...
Posted On 24 Dec 2021 at 1:46 pm

Fewer go to the office in Brighton and Hove since start of ‘Plan B’

Fewer people are going to the office in Brighton and Hove since the government announced its “Plan B” measures to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson advised people to work from home from Monday 13 December in response to the rapid spread...
Posted On 24 Dec 2021 at 12:39 pm