Hundreds of people from Brighton and Hove win disability benefits tribunal cases

Almost 2,000 people in Brighton and Hove have taken the government to a tribunal over disability benefit payments over the past 10 years. And four in five of those people won their cases, according to figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Since 2013, hundreds...
Posted On 20 Mar 2022 at 8:31 pm

Vote provides route back for Old Shoreham Road cycle lane in Hove

A recent comment at the end of an email from Bricycles struck me as really important. In a section named “Hove we have a problem”, they highlighted how Hove and Portslade have been increasingly left behind when it comes to “active travel” (walking and cycling) improvements. As...
Posted On 20 Mar 2022 at 1:18 pm

Forget the pigeon (and the seagull), Canaries pose next test to see who can catch Albion

As those clubs currently below the Seagulls in the Premier League table pick up unlikely points, Albion fans are beginning to get a little concerned about whether 33 points will be enough to maintain top-flight status this season. Albion haven’t added to their points tally since...
Posted On 20 Mar 2022 at 1:18 pm

Hove shop’s drinks licence suspended after under-age sales

A convenience store has had its alcohol licence suspended for two weeks after a staff member sold alcohol to an under-age teenager. Moonlight, in Church Road, Hove, is expected to use the fortnight to retrain staff and set up alarm systems when customers open the alcohol fridges....

Home to school transport service back before councillors

Councillors are being asked to back an “open bid” system to reprocure the home to school transport service for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). A report for Brighton and Hove City Council’s Policy and Resources Committee said that...