Labour steers the way to a carbon-neutral city

As our council has launched its Circular Economy Route Map and Action Plan, it feels like a good time to give an update on our work towards becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2030. Under Labour’s administration, we were one of the first councils to declare a climate and...
Posted On 18 Jun 2022 at 5:31 pm

Woman found dead in Brighton park

An investigation has been launched today after a woman was found dead in a Brighton park. Part of Queen’s Park has been cordoned off while forensic officers have been working by the clock tower. A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Emergency services were called after an...
Posted On 18 Jun 2022 at 12:39 pm

Prospect of a second homes ban moves closer in Brighton and Hove

Councillors have asked officials to look at ways to ban second homes and holiday lets in Brighton and Hove. They agreed to target hotspots rather than impose a city-wide ban, with the focus likely to fall on areas where more than one in five homes are not the owners’ main...

Extra funding to support domestic abuse victims with complex needs

Council bosses are to spend more money on specialist help for people who have suffered domestic violence or abuse and who have “multiple complex needs”. Many of those people are women with drink and drug problems and poor mental health. They are often homeless or repeat offenders...