When will the council get the basics right?

This week I will let you have some insights into my postbag. This extract from an email I received this week illustrates very well the frustrations of a group of residents who are, sadly, by no means alone. The email said: “For months now, the collection of waste and recyclables...
Posted On 03 Sep 2022 at 8:43 pm

Southern Brave beaten in Hundred final

Oval Invincibles (105-5) beat Southern Brave (101-7) by five wickets Oval Invincibles’ potent bowling attack shone again at Lord’s as they retained the women’s Hundred title, overcoming Southern Brave by five wickets in a rerun of the 2021 final. The Invincibles – who had rolled...

Man treated in hospital after bus crash in Brighton

A man was treated in hospital after a bus crash in the centre of Brighton early yesterday evening (Friday 2 September). Due an accident nr Imperial Arcade services are altered. BH#12 BH#12a BH#14 BH#217 are not serving the Imperial Arcade stop but will serve Churchill Sq Stop H...
Posted On 03 Sep 2022 at 11:29 am

Soccer Mommy on top of their game at Chalk

SOCCER MOMMY + FRANCIS OF DELIRIUM – CHALK, BRIGHTON 1.9.22 Thursday night at Chalk courtesy of local promoters Love Thy Neighbour saw singer- songwriter Sophie Allison, better known by her stage name Soccer Mommy, and her band play the second night of their UK tour to...
Posted On 03 Sep 2022 at 12:51 am

Brighton MP speaks out about energy bills

A Brighton MP has called for action to protect people and businesses from high energy bills after a care home company told him that it was facing a five-fold increase. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, the Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown, was shocked to hear that the local care home operator...

Call for council buildings to become ‘warm hubs’ this winter

A councillor has called for council-owned buildings to be opened up to people struggling to heat their homes. Independent councillor Anne Pissaridou is concerned that older people and families will find themselves isolated and struggling to heat their homes when energy prices...