Volunteers needed to help feed vulnerable people this Christmas

FareShare Sussex urgently needs volunteers to help collect food in the coming week. It said that help was needed with its Tesco Food Collection from Thursday 21 November to Saturday 23 November. FareShare delivers surplus food to 122 frontline charities in Brighton and Hove and...
Posted On 16 Nov 2019 at 2:46 pm

Film Brighton presents High Water: Death by drug overdose or murder?

Shooting is under way for High Water, a feature-length thriller that opens with the discovery of a young man, Jake, dead on the beach in Brighton. It’s a film directed and co-written by Ewan Gorman who also wrote and directed the Beast of Bevendean in 2014, available on Amazon...
Posted On 12 Oct 2019 at 8:45 pm

Hove MP pushes ministers on bill to protect domestic abuse victims

Yesterday, Hove MP Peter Kyle urged the government to finally outlaw the cross-examination of abuse victims in family courts by perpetrators. In a House of Commons debate Mr Kyle urged ministers to make sure that the long-awaited Domestic Abuse Bill was carried over to the next...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019 at 2:06 pm

Brighton MP announces first Green ‘new deal’ bill

As thousands gather for what is expected to be Britain’s biggest climate demonstration yet, MPs Caroline Lucas and Clive Lewis are launching the first legislative attempt to introduce a Green “new deal” bill in Parliament. According to the Green Party, the bill aims to transform...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019 at 7:13 pm

Thousands from Brighton and Hove face losing their vote in European elections

Thousands of Europeans who live in Brighton and Hove face being turned away from polling stations when they turn out to vote in the European elections. The situation is a repeat of a problem that was highlighted at the last European elections in 2014 and could affect as many as...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 11:11 pm

Hove MP speaks out in Commons about Western Road Post Office

Hove Labour MP Peter Kyle criticised the “sham consultation” before the closure of the post office in Western Road in a debate in Parliament on “crown post offices”. Post Office bosses claimed that the number of customers using the branch had declined and...
Posted On 13 Jan 2019 at 3:29 pm

Hundreds take part in rally in defence of public services in Brighton

Hundreds of people took part in a rally in defence of public services in Brighton earlier today (Saturday 13 October). The Brighton Pavilion Green MP Caroline Lucas was among the speakers at the event organised by Sussex Defend the NHS and the Brighton and Hove Trades Council....
Posted On 13 Oct 2018 at 8:40 pm

Brighton charity invites residents to work together to prevent suicide

Brighton charity urges people to learn how to prevent suicide A Brighton charity is urging people to learn how to prevent others from taking their own lives ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday (10 September). The charity, Grassroots, is inviting people to a training...
Posted On 08 Sep 2018 at 8:32 pm

Planning forum prepares to update neighbours on progress in Hove station area

Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum is holding its next public Have Your Say Day tomorrow (Saturday 7 July) shortly before England’s World Cup quarter-final match with Sweden. The event is taking place at the Honeycroft Centre, in Sackville Road, Hove, and offers an opportunity to...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 2:41 pm

Brighton prepares to celebrate Refugee Week

For 20 years Brighton and Hove has celebrated Refugee Week with events highlighting refugees’ contributions, resilience and creativity. This year Refugee Week runs from Monday 18 June to Sunday 24 June, with events in Brighton starting on Saturday (16 June). They include...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018 at 10:12 pm