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Single Use Plastics Policy Unveiled by Council After Community Campaign

July 19, 2018 |

As a result of successful proposals made made Green councillors in November, which was backed by all parties, Brighton and Hove City Council have now announced that they are adopting a Single Use Plastics policy.

In last year’s proposals, the … Read More

Number of Electric Cars in Brighton & Hove Increased 1860% in 5 Years

June 19, 2018 |

The shift marks the growing prominence of the industry.

Brighton and Hove is widely regarded as a focal point for environmental action.

This is backed up by the surge in popularity in electric cars in the city.

The electric car … Read More

Emissions-Free Double Decker Bus to be Trialled in Brighton

June 13, 2018 |

The local environment would be hugely benefited by the move.

While the fight to save the environment should be taken on by everyone, Brighton and Hove undoubtedly has a large responsibility.

The city represents the only Green Party seat in … Read More

Surfers Against Sewage: What Needs to Be Done to Protect Brighton Beach?

June 6, 2018 |

Surfers Against Sewage is a national charity dedicated to protecting and preserving our beaches and seas.

The charity, which is based in Cornwall, began in the 1990s as a group of surfers who felt the need to join forces in … Read More

Brighton College to Treat Use of Plastic as ‘Anti-Social’ Behaviour

June 5, 2018 |

Headmaster Richard Cairns compared the plans to smoking bans

Brighton College have made plans to clamp down on single-use plastics.

The move comes amid growing concerns about the global plastic pollution epidemic.

While it may sound imposed upon the pupils, … Read More

#WorldEnvironmentDay: Why You Should Help Brighton’s Environment

June 5, 2018 |

Why should you care, and how can you help?

Today marks our World Environment Day, a time to reflect on our personal, and collective, treatment of the Earth.

This is a day which seems particularly relevant given Brighton’s sole Green … Read More

‘Shocking’ Levels Of Litter Found In Brighton Beach Clean

July 19, 2017 |

A group of local volunteers have said that they found a “shocking” amount of litter during a two hour clean-up on Brighton’s beaches.

The local litter pickers participated in a clean-up of Brighton and Hove’s beaches as part of the Barefoot … Read More

A Guide To Veggie Brighton

May 30, 2017 | 3

Brighton is well known for its green friendly population and a huge part of that is about what Brightonians eat. In November 2016, online site Female First listed Brighton as the top vegan city in the UK with 42% of its population … Read More

Students and Community Clean Streets Together

February 13, 2017 |

Staff and students at the University of Sussex joined forces with local residents and councillors to clean two streets in Brighton last week, and they will be continuing with their work later in the year. A number of volunteers … Read More

Should Brighton Get a Tram System?

July 15, 2016 | 2

All across Europe fast, efficient, cheap and environmentally friendly tram systems are in operation. For whatever reason the tram system is not as popular across the UK. Trams are found in just a hand full of our cities, the UK … Read More