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Brighton Journal | 21st October 2019

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New affordable city centre homes win top design award

18th October 2019 |

A set of new council homes in the city’s famous North Laine have won the Best Architectural Design award in this year’s South East Construction Awards.

The development in Kensington Street was praised by the award panel for reflecting the … Read More

Humans of Brighton: Meet Persia

18th October 2019 |

This week, for our Humans of Brighton feature, I headed out to North Laine and spotted Persia sitting outside having a coffee. She looked very cool with her pink hair and was enjoying some long-awaited autumn sunshine. 

I asked her … Read More

Acorn Union’s Big Renters Meeting a success!

18th October 2019 |

Around 50 Brighton renters met in the Friends Meeting House on Ship Street last night for Acorn Renters’ Union’s big meeting.  

The purpose of the meeting was to give renters the opportunity to discuss the issues facing them, and to … Read More

The council have launched a graffiti removal enforcement consultation

17th October 2019 |

The council have launched a consultation in order to tackle graffiti and tagging in our city. The council are only responsible for removing graffiti from their own buildings, unless it’s offensive. But what about private buildings? 

The council has invited … Read More

Local health chiefs to withdraw Disability Advice Centre funding

17th October 2019 |

A decision by local health chiefs to withdraw funding from the city’s only specialist disability advice centre will not be overturned, despite pressure from members of the council’s health scrutiny committee. 

Brighton and Hove charity Possability People were given notice … Read More

Local councillor creates recycling guide to help residents recycle properly

17th October 2019 |

Elaine Hills, ward councillor for the Hanover and Elm Grove area, has created a recycling guide which will feature in the next issue of the Hanover Directory. 

Elaine created the guide in response to a lot of frustration and confusion … Read More

Acorn Big Renters’ Meeting Tomorrow Night!

16th October 2019 |

Acorn Renters’ Union Brighton are holding their Big Renters’ Meeting at 7pm tomorrow evening in The Friends Meeting House on Ship Street. 

The meeting will give Brighton renters the chance to talk about the issues they face, and be involved … Read More

Ghost Stories from Brighton’s Haunted History

16th October 2019 |

Halloween is approaching but it’s not all sweets and pumpkins. Originating from the Pagan celebration Samhain, Halloween is the night when the veil is thinnest between the worlds. The promise of ghosts this time of year brings plenty of tourists … Read More

Mummies and Treasures from the Past

16th October 2019 |

As we are all aware, Halloween is quickly approaching. So, it wont be long before Brighton is swarming with people dressed in spooky attire. The time has come for everyone to put their creativity to the test and transform themselves … Read More

Brighton and Hove Thomas Cook shops hope to re-open in Hays Travel buyout

16th October 2019 |

Since the news last week that Hays Travel will be taking over 555 Thomas Cook shops and re-employing 2,500 retail staff throughout the UK, the two Thomas Cook shops in Church Road, Hove and North Street in Brighton are still … Read More