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| April 20, 2019

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Fines begin for Brighton litterbugs

April 8, 2019 |

Starting today, Brighton’s anti-litter team will be fining people up to £300 for dumping rubbish on the street.

Featured image © Brighton and Hove City Council

The new anti-litter team, which replaced the controversial company 3GS, have spent the … Read More

Sing Well shortlisted for the Peoples Project

April 8, 2019 |

Sing Well is a small charity in Brighton that runs free singing and music groups for people of any age with long term mental and physical health conditions, including people with dementia.

Featured image © Sing Well Brighton

It … Read More

B&H City Council among the best for highway repairs and maintenance

April 5, 2019 |

Brighton & Hove City Council is one of the best in the country for highway repairs and maintenance.

As a result, the council has been allocated £440,000 to invest in further maintenance.

The fund was created in 2014 to … Read More

Design Brighton launches its new membership scheme

April 5, 2019 |

A new local festival, Design Brighton, launched its membership scheme on the 3rd of April with a full house at Platf9rm’s new venue, located in Hove Town Hall.

The event attracted 130 people with a shared interest in the future … Read More

Apprenticeship levy funds to support local employers

April 4, 2019 |

Local businesses have until the 22nd of April to bid for the apprenticeship levy funds.

The council allocates these funds twice a year, based on the bids they receive.

Thanks to new government rules, councils can transfer their apprenticeship levy … Read More

‘Make Sussex Glitter – Help clean up the litter’: Campaign to tidy up the A27

April 1, 2019 |

In conjunction with the national ‘The Great British Spring Clean’ #GBSpring Clean, promoted by Keep Britain Tidy, a group of Sussex residents has come together to take action to clean up the A27.

Featured image © A27 Clean Up … Read More

Brighton cat killer still on the prowl

April 1, 2019 |

More than 15 cats have been stabbed in the BN1 area of Brighton, a series of deaths that seemed to start suddenly in October last year.

Featured image Alina Sandu

The most recent stabbing happened in North Gardens … Read More

The pronoun badges are back from Monday

March 29, 2019 |

Following last year’s success, the Council is reintroducing the pronoun badges from Monday 1 April to mark Trans Day of Visibility (31 March).

The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of trans and non-binary people. The badges will … Read More

Disability advice centre could face closure

March 29, 2019 |

The only specialist disability advice centre in the city could face permanent closure after the sudden announcement of cuts in funding.

Brighton and Hove charity Possability People, who run the centre, received a joint letter signed by both the Council … Read More

More than 200 people slept outside

March 28, 2019 |

On Friday 22nd of March more than 200 people slept outside for Sleep Easy, a charity event organised by YMCA DownsLink Group (YMCA DLG).

The aim of the initiative is to raise awareness and money for the charity devoted to … Read More