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Brighton Journal | 21st January 2020

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New Energy Initiative Could Help Residents Save on Fuel Bills

11th January 2018 |

A new local energy initiative could help households across Brighton & Hove save on their fuel bills as Brighton’s cold and bitter snap continues.

The council is taking part in a partnership of Sussex local authorities, called ‘Your Energy Sussex’, … Read More

We Need to Talk About Mental Health…

15th December 2017 | 1

Right Here Brighton & Hove’s ‘You & Your NHS’ event was billed as an interactive and hands on session which aimed to get to the heart of young people’s experiences of our wonderful National Health Service; where it was doing … Read More

Full Occupancy at Brighton Centre Night Shelter Due to be Reached by End of Next Week

15th December 2017 |

A night shelter has been open since Sunday 10 December at the Brighton Centre providing places for up to 30 people who are rough sleeping in the city.

In the first few days that the shelter was open, the weather … Read More

Planning Breaches Land Brighton Homeowner with Bill of Almost £3,500

4th December 2017 |

A homeowner that carried out two extensions to his property without planning permission has been fined £2,000 plus costs by Brighton magistrates.

Lewis Smith, of 35 Hillcrest, built a single storey rear extension and a double upstairs dormer to the … Read More

#StreetsAhead Campaigning to Keep our City Clean

1st December 2017 |

City residents and tourists have been asked to name their favourite guilty pleasure – chocolate or cheese – before dropping their litter into a special new bin in the city.

The bin, located on New Road, gave people the chance … Read More

A Breakdown of Brighton and Hove City Council budget proposals for 2018/19

29th November 2017 |

Brighton and Hove City Council budget proposals for 2018/19 continue to focus on the needs of people living in the city.

  • Services for residents are prioritised, for example with an extra £6,022,000 allocated for adult social care.
  • The New Homes … Read More

Councillors Debate Tougher Approach to Anti-Social Behaviour

22nd November 2017 |

The city council is set to launch a ‘two strikes and you’re out’ approach to tackling the city’s on-going anti-social behaviour problem.

Anyone, including businesses, who commits an offence like playing loud music, dumping rubbish in gardens or regularly repairing … Read More

Council Leader Calls for A Budget to End Local Government Austerity in Open Letter to Sajid Javid MP

15th November 2017 |

Cllr Warren Morgan, leader of the council, has called for an end to local government austerity saying local authorities are close to breaking point. Cllr Morgan has written to Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to … Read More

Brighton Council and City Reuse Depot’s Kings Road Project a EuroCities2017 Circular Economy Award Nominee

10th November 2017 |

The council was facing a move of around a thousand staff from their primacies on Fourth Avenue to a much smaller location at Kings road. Those responsible for organising the logistics of the move  knew that they were going to be left … Read More

Local Homeless Grass-Roots Action Groups Submit Agenda to Upcoming Housing & New Homes Committee

10th November 2017 |

Love Activists Brighton, the local offshoot of the original Love Activists direct action group in London, and the group behind the Clock Tower’s Love Kitchen, a direct action campaign to redistribute hot drinks, food donations and surplus food to those left hungry … Read More