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Brighton Journal | 28th January 2020

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Proposal for Further Scrutiny of Hollingbury Golf Course Plans Voted Down

25th January 2020 |

A decades-long contract for Hollingbury golf course has been signed by councillors from the Labour and Conservative parties, despite Greens appealing for further consultation regarding the future of the site.

Labour and Conservative councillors have agreed to lease the golf … Read More

Will Brighton and Hove be car free by 2023?

17th January 2020 |

A proposal for a car free city centre by 2023 in Brighton and Hove made by Amy Heley, Green Party Councillor for Preston Park, will be debated and voted on this month.

On January 21, Brighton & Hove City Council … Read More

Budget crisis looms as schools struggle to fill classes

14th January 2020 |

Greens have called on the Labour Council to make long term plans in preparation for the looming school funding crisis.

The council has estimated that in September 2022, there will be 600 unfilled reception class places if there is no … Read More

Council Warns Against Taking Part In Brighton’s Christmas Sea Swim Tradition

20th December 2019 |

A tradition that will see its 159th anniversary on Christmas Day this year is again raising major safety concerns with the Brighton & Hove City Council.

People head into the sea each year on December 25th for an ice … Read More

Cash Machine Fees in Residential Areas Hitting Low Income Families

6th December 2019 |

Those living in the more residential parts of Brighton have a higher chance of being forced to pay a fee for withdrawing money. In the heart of the city, cash machines rarely charge for withdrawal, with the extra fees mostly … 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

Is the i360 in trouble?

24th July 2019 |

After news emerged this week that the council have had to defer a loan repayment from the i360, it sparks debate as to whether the 162 metre observation tower is in trouble.

Having missed £1.342 million of a scheduled payment … Read More

Amendments to the councils employment procedure helps ensure more jobs for refugees

15th July 2019 |

After an intervention between Green councillors last week, refugees in Brighton may be given more help from Brighton and Hove City Council when trying to find work in the city.

Council chiefs were asked to look at ways … Read More

Council Announce Graffiti Crack-Down Plans

20th November 2018 |

Brighton and Hove City Council have announced plans to get tough with graffiti artists, in an effort to ‘reclaim our streets’ from those who have de-faced it.

 

These plans seek to unite police, residents, local businesses, students and even … Read More

Petition to make Brighton beaches fully accessible for the disabled and wheelchair users

15th November 2018 | 1

Local resident Clare Nelson has launched a petition to Brighton & Hove City Council in a pledge to make all of Brighton’s beaches wheelchair accessible. Since it started in August, it has gained over 1600 signatures.

 

The petition arose … Read More