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Brighton Journal | September 19, 2019

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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

Council Deemed Wrong to House Autistic Boy Near Volatile Neighbour

July 19, 2018 |

Brighton and Hove City Council have taken full responsibility for causing distress in the life of a mother and her autistic son. An ombudsman’s report showed that the council should not have placed the family where they did in 2016. … Read More

Prestigious Green Flag Awarded to Seven of the City’s Parks

July 19, 2018 |

Brighton and Hove City council can once again celebrate containing some of the finest parks in the country, as seven parks across the city have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award.

The chosen seven parks are: Preston Park, Easthill … Read More

Public Respond to Third Phase of Valley Gardens Project

July 18, 2018 |

The public have had their say on the third phase of the Valley Gardens project with the council receiving 875 responses.

This third phase aims to improve travel into the city centre by developing the area from the Old Steine to the Palace Pier roundabout on … Read More

Have Your Say on New Council Plans For Queen’s Park!

July 18, 2018 |

The Brighton and Hove Council are giving residents the chance to have their say on a significant future development plan in a popular Brighton park.

Queen’s Park is a beautiful spot away from the hustle and bustle of the inner-city. … Read More

Council Plans for £1.1 Million Toilet Refurbishment Rejected

July 16, 2018 |

The council’s proposal for a £1.1 million refurbishment of Brighton and Hove’s public toilets, which included introducing payments of 30p to eleven more of the city’s toilets, were rejected, amidst councillor claims that charging would “cheapen” our city to tourists.

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Brighton Artists Threatened With Studio Eviction For Flat Development

July 13, 2018 |

So often in the modern day the arts are undermined. They are treated by many as being needless and impractical. In 2017 it was revealed that across the UK local arts funding had fallen by 39%, significantly hindering many aspiring … Read More

Brighton Bin Collection Misses Targets as Thousands are Uncollected

July 12, 2018 |

A new report has revealed a huge problem with bin collections in Brighton. Collection numbers have fallen well short of expectations, sparking criticism towards the Brighton and Hove City Council.

The statistics are certainly damning. There was an average of … Read More

Council to Introduce Charges to More Public Toilets in Brighton

July 12, 2018 | 1

As part of a £1.1 million refurbishment on the city’s public toilets, Brighton and Hove City council have announced that they are planning to introduce 30p payments into 11 of the 37 toilets around town.

With councillors set to vote … Read More

Brighton is Now the Parking Ticket Capital of the UK

July 11, 2018 | 1

Any resident of Brighton and Hove knows how much of a hassle parking can sometimes be. It seems that you either have to park a million miles outside of the city or fork up a fortune in order to find … Read More