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Can Brighton become carbon neutral?

January 31, 2019 |

The Green Group of Councillors are backing a recent petition which called for Brighton and Hove City Council to commit to being completely carbon neutral and having zero carbon emissions, by 2030. Read More

The best of Brighton this weekend on Instagram

January 29, 2019 |

From starlings to sparring, street art to street barks, Instagrammers have been snapping Brighton’s best this weekend. There‘s no need to strain that scrolling finger, though, because we’ve done the hard work for you, and cherrypicked the very finest right … Read More

Greens say “time to bin Labour” after mounting waste collection worries

January 11, 2019 |

Brighton and Hove’s Labour council has been accused of breaking their pledge to improve their refuse and recycling service by Green Party councillors.

Delays in waste and recycling collections have mounted over the festive period, with setbacks to the … Read More

Brighton’s disco beach clean volunteers exceed 2,000 in 2018

January 9, 2019 |

Every piece of litter you retrieve from Brighton beach reduces a hazard for marine wildlife and our oceans.

Brighton beach sadly suffers from huge swells of litter after big events like Pride and Bank holiday weekend. Luckily, volunteer groups like … Read More

Brighton council urged to go carbon neutral by 2030

December 13, 2018 |

Challenges from a petition and Green councillors are pressuring Brighton and Hove City Council to prevent the catastrophic effects of climate change for future generations.

Brighton and Hove City Council are being urged to take big steps in committing to … Read More

Solar energy projects given go ahead in schools across Brighton

December 11, 2018 |

Brighton Energy Cooperative has revealed plans to launch free solar energy systems for three schools in Brighton and Hove in a bid to build a more sustainable and greener future.

The energy company has been working closely with Woodingdean, Coldean … Read More

“Her passion is getting people to engage and notice.” Artist of the Week – Lynette Merrick

November 24, 2018 |

Brighton Journal spoke to daughter, Rachel, about the intricate wildlife illustrations of Lynette Merrick.

Lynette Merrick is a wildlife illustrator who has produced over 1,000 images of common British species by hand in the last few years. Now 78-years-old and busier … Read More

Brighton Council Could Scrap Controversial Litter Contract

November 21, 2018 |

The city council are pushing a zero-tolerance attitude on fly-tipping, hoping to bring litter enforcement in Brighton and Hove ‘in-house’ in 2019. Brighton and Hove City Council are in talks to end its litter enforcement contract with controversial company 3GS and … Read More

Take your unwanted technology to Sussex Uni for reuse!

November 16, 2018 |

Discover how to put your old phones, computers, and televisions to good use and reduce wasted technology in Brighton and Hove.

 

The University of Sussex invites you to reduce technology waste bring any unwanted tech you have lying around at … Read More

Petition launched pressuring council to make Brighton events plastic-free by 2020

November 9, 2018 | 1

Brighton Journal spoke to Carole Mortimer, a Green Party Volunteer who launched the petition in a bid to make all Brighton events plastic free by 2020.

 

A petition has been launched calling upon Brighton and Hove City Council and organisers … Read More