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New plan for Brighton economy to focus on creating more jobs for sustainability

October 5, 2018 |

Green Party councillors are pushing for a new Economic Strategy to realise Brighton’s potential for green industries to create hundreds of jobs.

 

Proposals for the new strategy arose in a meeting with the Tourism, Development and Culture Committee last … Read More

Ocean Film Festival rolls into Brighton this October

September 26, 2018 |

Ocean Film Festival will be returning to Brighton for one night in October to offer inspiring ocean-themed films from all over the world. As a beach resort town, Brighton is intrinsically linked to the sea and forms a large part of … Read More

Tech-Takeback is Taking Over The Level

September 24, 2018 |

From Friday 28th September Tech-Takeback will be at The Level, taking in your old and un-used gadget in order to recycle, re-use and re-home them.

 

In an initiative supported by Brighton and Hove City Council, the Tech-Takeback pop up … Read More

Help Stop Plastics Bottle Tops Becoming a Drop in The Ocean

September 7, 2018 |

Volunteers are being called upon to help create phase 2 of  ‘A Drop in the Ocean’, the amazing art installation that is situated at the world famous Volks Railway.

The creator of the colourful installation, local designer Irene Soler, hopes people … Read More

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

Number of Electric Cars in Brighton & Hove Increased 1860% in 5 Years

June 19, 2018 |

The shift marks the growing prominence of the industry.

Brighton and Hove is widely regarded as a focal point for environmental action.

This is backed up by the surge in popularity in electric cars in the city.

The electric car … Read More

Emissions-Free Double Decker Bus to be Trialled in Brighton

June 13, 2018 |

The local environment would be hugely benefited by the move.

While the fight to save the environment should be taken on by everyone, Brighton and Hove undoubtedly has a large responsibility.

The city represents the only Green Party seat in … Read More

Surfers Against Sewage: What Needs to Be Done to Protect Brighton Beach?

June 6, 2018 |

Surfers Against Sewage is a national charity dedicated to protecting and preserving our beaches and seas.

The charity, which is based in Cornwall, began in the 1990s as a group of surfers who felt the need to join forces in … Read More

Brighton College to Treat Use of Plastic as ‘Anti-Social’ Behaviour

June 5, 2018 |

Headmaster Richard Cairns compared the plans to smoking bans

Brighton College have made plans to clamp down on single-use plastics.

The move comes amid growing concerns about the global plastic pollution epidemic.

While it may sound imposed upon the pupils, … Read More

#WorldEnvironmentDay: Why You Should Help Brighton’s Environment

June 5, 2018 |

Why should you care, and how can you help?

Today marks our World Environment Day, a time to reflect on our personal, and collective, treatment of the Earth.

This is a day which seems particularly relevant given Brighton’s sole Green … Read More