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Archaeology project wins Heritage Lottery funding

Tuesday 15 April

Local residents will work with professional and skilled volunteers on the nationally important archaeological monument in Whitehawk. A series of volunteering opportunities, workshops and events will be run at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Whitehawk Camp and other venues over the next 12 months.

BBC Radio South East

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01w4qhx  (timeline 2:55:00)


Councillors approve i360 loan plan

Building of a planned 170m viewing tower in Brighton will start in the summer

Thursday 6 March

http://www.heart.co.uk/sussex/news/local/brighton-i360-loan-gets-go-ahead/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01s4hcn (10:21- carries on throughout programme)

Friday 7 March

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01s4hj8 (38:58)


Council sets budget for year ahead

The budget for 2014/15 has been set with an increase of 1.99%

Wednesday 5 March

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-26460839


Sensible on Strength

21 November 2013: The 'Sensible on Strength' campaign, which encourages off-licences to take high-strength beers, lagers and ciders off their shelves, featured on the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-25048220

The 'Sensible on Strength' campaign, a joint initiative between the council and Sussex Police, was approved by the city's Licensing Committee on 21 November.


Home swapping event

The council runs house swapping event to ensure residents have suitably sized properties and avoid benefit reductions because of under occupation rules.

See 24housing.com website:

Brighton speed daters get to keep each other's houses