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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.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01s4hcn (10:21- carries on throughout programme)
Friday 7 March
Council sets budget for year ahead
The budget for 2014/15 has been set with an increase of 1.99%
Wednesday 5 March
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: