Devastating loss of elm trees in Coldean woods
Around 50 elm trees in Coldean woods need to be removed after the discovery of a large outbreak of elm disease in the area. The work will begin on Wednesday 4 August and is expected to take three to five days.
Let’s think of each other to keep our city safe from Covid
The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in our city came down this week for the first time this summer. But almost one in two adults in Brighton & Hove are not yet fully vaccinated with two doses.
Home Office needs to be clear on responsibilities to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children placed in the city
Cllr Phélim Mac Cafferty, Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council speaks out about his concerns on the lack of consultation and poor planning by the Home Office in its placement in the city of vulnerable unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.
City’s MPs and council leader welcome prospect of pilot project for HIV testing
Health minister Jo Churchill has replied to a letter proposing Brighton & Hove could be a pilot to normalise HIV testing across health services which could make it available when people attend A&E, register for a new GP and in local pharmacies.
Opportunity for two public art commissions at Black Rock for local artists
We are delighted to announce an opportunity for two new artists’ commissions as part of the regeneration of the Black Rock site.
Aquifer Partnership appoints new chair
Councillor Martin Osborne has been appointed chair of The Aquifer Partnership, established to protect groundwater in the Brighton Chalk Block from pollution and increase resilience to climate change and extreme weather.
Sign up for new Gender Diverse Football Festival
A new Gender Diverse Recreational six-a-side football festival will be running in Preston Park this August.
Have your say on change to planning applications
We are proposing to add a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to the list of documents submitted with some larger planning applications and would like your views.
Parking Zone J review – have your say
Residents in the Preston Circus area who live within Parking Zone J are being asked to have their say on proposed changes to the parking scheme.
Support for self-isolation
New payments and support available from the council for people who have to self-isolate.