Update on business grants
There’s still time to apply for a restart business grant. The grant aims to support businesses during this period of re-opening and you can apply even if your business has fully re-opened.
Local Covid case rise outstrips national trend
New confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Brighton & Hove have increased sharply by 160% on last week’s numbers. Symptom-free lateral flow tests helped find cases in time to take action to slow the virus.
Astonishing 100 tonnes of rubbish left at seafront
100 tonnes of rubbish has been left on our seafront in just over two weeks, new figures reveal. That's the equivalent of 100,000 1kg bags of sugar!
Prince Regent Swimming Complex set to re-open on 12 July
The Prince Regent Swimming Complex, which has been closed since Easter for major repair work after flooding caused extensive damage to the electrical system, is due to re-open on 12 July.
Council pledges to continue its support for refugee childrenIt’s Refugee Week (14-June 2021) and Brighton & Hove City Council has pledged to continue its support for one of the most vulnerable groups of people in the world.
Planning ahead for surplus of secondary school places
In future years there are likely to be more places than there are pupils to fill them. What do you think are the key things to consider when dealing with this?
Business rates – help with making payments
Business rate bills are going out this week as the 100% discount for business rates ends on 30 June. There is help available for businesses experiencing payment difficulties.
Protecting our children’s health this Walk to School Week
Parents, carers and children across Brighton & Hove are being asked to walk, cycle and scoot their way into class this week as Walk to School Week (14 – 18 June) returns to the city.
A transport vision for 2030 and beyondCouncillors will next week be asked to approve a vision for how we travel around Brighton & Hove in the future.
Tests aren’t just for term-time
With cases increasing among young people, Councillor Phélim MacCafferty, Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council, asks everyone to get back into the symptom-free testing routine.