Councillors are leading a ‘City Centre Big Clean’ on Saturday 25 November.
They'll be removing stickers, cleaning graffiti tagging and repainting bins in the city centre.
This clean up is part of our ‘Big Clean’ event series to make sure our city is one we can be proud of.
Focussing on the city centre
Councillors will be focussing on the area around Brighton Train Station and Queens Road, West Street, New Road, Jubilee Street and St James Street.
They will be supported by officers from the council’s Cityclean team who will also be providing equipment for the day.
Working together, we’ll:
- remove stickers from street furniture
- clean graffiti tagging from bins, signs and benches
- repaint communal and litterbins
By cleaning up the city, we’re creating a more positive and attractive environment for residents, businesses and visitors.
Support from the city
Operatives based across the city centre will continue with their usual litter picking, jet washing and graffiti cleaning tasks.
We’re also asking the city’s brilliant Tidy Up Team volunteers to get involved and reaching out to local businesses and community groups to support our City Centre Big Clean event too.
“We intend to keep doing our bit”
Councillor Tim Rowkins, Chair of the City Environment, South Downs and The Sea Committee, said: “We want to build on the success of our Big Clean Up weekend and show residents and businesses that us councillors intend to keep doing our bit.
“We’re looking forward to bringing everyone together to focus on the city centre this time around.
“Our street operatives do a fantastic job looking after the city centre day-to-day, and we’ll be helping out by doing a blitz in these high footfall areas.
“It’s important to us to that residents are proud of the city they live and work in and visitors have a good first impression when they step off the train.
“We would, of course, love to welcome any residents, businesses and community groups that feel like lending a hand.”
Residents are welcome to join
Residents are welcome to join us in cleaning up the city.
We’re meeting outside Jubilee Library at 9am on Saturday 25 November.
If you’d like to get involved, please sign up using our online Eventbrite event listing.
Big Clean Up weekend
Our first ‘Big Clean’ event was held in July. Councillors led events in their wards to prepare the city for summer.
In total, 23 clean up events took place across Brighton & Hove and 1.2 tonnes of litter was collected over the weekend.
Read more about our Big Clean Up weekend in our newsroom.
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