Shops in Brighton & Hove

Discretionary fund for small businesses

Brighton & Hove's discretionary grant fund for small businesses is coming soon. Councillors agreed the proposals at the Policy & Resources (Recovery) Sub-Committee on 29 May.


A localised approach to a phased recovery

Council leader Nancy Platts on making sure we do our best to restart lives and the local economy safely. We want to protect residents and the people who work in Brighton & Hove, and help ensure that when shops and business reopen, they stay open and flourish. 


Supporting small businesses 

Council leader Nancy Platts sets out how the council is supporting small businesses during the pandemic and urges those eligible for the small business grants who have not yet made contact to get in touch.


Call for fair investment in the region

The council leader is supporting Greater Brighton in calling for the government to ensure the south east gets a fair share of investment for transport and infrastructure.

A dog through a cage

New law gives greater protection for animals

A new law meaning that puppies and kittens can only be bought or adopted directly from the breeder or an animal rehoming centre comes into effect this April.