Swift brick erected in a brick wall, with swift inside

Wake up to a new era for nature

We're working working with partners to create diverse habitats across the city and open up more land for nature, part of our pledge to address the biodiversity emergency.

New play facilities at Stanmer Park

Celebrations as new playground opens in Stanmer Park

Children of all ages and abilities are enjoying the new play area in in Stanmer Park. The new playground also includes equipment for less able youngsters including a toddler and basket swing and accessible roundabout.

Outside the new Saunders Park café.

New cafe opens in Saunders Park

A new cafe has opened in Saunders Park. Run by Max Calesini, Laz' in the Park has an outside seating area and serves coffee, snacks, ice cream and home-made food, including vegan and gluten free options.

Preston Manor staff Rosemary and Paula ready to welcome visitors!

Preston Manor reopens from 11 September

We're welcoming visitors back to Preston Manor, Brighton’s beautifully preserved time-capsule of Edwardian life at home, from 11 September.

Library users by Brighton-based photographer Sam Luck

Showcasing all on offer from our libraries

From flash mob singing to Lego, mindful colouring and book quizzes, there’s a full programme of events on offer to celebrate this year’s Libraries Week, from 7 to 12 October.

Pitch Perfect!

A new 3G all weather pitch has opened at Portslade Sports Centre, providing a base for 28 youth football teams. The pitch has been funded by the Premier League, the FA and government's Football Foundation, and Brighton & Hove City Council.
Stanmer green house

Share your memories of Stanmer Park

Four special Stanmer Park Memory Days are being held during October to gather photos, memorabilia and other memories of one of the city's best loved park. The events are part of the Stanmer Park Restoration Project.