Stanmer Park stone tortoise

Head start for tortoise trio

Three stone tortoises carved into the base of an historic monument in Stanmer Park have been given new heads as part of the restoration work.

Image of diseased Elm tree

Council urges residents to join the fight against Elm disease

The recent hot weather has brought on an early and unexpected spike in Elm disease that could have a devastating effect on the city's 17,000 Elms. We're calling on the public to be our 'extra pair of eyes' and report suspected infected trees

Make Music Day UK graphic

No stopping Make Music Day!

Physical distancing is no barrier to Make Music Day on Sunday 21 June. The city’s libraries will be celebrating with online activities encouraging everyone to join in with instruments made from things found at home.

Lifeguards on Brighton & Hove beach

Seasonal lifeguards start this weekend

A limited seasonal beach lifeguard service, adapted to take into account the Covid-19 restrictions, will begin from 13 June and run until 6 September.

Construction works to the Corn Exchange

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange refurbishment continues

Construction work on the refurbishment of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre has continued to progress with essential work to protect and conserve the historic Grade I and Grade II listed buildings.

Women with dog sitting on sandy beach

Beach dog walking by-laws are back

By-laws restricting dog walking on some of Brighton & Hove beaches are back in place. The rules had been eased during May to keep dog walkers safe and encourage social distancing.

Brighton beach

Stewarding the seafront this weekend

We’re again asking people to limit travel to the city and the seafront this weekend. Stewards will be in place between 11am to 6pm on Saturday and Sunday to monitor the central beach area. 

Councillor Carmen Appich

Please do not visit Brighton & Hove just yet

Councillor Carmen Appich asks visitors to stay away and avoid unnecessary risks which might increase Covid-19 infections. Our attractions remain closed and we're restricting access to the beach this weekend.