Photograph of an infected elm in Coldean Woods

Devastating loss of elm trees in Coldean woods

Around 50 elm trees in Coldean woods need to be removed after the discovery of a large outbreak of elm disease in the area. The work will begin on Wednesday 4 August and is expected to take three to five days.

Picture of Councillor Martin Osborne

Aquifer Partnership appoints new chair

Councillor Martin Osborne has been appointed chair of The Aquifer Partnership, established to protect groundwater in the Brighton Chalk Block from pollution and increase resilience to climate change and extreme weather.

A close up of a car wheel

Parking Zone J review – have your say

Residents in the Preston Circus area who live within Parking Zone J are being asked to have their say on proposed changes to the parking scheme. 

Spread of £50 notes

Support for self-isolation

New payments and support available from the council for people who have to self-isolate.