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.
Cllr Phélim Mac Cafferty, Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council speaks out about his concerns on the lack of consultation and poor planning by the Home Office in its placement in the city of vulnerable unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.
Health minister Jo Churchill has replied to a letter proposing Brighton & Hove could be a pilot to normalise HIV testing across health services which could make it available when people attend A&E, register for a new GP and in local pharmacies.
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.