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Welcome to new council homes in Kensington Street

The first residents of 12 recently-completed council-rented properties in Kensington Street in the North Laine have been welcomed to their new homes. The homes are the latest development completed in our New Homes for Neighbourhoods programme.
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Valley Gardens artist impression

Valley Gardens works update - August 2019

A critical stage of work on the Valley Gardens project starts on Monday 2 September, when all general traffic will move to the eastern side of the gardens, allowing work to start on shared spaces on the western side. Signed diversions will be in place around the area and at key exit points. Buses will continue to operate as normal.
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Example of football boot bank with sign about the scheme

Bin your boots and help community football

If you have any unwanted or outgrown football boots with plastic studs, why not donate them to one of our football 'boot banks'? They'll be used by children and adults to play on the new 3G pitch in Portslade.
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Exterior of the materials recovery facility in Hollingdean

Fire at Hollingdean waste transfer station

Officers from East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service have now left the scene after putting out a fire at Hollingdean waste transfer station. Smoke from the fire has now dispersed. Refuse and recycling collections are continuing as usual.
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The new proposed boundary railings and entrance from the Old Steine

Royal Pavilion Garden plan back on track

We've submitted an updated bid for Heritage Lottery Funding to protect and improve the historic Royal Pavilion Garden. The plans include better lighting, restored lawns and flowerbeds, improved access and seating, volunteering opportunities and a new boundary.
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EURO 2021 logo

City looks forward to hosting UEFA Women’s Euro in 2021

Brighton & Hove has been officially selected as a host city for the UEFA Women's EURO 2021, with games being played at the Brighton & Hove Community Stadium at Falmer. The news has been welcomed across the city.
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Disabled sign

Blue badge scheme expands to include 'hidden' disabilities

Changes to the government's national Blue Badge scheme means people with non-physical disabilities, such as dementia and anxiety disorders, are now able to apply for Blue Badges, enabling them to park nearer to their destination.