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Photo of people enjoying the 2018 Active Forever event

Get active and stay healthy

If you are aged 50+, come along to the free Active Forever event on Wednesday to try out new activities and learn about the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle.
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Martin Harris

New chair for Biosphere Delivery Board

The new chair of The Living Coast, Brighton & Lewes Downs UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve Delivery Board is Managing Director of Brighton & Hove Bus Company, Martin Harris. Martin takes over the role from Ben Earl, from Southern Water who has chaired the board since 2016.
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Photo of four older women doing yoga by Maria Scard

Celebrate ageing well in Brighton & Hove

Running until Sunday 13 October, this year’s Ageing Well Festival has more than 100 events for people aged 50+ in Brighton & Hove to try out over the two week festival.
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Hove Town Hall

Local paper publishes fake quote from council leader

In the print edition of today’s The Argus newspaper, the front page story featured a photo of council leader, Councillor Nancy Platts, with the quote “We can’t cope”. Councillor Platts did not say this, it was made up by The Argus. 
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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.
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St James's House, Brighton

Large panel system building survey results

We carried out structural surveys on our eight ‘large panel system’ tower blocks to update our records earlier this summer. The surveys found the buildings to be in generally good condition with no structural issues.
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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.
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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.