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Thursday, December 3, 2020
Brighton Dome is delighted to open its doors to spread some Christmas joy this December, with a series of seasonal events including storytelling, carols, talks and a classic Dickens tale. In line with government regulations, Brighton Dome is able to offer live socially distanced performances to household and bubble groups...
Children under 16 with gender dysphoria are now unlikely to be able to give informed consent to undergo treatment with puberty-blocking drugs, three High Court judges have ruled. The judges yesterday ruled in favour of Keira Bell, 23, a woman who began taking puberty blockers when she was just 16,...
It’s the last day (1st December) for Residents of Brighton and Hove to give their views on green councillors’ plans to make council tax fairer. Council Tax Reduction (CTR) helps low income households manage. Residents who pay council tax are eligible for support if their income and savings are below a...
The Council has announced 30 properties have been secured for the Housing First scheme, which will be used to permanently house vulnerable people in Brighton and Hove. This is vital support for some of the city’s rough sleepers as the cold winter months start to draw in. Housing First, which...
Scotland has become the first country in the world to make period products free for women and girls in a bid to try and tackle period poverty.By Nicola Wright Monica Lennon the Scottish Labour’s health spokeswoman has been leading the four year campaign which has now been pushed into legalisation...
The Chancellor must reverse decade-long cuts to local authority funding and hand greater control over taxes to councils in the Autumn Spending Review due today, the Green Party has urged. Ahead of Rishi Sunak’s announcement, the Greens have highlighted how the centralisation of power and funding has hampered the country’s...
As the word ‘sustainability’ is thrown around on social media more and more, it’s important to remember the real meaning of that word. Sustainability is not  just a buzzword to be thrown about. It is an entire lifestyle that is dedicated to making a change for a better world.  Brighton itself...
Prime Minster Boris Johnson has spoken virtually addressing the nation with unveiling the winter plans for the next stage of lockdown measures within England. With statistics still confirming high infection rates and saddening fatalities, the approach has been made to enforce back into play the tier system across the...
As the country moves into the third week of the month-long ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown, and with Christmas just over a month away, what’s December likely to look like across the country? Written by Christopher J. B. Calderón There are cautious noises coming out of Westminster, with Communities Minister Robert Jenrick saying...
Ambitious plans from the UK’s Wildlife Trusts to restore and rewild the country’s wetlands could see one of the planet’s biggest flying birds, the Dalmatian pelican, return to British skies.  After establishing strongholds in the marshland deltas of Somerset and East Anglia, the huge birds were eventually hunted to extinction...