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Brighton
Monday, October 19, 2020
Brighton's Director of Public Health, Alistair Hill, speaks about how we must continue to take action to prevent another spike in COVID cases in the city.  We have recently seen a rise in weekly COVID-19 cases nationally. In Brighton & Hove, we have seen a small rise although we are...
An enormous rainbow arch composed of recycled cans has been built on the seafront to highlight the benefits of recycling aluminium, and stands as a tribute to key workers. The recycling initiative "Every Can Counts" is responsible for the new installation, which will remain in place until the 14th of...
Swedish oat-based food producer Oatly has become the latest brand to face "cancellation" on Twitter, after it emerged the company had received a $200m investment from the Trump-supporting private equity firm Blackstone, who have been linked with deforestation in the Amazon.  Many Oatly customers from all over the world took to...
Yes, we have had their school bags packed since July. No, we don’t feel guilty about it. But I think it is safe to say that, as parents, we are more than ready for their return to school- given that the large majority of children have not seen the...
A police and ambulance Joint Response Unit (JRU), which began as a trial in December 2019, is proving to be a success in Brighton according to Sussex Police. Staffed by Sussex Police and South East Coast Ambulance (SECAmb), the unit allows for both teams to work together on incidents that...
With the government furlough scheme drawing closer to an end in October, changes are already being made starting from the end of this week as it will see businesses across all industries make payments to their current employees for the first time since March 2020. The job retention Furlough...
There will be a charity Zumba class taking place on Saturday 29th August at Preston Park for people of all ages and abilities to fundraise for life-changing charity, Whoopsadaisy. In return for a donation to the charity, which helps children with disabilities and their families, anyone can join the 90-minute...
There are concerns for the wellbeing of residents and staff in care homes in Brighton and Hove after it was revealed that only two facilities had received the Covid-19 testing kits they had been promised by the government. In July, Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed that workers in care...
Brighton and Hove Albion are in line to become the first Premier League club to welcome back fans and could host a pilot event as early as this weekend, according to The Times. The paper expects an announcement to come soon confirming that 2,500 fans will be allowed into the...
Avanti West Coast's new "Pride Train" set off on its first journey this morning, from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly.   Decorated in the colours of the pride flag and staffed by an entirely LGBTQ+ crew, the train is billed as "the largest Pride flag the UK has ever seen." After COVID-19...