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Brighton Journal | 26th May 2020

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Conservatives criticise Labour over £181K payout in home to school transport mess

20th May 2020 |

Documents retained by Conservative Councillors in a Freedom of Information request revealed that the Labour council entered into an early termination agreement with Edge Public Solutions LTD. This agreement allowed the consultancy to keep £181,000 despite their unsuccessful efforts.

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Council plans to make Brighton & Hove’s beaches more accessible

12th March 2020 |

Councillors from Brighton & Hove City Council and representatives from Scope, a disability equality charity, have been working together to find ways to improve access to beaches in Brighton & Hove.

This comes in response to a petition with … Read More

Online Hate Crimes Are Going To Be Treated More Seriously

21st August 2017 |

Director of Public Prosecutions; Alison Saunders says the Crown Prosecution Service will seek penalties for online hate crimes that equalise those given for face-to-face abuse.

Today CPS announces it’s plans to prosecute more social media hate after revising it’s guidance … Read More

Brighton Mum Launches UK’s First Disability Pride – But She Needs Your Help!

7th March 2017 |

Brighton Pride is thought to be the largest in the country – tens of thousands of people descend on the city every year in a celebration of acceptance for all genders and sexualities. But summer in Brighton is not all … Read More

‘They Can’t Do Anything Worse to Me’ Says ‘Trapped’ Disabled Man

8th February 2017 | 1

Disability campaigner Rob Carver, 33, is urging the public to sign a petition targeting Brighton and Hove City Council, who he says have left him in unsuitable accommodation.

He explains: “About six years ago I became ill and started falling … Read More

Watch: Student’s Moving Film Follows His Father After He Was Diagnosed With Multiple Systems Atrophy

3rd February 2017 |

Brighton resident and student at the University of Sussex Will Norman has released a film in memory of his father who suffered with Multiple Systems Atrophy. The 67 minute film, which follows Paul Norman’s journey as his condition progresses, … Read More

Brighton Pavilion’s crowned care for wounded soldiers

15th March 2016 |

Brighton Pavilion’s luscious and outwardly oriental design is often a big focus for tourists, it is Brighton’s biggest attraction, but the Pavilion’s time as a military hospital with a rich history steeped in the care for wounded Indian and British … Read More