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Celebrities support Barnardo’s urgent carer appeal

Celebrities are backing a Barnardo’s campaign highlighting the importance of having someone to support you in aid of the charity’s urgent campaign to find thousands of foster...
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Homophobic terminology and religious profanity commonly appears online

New research reveals religious profanity and homophobic terminology among most common swearwords used online. Religious swearwords and homophobic phrases are among the most...
Posted On 20 Jan 2018
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Progress for pilots living with HIV – NAT welcome CAA decision  

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announce changes to their hitherto outdated rules on HIV. They are issuing initial Class 1 Medical certificates (with a restriction to...
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Slave boy’s grave at Woodvale Cemetery to be restored

New project launched to restore historical slave boy’s grave at Brighton’s Woodvale Cemetery. On Friday, January 19 at 10am, key city figures will join a special ceremony to...
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Report on international migrants in Brighton & Hove

A report on the needs and strengths of migrant communities in the city will be considered by the council’s Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities & Equalities Committee at a...
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Police seek volunteers for Stop and Search scrutiny panel

Sussex Police is establishing a Stop and Search public scrutiny panel, to enable independent assessment in their use of this police power. Sussex residents are being invited...
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Brighton & Hove to benefit from new weight management programmes

A new approach to helping people in the city maintain a healthy weight will launch in April. Following a robust tendering process, Brighton & Hove City Council has signed a...
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Action taken to tackle ‘county lines’ drug-dealing in the city

That’s the message in a report going to the Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities & Equalities (NICE) committee on January 22. ‘County lines’ is the police term used to...
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Pride Social Impact Fund awards record grants to deserving projects

Community groups across Brighton and Hove will put a little bit of pride back into their city thanks to grants worth nearly £20,000 from the Pride Social Impact Fund (SIF).
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RadioReverb launches ‘Mental Health Matters’ radio show

RadioReverb launch brand-new radio show about mental health as part of their new 2018 schedule. The ground-breaking show, Mental Health Matters, aims to be a valuable...
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Clear out your old IT for free

A new pop up shop is being opened by the city council and its partners to allow people to declutter their old tech in a post-Christmas clear out. Anyone with unwanted tech...
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Conservative councillors say “NO!” to Varndean College green space development 

Local Conservative councillors in Withdean and Patcham, including Lee Wares and Geoffrey Theobald, have written to Liz Hobden, the Head of Planning at Brighton and Hove...
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Councillors to consider raising fees for beach huts

City councillors to consider raising the transfer and licence fees on the 459 beach huts on Hove seafront. At present, owners of the privately owned huts pay an annual licence...
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Council set to freeze library charges

City councillors are set to vote in favour of freezing library charges for next year. Despite the council having to make savings of £23 million over the next two years, all...
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Brighton Council lists brownfield sites with potential for house building

Almost 180 brownfield sites have been identified as having potential to provide space for some of the homes Brighton & Hove needs in future.
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Sussex artists wanted for giant snails

Next autumn the streets of Brighton and Hove will come alive with a colourful and magical art installation featuring up to 50 giant snail sculptures, in aid of Martlets...
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