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New leader for Labour group in Brighton & Hove

James Ledward May 13, 2019

The Labour group of councillors on Brighton and Hove City Council today elected Cllr Nancy Platts as their new Group Leader. A former Labour Parliamentary candidate for Brighton Pavilion in the 2010 General Election where she lost to Caroline Lucas MP and Brighton Kemptown in the 2015 General Election where she lost narrowly to the sitting MP, Simon Kirby by 690 votes. 

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Labour hold on to control of City Council

James Ledward May 4, 2019

A surge in support across the city saw the Greens take votes from both Labour and Conservatives as they came close to taking back control of the City Council to become the official opposition.

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Community News

#WeStandTogether – hundreds attend One Voice Vigil

James Ledward March 21, 2019

Following the incidents at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre in New Zealand, the city’s ‘One Voice Partnership’ organised a vigil this evening (March 21) outside Hove Town Hall.

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Work to start in March 2019 on new health centre for Oxford Street area

James Ledward October 13, 2018

Residents who use St Peter’s and North Laine Medical Centres are set to benefit from a brand new purpose-built surgery under plans to merge the practices, which has come a step closer with a council proposal to lease land to enable the development.  

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Bridge Community Centre closes

James Ledward May 2, 2018

The Bridge adult community education centre in Moulsecoomb has closed due to financial reasons. The charity, on the site of the old Falmer High School, has been an advice centre and route back to work for people living in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean for more than 20 years.

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Greens call for action as another GP surgery in the city closes

James Ledward April 26, 2018

Greens call for action on GP shortages as Hove Park Villas Surgery faces closure as Practice struggles to replace outgoing GP. Green Councillors on Brighton and Hove City Council have repeated their call for action on GP shortages following news that another surgery in the city faces closure.

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Brighton & Hove to benefit from new weight management programmes

James Ledward January 15, 2018

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 three-year community weight management contract with BeeZee Bodies.

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