menu
Fundraising News

City councillors elect new Mayor for 2018/19

James Ledward May 20, 2018

Cllr Dee Simson elected as the Mayor of Brighton & Hove for the year ahead at full council on Thursday, May 17. Cllr Simson was first elected as a conservative councillor in 1999 and represents Woodingdean Ward. She is keen to hear from residents, charities, organisations and businesses about activities across the city.

Read More
Community News

Woodingdean councillors seek reassurances over GP surgery

James Ledward July 10, 2017

Woodingdean Ward Councillors Dee Simson and Steve Bell have written to the Chief Executive of the Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) seeking reassurances over the closure of the Ridgeway GP Surgery in their ward.

Read More
General News

Woodingdean residents organise phone mast demonstration

Sarah Green October 4, 2016

Woodingdean residents to stage a public protest against Brighton & Hove City Council. This follows an error by city planners which resulted in permission being granted by default for the erection of a 12.5 metre telephone mast and two equipment cabinets on Warren Road in front of the area’s historic cottages.

Read More
General News

Council admits error at historic Woodingdean site

Sarah Green October 2, 2016

Anger as City Council admits error resulting in the erection of phone mast at historic Woodingdean site. Woodingdean residents are furious following a mistake by Brighton and Hove Council’s Planning Department which has resulted in the erection of a 12.5 metre telephone monopole and two equipment cabinets on Warren Road in front of the area’s historic cottages.

Read More
News

Seafront scrutiny receives national recognition

Gary Hart June 17, 2015

Brighton & Hove’s scrutiny into the seafront has been highly commended by the Centre for Public Scrutiny (CPS). The CPS is the national charity responsible for improving the practice of scrutiny and accountability in public services. The wide-ranging seafront scrutiny, was carried out last year by a cross-party panel of councillors and one independent member and looked at how best to maintain Brighton & Hove’s seafront infrastructure.

Read More
General News

Conservatives name new leadership team following local elections

James Ledward May 12, 2015

Cllr. Geoffrey Theobald was last night re-elected unopposed for a fifth year as Conservative Group Leader for the forthcoming municipal year at the Group’s AGM. Andrew Wealls, the highly-regarded Councillor for Central Hove and the Group’s Spokesperson on Education and Schools for the last four years has been promoted to be one of the Group’s two Deputy Leaders.

Read More
General News

Reprieve for Youth Service funding for Allsorts LGBT Youth Project

James Ledward January 23, 2015

Brighton and Hove Council’s Policy and Resources Committee voted last night to call a halt to City Council budget proposals to terminate, in March, its Youth Collective contract with six voluntary sector organisations including Allsorts, the LGBT Youth project.
Under the Council’s proposals, all Youth Services would have been delivered by the Council’s ‘in-house’ team, without any assessment being made of its relative effectiveness and value for money compared to the voluntary sector providers.

Read More
News

Conservatives support voluntary sector involvement in Youth Service

Sarah Green January 14, 2015

Conservatives table constructive proposals to boost the involvement of community and voluntary sector organisations in delivering the Council’s Youth Service.
AT NEXT week’s Policy & Resources Committee meeting, Group Leader, Cllr. Geoffrey Theobald, will move a Notice of Motion which, if agreed, would call a halt to City Council Budget proposals to terminate its Youth Collective contract in March – 6 months earlier than planned.

Read More
X