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Take a walk in the dark for a brighter future

Paul Gustafson March 19, 2015

Brighton & Hove Council’s Healthwalks team is asking you dig out your torch or LED lantern, wrap up warm, and join them for the seventh annual Seafront Torch Walk on Saturday, March 28 at 8.30pm. The one mile walk along Brighton seafront, from the Bandstand to the Palace Pier, is in aid of World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) Earth Hour, when the charity’s supporters around the world take action to raise awareness of climate change.

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Want to be a city champion?

James Ledward January 29, 2015

VisitBrighton, Brighton and Hove City Council’s tourism arm, is looking for people with local knowledge and a passion for the city to join its team of on-street volunteers, the City Champions. The role involves welcoming visitors and offering help and advice about what to see and do in the city during their stay.

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Putting Salt in the Pepperpot!

James Ledward January 21, 2015

Residents in Queen’s Park and Hanover have been preparing for winter in their own unique way – by adding salt to the Pepperpot!
The Queen’s Park Local Action Team and their counterparts in Hanover have been working with Brighton and Hove City Council to provide equipment to spread salt, clear snow and provide safer routes to shops, surgeries and sheltered housing as part of their local community resilience plan.

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More say promised in the future of Brighton Marina for local people

James Ledward January 10, 2015

Brighton Marina could be designated a Business Neighbourhood Area – the first of its kind in Brighton & Hove.
A group of people living and working at the Marina, along with two councillors representing the area, have made an application to Brighton & Hove City Council to gain formal approval for a Neighbourhood Forum and Business Neighbourhood Area.

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Hove Neighbourhood Forum a first for the city

James Ledward January 2, 2015

Approval has been granted for residents in Hove to have their own Neighbourhood Forum, giving them a bigger sayin plans for their area. The Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum is the first to be established in the city and it means that residents and businesses have won the statutory right to draw up their own Neighbourhood Plan which will be taken into account when deciding planning applications.

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Dressed for Success – vote for your favourite shop window this Christmas

James Ledward November 30, 2014

Around 30 independent retailers across Brighton & Hove are receiving expert advice on how to make the most of their window displays, as part of a package of support for small businesses from Brighton & Hove City Council in the run up to Christmas.

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VisitBrighton celebrates city’s tourism successes

James Ledward October 15, 2014

Over 100 people from sixty local businesses gathered last week to celebrate some of the city’s tourism successes over the past year. THE NETWORKING event, hosted by VisitBrighton, the city’s official marketing tourism arm, was held at the Verano Lounge, Western Road, Brighton. A round-up of the unit’s sales and marketing activity to date was presented […]

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