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Great British Spring Clean – events in Brighton & Hove

James Ledward March 19, 2019

Residents across the city roll up their sleeves, don their gloves and gear up for this year’s Great British Spring Clean. Volunteers from the council’s Tidy Up Team, members of Friends Groups and other organisations are teaming up with the council’s park rangers to take part in a month long programme of events.

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City awarded nearly £470,000 for electric taxi network

Gary Hart February 11, 2019

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (Olev) has awarded Brighton & Hove, £468,000 to introduce electric taxi hubs and rapid charging facilities. The council’s bid was awarded in full and will pay for 75% of the scheme to provide a network of charging facilities for taxis across the city.

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Brighton & Hove bucks national trend for bus use

Gary Hart February 6, 2019

Brighton & Hove continues to have the highest rate of bus use outside London with 49.2 million passenger journeys made in 2017/18. This total is up from 45.6 million in 2015/16 and a significant rise from the 40.8 million passenger journeys made in 2009/10. Twice as many passenger journeys are being made now than in 1993. 

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Footpath plan heads in the right direction

Gary Hart November 21, 2018

A ten-year plan to improve access for everyone to the countryside and open space around Brighton and Hove, looks set to be given the go ahead next week. Brighton & Hove City Council’s Rights of Way Improvement plan has been drawn up by the council’s parks service, following a citywide consultation earlier this year.

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Council set to end controversial litter contract with 3GS

James Ledward November 20, 2018

Brighton & Hove City Council is set to end its litter enforcement contract with controversial company 3GS and bring the service ‘in-house’. The contract is due to end in February, 2019 and both the company and council have agreed not to renew it.

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