Community News

Political candidates to be grilled on community-led housing at hustings event

Besi Besemar March 15, 2019

Local authority hustings event asks what the main political parties doing to support and encourage community-led housing in Brighton & Hove. Ahead of May’s local authority elections, Brighton & Hove Community Land Trust (BHCLT) is holding a hustings event on community-led housing and Community Land Trusts.

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Pride Village Party gets thumbs up from city councillors till 2020

Besi Besemar March 7, 2019

Tourism, Development and Culture Committee gives approval for Pride Village Party (PVP) to continue in the St James’s Street area of the city as part of the annual Pride event.

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In The South

Government announce £2.3 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund

Besi Besemar July 9, 2017

The Government has invited councils to bid for a slice of the £2.3 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund which will be available to help build new schools, healthcare centres and digital infrastructure to accommodate growing communities and alleviate pressure on local public services that all communities rely on.

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General News

Conservatives appoint three new City ‘Champions’

Besi Besemar June 26, 2017

Cllr Tony Janio, the new Conservative Group Leader on Brighton & Hove City Council, has appointed three new ‘Champion’ roles to hold the Labour Administration to account. Cllr. Mary Mears will be the Group’s new Business Champion, Cllr. Nick Lewry will be the Group’s new Cycling Champion and Cllr. Andrew Wealls will be the Group’s new Community & Voluntary Sector Champion.

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