In The South

Brighton & Hove city councillors to reconsider new terms for loan made to the i360

Graham Robson July 6, 2022

A report prepared for the next Policy and Resources committee on Thursday, July 7 details proposals that aim to get Brighton & Hove City Council’s loan repaid as quickly as possible while “giving the business a sustainable future”.

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Brighton & Hove goes red for #WeMakeEvents global campaign

Graham Robson October 1, 2020

Last night, despite the inclement weather, 333 people who work in the events industry came together, socially distanced, at Brighton & Hove seafront for #WeMakeEvents, an international movement to highlight that the live events sector urgently needs support from local governments to survive the Covid-19 crisis.

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Brighton & Hove to light up in red tonight for #WeMakeEvents global campaign

Graham Robson September 30, 2020

Brighton & Hove seafront, from the British Airways i360 Viewing Tower to the Palace Pier and beyond, will light up in red from 6.30pm tonight in solidarity with #WeMakeEvents campaign

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Community News

Brilliant Brighton’s Christmas Lights are Switched-On Actually!

Besi Besemar November 17, 2018

Christmas has well and truly arrived in Brighton as the city’s Christmas lights are now turned on! Hundreds of festive party-goers got into the feel-good spirit on Thursday, November 15, as the annual Christmas lights switch-on took place on East Street.

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HIV charity appoints new chairperson

Besi Besemar June 15, 2018

Glynn Jones OBE, DL has been appointed the new chair of HIV charity, The Martin Fisher Foundation. Glynn a former chief executive of Brighton Borough Council was a key campaigner for Brighton and Hove becoming a unitary authority in 1997 and then obtaining city status in December 2000. He was the first CEO of Brighton and Hove Council and worked with others to secure its city status.

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General News

British Airways striking cabin crew bring their protest to Brighton’s i360

Besi Besemar March 5, 2017

Striking cabin crew took their low pay battle to the British Airways sponsored i360 on Saturday, March 4. Striking members of Unite union working as cabin crew for British Airways brought their battle against low pay to Brighton on Saturday morning, March 4 to protest in front of the British Airways sponsored i360 attraction on the town’s sea front.

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