Tesco to ditch 5p bags in favour of new ‘Bag for Life’

Tesco will be scrapping the 5p single use carrier bags later this month, replacing them with a new ‘Bag for Life’ made from 94 per cent recycled plastic.

Bagelman customers can now pay by an app - and receive rewards for doing so

New app bolsters Bagelman's environmental credentials

A Brighton bagel chain has today (August 2) announced the launch of its new free app, which is set to minimise its environmental impact.

Children celebrating Green Flag status at The Level

Praise for city's finest parks

Green Flags will once again be flying in seven Brighton and Hove parks, after they were recognised as among the best green spaces across the country.
University of Sussex

University makes pledge to 'go greener'

The University of Sussex is on a mission to become one of the greenest universities in the UK, and is working towards cutting its carbon emissions by 45 per cent by 2020.

Amber Mellowship, Cllr Alan Robins, Ian Davey, Vicki Hughes, Andy Winter, Mila Brazzi, Cllr Leo Littman, Caroline Lucas MP, and Cllr Pete West

Brighton and Hove rental bike unveiled at charity event for homeless

New smart bikes for Brighton and Hove were unveiled at Brighton Housing Trust's (BHT) Around the World Cycle Challenge on Sunday (June 25).

Litter on Brighton beach

Council moves to tackle sea of litter on Brighton beach

Extra litter-picking staff are being deployed across Brighton and Hove's beaches, to pick up the rubbish left behind by visitors.

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

The Met Office has said the south will see the final peak in temperatures today as a band of heavy, thundery showers is expected tomorrow (Thursday) morning.

The Level, Brighton

More lighting and CCTV at The Level to improve safety

Motion-sensitive lighting and additional CCTV cameras are among the measures being introduced at The Level, in an attempt to make the area safer.

Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

Valley Gardens is set to undergo a revamp

Plans for 'attractive, sustainable and safe park' at Valley Gardens revealed

Initial designs to transform a traffic hotspot into a public park in central Brighton are set to go before councillors for approval.
The South Downs Way at Houghton. Photo by Derek Martin

The South Downs Way is revealed as one of the UK’s favourite walks

The South Downs Way has been named as one of the UK’s best-loved walks, according to a new survey.

Brighton and Hove City Council's sea\front team is teaming up with local businesses for the #2minutebeachclean campaign

New scheme to encourage litterbugs to keep Brighton beaches clean

Brighton and Hove City Council is encouraging beach-goers to pick up their litter, after tons of rubbish was left behind last weekend.

Bagelman's eco-friendly coffee cups

Bagelman leads the way with eco-friendly cups

Brighton-based business Bagelman claims to be the first in the city to switch to 100 per cent recyclable and compostable coffee cups.

Brighton beach

Blue Flags for Brighton and Hove beaches

The water quality of Brighton and Hove beaches was highlighted when charity Keep Britain Tidy  announced its Blue Flag awards this week.

For the Birds (Photograph: John Nguyen)

Brighton Festival defends woodland installation amid criticism of disturbing wildlife

A petition signed by almost 1,500 people is urging Brighton Festival to postpone its 'For the Birds' event in woodland close to the city, to take place instead outside of nesting season.
Traffic on the A259 at Rottingdean SUS-160726-130643001

Councillors back residents’ call for traffic review in Rottingdean

Getting more people on buses is the solution to worsening gridlock on the A259 according to a city councillor.


Video: Mayor joins surfers in beach clean

The mayor of Brighton and Hove teamed up with Surfers Against Sewage to tidy up the coastline last week.

Cooler spells are expected next week

WEATHER FORECAST: Cooler spells expected next week

Cooler spells are expected in Sussex next week but don’t worry the sunshine is not going anywhere just yet.

The team from City Clean SUS-170504-170905001

Council’s viral campaign to combat fly-tipping in city

Cinematic viral justice is being brought to the streets of Brighton to crackdown on the £700,000-a-year fly-tipping issue.

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