COUNTY NEWS: Seabirds and fish killed by plastic wash up on beach

After discovering seabirds and fish killed by plastic on the beach, a dog walker has called for us to stop throwing rubbish in our seas.

Tom Druitt behind the wheel of one of The Big Lemon's electric buses

Bus company’s bid to run its network on electric

Eco-friendly bus company The Big Lemon is fundraising to make its public bus network entirely electric.

Queens Road, Brighton, heavy with traffic

Cutting air pollution in Brighton and Hove

Plans to improve air quality in Brighton and Hove will be discussed by councillors this week.

Pret at Brighton Station

Pret to trial bottle recycling scheme in Brighton

Brighton has been chosen by sandwich shop Pret as the place to trial a plastic bottle return scheme next month.

Overflowing bins outside  St Lukes Prestonville on the Old Shoreham Road

Overflowing bins – residents vent anger against 'disgraceful' council

A backlog in rubbish and recycling collections has led to overflowing bins and littered streets in some parts of Brighton and Hove.

Cllr Gill Mitchell speaks out after a funding bid for air qualiy improvement was dropped

Government funding snub puts air quality plans at risk

Plans to combat air pollution in Brighton and Hove may have been scuppered after a bid for Government funding was turned down.

Superheroes at the Silent Disco Beach Clean

Superheroes save the day at Brighton beach clean

Hundreds of superheroes swooped in to join the Silent Disco Beach Clean in Brighton on Saturday (March 3), collecting more than 250 kilos of litter between the two piers.

Chris Tomlinson and Richard Crowhurst from Rampion Offshore Wind Farm made the presentation to Brighton lifeboat operations manager Roger Cohen, Littlehampton lifeboat operations manager Nick White, Shoreham coxswain Steve Smith and Shoreham operations manager Peter Huxtable at Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat stations given £100,000 from wind farm fund

Rampion has made a £100,000 donation to the RNLI for lifeboat stations along the south coast.

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Students tyre-d of romance show their love for the planet on Valentine’s Day

Students tyre-d of the usual romantic routines instead used Valentine’s Day to show their love for the planet.

The tree was plated outside Elm Grove School

Community funds new tree planted outside school

A community group in Hanover planted the first of three crowdfunded trees outside Elm Grove School on Friday (February 9).
Green MEP Keith Taylor

Green MEP supports ‘brave’ Sussex activist ahead of court

Green MEP Keith Taylor is supporting ‘brave’ anti-drilling activist Dr Peter Whittick, who is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

Volunteers for #LoveYourBeach

‘Love your beach’ with a litter pick this Valentine’s Day

Volunteer litter pickers made a heart out of rubbish collected from Brighton beach this afternoon (February 13).

You can bring a reusable coffee cup instead of getting a disposable one

People encouraged to produce zero waste for #PlasticFreeFriday

Can you spend a whole day without throwing away plastic?

Recycling bins in Brighton and Hove

Petition over unfair ‘flytipping’ fines

Hundreds have signed a petition calling on Brighton and Hove City Council to terminate its contract with waste enforcement firm 3GS.

The Open Market, London Road

Community fridges aim to tackle food waste

A food partnership has teamed up with Sainsbury’s to launch two community fridges in Brighton and Hove.


VIDEO: Rescued turtle finds a new home

A 13-year-old Poling girl is to fly to a paradise island to report on injured sea turtle that shares her name.

Prince Regent Swimming Complex, Brighton.

Green pledge from leisure centre operator

Freedom Leisure, which runs seven leisure centres in Brighton and Hove, said it is aiming to recycle over ten tonnes of reusable cups a year.

Which birds will you spot?

Bird-lovers are being urged to lose themselves in nature this weekend to support a conservation charity.

Composting at The Level

Community composting scheme for city's residents

A composting scheme has been unveiled at the Level, for residents to dispose of their uncooked vegetable peelings, tea bags, coffee grounds and cardboard in an eco-friendly way.
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