Peter Kyle MP: Support for mortgage interest

This month I’ve been working really hard to support constituents affected by the withdrawal of a key benefit.


Gavin Stewart: The growing pains of Brighton and Hove

A good friend recently mentioned to me that Brighton and Hove was about to become an adult.

Cllr Daniel Chapman is the chair of the children's committee

Daniel Chapman: Our school success is down to teachers’ work

Parents, governors and teachers all know we are in the middle of a national schools funding crisis, even many young people are increasingly aware of it.

Councillor MacCafferty

Phelim Mac Cafferty: Our city needs more than empty words

This week’s council meeting once again saw residents petition the council for action on single-use plastics.

Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: #StandUpToStalking

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, explains why it is important that we all #StandUpToStalking

Sean Dennis and Simon Groves from Let's Do Business and PRG Marketing Communications  at the Amex

Brighton Chamber of Commerce: Top tips for exhibitions

Business to business exhibitions can be a great way to meet potential clients and suppliers, and market your business within a specific industry or geographical location.

Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council

Tony Janio: Chaotic administration of Brighton and Hove

Without giving it much thought, a consistent thread runs through my life – ‘education’.

Warren Morgan, the Labour leader of Brighton and Hove City Council

Warren Morgan: By far the greatest team the world has ever seen

Regular readers and my followers on Twitter will know that one of my personal highlights during my time as council leader was to be able to play a part in the civic reception and celebration of Brighton and Hove Albion’s promotion to the Premier League last summer.

Streetlight received a 5,000 grant from Sussex Community Foundation

The human cost of modern slavery

Sussex Community Foundation has two funds – the Nick and Gill Wills Fund and the Brenda Ford Fund - that specifically support charities and community groups in Sussex, supporting women who are vulnerable or at risk of abuse, exploitation or violence.

Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

Life and faith is about more than entertainment and the survival of the fittest.

I’ve been watching the new Netflix series on the tale of Troy.

Rough sleepers are a familiar sight in Brighton

David Gibson: Why are more people sleeping rough in Brighton and Hove?

Brighton and Hove has experienced a 128 per cent increase in rough sleeping numbers. Spending a night on the streets is one of the most visible, and cruel outcomes of the housing crisis. Why can’t one of wealthiest countries in the world house its people?

Councillor MacCafferty

Phelim Mac Cafferty: We will fight to save Hove Library – again

Less than two years since the successful campaign to save Hove Library and plans are in motion from the Labour Council to remove many of its bookshelves and install an office in the ground floor.

Warren Morgan, the Labour leader of Brighton and Hove City Council

Warren Morgan: We all deserve respect not blind prejudice

Like many others, I feel that in recent years there has been a re-emergence of old divisions, historic fears and community tensions which we’d hoped had long been left behind. Artificial divisions based on borders, on religion, on ethnicity, have seemingly been brought back into focus, rather than those human and basic things which unite us.

Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council SUS-180215-140221001

Tony Janio: Let’s build a hospital for Hove – and Portslade

Chatting to hundreds of residents across my ward of Hangleton and Knoll over the years, I have noticed a thin but consistent theme: many, but certainly not all, think they were ‘robbed’ in the ‘merger’ with Brighton.

Cllr Anne Meadows, chairman of the council's housing and new homes committee

Anne Meadows: Labour is fighting the housing crisis

I have to deal with many issues and pressures due to the local housing crisis, so as chair of the housing and new homes committee there can be some frustrations.

Rowlandson, In the Saloon

Graham Chainey: Caricaturist’s notable Brighton scenes

A notable precursor to the John Piper album discussed in my previous column (March 16) was the one published in 1790 by one of my favourite caricaturists, Thomas Rowlandson.  By using aquatints, Piper deliberately placed himself in a tradition going back to those days.

James Armstrong, co-founder of Digital Firefly

Social media marketing, measuring what matters

For businesses, charities and the public sector social media provides a direct channel to have conversations and build meaningful relationships with potential customers and audiences.

Rt Revd Richard Jackson, Bishop of Lewes

Everything changed at the first Easter

A few years ago I gave up caffeine of any sort for Lent.

Parham House bathed in the spring sunlight

Toovey’s: Parham 70th anniversary

As you approach Parham through the soft folds of her parkland landscape this fine Elizabethan house reveals herself in a timeless and welcoming way.

Simon Newell, head of policy, partnerships and scrutiny at Brighton and Hove City Council

Simon Newell - Head of policy, partnerships and scrutiny at Brighton and Hove City Council

Resources for local councils are scarce and need to be used carefully to provide the best outcomes for local residents.

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