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Southern and Thameslink boss resigns

The boss running Southern and Thameslink services has resigned, it was announced today.

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Councillor MacCafferty

Phelim Mac Cafferty: Why housing regulation is still needed

One year on from the horrors of the Grenfell Tower Fire and the public inquiry has shown us the grief faced by those who have been left behind.

Opinion
Cllr Daniel Yates

Daniel Yates: Joining together to mark an important centenary

It was an honour last weekend to attend the annual interfaith memorial service for Indian Army soldiers killed in First World War, which is held at the Chattri, high up on the Downs overlooking our city.

Opinion
Hove Town Hall

No ‘revenge evictions’ from emergency housing, council says

Fewer tenants are being evicted from emergency and temporary homes in Brighton and Hove even though more people have been housed in this way.

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Southern Rail

Is your rail fare fair? MP urges commuters to have their say

Hove’s Labour MP is urging his constituents to have their say in the first ever public consultation on rail fares.

Transport
Land to the rear  62-64 Preston Road, from Google Street View

Fourth time lucky for flat block developer

A developer trying to build a block of flats finally got planning permission after three previous attempts.

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166 Heath Hill Avenue, Bevendean

New shared home for area ‘over-run by students’

Another family home in Bevendean will be converted into a student house.

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An artist's impression of the new building at BHASVIC as seen from Old Shoreham Road. Image from HNW Architects

New teaching building approved for sixth form college

More classroom space is coming to BHASVIC as a new four-storey block is approved by planners.

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Cllr Daniel Yates

Daniel Yates: Tackling loneliness and isolation in our city

We pride ourselves on being a welcoming and neighbourly city, and many people work hard together to tackle any issues that might undermine that.

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

Tony Janio: Now is not the time to ‘give socialism a chance’

I write currently sandwiched between Białowieża, one of Europe’s last primeval forests, and the Biebrza marshes, one of Europe’s most important wetlands.

Opinion
Brighton and Hove

Developers could lose planning permission over lack of affordable homes

Officials are putting fresh pressure on developers in Brighton and Hove as they seek to increase the number of affordable homes being built.

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Brighton Square restaurant pavilion image by Quadrant Designs

Pavilion restaurant in The Lanes turned down

Brighton Square is not the place for a pavilion, planners have decided.

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Hove Library

Hove Library changes will go ahead

Passions ran high as changes to the layout of Hove Library were approved after extensive debate.

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British Airways i360 (Credit: Visual Air)

Visitor number woes prompt i360 to ask for ‘flexibility’ over council payments

The i360 is hoping to defer part of its payments to the council as it has attracted fewer visitors than expected.

News
Hove Library

Hove Library nursery plan set to be approved

Small children may take over the lower ground floor of Hove Library if plans for a nursery at the Carnegie library are given the go ahead today (June 8).

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Preston Park Hotel, Brighton

Flats plan for loss-making hotel set to be refused

Plans for flats at Preston Park Hotel may not go ahead as conditions for the development have not been met, the council said.

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St Helen's Road, Elm Grove, Brighton (first Council Housing in Brighton)  licenced by Creative Commons by Hassocks 5489

Empty homes cost council half a million in lost rent

More than £535,000 was lost in rent due to empty council homes in Brighton and Hove in 2017-18.

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Plans for the new building

College’s plans for new teaching block

A four-storey block of classrooms is proposed to replace a temporary block at a sixth form college in the city.

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Brighton Square restaurant pavilion image by Quadrant Designs

New restaurant could revitalise ‘run-down’ square

Restaurant chain Coppa Club wants to bring a pavilion to The Lanes.

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Brighton and Hove

Rents rising much faster than wages in Brighton and Hove

A new study has unearthed the gap between rent increases and wages in the south east – and it revealed Brighton and Hove is one of the most expensive places to rent in the region.

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