Mile Oak

Portslade Community College completes recycled greenhouse

School launches eco-greenhouse with the help of Sussex Police

Students, staff and other volunteers at Portslade Community College (PCC) have completed an eco-greenhouse made from 1,500 recycled plastic bottles. The PCC community allotment and greenhouse project began in October last year, as part of the ‘One Day on Earth’ global project. Weekend sessions on the allotment have been attended by students, families, local residents [...]

Council announce £23 million worth of savings in annual budget

Brighton and Hove City Council have confirmed the key outcomes from yesterday’s lengthy, and somewhat controversial, budget meeting. A statement on the council website reads: Last night, the Full Council approved the city’s 2011/12 budget. The approved budget makes savings of £23.2m. The final budget features a freeze on council tax and on the cost [...]

Profile: Mile Oak

Formerly a largely rural area, the growth of Mile Oak began in the 1960s when the local government began to demolish houses in nearby Portslade-by-Sea, and rehoused people in Mile Oak. The next significant change to the area was in the 1980s, when the construction of a major new road (the Shoreham Bypass) bisected the [...]