Withdean and Westdene

Withdean Green Party put Brighton politics back on the street

Withdean greens put politics back on the street

Three Brighton residents will be standing for the Green Party in the Withdean Ward in the local elections in May. Sue Shanks, Paul Philo and Jacqui Cuff hope to replace the ward’s current Conservative councillors by making a success of local campaigns and building on the success of Brighton Green MP, Caroline Lucas. Withdean Ward [...]

Police express concern as Withdean woman goes missing

Concern has been raised for the welfare of 37-year old Withdean-based Martina Roe, who has not been seen since she left her home between 10.30am and 12.15pm on Wednesday. She is white, 5’8″, with light brown hair and blue eyes, and may be wearing a blue track suit. Anyone who has seen her or knows [...]

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 [...]