Developing Greater Brighton
The Greater Brighton City Region has an extraordinary mix of coastal, urban and rural landscapes (including the South Downs National Park, a UNESCO biosphere and a number of areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty). It has a strong cultural, heritage, visitor (including business tourism) and sports components.
This richness and variety within a 15 mile radius is regarded by residents and national and international visitors alike as a strong attractor for skilled labour and inward investment. There are a number of significant brownfield sites for regeneration and a growing investor appetite across the whole area (rather than just in established pockets of investment).
Greater Brighton can be a flagship city region leading the fight against climate change but needs more government support to unlock powers to take action. That was the message from Greater Brighton's spokesman on the environment as he closed a special conference on...read more
Changing to a net zero carbon society with the help of buses driven by hydrogen and restored kelp beds off the coast is the subject of an important conference taking place next week. The Greater Brighton City Region is organising the climate change conference to...read more
University staff and students have begun an in-depth study of underwater habitats off the Sussex coast as part of a Greater Brighton-backed project to restore some of the most biodiverse habitat in the world, and recover a vital carbon sink. Led by Dr Mika Peck and Dr...read more