Brighton & Hove has signed a shared services agreement to provide comms for Lewes, which will include all elements of comms including media relations, campaigns and internal comms.
John Shewell, head of comms at Brighton & Hove City Council, added that it would also be launching joint campaigns around themes such as food waste, while supporting Lewes’ ‘Nexus’ change programme.
The news comes as Brighton & Hove has recruited a new head of media relations.
Corinna Allen has joined from her role as a senior broadcast journalist at Radio 5 Live.
She will oversee the nine-strong media team.