Brighton & Hove City Council in shared services deal with Lewes District Council

Brighton & Hove City Council has agreed a deal with Lewes to oversee the neighbouring district council's comms operations.

Lewes: Shared services deal
Lewes: Shared services deal

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.

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