Andy Murray splits from Brighton student girlfriend

Brighton University student Kim Sears has broken up with tennis player Andy Murray, according to newspaper reports. Sears, 21, who is studying English literature at Brighton, was absent when Murray took part in the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 arena in London this week. The...
Posted On 29 Nov 2009 at 8:48 pm

2am Saltdean swimmer throws stones at police

A swimmer who ventured into the stormy waves at Saltdean in the early hours of this morning thanked police who were trying to help him by throwing stones at them. The officers called out the RNLI Brighton lifeboat after the man entered the water at about 2am. An RNLI spokesman...
Posted On 29 Nov 2009 at 7:59 pm

Campaign against University of Sussex cuts gathers pace

Hundreds of people have joined forces to protest at swingeing cuts to staffing at Sussex University. The university plans to save £5million by cutting 115 jobs from “unpopular” courses, such as Informatics and Life Sciences, where one in three are set to lose their...
Posted On 29 Nov 2009 at 12:29 pm

Brighton students win radio prize

A Brighton radio station has won a national prize.   University Radio Falmer (URF), which broadcasts on the internet, took the award for Best Technical Achievement at the National Student Radio Awards. Project Sunshine, the station’s revolutionary way of displaying its...
Posted On 29 Nov 2009 at 10:30 am

Brighton and Hove parking enforcement concerns prompt e-petition

Parking in Brighton and Hove has such a terrible reputation that two councillors have started a petition to bring the contract back in-house. Liberal Democrat councillors Paul Elgood and David Watkins say that residents, businesses and visitors would be better served if on-street...
Posted On 29 Nov 2009 at 8:00 am