Brighton MPs claim £25,000 second home expenses

Two Brighton MPs claimed £25,000 towards the cost of their second homes in just over a year, according to the latest expenses to be published by Parliament. Hove MP Celia Barlow claimed nothing. The claims were made under the new “personal additional accommodation expenditure”...
Posted On 10 Dec 2009 at 11:58 pm

Strikes to halt Brighton and Hove train services

Trains from Brighton and Hove will be disrupted by strikes for three days in the coming month. ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has called the strikes because, it said, Southern Railway had refused to recognise Monday 28 December as a bank holiday. Drivers will strike from...
Posted On 10 Dec 2009 at 11:22 pm

Brighton and Hove's historic buildings subject to new rules

Owners of Brighton and Hove’s historic buildings should have a clearer idea of how to repair and restore them with the publication of new guide. The guide, Architectural Features, covers the Regency, Victorian and Edwardian buildings that contribute to the city’s success as a...
Posted On 10 Dec 2009 at 7:20 pm

Brighton academic helps transform policing of protests

A Brighton psychologist could help to transform the way protests are policed in Britain. Dr John Drury, who is based at the University of Sussex at Falmer, has called for a “softly, softly” approach to crowd control in a new report. It comes as part of a review after the death of...
Posted On 10 Dec 2009 at 6:56 pm