Commuters hit by chaos on Brighton to Bedford Line

Just two trains an hour are running on the Brighton to Bedford line this evening – a quarter of its usual service – thanks to the bad weather. First Capital Connect released this statement on its website explaining the problems: “During the unprecedented cold...
Posted On 11 Jan 2010 at 7:41 pm

Brighton cyclist seriously hurt after seafront hit and run

A cyclist was left with serious injuries by a car which slammed into the back of his bicycle in Marine Parade yesterday afternoon. The small red vehicle, which had just hit a parked car while travelling east past Duke’s Mound, failed to remain at the scene. Police are now...
Posted On 11 Jan 2010 at 7:22 pm

Brighton O gets another chance as decision postponed

Ambitious plans for a temporary ferris wheel on the seafront, dubbed the Brighton O, have been given a second chance after a decision on whether to give it the go ahead were deferred. Brighton and Hove City Council’s planning officers last month recommended the plans for...
Posted On 11 Jan 2010 at 7:16 pm

Brighton academics chart our growth from poverty to prosperity

Two Sussex University academics are to use a unique record of British domestic life to chart how ordinary Britons moved from poverty to prosperity during the 20th century. From this month, historian Dr Ian Gazeley and economist Andrew Newell will analyse data from government...
Posted On 11 Jan 2010 at 9:40 am
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