New maths lessons equal success for BHASVIC

BHASVIC  has come up with a groundbreaking way of tackling maths lessons – and says it is reaping big rewards. The Guardian reports how Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College’s head of maths Ronnie George decided to make use of extra classroom hours by giving...
Posted On 18 Jan 2010 at 9:34 pm

First Capital Connect's troubles not yet over

First Capital Connect’s hopes of running a “significantly improved” service today were dealt a blow by a raft of rush hour delays. Trains are still running more than two hours late tonight after a double whammy of signalling problems in the St Pancras area and a...
Posted On 18 Jan 2010 at 8:41 pm

Four arrests as latest Smash EDO protest comes to city centre

Smash EDO protesters were kettled, or held in a cordon by police, for up to an hour this afternoon after their protest march moved from Moulsecoomb to the North Laine. The “funeral march” started in Wild Park, near EDO’s Home Park Road factory, at 1pm this...
Posted On 18 Jan 2010 at 8:24 pm

Brighton proves to be a big city

More than 4,000 Britons had surgery to tackle their obesity last year with Brighton among the biggest contributors to the big figures. According to the News of the World, the NHS carried out stomach stapling operations on 4,221 patients. The newspaper said that Brighton was third...
Posted On 18 Jan 2010 at 9:32 am

Hove attack leaves man with fractured skull

A man suffered a fractured skull in an unprovoked attack in Hove as he walked to work early on Saturday morning. Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information about the attack, which also left the man, who is in his early 40s, with a cut above his eye. The attack...
Posted On 18 Jan 2010 at 8:40 am

Brighton and Hove well placed for economic recovery, think-tank says

Brighton and Hove is well placed to become one of the top performing cities as the British economy recovers, a new report says. The Centre for Cities, a think-tank supported by the Local Government Association, has published Cities Outlook 2010, which ranks the economic...
Posted On 18 Jan 2010 at 8:09 am