Tributes to Elm Grove murder victim Gordon Stalker

Brighton police this afternoon named the victim of the Elm Grove murder as 51-year-old Gordon Stalker. Mr Stalker, a regular at the Lewes Road Community Garden project, was stabbed to death at his home of 16 years by someone police believe he knew. Today tributes to him were...
Posted On 17 Feb 2010 at 10:16 pm

Good Samaritan blinded by Brighton train thugs

A train passenger was left partially blinded after stepping in to help a ticket inspector who was being heckled by yobs. The attack happened when three men who boarded at Brighton’s London Road station without tickets became aggressive after being confronted by the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2010 at 6:38 pm

Portslade Community College to become academy

Portslade Community College looks likely to become an academy school. One of the sponsors is expected to be the businessman Rod Aldridge, who went to school in Portslade more than 40 years ago. Mr Aldridge, 62, is the main sponsor of the Falmer Academy, which is due to open in...
Posted On 17 Feb 2010 at 4:34 pm

Big Lemon seeks bus monopoly views

The Big Lemon bus company has launched a survey to help it respond to a Government probe into bus monopolies. Last month, the Office of Fair Trading asked the Competition Commission to carry out a full investigation into bus fares in areas where a single company dominates the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2010 at 10:23 am

Seafront to get £0.5m facelift

Railings and shelters along Brighton and Hove’s famous seafront are to get a £500,000 facelift from the Marina to Hove Lagoon. Brighton and Hove City Council is taking inspiration from the restoration of the Brighton Bandstand to improve what it calls the city’s...
Posted On 17 Feb 2010 at 9:00 am

Sussex professor given £1.5m to turn carbon monoxide into fuel

A University of Sussex professor has been given a major grant to research ways of helping solve the world’s fuel crisis by turning carbon monoxide into fuel Professor Geoff Cloke’s project has been given  €1,775,000, or just over £1.5million, by the European Research...
Posted On 17 Feb 2010 at 8:14 am
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