Thousands join campaign to save Saltdean Lido

More than 2,500 people have joined a campaign to save the historic Saltdean Lido from closure. The 1930s outdoor swimming pool’s owner, Dennis Audley, wants to concrete over the pool and build 100 flats in a £12million development. The building’s facade would stay...
Posted On 15 Mar 2010 at 8:03 pm

In pictures: Brighton and Hove Spring Harvest Festival

New Road was packed to the brim with colourful and mouth-watering produce for the Big Sussex Market, part of Brighton and Hove’s Spring Harvest Festival, on Saturday and Sunday. An estimated 35,000 people came to the market, the biggest of its kind on the south coast. Click...
Posted On 15 Mar 2010 at 7:26 pm

In pictures: the Pioneer Motorcycle Run

The annual Pioneer Motorcycle run took place in bright spring sunshine yesterday. Hundreds of vintage motorbikes started their journey in Tattenham Corner by the Epsom Downs, and made their way down to the seaside on Madeira Drive in Brighton. The Sunbeam Motorcycle Club has...
Posted On 15 Mar 2010 at 7:02 pm

Brighton benefit cheat landed with £2,400 bill

A Brighton man has admitted four charges of fraudulently claiming housing benefit and council tax benefit. Patrick Stoney, 62, of Edward Street, Brighton, was fined £200 for each offence, making £800 in total. Unemployed Stoney was also ordered to pay £1,600 legal costs and a £15...
Posted On 15 Mar 2010 at 2:23 pm

Demo targets Brighton University course closures

Brighton University faces a demonstration against its proposed closure of seven vocational courses. The classes – in silversmithing, bookbinding, woodwork, photography, printmaking, ceramics and plastics – are known as the Art House courses. Protesters are due to gather outside...
Posted On 15 Mar 2010 at 12:52 pm
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