Driver found dead in car at foot of cliffs

A man’s body has been recovered from a green Jaguar found upside down at the bottom of cliffs at Peacehaven this morning. The alarm was raised by a member of the public who spotted the car near to the Meridian monument in Peacehaven just after 8.30am. Police, fire, ambulance and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2010 at 1:56 pm

University dean signs petition against closure of Brighton Arthouse

The University of Brighton’s Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Anne Boddington, has signed a petition against the axing of vocational art courses at the Brighton Arthouse. Scores of people have signed the online petition asking for the seven courses in silversmithing,...
Posted On 25 Mar 2010 at 11:26 am

Language school rule changes could cost Brighton and Hove £35m a year

City language schools fear losing up to £35m a year because of planned changes to the rules on visas for overseas students studying in Britain. The rule changes, which the Government says is aimed at improving border security, require increased standards of English, meaning...
Posted On 25 Mar 2010 at 10:15 am

Council leader calls for action against supermarket giants

Council Leader Mary Mears says she hopes Brighton and Hove can stop supermarket giants opening more stores in the city. The Conservative leader spoke out on her blog after Sainsbury’s was refused planning permission for its new Express store frontage – after it had...
Posted On 25 Mar 2010 at 8:55 am