University of Sussex approves £5m cuts – and 107 job cuts

The University of Sussex has approved plans to  cut more than 100 jobs to save £5 million. The university’s council met this afternoon to discuss changes to the original proposals to cut teaching positions in “unpopular” subjects, as well as security, creche and...
Posted On 26 Mar 2010 at 3:50 pm

Calls for Kemp Town alcohol disorder zone likely to fall flat

Calls are being made for St James’s Street to be designated an Alcohol Disorder Zone to combat drink-fuelled crime and antisocial behaviour. But Brighton police say the street – which is Brighton’s most heavily policed – does not have severe enough...
Posted On 26 Mar 2010 at 3:46 pm

Brighton and Hove gets £200k in Government seaside cash

Brighton and Hove has been given £200,000 by the Government to help it recover from the recession. The city is one of 25 seaside towns and cities in the UK to benefit from the cash windfall. It comes as the Government publishes its seaside strategy, which also includes a...
Posted On 26 Mar 2010 at 1:34 pm

Kemptown Ben is back in the blogosphere

Controversial Green councillor and Kemptown MP hopeful Ben Duncan has launched a new blog. Mr Duncan, known on Twitter as KemptownBen, wrote a lively and outspoken blog which often sparked hot debate – especially when they were picked up by The Argus and some of its more...
Posted On 26 Mar 2010 at 1:07 pm

Brighton burglars target garages

Thieves have stolen tools, sports equipment and generators in a spate of garage burglaries in Brighton. The break-ins have taken place in the Brentwood Road, Surrenden Road and Lauriston Road areas, many in blocks of garages set back from houses. Brighton police have warned...
Posted On 26 Mar 2010 at 12:03 pm

Brighton's Taj stores 'have issues'

Rumours that Brighton’s much-loved Taj Grocers stores have gone bust are not true, its management says – but its parent company is having “issues”. Over the last day, rumours have spread over Twitter and the Albion forum North Stand Chat that the chain has...
Posted On 26 Mar 2010 at 11:48 am

Flasher stalks Brighton woman

A man has been terrorising a Brighton woman by entering her back garden and on one occasion flashing at her. Police have released this picture of a man who they want to speak to in connection with the incidents in the Ditchling Road area of Brighton. The flasher first entered the...
Posted On 26 Mar 2010 at 10:43 am