Brighton MP wins ethical award

Brighton Pavilion´s Green MP Caroline Lucas has been named Ethical Politician of the Year by The Observer. But the newspaper´s report also questioned whether her aims were realistic. It asked whether the public was really prepared to live a greener lifestyle. Ms Lucas said that...
Posted On 13 Jun 2010 at 6:56 pm

Community split over Queen’s Park dog-free zone

Rival groups of residents are lobbying the council over the scrapping of a dog-free zone in Queen’s Park, Brighton. Hundreds of people have signed two opposing e-petitions about the issue. One petition, currently signed by 261 residents, calls for the re-instatement of a dog ban...
Posted On 13 Jun 2010 at 2:56 pm

Sussex University staff to strike again

Sussex University staff are to strike again on Friday (18 June) and the Monday after (21 June). Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are protesting about plans to cut more than 100 jobs at the campus in Falmer. And they have promised more disruption during exams. The...
Posted On 13 Jun 2010 at 9:26 am

Tributes to Brighton Travellers spokesman

A Brighton gathering of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers learnt about the death of one of their leading spokesmen yesterday. Michael Gavin was mourned by colleagues attending the Gypsy Roma Traveller Heritage Day at the Brighthelm Centre in North Road, Brighton. Mr Gavin, a...
Posted On 13 Jun 2010 at 8:15 am