Ambitious plans to restore The Level to its 1920s glory

Brighton and Hove City Council has been successful in their first round bid for a Heritage Lottery ‘Parks for People’ Grant of £1,841,300 to restore and enhance one of the city’s busiest and well-loved open spaces. The figure includes a development grant o...
Posted On 07 Jul 2010 at 8:00 am

Whitehawk cyclist loses fight for life

A Cardinal Newman student who fell off his bicycle in Whitehawk last week has died, The Argus reports. David Hanna, 18, had just finished his A-levels and was on his way to celebrate with friends when he came of his bike in Haybourne Road. He spent six days in intensive care, but...
Posted On 07 Jul 2010 at 7:58 am

Brighton actor dies mid-performance

A Brighton actor died while taking part in a production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet this week. Robert Atkins was backstage during the Brighton Little Theatre’s performance on Monday night when he had a heart attack.  His wife, who made the costumes, was also...
Posted On 07 Jul 2010 at 7:51 am

Status Quo ad campaign cost £14k

Brighton and Hove City Council’s widely ridiculed Status Quo recruitment campaign cost £14,000. The council used a bizarre website, www.saynotostatusquo.co.uk, to recruit four new strategic directors on controversial salaries of £125k each. It called for applicants able to...
Posted On 07 Jul 2010 at 7:40 am
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