Brighton vicar to be remembered with blue plaque

A past Vicar of Brighton will be commemorated with a blue plaque at the weekend. A plaque in the memory of the Rev Henry Wagner is due to be unveiled at the Old Vicarage in Temple Gardens, Brighton, at 3.45pm tomorrow (Saturday 10 July). It will also commemorate Wagner’s son, the...
Posted On 09 Jul 2010 at 8:07 am

Brighton MP presses for easier access for overseas students

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby is pressing the Government on when its review of the points-based system will report and what are going to the terms of reference of the review. Mr Kirby’s comments follow announcements by Home Office Ministers that a review of the...
Posted On 09 Jul 2010 at 8:01 am

No barbecue signs put up on Hove Lawns

Signs informing people of the ban on barbecues on Hove Lawns have been put up after requests from residents. The East Brunswick Residents’ Association (EBRA) has been asking for weeks for signs to stop the lawns being scorched by disposable barbecues. Posting on the EBRA...
Posted On 09 Jul 2010 at 7:54 am

Funeral and memorial service for Sussex University student

A private funeral followed by a public memorial for a University of Sussex student found dead last week will be held today. Family and close friends will attend Chris Hatton’s funeral this morning, and a short service of thanksgiving will be held in the university’s...
Posted On 09 Jul 2010 at 7:35 am

Green victory in St Peter's and North Laine by-election

The Green Party won a decisive victory in the St Peter’s and North Laine by-election last night. Despite accusations of running a low-profile campaign, Lizzie Deane secured more than twice as many votes as anyone else, winning 56.8% of the vote. However, fewer than one in...
Posted On 09 Jul 2010 at 7:32 am