Brighton supermarket seeks to extend drinks licence

A Brighton supermarket has asked the council to be allowed to sell alcohol from 6am to 11pm seven days a week. Morrisons in St James’s Street, Brighton, is currently open from 8am to 9pm from Monday to Saturday and from 11am to 5pm on Sundays. It has applied to Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 4:32 pm

Teacher training in Brighton moves nearer the top of the class

Sussex University has risen to 12th from 28th in the latest edition of the annual Good Teacher Training Guide. The guide, published on Friday (17 September), is the only league table of teacher training. It rankings are based on national data for entry qualifications, Ofsted...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 4:15 pm

Brighton ecologist helps climate change research to flower

Flowers from Woodingdean have helped a Brighton climate change researcher and his colleagues to find new clues about effects of rising temperatures. Professor Michael Hutchings, from Sussex University, conducted a study of rare orchids at the Castle Hill National Nature Reserve...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 3:48 pm

Brighton MP keeps his finger on the pulse

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby is trying to earn a reputation for having his finger on the pulse. And he’s doing it by trying to raise awareness of a medical condition called atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder in Britain. The newly elected Conservative...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 3:26 pm

Brighton and Hove Buses shortlisted for national award

Brighton and Hove Buses has been shortlisted in the UK Bus Awards. The company is in the running in the City Operator of the Year category. The awards overall attracted 200 entries from around the country and the shortlist was announced today at the UK Bus Awards annual...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 3:07 pm

Hundreds of Brighton and Hove council homes given makeover

New bathrooms and kitchens have been fitted in hundreds of council homes across Brighton and Hove. And the council has offered tenants a choice of style and colour scheme, customising the makeovers. Brighton and Hove City Council has also painted 450 homes and fitted...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 2:58 pm

Brighton slimmers offer their support to bra recycling scheme

Slimmers from Brighton and Hove have given their support to a recycling scheme by ditching bras that no longer fit them. Members of Slimming World have donated 460 bras in just one month as the pounds fell away and they dropped dress sizes. Mandy Crew, Slimming World’s Patcham...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010 at 1:24 pm