Protesters rally against cuts in Brighton and Hove

Demonstraters marched from the council offices in Hove to Brighton Town Hall this afternoon as part of day of Europe-wide protests about government cuts. Those taking part included politicians, union members and community groups. Their day of protests in Brighton started outside...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 7:11 pm

Brighton and Hove council shake-up costed at £580k

Brighton and Hove City Council has issued a statement spelling out the cost of its recent senior management shake-up. The council said that the restructure cost £586,000 – a figure it reached after deducting savings of £138,000. A statement said that the savings came because the...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 6:45 pm

Brighton and Hove truants land parents in court

Three Brighton and Hove parents have been taken to court for failing to ensure their children attended school. In both cases the teenage children concerned had missed more than eight out of ten lessons over three months this year. Brighton and Hove City Council brought the cases...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 5:18 pm

Rockinghorse gears up for circus ball

Expect some clowning around at the annual Rockinghorse ball in November. The sick children’s charity has adopted a “big top” theme for the fundraising event which is being held at the Hilton Brighton Metropole on Saturday 20 November. The Rockinghorse Circus Ball starts with a...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 4:58 pm

Woodingdean flasher suspect faces trial after denying six offences

A Woodingdean man suspected of being a serial flasher has been bailed by magistrates. Marian Suchodolinsky, 26, of Sandhurst Avenue, Brighton, pleaded not guilty to six counts of indecent exposure when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court. He is alleged to have exposed...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 3:52 pm

Brighton and Hove council magazine faces cuts

Brighton and Hove City Council magazine City News looks likely to be published just four times a year under new rules announced by the Government today. The council presently publishes the magazine ten times a year. The cut in frequency – and almost certainly in budget too...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 12:15 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion : Flippin Lua Lua again.

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Brentford 0 By Tim Hodges at Withdean The Albion remain top of League One after a workman like and dogged performance at home to the Bees. Both teams struggled to find chances in the opening period. The best of these fell to Lua Lua after receiving a...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 10:04 am

Brighton factory targeted in fresh protest

A Brighton campaign group is to stage another mass protest outside a Moulsecoomb factory. Smash EDO supporters have made a video to promote the protest outside the premises of EDO MBM Technology in Home Farm Road. Sexy Brighton and Hove Smash EDO video The protesters plan to meet...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 8:52 am

Hove vicar criticises clergy over church schools

A Hove vicar has criticised fellow clergy, governors and parents for abusing the demand for places at church schools. The Rev Stephen Terry, of New Church Road, Hove, called for the system to be reformed. Mr Terry, who looks after the churches of St Leonard and St Philip in New...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010 at 6:47 am