Zombies fill the streets of Brighton

Zombies filled the streets of Brighton yesterday with more than a thousand groaning and gory-looking figures stumbling out of Brighton Station towards the Clock Tower and the seafront. Many of them were heading for the Beach of the Dead party at the Concorde 2 and made the fourth...
Posted On 31 Oct 2010 at 11:58 pm

Two thousand join Stop the Cuts demo in Brighton

About 2,000 people took to the streets to protest about government spending cuts yesterday, according to Brighton Trades Council. The leading banner, saying “We need a Bright Start”, referred to the threat of closure hanging over the council-run Bright Start Nursery in the North...
Posted On 31 Oct 2010 at 11:52 pm

Eight arrested after Brighton Vodafone shop protest

Police made eight arrests after a sit-down protest outside the Vodafone shop in Western Road, Brighton, on Saturday, October 30. The arrests were made for public order offences after the eight men failed to comply with a police order to leave the area. A Sussex Police spokesman...
Posted On 31 Oct 2010 at 10:45 pm

Concern for missing Hove pensioner

Police have issued a new photograph today (Sunday 31 October) of Arthur Jones, 73,  who went missing from his home in Hove on Wednesday (27 October). Arthur was last seen by his wife, Jean, at their home in Mountbatten Court, Ingram Crescent, at 3.30pm. When Mrs Jones returned...
Posted On 31 Oct 2010 at 10:40 pm

Thousands expected in Brighton and Hove for White Night festival

More than 60 events are due to take place in Brighton tonight as the White Night festival marks the end of British Summer Time and the clocks go back. The programme includes indoor and outdoor events from a midnight half marathon to “Knit Lit” – a chance to learn or brush up...
Posted On 30 Oct 2010 at 7:23 am

Zombies on the loose in Brighton

It won’t quite be the dawn of the dead but at 3pm today there will be an awful lot of zombies on the streets of Brighton. The annual Brighton Zombie Walk is taking place, with the gruesome gathering setting off from Brighton Station. Dozens are expected to take part in the parade...
Posted On 30 Oct 2010 at 7:01 am

Protesters to rally against the cuts with march through Brighton

A protest march is due to take place in the centre of Brighton today with organisers expecting up to 1,000 people to join them. The Brighton Stop the Cuts Coalition said that workers, students and members of the public would be gathering at The Level at noon. Politicians and...
Posted On 30 Oct 2010 at 6:56 am

Skeletons protest about cuts in heart of Brighton

Public sector workers dressed as skeletons held a protest outside Brighton Town Hall today. Their lunchtime demo was intended to make the point that government cuts will slash public services to the bone. They called for Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs to...
Posted On 29 Oct 2010 at 11:57 pm

Drivers, cyclists, passengers and pedestrians urged to have their say about Brighton and Hove transport problems

People with something to say about the buses in Brighton and Hove or their train commute to work are being asked to share their views. What about congestion on our roads? And do we need more and cheaper parking spaces and fewer street signs cluttering up journeys? What can be...
Posted On 29 Oct 2010 at 1:31 pm

MPs take lecture on gun crime from Brighton professor

A Brighton professor spelt out ways to cut gun crime when he gave evidence to a select committee of MPs this week. Professor Peter Squires said that firearms and ammunition should be stored apart. He said that allowing people to keep guns and bullets in their homes was...
Posted On 29 Oct 2010 at 12:51 pm
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