The Apprentice comes to Brighton

The BBC TV series The Apprentice came to Brighton this evening. Three members of the boys team – led by 30-year-old investment bank worker Stella English – were shown at the Yellowave beach sports centre on the seafront near Brighton Marina. They were supposed to be market...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 11:02 pm

Brighton skating rink to open next month

Work is expected to start on a new ice rink for Brighton this month, with skating expected to start on Saturday 13 November. The temporary ice rink will hold up to 200 skaters at a time in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion. Permission to build the rink was granted by Brighton and...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 5:48 pm

Brighton police arrest a quarter of protesters attending EDO demo

More than a quarter of those taking part in a protest in Brighton today were arrested. Sussex Police said that nearly 40 people were taken into custody during the Smash EDO protest. About 150 protesters took part in the demonstration, which they called Hammertime. Most of the...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 5:32 pm

Protect Brighton's downland, Greens urge council

The council is being urged to ensure that 100 acres of land in Brighton cannot be used for building. The land – next to Ditchling Road – is being returned to agricultural use by Brighton and Hove City Council. Now a Green councillor has asked the council to designate the area ...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 4:07 pm

Brighton to have its own Tardis

Brighton is to get its own Tardis. The Doctor Who style police box is part of a plan to tackle anti-social behaviour. The “Tardis” is currently a car park kiosk which is being converted by Brighton and Hove City Council, Sussex Police and Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust. The...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 3:46 pm

Brighton won £70m on the lottery says minister

More than £70 million of lottery grants have been awarded to people and organisations in one part of Brighton in just over a decade. And nearly £10 million has been to organisations in the same parliamentary consitutency by the Arts Council through the Grants for the Arts...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 2:57 pm

Brighton shop worker convicted for working in the street

A former Brighton shop worker has been convicted of blocking the street. Colin Donoley, who worked at Silver in St James’s Street, Brighton, was found guilty of three charges of obstructing the public highway with a variety of wooden objects. The shop sells wood-framed mirrors...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 11:39 am

Brighton police prepare for Smash EDO protests

Police are preparing  for a day of action by Smash EDO protesters in Brighton today (Wednesday, October 13). Senior officers appealed for protest organisers to get in touch before today’s protest but received no information about Smash EDOs plans. The protest is believed to...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 9:11 am
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