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

Brighton and Hove voters asked for election day ideas

Voters across Brighton and Hove are being asked to say whether polling stations are in the right place and up to the job. Election organisers want to know, in particular, whether voting could be easier at polling stations for people with disabilities. Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 29 Oct 2010 at 5:55 am

Two Brighton and Hove teenagers given chance to debate in House of Commons

Two Brighton and Hove teenagers are due to take part in debates in the House of Commons today. Clare Calder and Kenya Simpson-Martin will join more than 300 other members of the Youth Parliament as they discuss university fees, job opportunities and sex education. The topics were...
Posted On 29 Oct 2010 at 5:44 am