Record number of Brighton and Hove youngsters earn Duke of Edinburgh awards

A record number of young people in Brighton and Hove have earned their Duke of Edinburgh silver and bronze awards this year. They will be presented with their awards at a ceremony at Hove Town Hall next Tuesday (23 November) at 7.30pm. More than 70 silver award and 200 bronze...
Posted On 18 Nov 2010 at 5:59 pm

Brighton and Hove council chief to attend money-saving conference

Public sector leaders across Sussex – including the chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council – are to discuss money-saving ideas at a conference tomorrow (Friday 19 November). Sussex Police Authority is hosting the conference as civic leaders try to identify where...
Posted On 18 Nov 2010 at 5:31 pm

Students to protest in centre of Brighton

Students and lecturers are to march through the centre of Brighton to protest about proposed tuition fee rises and higher education spending cuts. Members of the National Union of Students (NUS) and the University and College Union (UCU) are expected to take part in the protest...
Posted On 18 Nov 2010 at 5:07 pm

Claimant count rises in Brighton area

The number of claimants has risen in the Brighton travel to work area, according to the latest unemployment figures. And the Brighton and Hove district continues to have the second highest level of unemployment in Sussex. The figures released yesterday by the Office for National...
Posted On 18 Nov 2010 at 3:31 pm

Brighton man suffers facial burns

A Brighton man suffered burns to his face as he refilled an ornamental burner with lighter fuel after he thought it had gone out. The man, 25, from the Queen’s Park area of Brighton, was given first aid at the scene by members of a fire crew. He was then taken to the Royal Sussex...
Posted On 18 Nov 2010 at 3:05 pm

Argus journalists start two-day strike

Journalists working for Brighton and Hove’s daily newspaper The Argus started a two-day strike this morning. They are protesting at plans to switch three news sub-editor jobs to Southampton in a move that will lead to six staff losing their jobs in Brighton. They are also asking...
Posted On 18 Nov 2010 at 10:29 am

Victim of road rage cyclist to lose his business

The victim of a road rage attack in Hove has had an operation to remove a blood clot from his brain. Now Tony Magdi, 52, of Portland Road, Hove, looks likely to lose his business. Mr Magdi was attacked by a cyclist across the road from his greengrocer’s shop just under a...
Posted On 18 Nov 2010 at 12:53 am
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