Hundreds join Brighton student protest march to Hove

Hundreds of students, sixth formers and schoolchildren marched to Hove Town Hall today (Tuesday 30 November) to campaign against rising tuition fees. The protest moved peacefully from Victoria Gardens in Brighton, shortly after 2pm, beginning with a group of approximately 500...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 5:40 pm

Albion reveal season ticket prices for Falmer

The price of an adult season ticket for Brighton and Hove Albion’s new Falmer stadium will start from £395. The news was broken on fans website North Stand Chat. Prices are cheaper than for this season. The club said: “Seats in the North Stand behind the goal are priced at £395...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 2:46 pm

Hanover bookies held up at gunpoint

A Hanover betting shop was raided by armed robbers who threatened staff with a gun last night. The two mens entered Ladbrokes in Islingword Road at about 8pm. Staff handed over about £170 in cash. There was also one customer in the shop at the time. All were left uninjured....
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 11:56 am

Brighton and Hove students plan to march again

Students and schoolchildren across Brighton and Hove are expected to march against education cuts again today (Tuesday, November 30). A Brighton – Fight the Fees Facebook event page has support from more than 1,900 people willing to take part in the protest from Victoria Gardens...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 10:11 am

Candle sets fire to Hove flat

A 20-year-old Hove man was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire at his flat caused by a burning candle placed on a computer printer. A smoke alarm woke the sleeping man, who found that the candle had burnt down destroying his printer. Firefighters from...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 9:04 am

Brighton music venue The Freebutt closes

A Brighton music venue has lost its fight to stay open in the face of noise complaints from neighbours. The Freebutt in Phoenix Place, Brighton, has announced its two final shows, on December 1 and December 11. Despite almost 5,000 people signing a petition supporting the venue,...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 7:55 am

Brighton and Hove in the snow – your pictures

We’ve set up a Flickr group for you to post your pictures of Brighton and Hove in the snow – here’s the slideshow: Click here to add your picture.
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 7:32 am

Brighton short of midwives as 13 take maternity leave

Brighton’s main hospital is suffering from a shortage of midwives because so many of them are having babies themselves. The shortage was raised during a House of Commons debate about proposals to scrap the £190 health in pregnancy grant last week. It was mentioned by Mike...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 6:01 am

Police warning to Brighton and Hove parents about today’s student protest

Police urged parents to rein in their children as they prepared for the Stop the Cuts protest march due to take place this afternoon. The warning followed the arrest of five schoolchildren during and after a similar protest last Wednesday (24 November). Superintendent Steve...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 5:50 am

Snow falls overnight in Brighton and Hove

Snow began falling shortly before midnight, settling in parts of Brighton and Hove. The forecast is for more light snow with temperatures not expected to climb above 1C (34F) today (Tuesday 30 November). Southern Railway has cancelled some Brighton services, but First Capital...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 5:04 am