Pub company upbeat after takings rise over Christmas

The owner of more than a dozen Brighton and Hove pubs and restaurants reported a rise in takings over Christmas and the new year. Mitchells and Butlers, which owns Browns in Duke Street, Brighton, and the Sussex Cricketer in Hove, announced the news in a trading statement to...
Posted On 29 Jan 2011 at 4:13 am

Man falls on to Hanover roof from a fire escape

A 54-year-old man fell from a fire escape on to a first floor roof in Hanover early yesterday morning (Friday 28 January). A crew from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called out just 5.30am to Hanover Crescent in Brighton. Sussex Police helped to move cars to make room...
Posted On 29 Jan 2011 at 3:23 am

Car fire shuts busy Brighton road during rush hour

A slip road from the A27 Brighton bypass was closed for half an hour after a car caught fire during the rush hour yesterday morning. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that the engine fire halted traffic on the eastbound slip road at Hollingbury at about 8.40am. A fire crew...
Posted On 29 Jan 2011 at 2:58 am

Brighton and Hove schools to receive about £2m pupil premium

Brighton and Hove schools have been allocated an estimated £2 million “pupil premium” by the Department for Education. The department is paying a “premium” of £430 to schools for every pupil eligible for free school meals. Pupils qualify for free school meals if their parents...
Posted On 29 Jan 2011 at 2:47 am
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