Hove student jailed for violence during student protest

A Hove student has been jailed for 16 months for violent disorder during a protest against tuition fee rises. Charlie Gilmour, 21, the son of Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour and the novelist Polly Samson, was bailed in May so that he could complete his final exams at Cambridge...
Posted On 15 Jul 2011 at 6:21 pm

Hove MP organises conference on drug law reform

Hove MP Mike Weatherley has organised a one-day conference on the future of Britain’s drugs laws. Mr Weatherley, a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Reform, is bringing together a group of experts from around the area and across the country. The speakers include...
Posted On 15 Jul 2011 at 5:49 pm

Student council tax exemptions strain Brighton and Hove finances

More students are claiming exemption from paying council tax to Brighton and Hove City Council, leaving a potential £1.1 million shortfall in the council’s finances. And a growing number of discounts are being claimed for unfurnished vacant properties. The two trends are placing...
Posted On 15 Jul 2011 at 2:48 am