Inspectors give good report to City College Brighton and Hove

Independent inspectors have rated City College Brighton and Hove as good with some outstanding features. The Ofsted inspectors gave the further education college, based in Pelham Street, an upbeat report after carrying out a week-long inspection last month. The report said: “City...
Posted On 20 Jul 2011 at 8:22 pm

Brighton attempted murder suspect remanded in custody

A Brighton man appeared before magistrates today charged with attempted murder. Patrick Lyons, 55, of Down Terrace, Brighton, was charged with trying to kill Barry Gordon, 33, of The Causeway, Brighton. He was remanded in custody to appear at Lewes Crown Court on Friday 22 July....
Posted On 20 Jul 2011 at 7:54 pm

Girl reports stranger approaching her in Brighton

A girl of 11 has reported being approached by a stranger in Brighton who offered her a lift. Sussex Police said that it wanted to repeat its advice to children not to accept a lift or go with anyone they do not know. The girl was walking alone in Brighton, at the junction of...
Posted On 20 Jul 2011 at 3:59 pm

Planners urged to reject Regency-style homes on Hove seafront

Planners are being urged to turn down an application to build six townhouses on the site of the old Sackville Hotel on Hove seafront. They will consider the application this afternoon (Wednesday 20 July) when they meet at Hove Town Hall. A terrace of five of the seafront...
Posted On 20 Jul 2011 at 11:42 am

Three-screen cinema approved for centre of Brighton

Brighton is to have a new cinema in the North Laine area. Komedia has been granted permission to convert its upstairs live performance area into a cinema with three screens. The existing comedy, music, cabaret and theatre auditorium, which could hold 560 people, will now seat 249...
Posted On 20 Jul 2011 at 2:40 am