Hundreds of Brighton and Hove teenagers celebrate A level results

Hundreds of teenagers celebrated their A level results today although the joy was tempered with disappointment as many are expected to miss out on university places. A record number of applications to study at university has been attributed to the rise in tuition fees next year....
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 11:30 pm

Police release image of Brighton armed robbery suspect

Detectives have released an e-fit of a man suspected of committing two robberies in Brighton and Hove and another in Worthing. The most recent robbery happened on Tuesday (16 August) at Replay Exchange in Western Road, Brighton. The suspect entered the shop armed with a hammer at...
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 10:25 pm

£450k Hove bike lane plan revived

Plans for a £450,000 bike lane along Old Shoreham Road in Hove have been revived. Council chiefs have approved new proposals for lanes on each side of the road, protected by raised kerbs. The scheme will run between BHASVIC (Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College), at the...
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 6:51 pm

Brighton O seafront ferris wheel plan moves forward

Plans for a 150ft tall ferris wheel on Brighton seafront have taken another step forward. Brighton and Hove City Council will decide next week whether to give the temporary attraction – dubbed the Brighton O – a licence to cover part of the promenade in Madeira Drive,...
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 6:32 pm

Brighton restaurant looking to expand

French restaurant Cote wants to expand following it’s successful conversion of Brighton’s old music library. The eatery revamped the long-disused building in Church Street before opening in its ground floor last year. Its owners now want to create space for more...
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 1:37 pm

Brighton and Hove parents given warning about exam drinking

Health chiefs are urging parents in Brighton and Hove to remind their children about the risks of exam binge drinking. The call comes as hundreds of youngsters find out their A-level results today with hundreds more learning their GCSE results next Thursday (25 August). Many will...
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 5:47 am

Brighton principal offers reassurance for A-level students

A Brighton college principal has a reassuring message for A-level students as they learn the result of their exams today. Phil Frier, who runs City College Brighton and Hove, said that under 19s were entitled to another year of free education. Mr Frier said: “A-level results week...
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 5:40 am

Brighton author to open free 999 day of fun on Hove seafront

An action-packed Emergency Services Fun Day is being held in Hove this weekend. Bestselling crime writer Peter James will open the free 999 event which is taking place from 10am to 4pm on Hove Lawns on Sunday (21 August). Sussex Police, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, South...
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 5:10 am

Brighton and Hove jobless figures rise

More people are claiming jobseeker´s allowance in Brighton and Hove than a month ago, according to official figures. The figures for the area served by Brighton and Hove City Council suggest the biggest rise for more than two years The total claimant count for July, which was...
Posted On 18 Aug 2011 at 1:55 am
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