Tea bag recycling scheme launched in Brighton city centre

Tea bags, vegetable peel and coffee grinds will be recycled in a new scheme in Brighton city centre. In a trial which could be replicated across the city if successful, residents in North Laine have been asked to take any compostable waste items to community composters at St...
Posted On 23 Aug 2011 at 6:24 pm

Woman speaks about terrifying glassing attack in Brighton club

A woman stabbed in the face in a Brighton nightclub by a stranger with a broken glass has spoken about her ordeal. The 34-year-old victim, who asked not to be named, spoke after Salim Ali, 33, of Findon Road, Brighton, was jailed for six years for the unprovoked attack. On Friday...
Posted On 23 Aug 2011 at 6:05 pm

Course fees to be waived for Brighton and Hove unemployed

The principal of a Brighton and Hove college has welcomed a U-turn by ministers which means that some course fees will be waived for young people without jobs. Phil Frier, who runs City College Brighton and Hove, said: “These changes are highly significant and will really help...
Posted On 23 Aug 2011 at 4:54 pm

Fire-starter put lives at risk in Brighton park

Three gas cylinders were dumped in a fire in a playing field in Brighton in an incident that was said to have put lives at risk. The propane cylinders were left on a bonfire in Carden Avenue, Patcham, late on Sunday evening (21 August). Firefighters from Brighton were shocked by...
Posted On 23 Aug 2011 at 10:41 am