City College saved me from a life of crime says Brighton celebrity tailor

Brighton tailor Gresham Blake thanked City College Brighton and Hove for saving him from a life of crime. The celebrity tailor and fashion designer said at the college’s annual awards evening: “I was a bit of a troublemaker before I came here. “I could easily have gone down a...
Posted On 03 Nov 2011 at 11:01 pm

Brighton to host one-stop shop for apprentices and employers

A one-stop skills shop where apprentices and apprenticeships can be matched is part of Brighton and Hove City Council’s plan to create 6,000 jobs by 2014. The skills shop is one element in the City Employment and Skills Plan presented to Councillor Amy Kennedy, the council’s...
Posted On 03 Nov 2011 at 10:40 pm

Hove man spends a penny and stands to lose £150

Spending a penny cost a Hove man £150. Michael Gwatkin, 25, of Molesworth Street, Hove, was seen urinating in Seafield Road, Hove, at 1am on Friday 19 August. Brighton magistrates were told today that officers asked Gwatkin to move and he replied: “Let me just shake the drops off...
Posted On 03 Nov 2011 at 4:14 pm

Brighton MP urges Prime Minister to bring in Robin Hood tax

Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, called for a tax on financial transactions at Prime Minister’s questions yesterday (Wednesday 2 November). She made her plea having visited the Occupy Brighton protesres in Victoria Gardens in Brighton in the morning. She plans...
Posted On 03 Nov 2011 at 12:17 pm

Brighton MP on track to meet transport minister

Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, is to meet Transport Minister Theresa Villiers to discuss the Lewes to Uckfield rail link. The line closed in the 1960s but campaigners, including Mr Kirby and the Liberal Democrat MP for Lewes Norman Baker, believe that...
Posted On 03 Nov 2011 at 11:27 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet – I am convinced what I do works

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing Gus Poyet told me today that he was convinced by the way he gets the Albion to play and that is what motivates him. He believes when the Albion play as he dictates, they can beat anyone. But the team need to maintain consistancy, which...
Posted On 03 Nov 2011 at 10:52 am
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