Greens choose Hove by-election hopeful

The Greens have chosen a married Hove mother of two and party employee to stand in the by-election in Westbourne ward next month. Louisa Greenbaum, 41, came within 250 votes of representing the ward at the local elections for Brighton and Hove City Council in May. Mrs Greenbaum...
Posted On 23 Nov 2011 at 11:40 pm

Prime Minister berates Brighton and Hove Greens over planned council tax rise

The Prime Minister today described plans to put up council tax in Brighton and Hove as a huge mistake. David Cameron was responding to fellow Conservative Simon Kirby, the MP for Brighton Kemptown. At Prime Minister’s Questions today (Wednesday 23 November) Mr Kirby asked: “Given...
Posted On 23 Nov 2011 at 4:02 pm

Portslade supermarket criticised by planners

A Portslade supermarket is being investigated for suspected breaches of planning rules. Aldi, in Carlton Terrace, by Portslade Station, has already been fined by Brighton magistrates in a long-running dispute with Brighton and Hove City Council. In response the store asked the...
Posted On 23 Nov 2011 at 3:43 pm

Brighton teacher offers hope in the east

School teacher Sophie Gaston is a symbol of the ambition being shown at the new academy in Falmer. To illustrate the point, ask yourself where you would expect a group of children from Moulsecoomb to go on a school trip. To the seaside? To see the bright lights of London? Or...
Posted On 23 Nov 2011 at 5:20 am

Steve Coogan says journalists come to Brighton to trawl for gossip about him

Steve Coogan, the actor and comedian who has a home in Brighton and Hove, gave evidence yesterday to the Leveson inquiry into press ethics. He submitted a written statement earlier this month – on Wednesday 9 November – which was published yesterday (Tuesday 22 November). And he...
Posted On 23 Nov 2011 at 4:30 am
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