Brighton and Hove free school attracts hundreds of applications before it even opens

The number of young children in Brighton and Hove is growing. It could soon outstrip the number of primary schools places available. So you’d think that when a group of parents volunteered to set up a new school from scratch that everyone would be pleased. But you’d be wrong....
Posted On 07 Feb 2012 at 11:33 pm

Labour picks Brighton for 2015 conference shortly after booking next year

The Labour Party has booked the Brighton Centre for its annual conference for a second time in a matter of weeks. The party will hold its conference in Brighton in 2015, having announced less than a fortnight ago that it would be here in 2013. It had been due to meet in...
Posted On 07 Feb 2012 at 9:52 pm

Motorcyclist, 20, dies in crash in Brighton

A 20-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash in Brighton this afternoon (Tuesday 7 February). His pillion passenger, a woman from Newhaven, also 20, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital with serious injuries and remains in a critical condition. The accident happened in...
Posted On 07 Feb 2012 at 7:24 pm

Blue plaque will honour Dickens's love of Brighton

Charles Dickens’s great-great-grandson is due to unveil a blue plaque in Brighton tomorrow (Wednesday 8 February) to commemorate the author. Ian Dickens will unveil the plaque at noon on the site where the Bedford Hotel once stood. Dickens wrote a large part of the novel Dombey...
Posted On 07 Feb 2012 at 3:07 pm

Brighton and Hove shortlisted to be home of the Green Investment Bank

Brighton and Hove is in the running to become the home of the Green Investment Bank. The government intends to commit £3 billion to the proposed bank to speed up private sector investment as Britain tries to become a low carbon economy. Brighton and Hove City Council was one of...
Posted On 07 Feb 2012 at 2:29 pm

Man rescued from kitchen fire in Hove

Firefighters rescued a man from a property in Hove early yesterday after a blaze started in the kitchen. They led the occupant to safety in the early hours of the morning (Monday 6 February) from the building in Church Road, Hove. He did not suffer any serious injuries. East...
Posted On 07 Feb 2012 at 3:02 am
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