Cabinet minister congratulates Brighton Energy Co-op

A senior government minister congratulated Brighton Energy Co-op in the House of Commons today (Thursday 17 May). Ed Davey, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary, was responding to a question from Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion. She asked: “Will the...
Posted On 17 May 2012 at 5:09 pm

Brighton and Hove elects first Green mayor

The first Green mayor of Brighton and Hove is expected to be elected this afternoon (Thursday 17 May). Councillor Bill Randall is expected to take over the mayoralty as he steps down from his current post as leader of Brighton and Hove City Council. His move comes as questions...
Posted On 17 May 2012 at 3:13 pm

Brighton MP elected to key party committee

The Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby has been elected to the executive of the influential 1922 Committee by his fellow Conservatives in the House of Commons. The committee has traditionally provided a way for backbench Tory MPs to raise issues of importance with the Prime...
Posted On 17 May 2012 at 3:08 pm

Thief robs man in Brighton street

A man was attacked and robbed in Brighton as he walked to work early yesterday (Wednesday 16 May). Sussex Police said that the victim, in his mid-twenties, was robbed while walking in Church Street near to the junction with St Nicholas Road at about 6.40am. His attacker stopped...
Posted On 17 May 2012 at 12:01 pm

Brighton college appoints new principal

City College Brighton and Hove has appointed a new principal to succeed Phil Frier who retires at the end of August. The governors have chosen Lynn Thackway, the vice-principal of the Barnfield Federation in Luton, which runs a large further education college, several school...
Posted On 17 May 2012 at 11:58 am
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