Beacons lit across Brighton and Hove to mark Queen's diamond jubilee

Beacons were due to be lit in Brighton and Hove at 10.15pm to mark the Queen’s diamond jubilee. Crowds gathered at Hove Lagoon and by the Peace Statue on the seafront and on Beacon Hill in Rottingdean this evening (Monday 4 June). The Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Bill...
Posted On 04 Jun 2012 at 11:13 pm

Smash EDO supporters march through Brighton and Hove

Between 80 and 200 protesters took part in a Smash EDO demo in Brighton and Hove today (Monday 4 June). The protesters gathered outside Barclays bank in North Street, Brighton, between noon and 12.30pm before marching to Hove Town Hall. Smash EDO said that the meeting place was...
Posted On 04 Jun 2012 at 6:30 pm

Two Brighton men attacked on seafront

A man and a woman attacked two Brighton men and robbed one of them on the seafront near the bottom of West Street. The victims were on the Lower Esplanade when they were approached and asked if they had anything on them. They said no. But the man tried to reach inside one of the...
Posted On 04 Jun 2012 at 6:14 pm

Wanted – young candidates in Brighton and Hove!

By Mathew Beech Local councillors have an image problem. Catherine Roberts, 25, of Applesham Way, Portslade, said that they’re “out of touch with real people and quite privileged”. James Brammer, 42, of Henley Road, Brighton, described them as “old, white males”. And pensioner...
Posted On 04 Jun 2012 at 5:26 pm