Work is under way to improve the welcome to Brighton

Those of us who live or work in Brighton tend to see the place from the inside out. When we leave, we pass through the Downs to the north or Regency squares and terraces in Kemp Town to the east. Even to the west, we have the sea, some elegant facades and what remains of...
Posted On 10 Jul 2012 at 3:37 pm

Brighton and Hove commuters warned of Olympic delays at London stations today

Rail commuters from Brighton, Hove and Portslade were being warned that it may take longer getting in and out of London stations today (Tuesday 10 July). And during the Olympics they should avoid using Victoria and London Bridge, Network Rail said. Staff at five stations –...
Posted On 10 Jul 2012 at 12:17 pm

Brighton fire crews tackle university ‘chemical spill’ in training exercise

Fire crews have been called to tackle a chemical spill at Brighton University with 20 people needing decontamination treatment. But the drama being played out at the Huxley Building in Lewes Road is a training exercise running from 10am to 1pm today (Tuesday 10 July). The ...
Posted On 10 Jul 2012 at 10:20 am

Brighton's oldest record shop to close

Rounder Records in Brighton is to close after 46 years. Owner Phil Barton blamed a combination of factors from downloading to tax-dodging rivals for the demise of the store in Brighton Square in The Lanes. The shop, which claims to be Brighton’s oldest independent record shop,...
Posted On 10 Jul 2012 at 1:27 am