Popular Brighton pub to reopen under new management

By Jenni Davidson A popular Hanover pub The Greys closed its doors on Sunday (28 October) after the owners were unable to come to an agreement on a new lease. Enterprise Inns, which owns the freehold on The Greys, offered licensees Chris Beaumont and Gill Perkins a lease renewal...
Posted On 31 Oct 2012 at 9:42 am

Brighton business leader’s growing role

Steve Allen’s career has taken him around the world but just over ten years ago he came back to his roots in Brighton where he was born. The 48-year-old former Sussex Police officer started a home care business which now extends from the Kent border to Dorset, mostly in coastal...
Posted On 30 Oct 2012 at 8:18 pm

Tanni Grey-Thompson to sponsor Brighton MP’s bill in House of Lords

One of Britain’s most successful disabled athletes will help Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby try to persuade the House of Lords to crack down on blue badge fraud. Tanni Grey-Thompson is to sponsor Mr Kirby’s Disabled Persons Parking Badges Bill if it is passed by the Commons a...
Posted On 30 Oct 2012 at 7:12 pm

Steve Ovett donates Olympic vest for Brighton charities

Brighton-born athlete Steve Ovett has donated the vest he wore when he won his Olympic gold medal to raise money for charities in his home town. Mr Ovett, who won gold in the 800 metres at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, sent the vest to the Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Bill...
Posted On 29 Oct 2012 at 10:01 pm

Brighton school asks new council chief to end damaging waste

A Brighton secondary school is urging the new council chief executive to take three steps to stop a £26 million investment from going to waste. Peter Kyle, chairman of the governors at the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA), sent an open letter welcoming Penny Thompson....
Posted On 29 Oct 2012 at 2:49 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Albion held again

Blackpool 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Albion failed to win for the sixth time in a row as they battled for a point at Bloomfield Road. The Seagulls may have been fortunate to come away with a point, as The Tangerines dominated large parts of the contest. Polish...
Posted On 28 Oct 2012 at 7:57 am

A taste of TEDx Brighton

Speakers at the second TEDx Brighton yesterday tackled the generation gap. Val Aviv reports TED is known for being one of the best platforms for interesting and thought-provoking talks about a variety of forward-thinking ideas. In fact “the spirit of ideas worth spreading” is the...
Posted On 27 Oct 2012 at 3:15 pm

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in attack in Brighton

A man was seriously injured in an attack in the centre of Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Friday 26 October). The man, who is in his thirties, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with life-threatening head injuries. A scene guard remains in the...
Posted On 26 Oct 2012 at 11:15 am

Brighton cyclist seriously injured in crash with van

A cyclist was seriously injured yesterday (Thursday 25 October) after a crash with a van in Brighton. The accident happened at the junction of Edward Street and Dorset Street just after 9.15am. The 49-year-old man from Brighton was riding a red bike when he was in collision with...
Posted On 26 Oct 2012 at 11:03 am

Brighton's poor coach parking provision criticised

Officials were accused of directing coaches to park in residential Brighton streets where the drivers urinate and defecate in public, according to a deputation heard at a council meeting yesterday. George Cummings, of Roedean Way, Brighton, said: “Brighton and Hove prospers...
Posted On 26 Oct 2012 at 2:11 am
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