Brighton fashion designer's journey from Palestine to the Pavilion

By Rosy Matheson A new exhibition in Brighton shows how a dynamic immigrant overcame childhood adversity to create a legendary fashion brand. Barbara Hulanicki, who founded Biba, moved to Brighton when she was 12 after her father was assassinated in Palestine. Witold Hulanicki, a...
Posted On 20 Nov 2012 at 9:40 pm

Brighton armed robbery suspect due in court

A labourer from Brighton is due to appear in court this morning charged with trying to carry out an armed robbery at a Brighton convenience store. Richard Slater, 62, of Walmer Crescent, Bevendean, has been charged with attempted robbery and having a knife after the attempted...
Posted On 20 Nov 2012 at 12:12 pm

Charity with key projects in Brighton goes bust

A charity that works mainly in Brighton and four other areas has gone bust. People Can, previously known as the Novas Scarman Group, has gone into administration blaming a £17 million pension deficit. The deficit stems from liabilities dating back several years to when the...
Posted On 20 Nov 2012 at 7:00 am
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