Jo Brand visits Brighton’s Cityclean depot

By Jenni Davidson Comedian Jo Brand visited a group of adult learners at Cityclean’s household waste and recycling depot in Hollingdean this afternoon (Wednesday 6 March). The learners have all taken courses at Cityclean’s Learning Resource Centre. Brand entertained the audience...
Posted On 06 Mar 2013 at 11:48 pm

Brighton academic wins literary accolade

A Brighton University academic has been chosen to write teaching material about Britain’s best young writers. Katy Shaw, director of Centre 21 at the university’s Faculty of Arts, was picked by the British Council and Granta, one of the world’s biggest literary magazines. Centre...
Posted On 06 Mar 2013 at 10:23 pm

Brighton campaigners fight to save Seven Dials elm tree

By Jenni Davidson A group of campaigners is fighting to save an elm tree in Vernon Terrace in the Seven Dials area of Brighton. The tree is due to be cut down tomorrow morning (Thursday 7 March) as part of improvements to the Seven Dials roundabout. Supporters have formed a Save...
Posted On 06 Mar 2013 at 10:00 pm

All Brighton and Hove landlords may be forced to register

All landlords in Brighton and Hove may be required to register with the council. Housing officials are looking at whether to copy a licensing scheme used in Newham in East London. Landlords of larger shared houses – HMOs (houses in multiple occupation) in the jargon – are already...
Posted On 06 Mar 2013 at 7:44 pm

Valley Gardens proposal approved for the centre of Brighton

By Jenni Davidson A scheme to make wide-ranging changes to Valley Gardens in the centre of Brighton were approved in principle yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 5 March). Members of Brighton and Hove City Council approved the plans at a meeting of the council’s Transport Committee at...
Posted On 06 Mar 2013 at 3:10 pm
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