Brighton woman’s wartime evacuation story rewarded with donation for memorial

A Brighton woman’s moving story of being evacuated from London on the first day of the Second World War was rewarded with a £1,000 donation. Maureen Blakey, 79, of Vicarage Lane in Rottingdean, described being sent to Sussex to an audience of politicians and officials at Hove...
Posted On 02 May 2013 at 8:00 pm

Brighton dog owner wants walking businesses regulated after her pet’s death

A dog called Harry died after being attacked in the back of a van belonging to a professional dog walker. The fatal mauling led to the dog walker, Michael Rumball, 49, of Edward Street, Brighton, appearing before magistrates but the case was dropped. Mr Rumball, who owns the dog...
Posted On 02 May 2013 at 3:25 pm

Minister approves college as Brighton primary school’s academy sponsor

City College Brighton and Hove has been approved as the sponsor of Whitehawk Primary School when it becomes an academy in September. Education Minister Lord Nash confirmed the arrangement yesterday (Wednesday 1 May). The change to academy status follows an inspection by schools...
Posted On 02 May 2013 at 2:50 pm

Brighton City Airways suspends Paris flights and blames French red tape

Brighton City Airways is to suspend flights between Shoreham and Paris from next week, blaming problems with the French customs and immigration services. Flights will continue until and including the bank holiday on Monday (6 May) and will be temporarily suspended from Tuesday (7...
Posted On 02 May 2013 at 1:06 pm

Brighton football stadium to host two rugby world cup matches

Brighton and Hove Albion will host two rugby world cup matches in September 2015. One of the games at the American Express Community Stadium will feature South Africa and the other will include Samoa. Their opponents will not be known until the qualification stage in Asia and the...
Posted On 02 May 2013 at 11:47 am
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