Brighton Pavilion ice rink firm creates a maze for the summer

The Brighton firm behind the Royal Pavilion ice rink is to instal a 72ft x 72ft maze for the summer. The maze is due to open on Thursday 4 July and is based on The Selfish Giant, a story by Oscar Wilde. Shella Parkin, managing director of Laine Ltd, said: “We wanted to create...
Posted On 20 Jun 2013 at 11:38 pm

Brighton and Hove binmen call off strike

The GMB union has suspended the strike by binmen in Brighton and Hove after the council made an improved offer. Mark Turner, the branch secretary, put the offer to members at 6pm today (Thursday 20 June) and called off industrial action at 7.30pm. The move means that the strike...
Posted On 20 Jun 2013 at 9:48 pm

Brighton student has material designs for old bags

Brighton University student Eléa Nouraud has come up with a novel way of recycling old plastic bags and turning them into useful everyday objects. The 22-year-old has turned them into pots, egg boxes, wallets and reusable plastic shopping bags. She said that she hopes to turn her...
Posted On 20 Jun 2013 at 3:38 pm

Six candidates to fight Brighton by-election

Six people are standing in the Hanover and Elm Grove by-election for a seat on Brighton and Hove City Council. They are Phil Clarke, of Upper Hollingdean Road, Brighton, for Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Emma Daniel, of D’Aubigny Road, Brighton, for Labour Lev...
Posted On 20 Jun 2013 at 3:02 pm