Transforming the streets of Brighton and Hove

Asking Ian Davey, the Greens’ transport chief, what he has achieved two years into the party’s four-year term in charge of Brighton and Hove somehow brings John Cleese to mind. In the Life of Brian, Cleese asked: “What have the Romans ever done for us?” He was assailed by a list,...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013 at 6:43 pm

Brighton, Hove and Portslade commuters face 4 per cent train fare rise

Train fares for commuters from Brighton, Hove and Portslade are to rise 4.1 per cent from January. The increase is based on the inflation figures for July which were published today (Tuesday 13 August) because regulated fares are linked to the Retail Prices Index (RPI). Train...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013 at 4:59 pm

Varndean achieves best International Baccalaureate results among colleges

International Baccalaureate students at Varndean College have achieved the best results of any college in the country. The college said: “Our students achieved some of the very best results of any state school in the country, with nearly half of the subject grades awarded at the...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013 at 3:08 pm

Brighton to have new cycle route along Ditchling Road

A cycle lane is being planned to run alongside a mile and a half stretch of Ditchling Road in Brighton. The proposed cycle lane is intended to improve links between Brighton and the South Downs National Park. The Department for Transport (DfT) has awarded Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013 at 1:04 pm

Brighton and Sussex Medical School tops student satisfaction survey

Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) has become the top-ranked medical school in the annual National Student Survey. The student satisfaction rate of 95 per cent compared with the national average of 86 per cent for medical schools. The response rate to the survey was 92 per...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013 at 10:22 am

Brighton property prices remain out of reach for first-time buyers, says report

The price of a home and the cost of renting make Brighton and Hove one of the least affordable places in Britain. Research by a property search engine business suggests that Brighton and Hove has the fourth-highest proportion of unaffordable homes for first-time buyers. And...
Posted On 13 Aug 2013 at 9:37 am
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