New licensing laws to help combat metal theft in Brighton and Hove

By Jenni Davidson A new law gives Brighton and Hove City Council more power to combat scrap metal theft. Scrap metal thefts have led to manhole covers and road signs going missing, church roofs being vandalised, monuments being desecrated and trains being delayed due to damage to...
Posted On 18 Nov 2013 at 7:45 pm
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Varndean College catchment area spreads to Hong Kong

Varndean College principal Phil Harland has visited Hong Kong to try to persuade students from China to come to Brighton. Dr Harland was joined by a number of colleagues on a trip that also took in schools in the Chinese cities of Foshan and Shanghai. The visitors from Varndean...
Posted On 18 Nov 2013 at 6:05 pm

Most Brighton and Hove ‘fit for work’ appeals succeed

Most employment and support allowance claimants in Brighton and Hove who are turned down for benefits win their case on appeal. Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, described the situation as a scandal. She obtained figures from the Department for Work and Pensions...
Posted On 18 Nov 2013 at 12:44 pm