Staff strike at Brighton and Hove college

Staff went on strike at City College Brighton and Hove today (Tuesday 10 June) in protest at cuts to courses and staff numbers. The college remained open although some classes were cancelled. Principal Lynn Thackway said: “It’s regrettable that this strike is inconveniencing...
Posted On 10 Jun 2014 at 10:58 pm

Brighton Argus journalists vote to strike

Journalists at the Argus offices in Brighton have voted to strike. They balloted after a proposal to move editorial production jobs to Weymouth in Dorset, redundancies and the effect that this will have on workloads and editorial quality. Almost two thirds of National Union of...
Posted On 10 Jun 2014 at 9:03 pm

Portslade arson causes more than £20k damage to shop

An arsonist caused damaged estimated at between £20,000 and £40,000 to a shop in Portslade. The same person is believed to be responsible for another fire near by in Mile Oak just over an hour earlier. Both fires were started on Sunday evening (8 June). The fire which damaged a...
Posted On 10 Jun 2014 at 11:29 am

Police seek witnesses to Brighton crash

Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses this morning (Tuesday 10 June) to a two-car crash in Warren Road, Woodingdean. The force said that the crash happened at 5.53am yesterday (Monday 9 June) and left a 29-year-old Brighton man suffered serious leg injuries. He was driving...
Posted On 10 Jun 2014 at 9:54 am

Seven football fans held over brawl outside Brighton pub

Seven football fans have been arrested after a violent brawl outside a Brighton pub. The fight between two groups of men happened outside the Railway Bell pub in Surrey Street, Brighton, opposite the station, at about 7pm on Saturday 4 May last year. It happened just hours after...
Posted On 10 Jun 2014 at 12:26 am