Brighton and Hove Labour Party spells out 10 key pledges

Labour has spelt out 10 key pledges that the party hopes will help it to win the local elections next year. They were set out at an event on Brighton seafront attended by candidates and party members. Warren Morgan, leader of the opposition Labour group on Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 7:10 pm

Headbangers gear up for Brighton’s first heavy rock festival

Headbangers are gearing up for Brighton’s first heavy rock festival which is being held at the Racecourse tomorrow (Saturday 27 September). The Breakout Festival includes more than two dozen rock and metal bands, including some local acts, appearing on three stages. Aspiring...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 6:28 pm

Brighton and Hove doctors hold public meeting about EPIC challenge

Brighton and Hove doctors are holding a public meeting about their EPIC scheme to improve access to GP services. The meeting takes place at the Brighthelm Centre, in North Road, Brighton, from 7pm to 9pm this evening (Friday 26 September). EPIC – short for Extended Primary...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 5:57 pm

Brighton and Hove business leaders discuss growth and innovation

Business leaders from Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area met yesterday (Thursday 25 September) to discuss innovation and economic growth. They were brought together by the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to share ideas, to network and to hear about...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 5:12 pm

Rude rock causes a stir on Brighton seafront

A sweet shop on Brighton seafront is causing a bit of a stir. That’s because it stocks a range of treats labelled “rude rock”. Councillor Dawn Barnett, a member of Brighton and Hove City Council, described it as totally unnecessary and said that it tarnished the...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 3:15 pm

Travellers return to Preston Park in Brighton

Travellers have set up a camp in Preston Park. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “We will be visiting this site with the police as soon as practicable to carry out a community impact assessment to determine the most appropriate course of action.” @bhcitynews...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 9:41 am

Take a trip down memory lane with Pathe’s Brighton videos

Pathe has uploaded hundreds of videos from its archive to YouTube – and they include many films of Brighton of yesteryear. The videos featuring the town date from footage of an Edwardian summer in 1905 to the Brighton Bombing in 1984. Since being uploaded four months ago,...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 7:05 am

Pulled emergency cord on Brighton train caused more than 25 hours worth of delays

A passenger pulling the emergency cord at Balcombe during the morning rush hour caused more than 25 hours’ worth of delays on the trains. The passenger communication cord was pulled on the First Capital Connect 7.02 Brighton to Bedford service just before it went through...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 7:04 am

Fracking case against Big Lemon bus boss thrown out

Brighton eco-campaigner Tom Druitt is celebrating after a court case against him was thrown out by a district judge. Mr Druitt, the owner of the Big Lemon Bus Company, was charged with obstructing the highway and using, causing or permitting a vehicle to be used in a manner which...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 7:02 am

Mile Oak mums tell Labour conference of playground woes

Two Mile Oak mums took their concerns about their local playground to the national stage this week when they appeared at the Labour Party Conference. Natalie Downes and Tiffany Soams were invited to the conference after meeting shadow cabinet office minister Jon Ashworth and...
Posted On 26 Sep 2014 at 7:01 am
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