Thousands remember war dead across Brighton and Hove

Thousands of people turned out across Brighton and Hove to remember those who lost their lives in wartime. The main services of remembrance were held at the Old Steine war memorial in Brighton, and in Grand Avenue, Hove, complete with parades of veterans and cadets and...
Posted On 09 Nov 2014 at 10:34 pm

Independent candidates to stand in Hove seat at local elections

Two Independent candidates have said that they will stand in Wish ward in the local elections next May. Angus Gow and Mark Barnard, who both live in the ward, have started their campaign to win seats on Brighton and Hove City Council. Mr Gow is a father of three young children...
Posted On 09 Nov 2014 at 10:23 pm

Campaigners hold rally in Brighton to try to save Hippodrome

By Jess Staufenberg Protesters and political candidates gathered at the Save Our Brighton Hippodrome rally yesterday (Saturday 8 November) to challenge plans to develop the historic theatre venue. Our Brighton Hippodrome (OBH) organised the event as part of its campaign to...
Posted On 09 Nov 2014 at 2:14 pm

Brighton brothel sex trafficker jailed

A man who helped to traffick dozens of women, some of whom were put to work in brothels in Brighton, has been jailed. One of the brothels was on the Sussex University campus at Falmer. Attila Kolompar, 37, was part of a gang of eight people – seven Hungarians and an English woman...
Posted On 09 Nov 2014 at 12:01 pm

Brighton i360 signs up to Living Wage Campaign

The i360 is among the latest local businesses to sign up as a living wage employer, making it one of the first major tourism attractions in the area to back the campaign. Brighton i360 chief executive Eleanor Harris said: “I’m doing this because to me it makes perfect sense. “If...
Posted On 09 Nov 2014 at 11:34 am