Brighton and Hove’s main train operator says fare rises will average 2.1 per cent

The main train operator serving Brighton and Hove said that fares would rise by an average of 2.1 per cent in the new year. Southern said today (Friday 5 December) that this would be the average increase across all fares and would come into effect on Friday 2 January. Regulated...
Posted On 05 Dec 2014 at 4:39 pm

Portslade school gains ground but still requires improvement, says Ofsted

The Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) has made progress since its last inspection by Ofsted but still requires improvement, inspectors said. PACA was deemed to have good leadership and management and the behaviour and safety of pupils was also good. But the quality of...
Posted On 05 Dec 2014 at 12:51 pm

Four held after break-ins at Hove school

Four teenagers have been arrested after two break-ins at a secondary school in Hove. Vandals broke into Blatchington Mill School, in Nevill Avenue, Hove, overnight on Wednesday 19 November and Thursday 20 November and again the next night. Nothing was stolen but items were thrown...
Posted On 05 Dec 2014 at 12:08 pm

Spirit of Dickens haunts Stanmer tenants

Rats, damp and mould are three of the problems causing concern for parents living in council-owned properties in Stanmer. They are worried for their children’s health and their own. The tenants have taken up their concerns with Brighton and Hove City Council, so far to no avail....
Posted On 05 Dec 2014 at 11:55 am