Cinema operator pulls out of Brighton Hippodrome scheme

Cinema operator Vue is reported to have pulled out of the scheme to convert the Brighton Hippodrome into an eight-screen multiplex. The news cheered campaigners from Save Our Hippodrome as they held a rally outside the Victorian ice rink which later became a theatre and a bingo...
Posted On 11 Jan 2015 at 5:54 pm

Second body on Brighton beach is formally identified

The second body found on a beach in Brighton has been formally identified as Dan Nicholls who was swept into the sea by the Palace Pier early yesterday (Saturday 10 January). Mr Nicholls, 23, of Florence Road, Brighton, lost his life after being caught by a wave while playing a...
Posted On 11 Jan 2015 at 1:42 pm

Heavy rain and gales forecast for Brighton and Hove tomorrow

The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings for the coming four days with heavy rain forecast for tomorrow (Monday 12 January). Gales are also expected blast Brighton and Hove and pick up pace as the day becomes night. Wind speeds are expected to reach 30mph with gusts of...
Posted On 11 Jan 2015 at 1:27 pm

‘Scandalous’ inequalities in Brighton and Hove schools criticised by Conservative councillor

A Conservative councillor has criticised the “scandalous” inequalities which are failing the poorest pupils in secondary schools in Brighton and Hove. Andrew Wealls, education spokesman for the opposition Tory group on Brighton and Hove City Council, said that schools we...
Posted On 11 Jan 2015 at 12:45 pm

Brighton parliamentary candidate calls for update on threatened doctors’ surgery

Labour’s parliamentary candidate in Brighton Kemptown has asked for an update on the future of a doctors’ surgery which is threatened with closure. Nancy Platts contacted Brighton and Hove City Council chief executive Penny Thompson about the Eaton Place surgery in Kemp Town. Ms...
Posted On 11 Jan 2015 at 12:10 pm

Body found at Rottingdean believed to be missing Brighton man

A body has been found on the beach at Rottingdean shortly after 8am today (Sunday 11 January). It is believed to be the body of Dan Nicholls, 23, of Florence Road, Brighton. He was one of two men swept out to sea when a dare went wrong on Brighton beach early yesterday (Saturday...
Posted On 11 Jan 2015 at 10:00 am

Payday lender may close Brighton office

One of Britain’s biggest payday lenders may close one of its two Brighton offices in response to new regulations aimed at tackling exorbitant interest rates and extortionate fees. Dollar Financial said that up to 350 staff could lose their jobs as it closed one of its three head...
Posted On 11 Jan 2015 at 9:40 am
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