Brighton type makes for a quirky blog

Most people come to Brighton for the beach, the shops or a good night out. But for blogger John Worthington, Brighton has other attractions. The Scottish designer and self-confessed typography obsessive said that he “spent more time getting lost in the maze of streets around the...
Posted On 04 May 2015 at 9:17 pm

Strong winds tomorrow to follow heavy overnight rain in Brighton and Hove

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area. The official weather forecaster said this afternoon (Monday 4 May) that strong winds are expected all day tomorrow (Tuesday 5 May). The warning comes as more than half an inch of...
Posted On 04 May 2015 at 7:07 pm

Labour may scrap £480m Brighton hospital modernisation, says Conservative candidate

Labour could scrap the £480 million modernisation of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, a Conservative candidate said today (Monday 4 May). The warning came from Simon Kirby, who hopes to hold the Brighton Kemptown seat that he won from Labour five years ago. The...
Posted On 04 May 2015 at 6:53 pm

Green activists in Brighton Pavilion rip off UKIP newspaper ads

Green Party activists in Brighton Pavilion were caught ripping UKIP adverts out of copies of the Brighton and Hove Independent. They were captured on closed-circuit television by a security camera at Sussex Heights as they tore the front-page ad out of dozens of copies of the...
Posted On 04 May 2015 at 4:34 pm

Brighton researcher wins share of £2.7m grant

Brighton University is sharing in a £2.7 million grant to identify new sources of rare elements. The elements are vital for a growing number of high-tech processes and products such as wind turbines and hybrid cars. The research will also investigate new ways to lower the...
Posted On 04 May 2015 at 4:08 pm

Festival guest director tells how Brighton can make anything – and anywhere – seem possible

The author and Brighton Festival guest director Ali Smith has written a flight of fancy headlined “The Joy of Finding Myself Guest Director of Brighton Festival”. Her piece, published by the Huffington Post, covered some of the ground that she spoke about when she announced the...
Posted On 04 May 2015 at 3:48 pm

Labour leader due to visit Hove sixth form college

The Labour leader Ed Miliband is expected to visit Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College today (Monday 4 May). He is due to be joined at BHASVIC by Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls who visited Morrisons supermarket in the marginal Brighton Kemptown constituency on his last visit....
Posted On 04 May 2015 at 8:22 am