Brighton and Hove MEP hails end of mobile roaming fees while abroad within EU

One of the politicians who represents Brighton and Hove in the European Parliament has welcomed the scrapping of roaming charges for mobile phone customers when they are abroad within the European Union (EU). Catherine Bearder, one of the ten Members of the European Parliament...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 10:00 pm

Circus Street demolition now under way

The old Circus Street market is fast disappearing as the building is dismantled to make way for a £200m new development of student housing, university library, dance studio and The first machinery arrived on site at the end of last month, and these pictures, taken by local...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 6:23 pm

Road sign rotations add to one-way confusion around Brighton Station

Roadworks, one-way streets and traffic jams make negotiating the roads around Brighton Station tricky at the best of times. But now vandals have added to the confusion with a spate of road sign rotations around Upper Gloucester Road, which have been reported via the FixMyStreet...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 6:11 pm

Three men injured in Brighton pub brawl

Three men were left with broken noses, cuts and bruising after a brawl in a Brighton pub on Saturday night. Police are seeking witnesses to the incident, which saw two 51-year-old men from Peacehaven and Coldean and a 22-year-old man from Coldean get involved in a fight at The...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 4:52 pm

Former Brighton vicar convicted of sexual abuse

A retired Brighton vicar has been found guilty at the Old Bailey today (Tuesday 27 October) of sexually abusing boys and young men. Vickery House, the former vicar of St Bartholomew’s Church, in Brighton, denied charges of abusing the men and boys ranging in age...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 4:44 pm

Brighton cardboard city sleep out raises £2k

Over £2000 was raised by supporters of the St John Ambulance Brighton Homeless Service during a Cardboard City Sleep Out on Friday 23 October. 14 people took on the challenge to see whether they could “survive until sunrise” by sleeping overnight in Brighton to...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 4:44 pm

Brighton and Hove’s new chief executive spells out the challenges ahead

The new chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council has spoken about the difficult choices that lie ahead. Geoff Raw, 53, was promoted to the top job last week from the job of executive director of environment, development and housing. He saw off external candidates and...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 4:36 pm

Brighton and Hove school sixth forms join college review

Brighton and Hove’s school sixth forms are to be included in a council review of post-16 education provision, alongside a Government move to slash the number of colleges in Sussex. Blatchington Mill School, Hove Park School and Newman College will be included in the...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 4:18 pm

Child homelessness in Brighton and Hove four times higher than 2010

The number of children living in temporary accommodation in Brighton and Hove has increased by almost 300% since 2010. The dramatic rise, significantly above the national average, is mainly down to a change in the council’s allocation policy, which sees homeless families...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 3:32 pm

New Brighton pizzeria could be start of chain

The man behind new Brighton pizzeria Fatto a Mano and the North Laine cafe Bread and Milk says he would like both to be the first in two new city chains. Rupert Davidson, who was head of development at London chain Benugo, says both concepts have the potential to expand within...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015 at 10:28 am
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