Book marks centenary of Blind Veterans UK

A book has been published to mark the centenary of Blind Veterans UK written by author Andrew Norman and published by Fonthill Media. The charity – formerly known as St Dunstan’s – has a prominent presence in Brighton atop the seafront hill at Ovingdean. The book is called Kindly...
Posted On 02 Nov 2015 at 8:30 pm

Grants awarded to two Brighton and Hove health projects

NHS England has awarded grants to two projects that involve patients and the public in helping to shape health services in Brighton and Hove. The two grants were among 11 handed out by the NHS for Celebrating Participation in Healthcare projects. The grants of up to £1,000 each...
Posted On 02 Nov 2015 at 6:31 pm

Brighton’s Latest TV claims one in two are watching

Brighton and Hove’s new TV station claims that half its viewing area’s population are tuning in after conducting a street survey of 400 people. Station bosses say the survey shows that 210,000 people a month are watching the channel, although they are remaining...
Posted On 02 Nov 2015 at 5:06 pm

Brighton shipping container scheme scoops award

Brighton’s famous shipping container housing scheme has scooped a second award, this time Inside Housing’s innovative development of the year. Richardson’s Yard, developed by QED and Brighton Housing Trust (BHT), was praised for the scheme’s high quality...
Posted On 02 Nov 2015 at 2:39 pm

Hove Parkrun celebrates eight years

By Ollie Stevenson Hundreds of runners celebrated eight years of a weekly race in Hove Park on Saturday. The race held at Hove Park every Saturday at 9am encourages runners of all abilities to attend. Starting in 2007 with 17 people, it has grown rapidly within the community and...
Posted On 02 Nov 2015 at 1:38 pm

Portslade school harnesses old school tie

A Brighton state secondary school is to have an alumni officer based on site enabling staff to harness the talents of former students to inspire the current generation to career confidence and academic success. Portslade Aldridge Community Academy has signed up to a scheme run by...
Posted On 02 Nov 2015 at 11:59 am

Campaigners’ Hippodrome plans begin to take shape

Campaigners’ plans to buy the Brighton Hippodrome and turn it back into a theatre are rapidly taking shape months after its former owners’ plans to turn it into a cinema bit the dust. A viability study commissioned by the Our Hippodrome campaign, Theatres Trust and...
Posted On 02 Nov 2015 at 11:18 am

Veteran cars roll into town for annual ride

Hundreds of people cheered and applauded as more than 400 veteran cars drove into Brighton yesterday afternoon. The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run started in a foggy Hyde Park, travelling through Croydon, Redhill and Crawley with the first cars arrived at sunny Brighton at...
Posted On 02 Nov 2015 at 10:19 am
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