Portslade students rewarded for science success with trip to Swiss research centre

A group of pupils from Portslade are off to visit one of the world’s leading science laboratories this morning (Thursday 3 December). They won the trip to the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, as a prize for having the best school science club. The four...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 10:09 pm

Hove MP rebels against Labour Leader to vote for air strikes in Syria

By Roz Scott Hove MP Peter Kyle has said that after the debate today (Wednesday 2 December) he would rebel and vote with the Conservative government in favour of military action in Syria. Members of Parliament will vote at about 10pm this evening on whether to send aircraft to...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 9:58 pm

Brighton MP sets out case for voting against air strikes on Syria

The Green MP for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas has set out the case for voting against air strikes on Syria. She told the House of Commons that American air strikes had done relatively little to push Daesh – also known as the Islamic State, IS, ISIS and ISIL – into retreat....
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 9:17 pm

Wetherspoons abandons London Road plans as charity shop takes final Co-Op unit

A charity furniture shop is to open early next year in the final unit of the old London Road Co Op to be let – spelling an end to Wetherspoon’s ambitions to open a London Road pub for the foreseeable future. The British Heart Foundation plans to open its first...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 5:25 pm

Teacher faces financial ruin after judge backs head in row over reference

A Hove primary school teacher faces financial ruin after a judge found against him in a four-year fight over a reference that effectively ended his 30-year career. Brian Tomlins, 60, of Hogarth Road, Hove, was ordered to pay £45,000 in legal costs after losing a claim against...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 3:11 pm

Catch the Santa sleigh from the Level

Santa will be on the Level this month to give Brighton children a ride on his sleigh days before it’s put into action delivering presents all over the world. Father Christmas will be donating proceeds from the sleigh rides, to the Brighton Housing Trust’s First Base...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 2:28 pm

Student protest stops Brighton traffic

A student protest has stopped traffic through Brighton today as it marches through Valley Gardens to Falmer Campus. The demonstration, against the end of a cap on student fees, assembled at Victoria Gardens shortly before midday. At 12.38pm, about 50 students began to march...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 1:34 pm

Naked man jogs through Brighton

Shoppers braving the wind and rain on Saturday were left agog when a naked man jogged through the city centre. The man was spotted in the Old Steine, North Street and The Lanes from about 2pm to 4pm, with not a stitch of clothing on – not even socks and shoes. But despite...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 1:17 pm

Brighton road considering gates after lack of Level loos turns it into an unofficial toilet

The lack of public toilets on The Level has caused such an increase in antisocial behaviour in one Brighton street that residents are considering installing gates to keep the public out. Since the award-winning regeneration of the Brighton Park, more people have been using the...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 12:47 pm

‘Macho’ arrested in Brighton after six years on the run

A man wanted in connection with drugs offences has been arrested after six years on the run. Christopher Brown was arrested at a flat in Brighton by officers from the Arun and Chichester Crime and Operations Team on Tuesday (1 December).Controlled drugs, cash, scales and mobile...
Posted On 02 Dec 2015 at 12:36 pm
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