Former Brighton and Hove MEP jailed for fraud

A former Member of the European Parliament (MEP), who represented the constituency that includes Brighton and Hove, has been jailed for four years for expenses fraud. Peter Skinner, a Labour MEP for South East England from 1999 to 2014, was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court...
Posted On 30 Apr 2016 at 10:58 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sacks elite women and girls football manager

Brighton and Hove Albion has sacked a second women’s football boss in just over a week. The club said: “Brighton and Hove Albion has confirmed that it has terminated the full-time contract of elite women and girls football manager Tracy Doe with immediate effect. “The decision...
Posted On 30 Apr 2016 at 8:00 pm

Three-day food festival gets under way on Hove Lawns

A three-day food festival is getting under on Hove Lawns today (Saturday 30 April), with masterclasses, competitions and dozens of stalls. The Foodies Festival features top chefs putting on a show, including Alun Sperring, from the Chilli Pickle, Dave Mothersill, from the Coal...
Posted On 30 Apr 2016 at 11:20 am

Cabinet minister comes to Brighton to launch cross-party EU referendum Leave campaign

A senior government minister is coming to Brighton to launch the EU referendum Leave campaign today (Saturday 30 April). Chris Grayling the Conservative Leader of the House of Commons, will be joined by Labour, Green and Liberal Democrat supporters who also want Britain to leave...
Posted On 30 Apr 2016 at 10:57 am