Brighton and Hove Greens blame maths teacher shortage on government

The Green Party has blamed the shortage of maths teachers in Brighton and Hove on the government’s education policies. The party described the situation as a crisis and said that the government was jeopardising the wellbeing of teachers and children. It made the claims as...
Posted On 30 May 2016 at 2:49 pm

Sussex Police starts recruiting volunteers to become special constables from today

Sussex Police has started recruiting volunteers to become special constables from today (Monday 30 May). The force said that it was starting to recruit specials again just days before the start of Volunteers Week – from Wednesday 1 June to Sunday 12 June. And the focus on the...
Posted On 30 May 2016 at 2:29 pm

Brighton academic spells out fears for higher education to striking university staff

By Roz Scott Striking university lecturers were warned that the government wanted to open higher education up to the private sector and create a two-tier system at a meeting on Wednesday (25 May). Tom Hickey, who teaches critical theory, culture and politics a...
Posted On 30 May 2016 at 2:10 pm

Do you recognise burglar with receding hair who broke into Portslade café?

Business owners are hoping the public will help solve a break in after a burglar with a distinctive receding hairline targeted a Portslade café at the weekend. The man with the widow’s peak was captured on CCTV at about 3.30am on Saturday (28 May) and a plea to find him went out...
Posted On 30 May 2016 at 8:15 am