University nursery dispute ends after better terms offered to staff

A dispute at the Mid Counties Co-operative Nursery on the Sussex University campus at Falmer has ended after staff were offered better terms. The GMB union said that the Mid Counties Co-operative had improved the “consolidation” payments on offer to staff who were being told to...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 10:20 pm

BHASVIC achieves highest number of A-level passes in Brighton and Hove

BHASVIC has again achieved the highest number of A-level passes in Brighton and Hove, with almost 3,000 graded from A* to E. The pass rate at Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College was 99.1 per cent, with more than three in five at A* to B and almost one in eight at A*. The...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 9:36 pm

Brighton and Hove faces a wet Friday followed by a windy weekend before it warms up again

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning forecasting strong winds as the weekend gets under way. After a downpour tomorrow afternoon (Friday 19 August) with a bit of a bluster at times, the winds are expected to gather pace on Saturday. The official forecaster said...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 8:42 pm

Police believe missing teenager has returned to Brighton

Police believe that a teenage boy who has gone missing for a second time in a fortnight may have returned to Brighton where he handed himself in earlier this week. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding Ovie Pateman this afternoon (Thursday 18 August). The force...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 8:21 pm

Students earn improved A-level grades at Hove Park School

Students sat more A levels and passed them with higher grades at Hove Park School this year. And one pupil – Daisy Snook – achieved three A* passes, ensuring she can take up her place at university. Hove Park head Rob Reed said: “Hove Park School is thrilled that so many of our...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 7:41 pm

BACA A-level students celebrate 100 per cent pass rate

A-level students at the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) were celebrating a 100 per cent pass rate today (Thursday 18 August). The school said: “Results at BACA’s sixth form, known as BACA College, have gone from strength to strength this year helping students move on...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 6:21 pm

Plea to help find missing girl who may be in Brighton

Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding a missing 15-year-old girl who may be in Brighton this afternoon (Thursday 18 August). The force said that officers were concerned for the welfare of the missing 15-year-old, adding: “Can you help find missing teenager Jenny...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 5:19 pm

Brighton and Hove drink drivers sentenced

More drink drivers from Brighton and Hove have been sentenced for getting behind the wheel after boozing, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 18 August). Shaun Whelan, 29, a carpenter, of Westbourne Villas, Hove, was arrested in nearby Albany Villas, Hove, on Thursday 30 June....
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 3:59 pm

Record number off to Oxbridge from Cardinal Newman

A record number of students are off to university at Oxford or Cambridge from Cardinal Newman Catholic School. Newman College – the sixth form at Cardinal Newman – said that two pupils were heading to medical school, two to Cambridge and seven to Oxford. The news emerged as...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 3:26 pm

PACA pleased with A-level improvements

The A-level pass rate at the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) was 100 per cent again and more students achieved the highest grades, the school said today (Thursday 18 August). PACA said: “Students and staff at PACA are celebrating another year of 100 per cent pass rate...
Posted On 18 Aug 2016 at 1:27 pm
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