Worrying Brighton and Hove food bank report reveals how poverty hits large families

A new report into how Brighton and Hove’s food banks are used has shown that soaring housing costs and changes and delays in benefits are hitting large families the hardest. Families with three or more children are struggling the most as they sink into food poverty thanks...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 4:15 pm

Bevendean parents protest at new school boundary proposals

Parents angry that a new secondary school which was intended to serve children in the east of the city will now take pupils from more affluent central neighbourhoods have started a petition which has already been signed by 150 people. A comprehensive shake-up of the city’s...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 3:54 pm

North Street gridlock set to return for ‘up to a year’ as major roadworks are scheduled

The city’s busiest bus route is set to be hit by a series of roadworks which could last for “up to a year”, affecting bus routes across Brighton and Hove. Bus stops on North Street had to be suspended for two days last week after congestion from nearby roadworks...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 12:58 pm

Suspended Labour official expelled as Brighton and Hove party faces break up

Labour has expelled Mark Sandell, who was elected to chair the Brighton and Hove party at the annual meeting in July. Fifteen other party members have been suspended. They are believed to be mostly – but not all – either supporters of Jeremy Corbyn or on the left wing of the...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 11:00 am

Charity box thief jailed

A man who stole a charity box from a Brighton supermarket has been jailed. Sussex Police issued an appeal for information following the theft from Sainsbury’s, in North Road, on 21 September. The box, which was never recovered, was the property of Rockinghorse, a...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 9:46 am

5 things that provoked our thoughts as Brighton & Hove Albion beat Wolves

1) How long have the North Stand waited to chant ‘Connor GOLDson’ to the tune of Spandau Ballet’s Gold? After the young defender filled in at right back, after Bruno went off injured.  2) Why did it take Goldson so long to get on the pitch after  Bruno...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016 at 9:24 am
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