Oktober Fest set to come to Brighton

A new beer festival inspired by the traditional German event is set to be staged on The Level over three days next autumn. Local company Baird Event Services have asked permission to hold Oktober Fest from Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 October, and the council will decide whether or...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016 at 4:27 pm

Brighton education group and language school boss urges rethink on student visa restrictions

A Brighton-based international education group and language school boss has urged the Prime Minister to relax the stringent restrictions on visas for students from India. James Pitman, managing director of the Study Group’s higher education division in Britain and Euope, made the...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016 at 3:07 pm

Hundreds of drivers overcharged for parking by phone company

A computer glitch has led to more than 500 drivers being charged over the odds for parking in Madeira Drive this month – a total of £2,473.80. An eagle-eyed motorist who used the PaybyPhone app spotted the error after his friend paid in coins using the meter and was charged...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016 at 11:40 am

Review of Brighton junction’s safety carried out in wake of crash which left cyclist fighting for his life

A review of cyclist and pedestrian safety at a major junction in Brighton where a crash left a cyclist fighting for his life for days in hospital is to be carried out after hundreds of people called for a safer road layout. A police investigation into the crash at the junction of...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016 at 11:22 am

Ofsted rates City College good and praises teaching

City College Brighton and Hove is good, according to an Ofsted report published today (Tuesday 15 November). The official watchdog praised the high standard of teaching at the further education college and the high proportion of students progressing to university or work. The...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016 at 10:07 am
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