Brighton junior school pupils corner impressive sponsored read total

Two pupils at Stanford Junior School in Brighton have inspired their fellow students to help raise much-needed funds to develop and refurbish the reading corner for each year group. Ten-year-old year 5 students Ellie and Ruby decided that the area in their class was a little drab...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017 at 8:45 pm

Hove MP gives eye-witness account of public fleeing terror attack as Brighton MPs locked in Commons chamber

All three Brighton and Hove MPs were safe after a terror attack at Westminster this afternoon (Wednesday 22 March) in which a police officer and a woman were among four dead. Hove MP Peter Kyle has told how dozens of people rushed for safety into Portcullis House as he was...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017 at 5:22 pm

Shana’s family say her death could have been prevented

The family of murdered teenager Shana Grice say that they believe her murder could have been prevented if police had taken her worries more seriously. Michael Lane, 27, of Thornhill Rise, Portslade, was this afternoon convicted of the 19-year-old’s murder, which happened...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017 at 4:08 pm

Portslade man convicted of murdering Mile Oak teenager Shana Grice

A tyre fitter from Portslade has been found guilty of murdering Mile Oak teenager Shana Grice by a jury at Lewes Crown Court. There were cheers and tears in court when the jury took just under two and a half hours to convict Michael Lane, 27, of Thornhill Rise, of taking...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017 at 2:24 pm

Futuristic pod set to land in Brighton Square

Brighton Square is set to get a futuristic makeover with plans for a wood and fabric pod for diners to eat al fresco in all weathers – with the much loved dolphin fountain set to remain as its centrepiece. The square’s owners, Centurion Group, have already got the...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017 at 12:45 pm

Hove MP joins calls for more regulation of Airbnb and party houses

A bill proposing that short term and holiday lets must be registered with a local authority in a bid to crack down on commercial operators taking advantage of the sharing economy has been sponsored by Hove MP Peter Kyle. The ten minute rule bill was introduced in the House of...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017 at 12:08 pm

Brighton and Hove secondary heads warn joy of learning could be lost as cuts hit

Brighton and Hove’s secondary heads have added their voices to a growing chorus of teachers and parents concerned at the implications of looming education funding cuts, saying the joy of learning could be lost as schools struggle to balance their budgets. The government...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017 at 6:29 am