From cake sales and jelly wellies to an online way to pay for politics

Many parliamentary candidates and smaller political parties may have welcomed the introduction of fixed-term elections under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011. It gave them time to plan, develop campaigns and fundraise. But the snap election has wiped out the time to raise...
Posted On 30 May 2017 at 11:28 pm

Police ask for help identifying knife attacker who stabbed man in Brighton on Saturday

A man was stabbed in the centre of Brighton on Saturday night, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 30 May) as they asked for help identifying him. The force said: “Police in Brighton are appealing for witnesses after they were called shortly before 10pm on Saturday night (27 May)...
Posted On 30 May 2017 at 10:28 pm

Man attacked on Brighton to London train

A man was attacked on a late-night train from Brighton to London, the British Transport Police (BTP) said today (Tuesday 30 May). The BTP said: “Officers have launched an investigation following an assault on board a train from Brighton to London Victoria. “The incident happened...
Posted On 30 May 2017 at 10:33 am

Union threatens strike as schools cut 51 jobs across Brighton and Hove

The GMB union is exploring the support for a strike as nine schools prepare to lay off 51 teaching assistants and cut pay for other staff across Brighton and Hove. The union said today (Tuesday 30 May): “This reduction in staff in schools and the classroom will have an extremely...
Posted On 30 May 2017 at 10:12 am