Bursaries on offer to Brighton and Hove artists and performers

Artists and performers from Brighton and Hove could win one of 12 bursaries aimed at encouraging local talent. There will be three bursaries for the Brighton Festival Fringe in each of four categories – comedy, kids, literature and music. The bursaries offer each act free...
Posted On 05 Nov 2009 at 11:26 pm

University seeks £80,000 estates boss

Brighton University is looking for a senior manager to oversee major projects like the building of the sports hall at Falmer - and is part-funding a police officer to work with students at its five campuses across Sussex.
Posted On 05 Nov 2009 at 11:03 pm

Brighton Kemptown MP urges climate change progress

Brighton Kemptown MP Des Turner today urged ministers to lead by example on climate change as they prepare for the UN summit in Copenhagen next month. Dr Turner, who is standing down at the next election, said the fight against global warming was as dangerous as a world war. He...
Posted On 05 Nov 2009 at 10:25 pm

Amex given green light for new £140m Brighton HQ

One of Brighton’s biggest employers has been given the go-ahead for a £140m redevelopment of its city HQ. More than 2,000 people work at the current building, Amex House in Edward Street. The company can now build a replacement behind this, rising to nine floors, and with space...
Posted On 05 Nov 2009 at 3:45 pm

Two arrests after thefts from Brighton cars

Sussex Police have arrested two men from Brighton on suspicion of stealing from cars in the Hollingdean area.
Posted On 04 Nov 2009 at 7:47 pm

Hundreds of cyclists given chance to see the light

More than 300 cyclists in Brighton and Hove have been stopped by police for riding without lights. Sussex Police issued 116 of them with £30 fixed penalty notices during the second week of a two-week joint campaign with Brighton and Hove City Council. The Brighten Up Brighton and...
Posted On 04 Nov 2009 at 6:24 pm

Brighton fire crews try to save their own station

Brighton firefighters are campaigning to save Preston Circus fire station. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service wants to sell the site and move crews to another site, although it hasn’t yet said where. Firefighters serving at the historic station, next to the Duke of York’s...
Posted On 04 Nov 2009 at 10:56 am

Police hunt for computer expert

Sussex Police are looking for a high tech guru to help officers stay one step ahead of the criminal fraternity. The force has advertised for a head of information systems, offering a salary of £61,000 to £73,000. The successful candidate will be expected to work with national...
Posted On 04 Nov 2009 at 10:42 am

Brighton Marina planning inquiry opens

The Brighton Marina planning inquiry started this morning. A government-appointed planning inspector will decide whether the developer Explore Living and its business partner X-Leisure should be allowed to build nearly 1,300 flats at the Marina. The inquiry is open to the public...
Posted On 03 Nov 2009 at 2:57 pm

Police release CCTV image of Kemp Town knifepoint raid suspect

Police have issued this CCTV image of a man they would like to talk to in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Kemp Town on Thursday evening. The raid took place about about 7.20pm at Ladbrokes betting shop in Arundel Road, Brighton. The man fled after staff handed over cash....
Posted On 02 Nov 2009 at 8:08 pm