Brighton and Hove City Council chooses new chief executive

A new chief executive has been chosen for Brighton and Hove City Council. Former social worker Penny Thompson was chief executive of the General Social Care Council. The quango was abolished at the end of July. She was previously chief executive of Hackney Council in London and...
Posted On 04 Oct 2012 at 3:25 pm

Principal goals for a Brighton college

It’s hard not to feel a modicum of sympathy for Lynn Thackway who has taken over from Phil Frier as principal of City College Brighton and Hove. He won hearts and minds inside the college and in the business world and the wider community while also raising standards. This...
Posted On 03 Oct 2012 at 11:23 pm

Sale of Hove Town Hall and council HQ being considered

Up to two thirds of Hove Town Hall and the whole of King’s House could be sold as Brighton and Hove City Council reviews which properties it can afford to keep. The disposals could save taxpayers almost £1 million a year. King’s House, the council’s headquarters on Hove seafront,...
Posted On 03 Oct 2012 at 5:42 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Buck in the old routine

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Ipswich Town 1 The Albion came back to secure a point against Ipswich Town at the Amex this evening (Tuesday 2 October). And it was the perennial late goal hero Will Buckley who put the Albion level with six minutes to...
Posted On 02 Oct 2012 at 11:49 pm

Sport scientists offer help with training for Brighton Marathon

People taking part in next year’s Brighton Marathon are being offered a chance to improve their time. Brighton University researchers in the Marathon Support Unit (MSU) want to test their assessment programme and enable students to help so that they can gain practical experience....
Posted On 02 Oct 2012 at 11:15 pm

Brighton and Hove drivers pay £18m for parking

Seven thousand extra parking tickets were issued in Brighton and Hove in the year to the end of March, taking the annual total to 116,000. The rise comes after the number of tickets issued on behalf of Brighton and Hove City Council fell for six years running. But 36,700 tickets...
Posted On 02 Oct 2012 at 3:16 pm

Brighton candidate for police commissioner urges government rethink

One of the candidates to be the first elected police commissioner for Sussex has called on the government to make a better job of telling the public about the ballot. Ian Chisnall, who is standing as an Independent in the election for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner...
Posted On 02 Oct 2012 at 2:37 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion training complex wins planning permission

Brighton and Hove Albion have been given planning permission to build a training ground and academy in Lancing. The Falmer club’s training complex will include 11 outdoor pitches, two of which are floodlit a half-size indoor pitch a two-storey building with changing rooms,...
Posted On 02 Oct 2012 at 2:06 pm

Brighton parking zone may take in more streets

People living in two areas of Brighton are being asked whether they want to be included in an extended residents parking scheme. Brighton and Hove City Council has begun a consultation over plans to bring in residents parking in the London Road Station North and Round Hill areas....
Posted On 01 Oct 2012 at 3:23 pm

Brighton community centre given donation from police lost property fund

A community centre in Brighton has been given a cheque for £250 from the police lost property fund. PCSO Flo Woods, from the Brighton Neighbourhood Policing Team, presented the cheque to the Pankhurst Haven Community Centre in Pankhurst Avenue, Brighton. The Haven’s work...
Posted On 01 Oct 2012 at 12:50 pm