Smoothies to celebrate Fair Trade Fortnight in Brighton and Hove

Fair Trade Fortnight is under way in Brighton and Hove with an exhibition at the Jubilee Library. It includes details of Fair Trade shops and web businesses in Brighton and Hove where people can buy Fair Trade goods. On Tuesday next week (4 March) people will be offered a chance...
Posted On 24 Feb 2014 at 10:40 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Stand-in keeper gifts cup win to Hull

By Tim Hodges Hull City 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Albion bow out of the FA Cup for another season as the club loses a 5th round replay for the first time in its history. Stand-in keeper Peter Brezovan was wholly indecisive from a Robert Koren corner, getting hopelessly...
Posted On 24 Feb 2014 at 10:13 pm
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Brighton man jailed for domestic abuse

By Jenni Davidson A Brighton man has been jailed for the domestic abuse of his former partner. Andrew Jones, 35, of New England Road, Brighton, was sentenced to three and a half years imprisonment at Lewes Crown Court today (Tuesday 18 February). He pled guilty to causing actual...
Posted On 24 Feb 2014 at 3:42 pm
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Burglar who stole from Brighton pensioner jailed

By Jenni Davidson A burglar who stole money from a Brighton pensioner has been jailed for seven years. Patrick Doyle, 45, of Western Road, London, and an accomplice stole hundreds of pounds from a 90-year-old woman in Manor Gardens, Brighton. They tricked their way into her home...
Posted On 24 Feb 2014 at 3:16 pm
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Brighton literature night launches short story prize

By Jenni Davidson A Brighton literary night has launched a new annual short story prize. The Brighton Prize is being awarded by Rattle Tales, a Brighton and Hove-based live literature event. The prize is for short stories of between 1,000 and 2,000 words on any subject. The...
Posted On 24 Feb 2014 at 12:23 pm
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Brighton bike hub helps people get back in the saddle

By Toby Wilsdon A rough sleeper who cycled to Brighton from London via the M23 is just one of dozens of people to use a new bike hub. The volunteer-led cycle repair and recycling initiative opened last week in a corner of Brighton’s former municipal fruit and veg market in...
Posted On 24 Feb 2014 at 12:21 pm

Labour politicians to meet Brighton commuters today

Labour’s Shadow Transport Secretary Mary Creagh is to meet commuters from Brighton to discuss their concerns today (Monday 24 February). She has been invited along by the party’s candidate in Brighton Pavilion at the next general election, Purna Sen. The visit is taking place a...
Posted On 24 Feb 2014 at 8:49 am