Brighton campaign group criticised by advertising watchdog

A pro-motorist campaign group has been criticised for misleading comments during the debate over extending 20mph limits in Brighton and Hove. The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that Unchain the Brighton Motorist breached rules in publishing adverts encouraging people...
Posted On 19 Feb 2014 at 8:28 pm

Conservation work begins on important Brighton ‘green wall’

By Jenni Davidson Conservation work has begun on one of the longest green walls in the country on Brighton seafront. Over 90 different species of plant grow on the Madeira Drive retaining wall on the north side of Duke’s Mound. The work aims to protect the huge variety of coastal...
Posted On 19 Feb 2014 at 1:10 pm
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Brighton and Hove Greens aim to topple council leader

Green councillors are trying to oust the leader of Brighton and Hove City Council Jason Kitcat, according to the Latest website. A year after failing to replace Councillor Kitcat, some members want to change the rules to stop the council leader winning a third term as leader – or...
Posted On 18 Feb 2014 at 10:52 pm

Brighton and Hove residents to have their say on Shoreham Harbour plans

By Jenni Davidson Residents and businesses in Brighton and Hove are being invited to give their views on a new action plan for Shoreham Harbour. The draft plan, which sets out proposals for the area’s regeneration over the next 15 years, includes proposals for around 1,450 homes,...
Posted On 18 Feb 2014 at 10:44 pm
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Brighton woman found with serious unexplained head injuries

A woman from Brighton is in a serious condition in hospital with unexplained head injuries. Sussex Police issued an appeal for information as they tried to find out what happened to the 38-year-old from Bevendean. The woman’s daughter found her in bed at her home in Norwich Drive...
Posted On 18 Feb 2014 at 6:50 pm

Tourism boost for Brighton and Hove

The number of overnight visitors to Brighton and Hove rose 5 per cent in the most recent year for which figures are available. And the same research estimated that the value of tourism for the Brighton and Hove economy rose 4.3 per cent to £753 million. The figures come from a...
Posted On 18 Feb 2014 at 12:42 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Back to Hull

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Hull City 1 The Albion came within a whisker of an FA Cup quarter final appearance in their 5th round tie against Hull at the Amex this evening (Monday 17 February). Leo Ulloa ran half the length of the pitch after a neat...
Posted On 17 Feb 2014 at 11:17 pm
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Brighton science event explores new ways of identifying First World War bodies

By Jenni Davidson A Brighton Science Festival event will explore how developments in science are helping to identify the remains of missing First World War soldiers. The Café Scientifique talk tomorrow (Tuesday 18 February) explains how archaeology, science and anthropology are...
Posted On 17 Feb 2014 at 7:12 pm
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Brighton travellers site plan to be reviewed by minister

A cabinet minister has called in the plans for a permanent travellers site in Brighton. Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles will review the decision to approve the plans for the Horsdean site. The scheme was approved by the South Downs National Park Authority...
Posted On 17 Feb 2014 at 5:44 pm

Brighton university scientists to showcase marine research at Sea Life Centre

Scientists at Brighton University are leading a €2m study of marine life. Their aim is to develop new ways to fight infections, regenerate damaged skin and combat pollution. The research will identify, isolate and collect marine biomolecules that could bring medical benefits in...
Posted On 17 Feb 2014 at 3:48 pm