Police charge man arrested in Brighton during March for England

A man has been charged with a public order offence following the March for England and counter protest in Brighton on Sunday 27 April. Christopher Voice, 49, of Angmering Way, Rustington, has been charged with causing racially or religiously aggravated harassment, alarm or...
Posted On 07 May 2014 at 7:58 pm

Brighton parliamentary candidate calls for rail renationalisation to curb fare rises

Brighton parliamentary candidate Nancy Platts has called for the renationalisation of the railways to bring about more affordable fares and better services. Ms Platts, the Labour candidate in Brighton Kemptown, was the lead signatory on a letter to the Observer newspaper signed...
Posted On 07 May 2014 at 11:21 am

Breastfeeding flashmob protests at Brighton Sports Direct

Angry mothers took over a section of Brighton’s Sports Direct store in North Street, to protest at the company’s stance on breastfeeding. Approximately 25 mums with babies, plus supporters, breastfed infants on Tuesday, May 6, as bemused staff looked on. Organiser...
Posted On 07 May 2014 at 8:11 am
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Big black recycling bins move into London Road, Queen’s Park and Rottingdean

Communal recycling is being introduced to 76 streets around London Road, Queen’s Park and Rottingdean this week. The large black bins will be in place by the end of this week as what Brighton and Hove City Council dubs phase five of the communal recycling scheme. Residents...
Posted On 07 May 2014 at 7:28 am
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Youngest Green councillor in Brighton and Hove aims for seat in the European Parliament

Brighton and Hove councillor Alex Phillips is among dozens of candidates standing in the forthcoming European elections Brighton and Hove voters are being asked to elect 10 MEPs – Members of the European Parliament – in just over a fortnight’s time. Most voters will recognise few...
Posted On 07 May 2014 at 6:57 am

New head appointed to run Brighton and Hove Virtual School

A new head teacher has been appointed to run the Brighton and Hove Virtual School which caters for children in care and adopted children. Mark Storey will take up the post in early August on a salary advertised as being between £55,000 and £60,000 a year. Mr Storey, who graduated...
Posted On 07 May 2014 at 6:17 am