Calls for Henry Allingham statue at Whitehall

MP Simon Kirby has called for a statue of Britain’s oldest WWI veteran Henry Allingham in Whitehall as a tribute to all those who fought in the war. The Brighton Kemptown MP has written to Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon MP, asking him to consider publicly funding a...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 11:18 am
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Alison Lapper receives honorary degree

There were tears and a standing ovation as Alison Lapper MBE received a University of Brighton honorary Doctor of Arts at the Brighton Dome yesterday. Alison, who graduated with a first class honours degree in fine art from the university in 1993, was honoured for her major...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 10:24 am
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Travellers moved on from Preston Barracks

Travellers set up camp at Preston Barracks, 19 Acres and Black Rock this week. The encampments all sprung up over the weekend, and Brighton and Hove City Council visited all three sites before deciding what action to take.  The Preston Barracks site has now been vacated after the...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 9:20 am
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Brighton businesswoman Kate in this year’s Great British Bake Off

A Brighton businesswoman is one of the 12 hopefuls competing in this year’s Great British Bake Off. Kate, 41, lives in Brighton with her five-year-old daughter Eloise and runs an upholstery company here. The show organisers say that after wanting to become an actress, she...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 9:01 am
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Street art to decorate i360 hoardings while building work progresses

The Brighton i360 has commissioned street artists to decorate hoardings which will be put around the building site next Monday. Developers say they have some exciting ideas to decorate the 90m length of boards, and are submitting plans for their design to Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 7:44 am
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