All change on Brighton and Hove Buses

Brighton and Hove Buses has made changes to many of its services this autumn, from wholesale revision of routes to timetable tweaks. Among the biggest changes are to routes serving the Hanover and Queen’s Park area of Brighton. The 18 will now run in both directions between...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 3:45 pm
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March for England ‘could have cost Brighton businesses millions’

The March for England through Brighton could have cost the city’s businesses millions according to a new survey. The nationalist march and counter-protest took place on April 27, and the ensuing violence led many businesses to lose trade or shut up shop for the day...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 3:17 pm
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Green flag award for The Level

A year after its transformation, The Level has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag award. The awards, given out by Keep Britain Tidy, has been hailed as the final seal of approval for the Brighton park. The award brings the number of Green Flags flying in the city’s parks...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 2:19 pm
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Giggling Squid restaurant devastated by hailstones ‘the size of golfballs’

The Giggling Squid in Hove has been forced to close after a deluge of massive hailstones ripped through its roof, causing damage over four floors. The restaurant in Church Road has had to cancel scores of bookings over the next six weeks while the whole premises is renovated at a...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 2:07 pm
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Hove Conservatives to pick parliamentary candidate tomorrow

Local Conservative Party members are due to meet tomorrow (Wednesday 30 July) to choose a candidate to stand in Hove at the next general election. The selection process is under way because the sitting MP Mike Weatherley announced this month that he would step down in May next...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014 at 1:57 pm

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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