Debt in Brighton and Hove on the rise says charity

Increasing numbers of people in the Brighton area are struggling with debt and are only just able to meet their living costs, according to new figures  by StepChange Debt Charity. During 2014, the charity’s helpline was contacted by 2413 people from the Brighton postcode area,...
Posted On 03 Feb 2015 at 8:37 am

Budget gym to open at former London Road Co-Op

Budget fitness chain The Gym Group is to open a branch at the former Co-Op in Brighton’s London Road. The gym opens on April 1, and will be offering tours to prospective customers from mid-March. Its owners have just submitted an application for two illuminated signs on the...
Posted On 03 Feb 2015 at 7:51 am

Determined dog braves icy six-mile walk home after getting lost at Devil’s Dyke

A dog who bolted and got lost at the Devil’s Dyke walked six miles in snow and freezing conditions to get back to his Hove home. Cracker, a three-year-old Beagle, went missing at about 3pm on Friday afternoon while she was being walked by Rob Harper. Rob searched the Dyke...
Posted On 03 Feb 2015 at 7:51 am

Brighton junior school earns improved verdict from Ofsted

A Brighton junior school has been rated as good by Oftsed having previously been told that it required improvement. Hertford Junior School, in Lynchet Close, Hollingdean, was inspected last month. The Oftsed inspectors’ report said: “This is a good school. “Senior leaders,...
Posted On 03 Feb 2015 at 12:55 am
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