EDL announce replacement March for England demo in Brighton

EDL has called on its members to hold a demonstration in Brighton on Saturday, April 18 – reportedly to fill the void left by the March for England. The far-right organisation named Brighton as one of three places it is holding national demonstrations this spring. The...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 2:57 pm

One in four Brighton and Hove adults are smokers

One in four adults in Brighton and Hove are still smoking, well above the UK average of 18%. The figures have been highlighted by the British Heart Foundation ahead of No Smoking Day on March 11. Studies have found that smokers are four times more likely to succeed in quitting...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 12:40 pm

Resource goddess is top UK volunteer

Cat Fletcher, the “resource goddess” behind the University of Brighton’s Waste House, today was named by the Prime Minister as one of Britain’s top volunteers. Cat, university volunteer, Reuse Manager for Brighton and Hove City Council and co-founder of FREEGLE, the UK’s largest...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 12:26 pm

Spanish anglophile has West Pier tattoo on his arm

A Spanish man has got a large tattoo of the West Pier on his arm after falling in love with it during a trip to Brighton. Ivan David Sánchez, 37, became an Anglophile after studing English as a break from his “dull” call centre job in Barcelona. He decided to take a...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 12:08 pm

Hove nursery failed to pay former apprentice minimum wage

A Hove nursery has been named and shamed by the Government for failing to pay one of its staff the minimum wage after her apprenticeship ended. But the owner of Young Friends Nursery in Holland Road has hit back, saying it was a genuine mistake and contracts were now rewritten as...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015 at 8:24 am
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