Brighton peaceful protester loses High Court bid to remove details from police database

A campaigner from Brighton has lost his bid to have his details removed from a police database of political protesters. John Catt, 91, was at the Supreme Court today to fight the Metropolitan Police’s appeal against an earlier ruling which found in his favour. Mr Catt, of...
Posted On 04 Mar 2015 at 10:10 am

Half of Brighton and Hove’s parking machines to be removed

Half of the on-street parking machines in Brighton and Hove will be removed shortly as part of an accelerating switch to paying by phone or in shops. Brighton and Hove City Council is strongly urging drivers to register online now to join the service. Officials said that it was...
Posted On 04 Mar 2015 at 9:57 am

World Book Day celebrations mark 10-year anniversary of Jubilee Library

Volunteers and young people will help mark the 10th anniversary of Brighton’s Jubilee Library tomorrow on World Book Day. Since opening in 2005, Jubilee Library has become the top performing library in the region and second most popular in the country. The building, which forms...
Posted On 04 Mar 2015 at 9:53 am

Pupils feel pinch for secondary school places in Brighton and Hove

A lower proportion of Brighton and Hove pupils have places at their first choice secondary school than in most others parts of the country. The 81.17 per cent figure for Brighton and Hove – just over eight out of ten – is better than every London borough and beats Birmingham....
Posted On 04 Mar 2015 at 9:46 am

Young Brighton and Hove performers come together once more for SoundCity 3

A record number of partners and schools are due to take part in the the third SoundCity at the Brighotn Dome Corn Exchange next Saturday. More than 200 young musicians are set to perform in the music education hub’s annual showcase at 7pm on Saturday 14 March. Performers include...
Posted On 04 Mar 2015 at 9:35 am

First Brighton craft beer shop to open

The first dedicated craft beer shop in Brighton is due to open in East Street before Easter. The Bison Beer Crafthouse has been set up by Nick Vardy and Jack Cregan who plan to offer “an eclectic range of beers with over 300 different varieties sourced from around the world”....
Posted On 04 Mar 2015 at 9:31 am

Lanes developers in fresh bid to demolish listed shop to reveal historical cottage

Developers behind a scheme to regenerate part of the Brighton Lanes have reapplied for permission to demolish Timpsons. But West Register says the trade off for knocking down the recently-listed North Street store is restoring the 17th century Puget’s Cottage, which was...
Posted On 04 Mar 2015 at 8:08 am

Five things we learnt from Brighton & Hove Albion’s excellent  home win against league leaders Derby County

1) Ring of Fire might be becoming a ring of fire risk. The song played just before kick off to gee up the Amex crowd and appeared to antagonise referee Neil Swarbrick. The sometime premier league official was unable to start the match until it stopped. The game got under way at...
Posted On 04 Mar 2015 at 7:57 am
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