Former printworks set to be turned into homes

Councillors are being advised to approve plans to convert a light industrial building near Preston Park into four homes despite a clutch of objections from residents. Stonechris Properties wants to convert and extend the former printworks at Media House in North Road int...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 4:42 pm

Brighton father says school ban on term-time holidays breaches his human rights

A Brighton father is launching a legal battle after he and his wife were fined by the city council for taking their two boys out of school to see their cousin compete in a weightlifting competition. Noah Myers told the Sunday Times that his civil liberties and right under the...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 4:12 pm

Sussex students win toy design competition

Students at the University of Sussex have triumphed in a toy design competition with their idea for an interactive wristband that vibrates and changes colours. Product Design undergraduates from the University went head to head with fellow design students from Brunel University...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 4:11 pm

Work starts on building five new council homes on former Brighton car park

Brighton and Hove City Council is starting building five new homes for rent on local authority land formerly used for parking that has been cleared in Ardingly Street, Kemp Town. The scheme is one of seven underway this year which will provide 77 new council homes for rent this...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 2:45 pm

Brighton photographer’s wedding picture wins second place in national competition

A Brighton photographer’s shot of a couple kissing at a wedding has won him second place in a national competition. Marcel Grabowski’s picture, Dance Me to the End of Love, was highly praised for its composition shows a young, smiling couple, drawn together in a kiss....
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 1:50 pm

Missing Brighton boy found safe

Missing teenager Jack Lineham-Pulling from Brighton has been found safe and well in the city. The 15-year old was reported missing on 7 September. He was found on Monday (28 September).
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 1:37 pm

One motorbike a day stolen in Brighton and Hove over last month

Motorcycle owners are being warned about a spate of thefts of motorbikes and moped across Brighton and Hove. From 17 August to 17 September there have been been 30 reported thefts or attempt thefts of motorcycles across the city. This is effectively one incident per day. Many of...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 1:11 pm

Dancers urge Brighton and Hove to get their ‘crazy legs’ on for cancer charity

A group of ‘crazy legged’ dancers gave a leg up to charity with a boogie on Brighton beach to raise awareness of a sponsored event next month. Eight Dancefit members donned wacky leggings and leg-warmers to highlight the Crazy Legs challenge for Cancer Research UK’s...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 12:57 pm

Campaigners air concerns about doctors in Brighton and Hove at packed public meeting

Campaigners shared their concerns about surgery closures and changes affecting family doctors in Brighton and Hove at a packed public meeting. One GP (general practitioner) told the meeting that doctors were facing pressures that were affecting their ability to provide the level...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 11:30 am

Brighton Dome’s pinnacles, mosaics and ceiling to benefit from £52k Amex grant

The Brighton Dome has been awarded $80,000 (£52,700) by the American Express Foundation to restore some of its heritage features. The grant will enable a variety of improvements including renovations of the Dome’s decorative pinnacles, distinctive mosaic flooring and upgrades to...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 10:55 am