Budget’s £250m cuts to city council’s budget is ‘devolution by stealth’

Cuts to business rates and turning all schools into academies, which could cost the city council £250million by 2020, is an attempt at “devolution by stealth” according to the leader of the council. Yesterday’s announcement in George Osborne’s budget that...
Posted On 17 Mar 2016 at 10:48 am

Man punched in the head by Brighton robber

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery which occurred at 2am on Monday 7 March in College Place, Brighton, near its junction with Great College Street. A 56-year-old man sustained minor injuries after being punched to the head and was later treated at the Royal Sussex...
Posted On 17 Mar 2016 at 9:36 am

Anger over Brighton council boss’s trip to champagne-fuelled Cannes conference

The chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council’s “secret” trip to a champagne-fuelled property conference in Cannes this week has been slammed by union bosses. Geoff Raw has been invited to the MIPIM conference as a guest of one of the conference...
Posted On 17 Mar 2016 at 8:35 am