Gallery named in honour of long-serving Portslade teacher

A gallery has been named in honour of a long-serving Portslade teacher. The Durham Gallery in the £12.7 million new building at the Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA), in Chalky Road, Mile Oak, has been named after head of art Sharon Durham. Head teacher Katie Scott said...
Posted On 25 Jul 2016 at 10:19 pm

Brighton radio station to move to Open Market

A Brighton radio station is moving to the Open Market – less than half a mile from its current anonymous home. Radio Reverb, a not-for-profit station, will make the move in the coming weeks with a view to making its first live broadcast from the rejuvenated Open Market on...
Posted On 25 Jul 2016 at 8:58 pm

Brighton and Hove charity receives Queen’s Award from Lord Lieutenant

A Brighton and Hove charity has received a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service from the Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex Peter Field. The Lord Lieutenant, the Queen’s local representative, presented the award to Impetus in a ceremony at the Sallis Benney Theatre, in Brighton,...
Posted On 25 Jul 2016 at 7:40 pm

Builder plans 120 homes for Portslade site

A builder plans to put up 120 homes on a site in Portslade. Crest Nicholson has contacted North Portslade ward councillors Peter Atkinson and Penny Gilbey to tell them about the proposal. The company wants to build the homes on privately owned land at the top of Mile Oak between...
Posted On 25 Jul 2016 at 10:47 am

Tutors take over Brighton journalism training firm

Five tutors are taking over the firm running a Brighton multimedia journalism training business. The team of journalists and communications professionals will head Brighton Journalist Works and oversee a move to new premises closer to the centre of town. They said that it was the...
Posted On 25 Jul 2016 at 10:28 am

Gatwick second runway protesters bring campaign to Brighton

People protesting about the possibility of a proposed second runway at Gatwick brought their campaign to Brighton yesterday (Sunday 24 July). Local Green councillors joined Communities Against Gatwick Noise and Emissions (CAGNE) outside the Palace Pier to highlight their...
Posted On 25 Jul 2016 at 1:26 am

Woman jailed for trying to steal a car in Brighton

A woman was sentenced to 28 days in prison for trying to steal a Vauxhall in Brighton. Deborah Shaw, 24, admitted trying to take the vehicle which belonged to Christine Standen. At Hastings Magistrates’ Court, Shaw also pleaded guilty to interfering with a Ford which police...
Posted On 25 Jul 2016 at 12:54 am

Volunteer-led university to hold open day in Brighton

Brighton and Hove University of the Third Age (U3A) is holding an open day tomorrow (Monday 25 July) at the Syndicate Wing of the Brighton Centre from 11am to 2pm. The entrance is in Russell Road, off West Street, Brighton, and the hall is wheelchair accessible. U3A is for people...
Posted On 24 Jul 2016 at 11:33 pm

Labour leadership challenger steps into the fray in East Brighton

The Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith joined party colleagues as they took to the streets of East Brighton yesterday (Saturday 23 July) to campaign in the by-election. Mr Smith, a former history and French student at Sussex University in the 1990s, helped by-election...
Posted On 24 Jul 2016 at 10:49 pm

Restraining order bans Brighton woman from contacting gynaecologist

A woman from Kemp Town has been served a restraining order banning her from contacting a consultant gynaecologist. Ann-Clare Corfield, 55, of Eastern Terrace Mews, in Brighton, persistently called Peter Larsen-Disney’s Brighton home and office and sent letters to him at his home....
Posted On 24 Jul 2016 at 10:30 pm