Dorothy Stringer head speaks of his pride in pupils’ GCSE performance

The head teacher of Dorothy Stringer School has spoken of his pride in his pupils’ GCSE performance. Richard Bradford praised students, staff and parents as the school reported that 90 per cent of students achieved grade 4 or above in English and 76 per cent achieved grade 4 or...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 10:58 am

Cardinal Newman students achieve best ever GCSE results despite reforms

Students at Cardinal Newman Catholic School have achieved the school’s best ever GCSE results despite reforms being brought in this year. The school said that 77 per cent of students achieved at least five GCSEs including English and mathematics at grade 4 – equivalent to a C –...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 10:42 am

Blatchington Mill pupils celebrate ‘exceptional’ GCSE results

Pupils and teachers at Blatchington Mill School were celebrating their “exceptional” GCSE results this morning (Thursday 24 August). The Hove school said that nationally about 2 per cent of entrants for English and maths would receive the new top grade – grade 9 – described as an...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017 at 10:11 am

Student sentenced for bringing hundreds of nitrous oxide canisters to sell at festival in Brighton

A student who brought more than 200 canisters of nitrous oxide to a pop festival in Brighton has been given a suspended prison sentence. Sussex Police said: “A geography student from Wood Green, London, was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment, suspended for 18...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017 at 5:29 pm

Brighton bike share scheme to go live in nine days’ time

The Brighton bike share scheme is to go live in nine days’ time on Friday 1 September. More than 30 of the 50 docking stations are expected to be in place by the official launch date with the rest being fitted throughout September. The scheme’s 450 bikes are the first in Britain...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017 at 3:22 pm

Bonfire warning after backyard blaze in Hove

Fire safety chiefs have issued a warning about bonfires after a backyard blaze in Hove yesterday evening (Tuesday 22 August). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it sent firefighters from Hove to Burwash Road, in Hangleton, shortly before 6.30pm. The fire service sai...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017 at 11:51 am

Missing Brighton woman found safe

A woman who was reported missing in Brighton a month ago has been found safe and well. Sussex Police said: “French woman Anissa Moktharia, 22, reported missing in Brighton on Sunday 23 July, has been found safe and well. “She was located in the city at 4am on Tuesday 22 Augus...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017 at 11:21 am

Seagulls win by a Barnet Fair’s breadth

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Barnet 0 Albion won their first game of the season and in turn scored their first goal of the new term. But who’d have thought it would be number 70, James Tilley, who made it first on to the Seagulls’ 2017-18 scoresheet. A much-changed...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 11:40 pm

Don’t miss The KVB at The Joker in Preston Circus, Brighton on Tuesday 21st November

The KVB are a duo that you might not as yet of heard of, but they are well worth investigating! Last year, I timed it perfectly when walking into Brighton’s excellent Resident Records in Kensington Gardens as my ears pricked up immediately on entering the shop. They were...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 11:36 pm

Pedestrian suffers head injury after stepping out in front of a bus in Brighton

A pedestrian suffered a head injury after stepping out in front of a number 5 bus in Brighton this afternoon (Tuesday 22 August). Sussex Police said: “A man has been taken to hospital with a head injury after he was involved in a collision with a bus in Brighton on Tuesday (22...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017 at 6:13 pm