Pavilion Gardens loses out on first bid for lottery money

A first bid for lottery funding to improve the Royal Pavilion Gardens – and take them off an at-risk register – has been turned down. The gardens were put on Historic England’s Heritage At Risk register last year, and a public survey held over the summer found...
Posted On 05 Oct 2018 at 11:53 am

Parents call for new lollipop lady at busy crossing

Parents of two Brighton primary schools are calling for a new crossing patrol at a busy junction where families are currently having to dodge queuing traffic. There hasn’t been a lollipop lady or man to help children across Millers Road into Highcroft Villas on their way to...
Posted On 05 Oct 2018 at 11:22 am

CCTV released in bid to catch West Street thug

Police are attempting to trace this man in connection with an assault in West Street, Brighton. The victim, a 34-year-old man from Worthing, was punched to the face several times in the vicinity of Subway and required hospital treatment as a result. The incident occurred between...
Posted On 05 Oct 2018 at 9:29 am

Party conferences are over but the need to listen continues

Party conference season is coming to an end (thankfully, some may say). Political activists will no doubt have been enthused by the plans and discussions at their own conferences and emboldened by those which took part at the other conferences. However, this will mean very little...
Posted On 05 Oct 2018 at 3:57 am

It’s Black History Month – and we still need to root out racism where we find it

There could perhaps be no more sobering a reminder of the importance of Black History Month than looking at the treatment of the UK’s Windrush generation. Invited here to rebuild Britain after the Second World War as citizens of the British Commonwealth, yet as long-standing...
Posted On 05 Oct 2018 at 3:37 am

Brighton school given improved ‘good’ rating by Ofsted

A Brighton secondary school has been given an improved “good” rating by the official watchdog Ofsted. Staff and students at Longhill High School, in Rottingdean, were delighted with the positive report which is due to be uploaded to the Ofsted website early next week....
Posted On 05 Oct 2018 at 12:01 am
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