Support for people with disabilities in Brighton and Hove to change

A supported business providing work opportunities for people with disabilities is likely to change to a rolling work placement programme. Able and Willing, a printing and embroidery business, relies on financial support from Brighton and Hove City Council. It was intended to be...

School admissions consultation attracts just one response

Just one person responded to a public consultation about school admissions in Brighton and Hove for 2020-21. Following the consultation, Westdene Primary School, in Bankside, Brighton, looks likely to change from having three forms of entry – or up to 90 children –...

Babes in the Wood murder case to be explored in BBC documentary tonight

The Babes in the Wood murder case is to be explored in a BBC television documentary this evening (Monday 7 January). The hour-long documentary – The Babes in the Wood Murders: The Prosecutors – is due to be broadcast on BBC 2 at 9pm. It follows the case of double child killer...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019 at 6:32 pm

Police hunt arsonist with Brighton links

An arsonist who used to live in Brighton is being hunted by police for recall to prison. Sussex Police said: “Police wish to trace 25-year-old Jordan Peters, a convicted arsonist, who is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of a licence for his early...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019 at 5:29 pm

The debt we owe … and help in times of crisis

Happy New Year. Welcome to 2019 and – just a little advance warning – there’s a local election coming across the city in less than four months. For many in our city though the thought of a happy new year or any sense of excitement from the coming local elections will...
Posted On 07 Jan 2019 at 8:19 am