Moulsecoomb Primary staff to be balloted for strike action

All three unions representing staff at Moulsecoomb Primary School are to be balloted for strike action over government plans to turn the school into an academy. Members of the National Education Union, UNISON and GMB unions previously ran indicative ballots indicating...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 12:50 pm

Green councillor calls for officials to use eco search engine

A Green councillor has urged officials to start using a “green” search engine on all Brighton and Hove City Council laptops. Councillor Hannah Clare wants Ecosia to be the default search engine in libraries and schools too, replacing the likes of Google. Ecosia donates at least...

Pop-punk band SuperGlu set to play Brighton gig

SuperGlu is a name certainly not one to be sniffed at! Here we have an instantly infectious pop-punk quartet that certainly deliver on the music anthem front. Hailing from Manningtree, Essex (with a mere 907 other people), they dropped their new single ‘Forever Endeavour’, last...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 11:55 am

Wildlife rescuer accuses food litterbugs and bus drivers of killing gulls

An animal lover says members of the public are using food litter to lure seagulls into the gutter where they are being run over by bus drivers. The claim comes as Brighton and Hove Buses investigates an allegation that a bus driver ran over a young gull outside Morrison’s...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 11:34 am

Two in court over North Laine burglary

Two men are due to appear in court today (Friday 11 October) in connection with a burglary in Brighton. Police responded to an intruder alarm at The Trading Post Coffee Roasters in Kensington Gardens about 2.12am on Thursday 10 October. Officers arrived at the scene and...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 10:46 am

Firefighters battle raging van fire

Firefighters spent an hour battling a raging van fire in a residential Brighton road last night. The crew were called to the blaze at 4.21am and when they arrived the van, which was parked in Dewe Road behind the University of Brighton’s Mithras House, was already well...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 10:19 am

Could King Alfred move home?

New sites and new ideas will be looked at as part of redevelopment plans for the King Alfred. Members of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Policy and Resources Committee formally made the decision to consider multiple sites to the west as they ended the scheme with Crest Nicholson...

Colourful dress code for Gscene editor’s funeral

People celebrating the life of Gscene editor James Ledward at his funeral next Saturday are being asked to put away the black and dress colourfully. Mr Ledward died last week following a short illness aged just 65. A funeral and celebration of his life will take place on...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 9:45 am

Vegan campaigner appeals conviction for spitting at woman wearing fur coat

A vegan campaigner who was found guilty of spitting at a woman she thought was wearing a fur coat is appealing her conviction. Dylan Roffey, 24, was convicted last month of spitting at Rhiannon Boyle at Brighton Station on 5 January. She had claimed she had been speaking in a...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019 at 8:29 am
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