Schools and council offer ‘racist’ food because it includes dairy, says campaigner

Schools and the council offer a racist menu because it includes dairy food when an “estimated 65 per cent of the world’s population are lactose intolerant”, according to an Extinction Rebellion campaigner. The claim was made by Alison Plaumer, who led a deputation to a Brighton...

Officials advise councillors against holding fresh ballot of parents over academy plan

Councillors are being advised to rethink their push for a second ballot of parents to gauge their opposition to Moulsecoomb Primary School being turned into an academy. Officials are concerned that a fresh ballot could place the governors in a difficult position, according to a...

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker becomes chief executive of players’ union

Former Brighton and Hove Albion striker Maheta Molango has taken over as the new chief executive of the players’ union, the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA). He took over last week from Gordon Taylor, 76, the former Bolton, Birmingham, Blackburn and Bury winger who...
Posted On 07 Jun 2021 at 5:18 pm

School place shake up on the cards again

A fresh shake up of secondary school catchment areas is on the cards in a bid to balance out pupil numbers. This year, more than 60 children living in one of the city’s most popular catchments weren’t allocated a place there – while schools in other catchments...

Neighbours furious at prospect of years more building work at Brighton College

Neighbours of Brighton College who’ve put up with almost a decade of building work are bracing themselves for even more after the public school revealed plans for a new theatre block. People living near the exclusive school in Eastern Road have put up years of disruption,...
Posted On 07 Jun 2021 at 11:00 am

Brighton & Hove Albion’s Ben White named in the England Euro 2020 squad

Albion’s Ben White will replace Liverpool’s Trent Alexander Arnold in the England Euro 2020 squad. White will become the first Albion to represent England at a major tournament since Steve Foster did at the 1982 World Cup. The player who was named Albion’s player of the season...
Posted On 07 Jun 2021 at 8:24 am