Environment chief thanks political friends and foes for backing successful £3.8m park lottery bid

A £3.8 million lottery grant led to a leading Labour politician thanking political friends and foes alike for their support for the bid. Councillor Gill Mitchell said that it was “great news on the HLF (Heritage Lottery Fund) grant of £3.8 million for Stanmer Park”. Councillor...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017 at 9:53 am

Brighton school considers birthday cake ban

A Brighton primary school is asking parents if there should be a ban on sugary birthday treats given out by children to their classmates. St Luke’s Primary School in Queens Park Rise is asking parents whether the tradition should continue, or whether children should only be...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016 at 10:18 am

More jobs set to go at The Argus

More jobs are to be lost at The Argus, just weeks after its new editor took the helm. Brighton and Hove News understands that consultation has started on plans to make two of the three staff in the features department redundant, as well as two photographers. Another post is set...
Posted On 24 Mar 2015 at 11:15 am

Have you seen missing Brighton teenage girl?

Police and social workers in Brighton have asked for help to find a 15-year-old girl who has not been seen since she went missing on Tuesday (5 August). Mealey Eubank went missing from a foster home where she is in care of the local authority on Tuesday afternoon. She is...
Posted On 09 Aug 2014 at 11:00 am

999 Fun Day on Hove Lawns on Sunday

The annual 999 Fun Day is being held on Hove Lawns on Sunday (10 August). Fire crews will show how they rescue people trapped in cars after a crash and there will be police dog displays. The event brings together the emergency services, including the RNLI Brighton lifeboat, which...
Posted On 07 Aug 2014 at 1:47 pm

Four arrested over £18m Brighton and Hove council housing fraud

Detectives have arrested four men in an investigation into an £18 million housing fraud at Brighton and Hove City Council today (Wednesday 6 August). One of those arrested is Ashley Parker, the brother of the council’s suspended head of housing Jugal Sharma, 53. Mr Sharma, who...
Posted On 06 Aug 2014 at 1:03 pm

Greater Brighton Economic Board looks at how to boost jobs and economic growth

Politicians and business leaders are sitting round the same table to try to work out ways to boost jobs and economic growth in Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area. The latest discussion took place at the Greater Brighton Economic Board which also includes council chief...
Posted On 05 Aug 2014 at 5:35 pm