Renovation for historic Brighton boozer

The William IV on Church Street has become yet another of Brighton’s historic pubs to be bought and refurbished by a chain.

Pets at Home. Picture Jason Lock Photography

Pets at Home to stop selling rabbits over Easter

Pets at Home is set to stop selling rabbits at all of its stores this Easter, in order to educate and inform children on the importance of responsible pet ownership.

Museum Lab discovery day. Picture: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton and Hove

Events to mark English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week runs all this week so here we round up some of the events taking place.

Arundel Castle did not make the list. Picture: Kate Shemilt

Celebrating our tourist attractions in Sussex

In a list of the top 241 sites across the country, published by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), Sussex only had five attractions listed.

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Average speed cameras to ‘go live’ on Brighton seafront

Traffic cameras will measure drivers’ average speed along Brighton seafront from tomorrow (March 28).

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Toby Buckle: Tips on reducing stress

T oby Buckle, co-founder of the Healthy Leadership Project led a recent Brighton Chamber Bite-sized on stress at work

Employees from RiverStones Brighton office presented the cheque to The Clock Tower Sanctuary

Generous donation means homeless charity can expand its day centre

A Brighton-based youth homelessness charity has received a donation of £92,000 from an insurance company in the city.

Mortgage problems

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

Travel news

RMT to move Southern Rail strike date for more talks

A strike date for the RMT union is set to be moved to allow for more talks with Southern Rail on April 4.

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University of Brighton's Grand Parade campus

University staff to strike over ‘demotions and redundancies’

Staff at the University of Brighton - which has campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings - will walk out from 1pm next Friday (March 31).

Waitrose scraps ‘free drink without purchase’ offer

Waitrose scraps ‘free drink without purchase’ offer

Shoppers who have enjoyed popping in to Waitrose on their way to work for a free cup of tea or coffee woke up to dark news this morning – they will now have to buy something before claiming a free beverage.

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Duke of York’s cinema staff go on strike

Staff at Brighton’s iconic Duke of York’s cinema went on strike on Saturday as part of an ongoing dispute over pay, technical issues and union recognition (March 18).

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Electric bus trialled in Brighton and Hove

A small single-deck electric bus – known as a Streetair – is being trialled on the number 50 bus route through the heart of the city as part of Brighton and Hove Buses’ plan to explore the right fuel options for the city.

The Palace Pier, Brighton

Celebrating English Tourism Week in Brighton and Hove

Tourism organisations in the city are teaming up to mark English Tourism Week from March 27 to April 2.

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Brighton projects go head-to-head in regional awards

Two of the city’s recent property projects will go head-to-head to be crowned ‘Project of the Year’ at an industry awards.

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Hub spots are revealed for Brighton and Hove’s new ‘Boris bike’ scheme

The likely locations of the 50 ‘hubs’ for Brighton’s new bike sharing scheme were revealed in a council report this week.

You're hired! Former Lewes MP shakes hands with The Big Lemon chief executive Tom Druitt

You’re hired! Former MP takes the helm at bus company

He was once MP for Lewes, but now Norman Baker has been appointed as managing director of Brighton bus company The Big Lemon.

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Brighton hotel shortlisted for tourism award

The national tourist board VisitEngland announced the finalists for its industry awards last week, and a well-known Brighton hotel in shortlisted for an accolade.

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