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Corbyn makes a visit to the University of Sussex

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn made a trip to the University of Sussex, to meet students who have benefited from a scheme to boost social mobility.

Education
The GMB demo outside the Brighton Centre (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Union protest at Labour conference over 'Wild West' taxi regulation

Taxi drivers staged a demonstration outside the Labour Party conference this morning (September 25), calling for end of unregulated out-of-town operators.

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Police facilitated three planned marches in the city today (September 24)

Thousands take part in Brighton protests held in ‘good spirits’

Thousands of people took part in a number of peaceful protests during a busy weekend in Brighton.

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Crowds at The Level in Brighton last night (September 24). Pictures by Eddie Mitchell

PICTURES: Thousands gather to see Jeremy Corbyn at Brighton rally

Thousands of people gathered to see Jeremy Corbyn at a rally in Brighton last night.

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Sussex Police

Pay award for police officers ‘insulting’

A pay award for police officers has been branded ‘insulting’ by the chair of Sussex Police Federation.

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Tony Janio

Tony Janio: Let’s deliver for our city instead of electioneering

In my recent article I hinted about what it is to be a Conservative. Here I was going to widen the discussion about our opponents, and discuss socialism, but the leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, Labour’s Warren Morgan, kicked off his long election campaign with an uninspiring message in this newspaper last week, and I felt that I just had to respond.

Opinion
Toby McCauley at Circus Street

First apprentice joins builders at Circus Street development

Budding electrician Toby McCauley was welcomed on site for his first day as apprentice on the U+I Circus Street development in Brighton this week.

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A Southern Rail train

Southern close to deal with train drivers

Southern is close to agreeing a final deal with its train drivers in a dispute over pay and working arrangements.

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Cllr Emma Daniel

Emma Daniel: I'm proud of gender balance on council leadership

Tomorrow is the Labour Party’s Women’s Conference, and so I am writing this column to welcome Labour Women to Brighton and Hove.

Opinion
Brighton and Hove

'Surge' in unauthorised shared homes in Brighton

More than 100 cases of unauthorised houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) are being investigated in Brighton and Hove, the council has said.

Politics
The number of complaints received by water companies in England and Wales has been revealed this week

Sussex water firm tops complaints list for fifth year in a row

A Sussex-based water company has topped the list of complaints across the industry for the fifth straight year.

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A Southern Rail train

More Southern rail strikes called

Another two days of Southern rail strikes have been called in a dispute over driver-only trains.

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Cllr Anne Meadows

Local authority bid to buy back council homes

Brighton and Hove City Council is to buy back former council homes purchased by tenants under the Right to Buy Scheme, if a one-year trial is given the go ahead this week.
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NEW Thameslink 700 TRAIN ARRIVES AT BRIGHTON STATION SUS-160620-105904001

Last of old Thameslink trains withdrawn from service

The last of the old Thameslink trains have been withdrawn from service as the rollout of cutting-edge replacements nears completion.

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Phelim Mac Cafferty is the Green candidate for Hove SUS-170405-101701001

Phelim Mac Cafferty: Residents deserve better than a faulty vision

A week ago leader of the council, Warren Morgan spoke of a vision for the city – but his track record leaves me wondering what it is.

Opinion
Plans for the old Sackville hotel site

Decision on Hove hotel site is deferred

A decision on 60 homes in a eight-storey building on Hove seafront has been deferred by councillors this week.

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Warren Morgan, the Labour leader of Brighton and Hove City Council SUS-170126-092210001

Warren Morgan: Pay our public sector workers a decent wage

Nurses, street cleaners, firefighters, teachers, police officers, paramedics. These are people whose services we either use every day, or rely on to be there when we most need them.

Opinion
Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

News
John McDonnell at a previous march with Sussex Defend the NHS

Defend the NHS campaigners to hold rally outside Labour conference in Brighton

Sussex Defend the NHS campaigners have called a march and rally to welcome the Labour Party conference to Brighton on September 24.
Health
The developer's vision for the old Hanningtons department store - where Cath Kidston will open its doors next year

Cath Kidston to move to larger Brighton store

Vintage lifestyle brand Cath Kidston is to move to a larger shop in North Street, on the redeveloped Hanningtons Estate.
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