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Brighton MP to step down as councillor

The Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown, who is also a city councillor for East Brighton, said he is set to step down from the council in the coming weeks, triggering a by-election.

Politics
Frosted Fairground at Dreamland in Margate

Frosty fun at the fairgroud

The run-up to Christmas can be hectic. There’s so much to plan for - presents, cards, visits to family and friends, not to mention getting to that carol service, nativity play and let’s not even talk about work…

Outdoors
Phil Bristow of Nsure

COLUMN: No great escape from flood claims

If the past few years are anything to go by, it is likely severe flooding will affect parts of the UK this winter.
News
Cold weather warning

Highways Agency warning over difficult driving conditions tonight and tomorrow

Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on their journeys this evening and into tomorrow morning, after the Met Office issued a yellow warning for ice.

News
Brighton Station Health Centre on Queens Road

Residents urged to use walk-in centre over A&E for minor injuries

The local NHS is urging people to use the Brighton Station Health Centre for treatment for minor illnesses and injuries, helping free up emergency care services for those most in need this Christmas.

Health
Students vote to go on a rent strike

University students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University of Sussex students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are 'high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation'.
Politics
Jamie Halsall and David Toscano

Italian restaurant to open second site in Hove

Just over a year after opening in Vine Street, Cin Cin is set to open a second restaurant in Western Road, Hove.

Business
Passengers will hope Southern trains can start scoring a few more 9s and 10s

Strictly judge Bruno: ‘Southern rail has better timing than you’

A contestant on Strictly Come Dancing saw her timing compared to the punctuality of Southern train services during the weekend’s semi-final show.

Politics
Shop Well for Less?

Shopping programme looking for Sussex families

Are you worried about the amount of money you spend on shopping and need advice to cut your costs but not your lifestyle?

News
Christmas celebrations at Martlets Hospice

City businesses bring Christmas cheer to Hove hospice

Martlets hospice has been celebrating the start of the festive season, thanks to the team at Legal and General and the Mayberry Garden Centre.

News
Tony Greenstein

Brighton activist wins battle to postpone Labour disciplinary hearing

Suspended Labour member Tony Greenstein says he has won a High Court battle against the party over the timing of his disciplinary hearing last week.
Politics
How to keep warm and keep well as winter takes a hold

How to keep warm and keep well as winter takes a hold

With the arrival of very cold weather over the past weekend and the likelihood of more to come over the winter, NHS Choices has advice on keeping warm and keeping well.

Health
The autumn half term gives Brighton and Hove families an extra week off in October

Views sought on two-week October half term

Brighton and Hove City Council is seeking the views of residents after its first two-week autumn half term.
Education
The faces of three Brighton councillors on the elfyourself Hanukkah video (Picture: SWNS)

Brighton Labour member apologises after suspension over alleged anti-Semitic video

A Labour Party campaigner has been suspended after posting an allegedly anti-Semitic video which showed three councillors doing a Hanukkah dance and wearing traditional Jewish clothes.
Politics
Rail delays and cancellations due to variety of incidents

Rail delays and cancellations due to variety of incidents

Rail passengers are being advised that services may be delayed, altered or cancelled today (Monday December 11) due to a variety of ongoing incidents.

News
Warning over fake Government grant scam

Warning over fake Government grant scam

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, have issued a warning over cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.

Crime
Warning over icy conditions today across Sussex

Warning over icy conditions today across Sussex

A Met Office warning is in place for icy conditions across Sussex today (Monday December 11).

News

School campaigners release song to oppose reduction in pupils

An infant school has released a song in protest of the council’s proposal to halve its intake.
Education
Here's today's travel and weather news this morning

Severe weather warning hits area

Driving rain and strong winds are predicted to remain all day across parts of the county.

News

Maintaining our top activity in the face of acute financial challenges

What is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families and communities?

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