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TALKBOARD : Step Back in Time – A History of the Argus

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Brighton and Hove City Council updates: On Friday 25 April damage to the A259/King’s Road was discovered. As a result structural engineers will be working over the weekend to assess the extent of the problem which seems to have been caused by historic alterations to premises in the arches. Changes around West Street We’re working […]


The Living Wage Campaign in Brighton and Hove has won funding for an extra year after signing up more than 120 employers in its first two years. The campaign is being run by the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce which has urged businesses to pay staff at least £7.65 an hour. This has been […]

The A259 King’s Road in Brighton is likely to stay closed on the eastbound side for weeks rather than days, according to Sussex Police. The road was closed from A259 the corner of West Street at about 8am yesterday (Friday 25 April) after a hole appeared in the road. The subsidence resulted from the collapse […]

Fire fighters in Brighton and Hove are due to strike for three days from next Friday (2 May) as part of a long-running national dispute over pensions. Members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) are expected to walk out from noon to 5pm next Friday 2pm on Saturday 3 May until 2am on Sunday 4 […]

Komedia’s origins can be traced back to one Spanish-English secondary school text book. It was this bestseller which gave writer Colin Granger and co-founders Marina Kobler and David Lavender of Umbrella Theatre Company the funds to realise their dream and open the very first Komedia in Manchester Street.


Once again, the streets of our city will be stained by the presence of the so-called March for England. A tiny minority of demonstrators – who take every opportunity to say they are not racists, they are not violent, they have nothing to do with the English Defence League – will seek to give the […]


More than 1,000 people have signed a petition against a school’s potential academy move. Opposition has grown since senior staff at the improving Hove Park School last month announced the move is being considered. Letters of objection have been sent by high profile names including Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, Caroline Lucas, and human rights […]