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‘Master-plan’ to be launched to encourage safer cycling

The family of a Hove teacher, Jo Walters, are launching a master-plan to make cycling safer in Brighton and Hove. Jo Walters, who was a newly-qualified mathematics teacher, was killed…

New ‘lease of life’ for shops in North Street

Traders have called for the shops around North Street’s junction with Ship Street to be radically revamped, after a further quarter of poor retail performance. Described as a ‘bridge between…

Brighton mums tackle student housing costs

Two Brighton mothers have established a home-swapping scheme for cash-strapped students. Hermione Pask and Becci Cari had the idea that students and their families could save thousands of pounds if…

Graduate salaries rise

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has predicted that the average starting salary for a graduate is to rise by four percent to £26,000 this year. This year’s predicted increase…

Sussex still committed to bursaries over fee waivers

Despite government pressure on universities to create fee waivers at the expense of bursary schemes, the University of Sussex will not be altering their First Generation Scholars scheme. The Coalition…

Weatherley MP pushes for changes to donation policy

MP Mike Weatherley is leading the push in Westminster for changes to organ donation policy, alongside MPs Paul Uppal, Marcus Jones and Guy Opperman. Weatherley has highlighted that whilst 522…