Day: March 26, 2013

Heritage Assets

Brighton & Hove City Council is currently carrying out a review of the Local List of Heritage Assets. This is a list of buildings, parks and gardens considered to be of special interest, because of their local historic, architectural, landscape or townscape value. They are inviting nominations for […]

Heroes Run

In aid of Pass It On Africa, Heroes Run takes place on Sunday 19 May. More than a race, the 9th Heroes Run is a unique opportunity for families and friends to come together, dress up as their favourite Hero and run. Starting and finishing on Hove Lawns […]

English Law

“Where law ends, there tyranny begins.” (William Pitt, the Elder) These days it seems as if the government is constantly making new laws, but it’s not always a ‘bad’ thing – the Equality Act 2010 incorporates anti-discrimination laws and makes everyone equal, no matter what their nationality, beliefs, […]

Time to Ban Plastic Bags

Vinod, from Bright News in Buckingham Road, gets through about 400 plastic bags a week that he gives away to customers. He’s often astounded when people ask for a plastic bag to carry just a single plastic covered loaf of bread. The European Commission is looking into the […]

Dry White Wine

Wine Classifications

Have you noticed the changes occurring on European wine labels? European Council Regulation 479/2008 attempts to harmonise various European countries’ classifications of wine into three, in ascending order: table wine, Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) wine and Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) wine. It sounds like a good idea. […]