Brighton Fringe director threatened with violence over pier comments

Brighton Fringe director threatened with violence over pier comments

Palace Pier petition reaches 1500 signatures

Brighton Pier's new owner 'undecided about name'BBC News

The new owner of Brighton Pier has said he is "undecided" about whether to restore its old Palace Pier name. Brighton council's leader Warren Morgan and Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas are among those calling for the landmark to revert to its … . THE weird, the wacky, the wonderful and everything in between: I could be talking about Brighton Fringe, England's largest open arts festival which for one month a year sees thousands of people flock to the South Coast for a taste of the unexpected …

ONE of the great things about Brighton and Hove is that lots of people have strong opinions and they are not afraid of coming forward and letting people hear them. We applaud Julian Caddy for joining the debate with what we can trust is a firm desire …

Palace Pier petition reaches 1500 signatures

Palace Pier petition reaches 1500 signatures
THE Argus has resurrected a petition to rename the city's best known attraction Palace Pier. After just six hours yesterday more than 750 people had already signed the online petition calling on the new owner to take action. Luke Johnson, who bought …

Free debate vital

IT is pretty certain that when Julian Caddy responded to an Argus request for suggestions for the new owners of Palace Pier, he could not have imagined the response he would get to his article. The Argus canvassed many views but it is the fringe …

The director of Brighton Fringe Festival says he has received threats, including some of violence, after a piece in which he admits he hates the Brighton Pier in its current form was published yesterday. Brighton Pier. Julian Caddy said he had not …

A city we all value

THE PALACE Pier has been condemned as a "blot on the seafront" that gives Brighton a "cheap" reputation. The boss of Brighton Fringe has lashed out at the city's treasured landmark, stating "I hate the pier." Julian Caddy, the London-residing managing

Palace Pier debate: We cherish this haven of bright lights and sugar rushes

A COUNCIL leader has said the Palace Pier needs to innovate to remain a top attraction. Warren Morgan, leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, said visitors will expect a mix of the traditional and modern from the new owners of what is currently …

The new owner of one of the south coast's most famous landmarks is being asked to restore its traditional name. Brighton Pier is being sold to the Eclectic Bar Group for £18m, after first being put up for sale in 2011. It was built as the Brighton … . BACK in July 2011, The Argus launched the campaign Put the Palace back in our Pier. The Noble Organisation, which took over the 112-year-old attraction in 1984, sparked controversy when in 2000 it took down the former Palace Pier sign and replaced it

OUR petition calling on the new owner of Brighton's most iconic attraction to rename it as the Palace Pier again has reached 1,500 signatures. All three city MPs have now backed our campaign as well as hundreds of readers. Pressure is now growing on … . THE debate about Brighton's cultural identity raged on yesterday following the explosive remarks of Fringe boss Julian Caddy. In Tuesday's Argus, the London-based managing director said the city was an out-of-date seaside destination with a massive …

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