A cash-strapped council has come under fire for refusing to sell its valuable artwork - despite propsoing cuts to services of more than £100,000,000 over the next five years. Brighton and Hove Council is sitting on a £32m art collection - most of it stored away from public view.
Now there are calls for them to sell up. Earlier, Fred spoke with Professor Martin Hammer, an expert on the History and Philosophy of Art from the University of Kent and asked him if it's right that councils are keeping so much art in storage?
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Simon's Blog - Stormy Weather
It's that time of year again... Shrove Tuesday is nearly here and many of us are getting ready to cook up a batch of pancakes.
Monday night's weather for the east of the region