Scores protest at plans to close Brighton History Centre

A campaign to save Brighton’s History Centre is gathering pace. Brighton and Hove City Council’s Tory administration has proposed closing the centre and moving it to the Jubilee Library to save £62,000. But more than 150 people have signed a petition on the council’s own website...
Posted On 31 Dec 2009 at 4:16 pm

Family cat's Christmas reunion after 70-mile trip to Brighton

A family moggie has returned home after being discovered in Brighton – 70 miles away from its home in Isleworth in south west London. The Richmond and Twickenham Times reports how Julia Romp’s 10-year-old black and white cat Ben went missing on September 21. Ms Romp...
Posted On 31 Dec 2009 at 2:56 pm

Stay safe in Brighton and Hove this new year

Sussex Police is warning new year revellers to stay safe when celebrating in the city tonight. It has issued the following statement: “Thousands of Brighton and Hove residents as well as visitors to the city will be wanting a great evening out this Thursday to see in the new...
Posted On 31 Dec 2009 at 2:30 pm

More grit to help Brighton and Hove deal with icy weather

More grit bins and weekend working are among extra measures to deal with ice and snow that Brighton and Hove City Council is introducing as another cold snap is forecast. The council was roundly criticised by members of the public for its management of this month’s snowfall,...
Posted On 31 Dec 2009 at 2:26 pm

Brighton and Hove men and women honoured

A senior detective, a community worker from Bevendean and a diplomat from Hove are among the people from Brighton and Hove in the New Year Honours List. Detective Superintendent Vic Marshall, who is currently seconded to the Home Office from Sussex Police has been made an OBE. He...
Posted On 31 Dec 2009 at 12:01 am