First Capital Connect could be re-nationalised, minister says

The “appalling” service on First Capital Connect’s Brighton to Bedford line could see it being taken back into public ownership, a minster said today. When asked whether he would consider re-nationalising the franchise today, transport minister Sadiq Khan said:...
Posted On 28 Jan 2010 at 11:29 pm

Long journey back to Brighton after M23 closed

Commuters are being forced to take the long way back to Brighton tonight after a lorry overturned and shed its load on the M23, closing it just in time for rush hour. The motorway is still closed now, and the Highways Agency say it is not likely to open before 11pm. The accident...
Posted On 28 Jan 2010 at 9:26 pm

Puppy dumped at Brighton and Hove council offices

A 15 week old puppy was dumped in a rucksack at council offices – but has already been found a new home. Animal welfare officers who discovered the cute dog as they arrived for work at Bartholemew House in Bartholemew Square, Brighton, believe he was probably an unwanted...
Posted On 28 Jan 2010 at 9:51 am

Brighton club for sale weeks after fight death

A Brighton night club has been put up for sale less than a fortnight after it was forced to close by the police and the council. The Ocean Rooms, in Morley Street, Brighton, formerly the Kings Club, is being offered for £750,000 after a man died outside in the early hours of New...
Posted On 28 Jan 2010 at 7:20 am
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