Brighton bookies in daylight raids

Two Brighton bookmakers were robbed by a man armed with a knife within minutes of each other this morning. A BetFred shop in Hollingbury Place was raided just before 10am, and then another branch of the same bookies was robbed just after 10am. A police spokesman said: “On...
Posted On 02 Feb 2010 at 4:34 pm

North Street open to buses again

North Street is fully open to traffic again after work to repair manhole covers finished at lunchtime. The work started on January 17, and was due to last two weeks, but overran by a couple of days. While it was ongoing, buses were unable to travel east along North Street, and...
Posted On 02 Feb 2010 at 3:15 pm

Hove's Old Market Theatre goes on sale for £1m

The Old Market Theatre has today been put on the market, with offers invited in the region of £1million. The Old Market Trust was forced into liquidation earlier this month after running up tax debts of £240,000. The trust said the venue would continue to operate, being run by...
Posted On 02 Feb 2010 at 12:09 pm

Brighton artist to see his painting made larger than life

A Brighton artist has won a competition to have his work painstakingly reproduced over two storeys in the centre of Brighton. Grant DeJonge’s image Lost will be painted onto the side of myhotel in Jubilee Street ready to be unveiled this Friday after winning the Street Art...
Posted On 02 Feb 2010 at 10:08 am

Victorious South Downs Campaign calls it a day after 20 years

The South Downs Campaign today disbands almost 20 years after it first formed to fight for national park status for the South Downs. The SDC, a network of about 160 organisations, will hold its final conference today at 3pm. It was first formed in 1990, and finally secured...
Posted On 02 Feb 2010 at 8:58 am