Electric car ticketed for parking in free charging point

It’s not easy being green, especially when you’re slapped with a fine for parking your electric van – in an electric charging point. Mat Walker snapped this picture of an electric Mega Van parked outside the Caroline of Brunswick in Ditchling Road, in one of...
Posted On 19 Feb 2010 at 11:23 am

Revealed: the new Sussex Police uniform

Sussex Police have today released a picture of its officers new uniform – which it says will probably hit the streets after April. Featuring a zip-up black top in place of the formal white shirt and tie, and combat-style trousers, the force says  it is cheaper, more...
Posted On 19 Feb 2010 at 10:52 am

Teen attacked outside West Street kebab shop

A teenage boy was left with a suspected broken jaw after being punched in the face by a group of yobs outside the kebab shop next to Yates’ in West Street this week. The 19-year-old victim was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, after being attacked by four...
Posted On 19 Feb 2010 at 10:41 am

More talking bus stops for Brighton and Hove

Fancy a chat while you’re waiting for the 1A to Whitehawk? The number of talking bus stops in Brighton and Hove has now doubled from 20 to 40. But you’re unlikely to get much conversation out of them, as they are intended to give blind and partially sighted passengers...
Posted On 19 Feb 2010 at 10:36 am

Buying a home out of reach for 95% of young Brighton and Hove families

Only one in 20 young Brighton and Hove families can now afford to get on the housing ladder, new figures have revealed. Just 5% of families under 40 would be able to buy a house with current house prices and mortgage rates. And the real situation is likely to be much worse, as...
Posted On 19 Feb 2010 at 7:15 am
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