Diamond thief strikes at Brighton hotel

A jewel thief stole a diamond choker and bracelet from a hotel room in Kingsway, Brighton. The pieces, whose value is unknown, were taken from the room some time between Saturday, April 24 and Saturday, May 1. PC Alvin Lee said: “The matching diamond choker and bracelet...
Posted On 13 May 2010 at 6:58 pm

Fungi images win Hove photographer prestigious prize

A Hove photographer has been named runner-up in an international competition for a series of stunning pictures of fungi. Julia Claxton, a regular contributor to Brighton and Hove News, has been awarded second place in portfolio category of the International Gardener of the Year...
Posted On 13 May 2010 at 12:36 pm

Huge turnout at Hanover and Elm Grove parking zone meeting prompts public demo plans

More than 300 people attended a public meeting to discuss plans for a controlled parking zone in Hanover and Elm Grove last night. So many people turned up that the meeting had to be held in the playground at Elm Grove Primary School instead of in the school hall. Feelings ran...
Posted On 13 May 2010 at 10:07 am

Burger King out and Brighton motoring museum in as Terraces development steams ahead

Burger King is to leave the Aquarium Terraces development and may be replaced with a motoring museum, it has emerged. Speaking at a meeting of the Kingscliffe Society’s committee, Matthew Kahil and Robert Nemeth, of Brighton Seafront Regeneration Ltd, said that the fast...
Posted On 13 May 2010 at 8:55 am

More strike action set to hit University of Sussex

Staff at the University of Sussex have voted in favour of further industrial action against huge cuts to staffing. Members of the University and College Union yesterday voted in favour of escalating action in defence of jobs at Sussex. In a separate motion, the branch also gave...
Posted On 13 May 2010 at 8:24 am