Nothing found during search of Tobin's former Portslade home

Digging at serial killer Peter Tobin’s former Portslade home has now drawn to a close without any uncovering any crimes. For eight days, officers dug up the back garden, ground floor and basement of the flat and former tea rooms in Station Road. Officers will now focus...
Posted On 21 Jul 2010 at 8:16 am

All-night Kemp Town off licence plans scrapped

An application to open an all-night off licence in St James’s Street has been withdrawn in the face of strong opposition from Kemp Town residents. Tipple wanted to open at 30 St James’s Street and sell alcohol from 6am right through to 4am. The plans prompted chair of...
Posted On 21 Jul 2010 at 8:10 am

Gasworks close part of Palmeira Square

Gasworks will close part of Palmeira Square for three weeks starting on Monday. The southbound lane of the western leg will be closed, making the road one-way only for the duration of the works.Some on-street parking bays will also be suspended. The eastern leg will remain...
Posted On 21 Jul 2010 at 8:06 am

Have your say on Royal Sussex redevelopment

Patients are being asked to get involved in the redesign of Brighton’s Royal Sussex County Hospital. The hospital is planning on redeveloping the front half of the hospital, and is about to embark on the design of its 2,800 rooms and layout. Community groups, patients,...
Posted On 21 Jul 2010 at 8:00 am

Brighton and Hove playground improvements halted

Government cuts have halted plans to improve 11 playgrounds in Brighton and Hove. Brighton and Hove City Council has been told with immediate effect by to halt spending under the Playbuilder scheme until further notice. The council is in the second year of the Playbuilder scheme...
Posted On 21 Jul 2010 at 7:54 am