Planners deliver setback to Brighton superstore

A Brighton supermarket has been told to stick to its present hours for deliveries despite asking for changes. Sainsbury’s, in Lewes Road, Brighton, wanted lorries to be able to deliver until 10pm each night from Monday to Saturday rather than before 9pm. And on Sundays it wanted...
Posted On 14 Oct 2010 at 10:21 pm

Brighton's first new council homes for 30 years a step closer

Tenants and representatives of Brighton and Hove City Council inspected the site for the first new council house building in the city for 30 years. The council said that it had put in a bid to the government’s Homes and Communities Agency to build homes for social rent. It...
Posted On 14 Oct 2010 at 6:44 pm

Brighton protest led to 53 arrests but no charges and a £100,000-plus bill

Fifty-three people were arrested in Brighton yesterday during a protest but all of them have been released without charge. Sussex Police said that most of the arrests during the Smash EDO demonstration were made to prevent a breach of the peace. The force estimates that the bill...
Posted On 14 Oct 2010 at 5:45 pm

Brighton traffic clogged up after minor accident

One of the main roads through the centre of Brighton was closed for half an hour just as the evening rush hour was about to begin. Eastern Road was closed outside the Royal Sussex County Hospital after an accident involving a pedestrian and a motorcyclist. An ambulance attended...
Posted On 14 Oct 2010 at 5:26 pm

Dozens of flats to be built in the centre of Brighton

Storage space above two Brighton shops is to be extended and turned into 33 flats. The new flats, including affordable homes, were approved yesterday by the Brighton and Hove City Council planning committee. Councillors gave permission for the flats in St James’s Street, above...
Posted On 14 Oct 2010 at 5:46 am

Homes approved for Brighton students

A new four-storey student hall of residence has been approved for Brighton. Permission was granted for the scheme by the Brighton and Hove City Council planning committee yesterday. The 39 en suite student flats will be built opposite Sainsbury’s in Lewes Road and managed by the...
Posted On 14 Oct 2010 at 5:34 am