Brighton lifeboat crew rescues yachtsman

The Brighton RNLI crew towed a yacht back to Brighton Marina today after it suffered an engine failure. The skipper of the 10.7 metre yacht had been on is way from the marina to Newhaven to take part in the Armistice commemorations there. Smoke or steam began rising from the...
Posted On 14 Nov 2010 at 6:48 pm

Brighton cyclist remanded by court over road rage attack

A Brighton man was brought before magistrates yesterday charged with the road rage attack on a car driver in Hove last Sunday. Paul Lambeth, 35, of Stafford Road, Brighton, is accused of being the cyclist who punched greengrocer Tony Magdi, knocking him out. Mr Magdi, 52, from...
Posted On 14 Nov 2010 at 9:42 am

Brighton and Hove councillors say carry on snooping

Councillors have agreed to keep on snooping on the public – even for trivial matters – despite a government pledge to use spying powers only to tackle serious crimes. They made the decision at a meeting of the cabinet of Brighton and Hove City Council. The council cabinet...
Posted On 14 Nov 2010 at 9:14 am

One strike by journalists in Brighton is called off while the other is still on

BBC journalists have suspended the 48-hour strike that they were due to hold tomorrow and on Tuesday (16 November). Staff at the broadcaster’s offices in Queen’s Road, Brighton, had been expected to walk out for the second time in just over a week. But talks are now under way to...
Posted On 14 Nov 2010 at 6:15 am

Brighton and Hove taxpayers promised a cheaper paper bill

Brighton and Hove City Council is one of 12 public sector bodies that have agreed to work together to cut stationery bills over the next three years. The council’s cabinet decided to continue to lead the Sussex Stationery Consortium, claiming that it would save up to 40 per cent...
Posted On 14 Nov 2010 at 6:01 am