Heavy snow forecast overnight for Brighton and Hove

The BBC 24-hour forecast currently says Brighton and Hove will experience several hours of heavy snow tonight. The forecast says snow will start falling at about 3am and could last well into tomorrow morning. The city council’s gritters are out tonight once more. The last...
Posted On 27 Nov 2010 at 10:58 pm

Former Brighton internet guru dies under train

Friends and work colleagues have paid tribute to a talented internet marketing guru and Sussex University graduate Jaamit Durrani. Mr Durrani, who worked for Worth Digital Media, in Middle Street, Brighton, after he graduated, died instantly after being hit by a London...
Posted On 27 Nov 2010 at 1:29 pm

Victim of Hove road rage cyclist attack shows signs of recovery

The Hove greengrocer who was left in a coma after a road rage attack by a cyclist is showing the first signs of recovery. Tony Magdi, 52, of Portland Road, Hove, was floored by a punch just under three weeks ago, leaving him with serious head injuries. He has been sedated at the...
Posted On 27 Nov 2010 at 6:01 am

Safe Space scheme steps up help for drunken clubbers as Christmas approaches

By Ben Scott A scheme that helps drunken clubbers is gearing up for the Christmas party season and preparing to expand beyond Brighton. Safe Space, which is based in St Paul’s Church in West Street, Brighton, said that in previous years the number of people given help had soared...
Posted On 27 Nov 2010 at 5:58 am

Detectives appeal to woman hurt after Brighton robbery

Detectives are trying to trace a woman who is believed to have been hurt during a street robbery in the centre of Brighton. She is believed to have been an innocent bystander who was hit as the mugging victim chased the robber to try to retrieve his stolen laptop computer. The...
Posted On 27 Nov 2010 at 5:45 am

Neglected Brighton house given makeover by council

An eyesore house has been given a makeover by the council after the owner failed to respond to a enforcement notice. Now the council is taking steps to recover its money – expected to total more than £15,000 – if necessary by putting a charge on the land. Brighton and...
Posted On 27 Nov 2010 at 5:38 am