Brighton hospital thief nets nearly £5,000

A woman netted nearly £5,000 after stealing the purse of a Brighton hospital worker and then emptying the victim’s bank account. The thief went into the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Eastern Road, Brighton, and stole the purse from an office. She used the debit and credit cards...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010 at 6:01 pm

Argus journalists vote for second two-day strike

Journalists at Brighton and Hove’s daily newspaper, The Argus, have voted for a second two-day strike. The strike will be held next Tuesday and Wednesday (7 and 8 December) in the dispute about the loss of six news sub-editors’ jobs. The jobs are being lost as the subs’ work is...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010 at 3:56 pm

Brighton O developers eye up site next to Palace Pier

Plans for a giant ferris wheel on Brighton seafront have been resurrected with an alternative location for the temporary tourist attraction. Developers Paramount originally wanted to build the Brighton O next to the West Pier. This plan was withdrawn in February after developers...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010 at 11:53 am

Whitehawk FC ask to follow in Albion's footsteps at Withdean

Whitehawk Football Club could be the next occupants of Withdean Stadium when Brighton and Hove Albion move to Falmer next year. The council is considering a request from Whitehawk to use the ground for two years when the Seagulls move to the Amex Community Stadium in June....
Posted On 29 Nov 2010 at 11:44 am

Hove man dies after being knocked down by car in Patcham

A 44-year-old man from Hove died after being struck by a car in Patcham late yesterday afternoon. He was walking near the Esso garage in London Road when the accident happened at about 5.10pm. The driver involved in the accident, a 42-year-old woman from Norfolk, was treated at...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010 at 11:24 am

Hove restaurant's late night licence application opposed by ward councillor

A Hove councillor is urging residents to join him in opposing another late night licensing application in his ward. Jade restaurant in Western Road, Hove, has applied for a licence to sell food and alcoholic drinks until 5am. At the moment it stops serving at midnights on most...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010 at 11:14 am

Council plans shake-up of who can have beach huts in Brighton and Hove

Beach huts in Brighton and Hove may be leased for limited periods in future instead of rented indefinitely. The proposal affects 100 brick beach huts in Hove, Madeira Drive, Ovingdean, Rottingdean and Saltdean. Brighton and Hove City Council said that the scheme would not affect...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010 at 11:01 am

Greengrocer dies after attack by road rage cyclist

The greengrocer punched by a cyclist in a road rage attack in Hove has died in hospital. Tony Magdi, 52, of Portland Road , Hove , was suffering from an infection while being treated at Hurstwood Park Neurosciences Centre in Haywards Heath. He had been in a coma for three weeks...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010 at 10:38 am