Snow problems deepen across Brighton and Hove

More than four inches of snow had fallen on Brighton and Hove by late evening with buses stuck and Sussex Police advising drivers to venture out only if absolutely necessary. Road conditions were so treacherous that Brighton and Hove Buses stopped running shortly after 9pm....
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 11:55 pm

Icy roads warning in Brighton and Hove

Snow settling on the surface of the A27 has led to lengthy tailbacks from before the Southwick tunnel east-bound and east of Brighton west-bound. Driving conditions are worse on the A270 Old Shoreham Road and treacherous on side roads. Freezing temperatures are expected...
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 6:23 pm

Bogus callers con £500 from Brighton pensioner

Bogus council workers have stolen nearly £500 from an elderly Brighton woman. Sussex Police said that the victim, who is in her 80s, answered the door of her Eastern Road home at around 9.50am on Monday (29 November). A man claiming to be from the council said that he was...
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 5:36 pm

Three schoolchildren arrested during student protest in Brighton and Hove

Three 15-year-old children were among five people to be arrested at the Stop the Cuts demo yesterday. About 800 students, sixth formers and schoolchildren marched from Victoria Gardens in Brighton to Hove Town Hall. They were protesting about cuts in higher education spending as...
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 5:59 am

Brighton and Hove letting agencies face review

Private letting agents’ services and charges in Brighton and Hove are to be reviewed by a cross-party panel of councillors. The review follows concerns raised by a Citizens Advice Bureau report. The CAB report said that 94 per cent of letting agents surveyed nationally imposed...
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 5:45 am

Snow means Brighton and Hove commuters face second day of train troubles

Commuters face a second difficult day on the railways as Southern operates an emergency timetable. The move follows a nightmare for thousands of homebound passengers yesterday when they were told that all trains out of Victoria were cancelled. Snow had meant that some trains...
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 5:43 am

Hove parking problems highlighted by survey

A parking survey has been delivered to hundreds of homes as part of a campaign to improve the present regime. The Liberal Democrats said that every home in Brunswick and Adelaide ward had received a copy of the survey. It asks residents how easy it is to park near their homes,...
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 5:30 am

Brighton medical graduate offers schoolchildren a Christmas to remember

Brighton’s medical school is putting on a lecture aimed at schoolchildren which it hopes they will never forget – it’s about our memory. The Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) is inviting 11 to 13-year-old pupils – those in Year 7 and 8 at school – to its Christmas...
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 1:23 am
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