Fire crew find cannabis factory in Brighton flat

A fire crew found a cannabis factory when they went to a Brighton flat to deal with a flood. The crew from East Sussex Fire and Rescue turned up at the flooded flat in New England Road, Brighton, just after 2am today. They found heavy duty electric cables and fertiliser so called...
Posted On 04 Dec 2010 at 6:08 pm

Naked Brighton sledger's video tops viral chart

A viral video shows Southover Street in Brighton as you’ve never seen it before – not just covered in snow but full of people chuckling at a naked sledger. The video – Matt Whistler’s Merry Christmas – is top of this week’s Guardian Viral Video Chart. You can see the four...
Posted On 04 Dec 2010 at 2:36 am

450 Brighton and Hove people are HIV positive but don't know it, says MP

Some 450 people in Brighton and Hove are HIV positive but do not realise it, the Conservative MP for Hove told the House of Commons. Mike Weatherley said: “The government and local services must do everything that they can to bring the number down. “I am determined to do what I...
Posted On 04 Dec 2010 at 2:27 am

Brighton MP backs Daylight Saving Bill

A Brighton MP gave his backing to the Daylight Saving Bill in a debate in the House of Commons yesterday. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, said that an extra hour of daylight would boost tourism. He said that this was help support 14,000 local jobs as eight...
Posted On 04 Dec 2010 at 2:08 am

Fire investigators look into blaze in Hove flat

Fire investigators are trying to establish the cause of a blaze in a flat in the Brunswick area of Hove. Firefighters were called to tackle the blaze in a fourth floor flat in Brunswick Place early on Wednesday evening. A 40-year-old man was taken to the Royal Sussex County...
Posted On 04 Dec 2010 at 1:36 am