Sainsbury's new Brighton store refused permission to sell alcohol

Sainsbury’s has been refused a licence to sell alcohol at its new store in North Street, Brighton. The store falls within the “cumulative impact zone” declared by Brighton and Hove City Council. Inside the zone, which runs from Preston Street to Upper and Lower Rock Gardens in...
Posted On 21 Dec 2010 at 8:37 pm

Late licence extension for North Laine shop is refused

A North Laine store has been told to stick to its present hours for selling alcoholic drinks. Go Local in North Road, Brighton, wanted to sell beers, wines and spirits from 6am to 2am every day. At the moment the store closes at 11pm each day. A Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 21 Dec 2010 at 8:34 pm

Skimming devices found on five Brighton cash machines

Five skimming devices have been found on cash machines in Brighton in a single day. Police believe that several other cash machines have had the devices fitted and removed and are urging people to be cautious. Sussex Police said: “The devices were found on cash machines at banks...
Posted On 21 Dec 2010 at 6:00 am

Brighton and Hove poeple to have higher priority on council house waiting list

People from Brighton and Hove should have a better chance of being able to stay living in the area if new rules are approved. Brighton and Hove City Council is likely to have revised priorities for its housing waiting list after a meeting next month. One of the key changes is...
Posted On 21 Dec 2010 at 5:51 am

Brighton and Hove's move to regional fire control centre is scrapped

Plans to move the fire service control centre for Brighton and Hove to Hampshire have been scrapped by ministers. Under the Labour government the 46 county-based fire control rooms were to be replaced by nine new amalgamated regional control centres. The £420 million project was...
Posted On 21 Dec 2010 at 5:35 am

Memorial fund set up for Hove greengrocer Tony Magdi

A memorial fund has been started for the popular Hove greengrocer who died after a road rage attack by a cyclist. Tony Magdi was felled by a punch in Portland Road, Hove, opposite his home and the shop which he ran. He died three weeks later – on Sunday 28 November – after...
Posted On 21 Dec 2010 at 5:35 am

Brighton school looks likely to keep its key sporting role

A Brighton school is expected to be able to continue its flagship sports programme after a government U-turn over funding cuts. Education Secretary Michael Gove said that he would find about half of the money originally allocated to scheme. He had planned to scrap it altogether....
Posted On 21 Dec 2010 at 4:19 am
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