Brighton park given a dog-free area from today

A popular Brighton park is due to have its dog-free area reinstated today two years after it was removed without notice. The decision to bring back the dog-free area in Queen’s Park was made by Councillor Geoffrey Theobald at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting in November....
Posted On 01 Jan 2011 at 4:52 pm

One of Hove's most unusual shops closes

A shop for transsexuals and transvestites in Hove has been forced to close. Lacies, in Portland Road, Hove, catered for cross-dressers and the transgender community for the past eight years. Although it raised a few eyebrows when it opened, it has traded relatively quietly and,...
Posted On 01 Jan 2011 at 4:35 pm

Brighton man seriously hurt after fall from fourth floor window

Five people have been arrested after a man fell from a fourth-floor window in Brighton in the early hours of this morning. They are being held on suspicion of seriously assaulting the 25-year-old man, who fell from a building in Chadborn Close, Whitehawk. The 25-year-old man is...
Posted On 01 Jan 2011 at 4:11 pm

Woman rescued from freezing sea in Brighton

A new year reveller in Brighton got into difficulty in the near freezing sea after going for a dip at 4am today. The woman went for a new year swim near the Palace Pier but was soon having trouble and waved her arms frantically for help. A friend who had stayed on the beach...
Posted On 01 Jan 2011 at 3:50 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs issue chemist opening hours

Health chiefs have issued pharmacy opening hours for Brighton and Hove over the new year period. They have also set out advice for people who suspect that they may have flu, particularly given concerns with the national death toll for swine flu rising. Peter Wilkinson, a public...
Posted On 01 Jan 2011 at 3:12 am