Man in court over Hove greengrocer's death

A man charged with the manslaughter of popular Hove greengrocer Tony Magdi appeared in court today for a brief hearing. Paul Lambeth, 35, of Stafford Road, Brighton, was originally charged with grievous bodily harm after Mr Magdi was assaulted outside his shop in Portland Road,...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 5:11 pm

Tributes paid to Brighton University student after mystery New Year's death

The family of a Brighton University student who died in a New Year’s Day crash have paid tribute to him. Michael Male, 19, seriously injured his head while walking home from a New Year’s Eve celebration with friends crashed near his Croydon home. He was found by a...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 4:55 pm

Planning applications made simpler as numbers rise

Submitting a planning application could become easier under new proposals to cut the time needed to validate the rising number submitted in the city. Brighton and Hove City Council is undertaking a review of the supporting information that applicants have to supply when...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 4:41 pm

Homes sought for 5,000 Brighton chickens

Could you give some chickens a new home this year? A farm near Brighton is looking for new homes for 5,000 hens which have come to end of their commercial egg-laying life. Brighton Animal Action is on the lookout for people who could give the organic, free range hens somewhere to...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 4:29 pm

Two more arrests made in Whitehawk New Year's Day plunge case

Two more arrests have been made by detectives investigating how a man fell from a fourth storey window in Whitehawk on New Year’s Day. Scott Green, 25, is still in a critical condition at Hurstwood Park Neurosciences Centre in Haywards Heath following the suspected attack...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 3:33 pm

Brighton students positioned for yoga marathon

Students are positioning themselves for a yoga marathon to raise money towards helping troubled fellow students. Brighton University said that more than 100 people were taking part in a six-hour yoga marathon. The money that they raise will help those with non-academic problems...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 12:15 pm

Labour leader Ed Miliband to visit Brighton for fresh ideas

Ed Miliband is coming to Brighton as part of his policy review. His “fresh ideas” team has been sending letters to supporters in Brighton and Hove inviting them to meet the Labour leader. The event will start at 11am next Friday (14 January) and is to be held in central Brighton....
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 3:38 am

Post Office to shut Brighton branch and move further out

The Post Office is to shut another branch in Brighton and move it opposite the site of a branch that it closed for being unviable. The post office to be closed is in the old Co-op building in London Road. The new branch will be at 14 Preston Road, less than a hundred yards up...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 2:35 am

Artists offered £20k to design canopy for entrance to Hove flats

Artists can compete for £20,000 to design a canopy to shelter the doorway of new flats in Hove. But they have only seven days to say why they should be given the commission to design and instal their work. The building – Block E in Caister’s Close off The Upper Drive in Hove –...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011 at 1:53 am
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