Brighton and Hove to be given less money to fill more potholes

More than 450 potholes are being repaired every week in Brighton and Hove after the coldest December for 100 years. But Brighton and Hove City Council is having to carry out the work with less money than it received after the double bout of snow during the previous winter....
Posted On 03 Feb 2011 at 10:29 pm

Brighton pimp hunted by police

A Brighton pimp is being hunted by police who want to send him back to prison. Peter Orwell, 39, is wanted for recall to prison after failing to obey the conditions of his licence. He was jailed for 18 months for controlling prostitution for his own gain in Brighton and Hove when...
Posted On 03 Feb 2011 at 5:31 pm

Frisbee on the rise in Brighton

By Ben Scott Diagonal rain slashes down as I peer across the floodlit Hove RFC pitch. A strange sight greets me. There appear to be 35 people wearing shorts running around chasing a frisbee. I instantly feel overdressed in my coat and scarf. It appears that they are not just...
Posted On 03 Feb 2011 at 5:28 pm

Police trace couple who witnessed Brighton serial killer's wedding

Detectives have identified a married couple who were the witnesses at the Brighton wedding of serial killer Peter Tobin. They were identified after an appeal on the BBC TV programme Crimewatch. Detective Superintendent David Swindle is leading the investigation into Tobin’s past....
Posted On 03 Feb 2011 at 5:24 pm

MP calls on minister to locate 'green' bank in Brighton

An MP has urged Business Secretary Vince Cable to base the government’s proposed new Green Investment Bank in Brighton. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, called on Mr Cable to locate the bank in the town during a House of Commons select committee hearing. Mr...
Posted On 03 Feb 2011 at 5:20 pm