Hove residents vow to fight eco housing scheme

A group of Hove neighbours have set up a residents association to fight proposals for environmentally friendly homes on the edge of Shoreham Harbour. They held a public meeting last night, with almost 140 turning out to hear about the PortZED plans and to have their say. One...
Posted On 17 Feb 2011 at 11:56 pm

Brighton rapist jailed for 15 years

A Brighton man has been jailed for 15 years for raping a woman in Kemp Town. Patrick Geary, 40, of Warwick Mount, Montague Street, Brighton, was jailed yesterday having been found guilty of two counts of rape at an earlier hearing. He also tried to rape another woman. Geary was...
Posted On 17 Feb 2011 at 11:51 pm

Hove beach hut destroyed by fire

A beach hut in Hove has been destroyed by fire in an arson attack early today (Thursday 17 February). An East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service crew from Hove Fire Station attended. Police are appealing for witnesses following the arson attack at around 3am on the seafront opposite...
Posted On 17 Feb 2011 at 10:18 am

Brighton MP spells out language school fears to Home Secretary

Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby held a meeting with the Home Secretary to spell out his concerns about proposed student visa restrictions. Mr Kirby, met Theresa May, a fellow Conservative, to explain the fears of English language schools in Brighton and Hove. Mr Kirby sai...
Posted On 17 Feb 2011 at 4:47 am

Hove MP claims victory in 'Portslade, Brighton' postal campaign

Hove Conservative MP Mike Weatherley is claiming victory in his campaign to have Brighton dropped from the postal address for Portslade. He said that for years the Royal Mail had placed Portslade within the postal town of Brighton. This was despite the two areas lying five miles...
Posted On 17 Feb 2011 at 4:42 am
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