Hove firefighter on New Zealand earthquake rescue mission

HOVE firefighter Rob Negus is one of six specially-trained West Sussex firefighters flying to New Zealand to help victims of the earthquake that struck Christchurch on Tuesday, February 22. The crew from West Sussex Fire and Rescue’s technical rescue unit based in Horley,...
Posted On 23 Feb 2011 at 9:18 am

Trader tells of fears for Open Market

By Luke Hopkins Traders are concerned that plans for the redevelopment of the Open Market in Brighton are in jeopardy. Funding of £4.5 million is at risk if the plans are not given planning permission today (Wednesday 23 February) by the planning committee of Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 23 Feb 2011 at 5:50 am

Brighton man brutally attacked while walking home

A Brighton man was viciously beaten at the weekend in an unprovoked attack. Two or three men attacked the 23-year-old as he walked home along Morley Street and neared neared the stairs leading to Ashton Rise. He was knocked to the ground and kicked several times to the head,...
Posted On 23 Feb 2011 at 2:36 am

High stakes for Brighton casino site owner

The owner of a former Brighton casino is playing for high stakes today, asking planners for more time to build a hotel on the Sergeant Yorke’s site. But neutral observers believe that it’s a safe bet because Brighton and Hove City Council is keen to improve the area. Planning...
Posted On 23 Feb 2011 at 2:14 am

Brighton TV company wins award for Britain's Fattest Man

A Brighton documentary maker has won an award for its programme Britain’s Fattest Man from a leading industry body. Electric Sky Productions, of Clifton Mews in Brighton, won the award for the Best Single Documentary or Factual Programme at the Royal Television Society Southern...
Posted On 23 Feb 2011 at 12:53 am

Bomb found in seafront café is blown up by Army

The bomb thrown into a Hove seafront café in the early hours of yesterday has been made safe by the Army. Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 22 February) at Breakfast at Tiffany’s in Kingsway, Hove, close to the junction with...
Posted On 23 Feb 2011 at 12:50 am

People power saves Brighton children's hospital

The old Royal Alex has been saved thanks to people power. Taylor Wimpey has withdrawn a planning application to demolish all the buildings on the site in Dyke Road, Brighton. The news was confirmed by Brighton and Hove City Council planning officers yesterday (Tuesday 22...
Posted On 23 Feb 2011 at 12:34 am
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