Brighton and Hove council tax cut and cycle lane plans thrown out

Plans to cut council tax in Brighton and Hove by 1 per cent and to scrap a controversial cycle lane have been voted out by opposition councillors at the annual budget meeting. The moves came amid persistent protests from anti-cuts campaigners. This afternoon councillors began...
Posted On 03 Mar 2011 at 9:19 pm

Brighton police target pickpockets

Plain clothes police officers will target pickpockets and handbag thieves in an operation starting in Brighton this week. Sussex Police said that Operation Tea Leaf would tackle thieves stealing from people in cafés, restaurants, pubs and clubs. Officers intend to focus on crime...
Posted On 03 Mar 2011 at 3:29 pm

Man mugged in Brighton

A man has been robbed of his wallet and iPhone in Regency Square, Brighton. The mugger was standing in a doorway as the 26-year-old local victim walked up Cannon Place through Russell Square. He followed the victim then grabbed him around the throat and threatened him before...
Posted On 03 Mar 2011 at 9:15 am

Demo planned for Brighton and Hove council tax showdown

Hundreds of protesters are expected to march on Brighton Town Hall for a demo this afternoon as part of the campaign against council spending cuts. Two trade unions – Unison and the GMB – have organised demo to coincide with the annual Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 03 Mar 2011 at 12:28 am
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