Brighton MP lobbies Chancellor over petrol prices

A Brighton MP has urged the Chancellor to help hard-pressed families hit by rising fuel costs. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, raised the issue with the Chancellor, George Osborne, at a meeting in the House of Commons earlier today. Mr Kirby said: “I was...
Posted On 09 Mar 2011 at 5:16 pm

Bank raids suspect arrested in Brighton

A man suspected of carrying out three bank robberies in twelve days has been arrested in Brighton. Sussex Police officers swooped in Western Road, Brighton, this afternoon (Wednesday 9 March) and detained the man in a pre-planned operation. The suspect is due to be questioned...
Posted On 09 Mar 2011 at 3:41 pm

Planners clamp down on plastic window frames in Hove

Plastic window frames have prompted planning officials to take enforcement action in a conservation area in Hove. Three enforcement notices have been served on those with an interest in 126a and 128 Church Road. The plastic window frames that have been installed at 126a and 128...
Posted On 09 Mar 2011 at 1:59 pm

Hove law firm survives going into administration

The property crash, a fraud and a sharp rise in insurance premiums drove a Hove legal practice into administration. The company, Arscotts Solicitors, continues to trade though, having restructured through a legal and financial process known as a pre-pack administration. While an...
Posted On 09 Mar 2011 at 1:55 pm