Collapse of property company creates uncertainty

Britain’s biggest property management company, Peverel, which has properties in Brighton and Hove, has collapsed creating uncertainty for thousands of staff and residents. The company was placed in administration less than a week after the billionaire brothers Robert and Vincent...
Posted On 14 Mar 2011 at 11:59 pm

Charges dropped against Hove traffic PC involved in death crash

A Hove traffic policeman appeared before magistrates today having been summonsed for driving with defective tyres. The case followed an accident in which a 20-year-old man died and another man was injured. PC Stewart Chalmers learnt in court today that the Crown Prosecution...
Posted On 14 Mar 2011 at 7:48 pm

Detectives carry out door to door inquiries in hunt for Hove gunman

Detectives have been carrying out door-to-door inquiries in Hove today in the search for three men after a police officer was threatened with a gun. The hunt began in the Poets Corner area on Thursday (10 March) when a man saw three men, one of whom was carrying a machete,...
Posted On 14 Mar 2011 at 4:13 pm

Brighton based science show starts tonight on BBC

A popular science programme which is filmed in Brighton starts a new series on BBC One tonight (Monday 14 March). Bang Goes The Theory is recorded at the Sussex University campus in Falmer where the programme makers have now established a permanent home for the show. The...
Posted On 14 Mar 2011 at 1:50 pm

Brighton and Hove MEP urges pesticide ban to protect bees

One of the MEPs who represents Brighton and Hove has called for a ban on pesticides that he says may be a threat to bees. Peter Skinner, who represents South East England in the European Parliament, said: “There is no plan B if our bees die out.” He spoke out in favour of a ban...
Posted On 14 Mar 2011 at 5:25 am