Train company promises to run longer trains

One of the main train operators out of Brighton Station has promised that it will run more 12-carriage trains by the end of the year. First Capital Connect gave the assurance in a meeting with Brighton Pavilion Green MP Caroline Lucas. She met senior managers at First Capital...
Posted On 16 Mar 2011 at 4:02 pm

Father sprayed with freezer gas in Brighton

A man had a lucky escape after a dangerous gas sprayed his face when he punctured a coolant pipe on a freezer in Brighton. The man’s glasses kept him from getting any gas in his eyes as he helped his daughter defrost her freezer. He had been removing thick ice with a knife...
Posted On 16 Mar 2011 at 2:40 pm

Labour criticises police cuts in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove Labour politicians plan to raise the effects of policing cuts at a council meeting next week. They are concerned about a big drop in the number of officers and the possible closure of Hove Police Station. They say that Sussex Police is to lose 500 officers and...
Posted On 16 Mar 2011 at 12:57 pm

Brighton and Hove voters invited to learn how to influence the council

A local democracy workshop is being held next week to help people learn how to influence politicians and officials. The workshop is open to students, residents, youth and community groups. It is being run by Brighton and Hove City Council with support from the Community...
Posted On 16 Mar 2011 at 11:51 am

Fourth man charged in Brighton murder case

A fourth man has been charged with the murder of a homeless Brighton man. Ireneusz Malesza, 22, who is also homeless, has been charged with the murder of Craig Palmer, 39, in Brighton on Saturday 15 January this year. Malesza is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court...
Posted On 16 Mar 2011 at 10:38 am

Lords visit Brighton to learn about HIV and Aids care

Members of the House of Lords visited Brighton yesterday to learn more about HIV and Aids. Peers visited the Sussex Beacon hospice and St Peter’s Medical Practice as well as the Royal Sussex County Hospital to see how HIV is treated in Brighton. They came as members of the Lords...
Posted On 16 Mar 2011 at 6:59 am

Hollingbury park has new £650k playgroup building

A new pavilion housing a children’s playgroup has been completed in Hollingbury Park in Ditchling Road, Brighton. The £650,000 building replaces a run-down and badly lit sports pavilion which was built in the 1920s and had unsafe rotten decking. When the original pavilion was...
Posted On 16 Mar 2011 at 6:51 am
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