Eight arrested in Brighton during May Day protests

Eight people have been arrested during May Day protests in Brighton and Hove today (Saturday 30 April). Two of the arrests were for assault while most of the rest were for public order offences. About 200 protesters are estimated to have taken part from a variety of protest...
Posted On 30 Apr 2011 at 8:26 pm

Police praise Albion fans after final fixture at Withdean

Brighton and Hove Albion fans were praised by police after a noisy but trouble-free end to the club’s 12 years at the Withdean Stadium. A crowd of 8,300 watched Albion’s final game of football there against Huddersfield Town, with the Yorkshire side snatching a late goal to win...
Posted On 30 Apr 2011 at 7:41 pm

Sussex fight back to rescue draw

LV County Championship Division One, Hove Sussex 290 & 459-9dec. drew with Lancashire 590 By Jack Bradshaw Sussex salvaged a draw against Lancashire thanks largely to an unbeaten century by Naveed Arif. Resuming on 147-0, still 153 runs behind Lancashire’s first innings...
Posted On 29 Apr 2011 at 8:53 pm

May Day protest planned for Brighton tomorrow

Police chiefs are urging those planning a May Day protest in Brighton tomorrow (Saturday 30 April) to liaise with officers. Sussex Police said that there have been calls through social networks for anti-war, anti-capitalist and anti-cuts protesters to join in the protest call...
Posted On 29 Apr 2011 at 10:19 am

Hove man attacked outside Brighton club

A 21-year-old man from Hove was treated in hospital for a burst blood vessel after being attacked in Brighton. The attack happened outside Revolution in West Street, Brighton, in the early hours of Wednesday (27 April). Another man who had also come form inside Revolution grabbed...
Posted On 29 Apr 2011 at 1:54 am

Hove nursery saved from closure threat as planners reject building plan

Plans to build four flats above a children’s nursery in Hove have been rejected by councillors. The scheme would have meant the closure of Poppies Childcare in West Way, Hangleton. Members of Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee turned down the scheme. They overruled...
Posted On 29 Apr 2011 at 1:35 am

Brighton MP spreads referendum message in TV debate

Brighton Pavilion Green MP Caroline Lucas urged television viewers to back voting reform in the referendum next week. And she claimed that Brighton and Hove City Council could be about to go Green. She appeared on the BBC TV programme The Daily Politics, presented by Andrew Neil,...
Posted On 29 Apr 2011 at 12:46 am

Southern lays on extra trains for royal wedding

The main train operator from Brighton, Hove and Portslade to London said that it was laying on extra trains and carriages for the royal wedding tomorrow (Friday 29 April). Southern said that it expected many more people to head to London by train than on a normal bank holiday....
Posted On 28 Apr 2011 at 8:40 pm

Brighton landlord ordered to carry out repairs

A Brighton landlord has been served with an enforcement notice for letting a building in a conservation area fall into disrepair. Harwood Properties has been ordered to carry out extensive repairs at 16 York Place, Brighton. The work includes removing what Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 28 Apr 2011 at 8:00 pm

Criminal talk promised during Brighton Fringe

It would be a crime to miss it – Brighton author Peter James and academic expert Professor Peter Squires are going head to head for a debate during the Brighton Fringe Festival. The pair of Peters will discuss criminals and justice at the Sallis Benney Theatre, part of Brighton...
Posted On 28 Apr 2011 at 4:06 pm
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