Brighton and Hove Buses wins coach award

Brighton and Hove Bus and Coach Company picked up another prize at an awards ceremony in Manchester this evening. The company won the Coach Marketing Award at the UK Coach Awards. The award was given because the company was judged to have made the best and most creative use of a...
Posted On 07 Apr 2011 at 11:59 pm

Peacehaven blaze victim named

An elderly woman who died in a house fire in Peacehaven on Monday (4 April) has been named as 88-year-old Jean Horton. Mrs Horton died at her home in Arundel Road Central with her pet cat at lunchtime on Monday. An inquest into her death has been opened and adjourned after...
Posted On 07 Apr 2011 at 11:49 pm

Brighton and Hove bank robber holds up his dyed hands

A Hove man has admitted carrying out three bank robberies in 12 days. Clifford Hellier, 56, of Queen Victoria Avenue, Hove, held up the NatWest bank in Church Road, Hove, on Tuesday 8 March the Co-operative Bank in Western Road, Brighton, on Tuesday 1 March the Halifax bank in...
Posted On 07 Apr 2011 at 9:32 pm

Brighton and Hove politicians sign up to 'open data' city

The four main political parties have signed up to the idea of Brighton and Hove becoming an “open data” city. A movement – called Open Data Brighton and Hove – has been campaigning for the idea which involves sharing information more freely to improve life for everyone in the...
Posted On 07 Apr 2011 at 8:48 pm

Brighton property developer loses playground fight

A children’s playground near Brighton Station is expected to be open within six months after a battle between a property developer and the council. The developer was given permission to build a hotel and offices on a site known as Block K in the New England Quarter on condition...
Posted On 07 Apr 2011 at 2:54 pm

Rockinghorse to hold charity Easter egg hunt in Hove

The Rockinghorse children’s charity is holding an Easter egg hunt and giveaway at its shop in George Street, Hove, on Saturday 23 April. The Brighton-based charity said that children would be able to take part in a search for Easter goodies. And everyone who brings in a donation...
Posted On 07 Apr 2011 at 2:30 pm