Snow response on the roads and railways blasted by MPs

Commuters from Brighton and Hove need train companies to undergo a complete culture change, according to MPs. The cross-party committee of MPs were critical of the way passengers were stranded or left without information during the ice and snow last winter. And train companies...
Posted On 13 May 2011 at 8:43 pm

Brighton and Hove Labour councillors vote to be Co-operative

Labour members of Brighton and Hove City Council want their political group to be known as the Labour and Co-operative group. The name change was agreed at the same annual meeting of councillors that re-elected Gill Mitchell as the group’s leader. The group said: “The Brighton...
Posted On 13 May 2011 at 8:27 pm

Teenage gang robs two Brighton men at knifepoint

Two Brighton men were robbed at knifepoint by a gang of youths this morning (Friday 13 May). The two men, aged 19 and 20, handed over their phones and wallets after being threatened by the teenage gang in the early hours. They were approached by about eight youngsters near the...
Posted On 13 May 2011 at 6:29 pm

Brighton man charged with two counts of rape

A 46-year-old man from Hollingdean has today been charged with two counts of rape. Both of the offences are alleged to have taken place in Brighton in the mid 1990s. Stephen Edwards, of Merevale in Hollingdean, faced the charges when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court in...
Posted On 13 May 2011 at 6:00 pm

Freedom of Brighton and Hove awarded to Aung San Suu Kyi

The Freedom of Brighton and Hove is being awarded to Burmese pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi and heroic pilot Marc Heal. Nobel Peace Prize winner Mrs Suu Kyi, guest director of the Brighton Festival this year, is unable to attend a ceremony in her honour next Thursday...
Posted On 13 May 2011 at 5:09 pm
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