Brighton universities rise up rankings

Sussex University has risen up a popular university ranking guide to its highest position. The Guardian University Guide rates Sussex as Britain’s 11th best university – up from 15th last year. The league table, published today (Tuesday 17 May), also rates Brighton University...
Posted On 17 May 2011 at 11:49 pm

Portslade shop fined in parking dispute

A supermarket has been fined by magistrates for charging customers to park in breach of planning laws. The Aldi store in Carlton Terrace, Portslade, was fined £600 and ordered to pay costs of £1,200 at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 16 May). When the store was...
Posted On 17 May 2011 at 11:09 pm

Search teams to end hunt for murdered Portslade father

Detectives hunting for a missing father from Portslade expect to complete their search of locations near the A23 tomorrow (Wednesday 18 May). Sussex Police said that it was continuing to search the A23 corridor as part of the Gary Hampson murder investigation. Mr Hampson, wh...
Posted On 17 May 2011 at 10:38 pm

Anglican leaders ask whether the sick should be healed at derelict Hove church

The Church of England has asked for comments about plans to turn a sacred site in Hove into a doctors’ surgery. The disused Holy Trinity Church at the junction of Goldstone Villas and Blatchington Road, Hove, looks likely to house two surgeries which are currently near by. The...
Posted On 17 May 2011 at 9:55 pm

Brighton MP raises cliff height at marina

A Brighton MP is trying to change the law this evening (Tuesday 17 May) as he campaigns to prevent buildings from towering above the cliffs at Brighton Marina. Simon Kirby, the Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown, is trying to amend the Localism Bill. He wants the bill to give...
Posted On 17 May 2011 at 8:19 pm

Hove man hurt as burner explodes

A Hove man suffered burns while using an ornamental fuel burner. He was treated in hospital after the bio-ethanol burner exploded, splashing hot fuel on to his legs. The device was designed to use a gel-based fuel but was burning liquid when it exploded. Two fire crews from Hove...
Posted On 17 May 2011 at 6:52 pm
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