£6m budgeted to clear the air in congested Brighton street

People may soon be able to breathe more easily in one of Brighton’s most congested streets. The coalition government has awarded more than £4 million towards the cost of a scheme to improve Lewes Road and cut air pollution. The money is coming from the government’s Local...
Posted On 05 Jul 2011 at 4:57 pm

Can you identify armed Brighton motorcycle robbers?

Detectives have issued CCTV images of two men who robbed the Co-op store in Lustrells Vale, Saltdean, yesterday lunchtime. The image shows the two men who threatened security staff before leaving with a cash box containing several thousand pounds. A man, wearing a motorcycle...
Posted On 05 Jul 2011 at 4:20 pm

Suspect held over four Brighton shop robberies

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying out four convenience store robberies in Brighton in three days. The first two offences took place in Upper Hollingdean Road on Saturday (2 July) and in Preston Drove on Sunday (3 July). The latest two happened yesterday (Monday...
Posted On 05 Jul 2011 at 4:08 pm

Brighton and Hove businesses urged to look to low-carbon future

The new Green leader of Brighton and Hove City Council today (Tuesday 5 July) called for a summit with the city’s business leaders. Councillor Bill Randall, who became leader in May, wants to develop a new and low-carbon economic strategy for the city The main aims of this...
Posted On 05 Jul 2011 at 3:54 pm

Apprentice chosen to open £1.8m housing centre in Brighton

The shortest speech at the opening of Brighton and Hove’s £1.8 million new housing centre was made by 20-year-old apprentice carpenter Sonny Smith from Whitehawk. The former Patcham High School pupil said: “I’d like to thank everyone who pushed for the apprenticeship schem...
Posted On 05 Jul 2011 at 3:37 pm
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