Gul and Goodwin slay Dragons at Hove

Friends Life T20, Hove Sussex Sharks 134-6 beat Glamorgan Dragons 132-8 by four wickets The Sussex Sharks edged closer to a T20 quarter-final place with a four-wicket win completed with four balls to spare. A brooding sky and just the faintest spots of rain set the scene for what...
Posted On 07 Jul 2011 at 11:13 pm

Have you seen distinctive missing man in Brighton?

A missing man may be in Brighton, according to police, who say there are concerns for his welfare. Officers are asking the public to be on the lookout for 53-year-old Michael Saunders who has grey hair down to below his waist. Mr Saunders was described as 5ft 10in tall and of...
Posted On 07 Jul 2011 at 3:32 pm

Bungling robber with a fake beard raids Hove bookie

A bungling armed robber disguised in a fake beard tried to rob a betting shop in Hove this morning but fled emptyhanded. The robber went into William Hill in George Street, Hove, at about 8.25am and threatened staff with what looked like a black handgun. He took a set of keys but...
Posted On 07 Jul 2011 at 2:31 pm

Labour councillors speak out about shortage of primary school places in Hove

The shortage of primary school places in the areas where young families live is a “ticking time bomb”, according to two new Labour councillors. The pair – Alan Robins and Anne Pissaridou – intend to raise the issue with the ruling Green group at a Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 07 Jul 2011 at 3:32 am

Green purge urged by Hove MP

Hove Conservative MP Mike Weatherley is calling for the eradication of “greens” from the streets of Hove. It is not, however, the encroaching of Mr Weatherley’s political rivals that is the subject of his latest letter to John Barradell, chief executive of Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 07 Jul 2011 at 2:16 am

Brighton and Hove fire authority members' expenses and allowances published

The fire authority that serves Brighton and Hove has published the amounts paid in allowances and expenses for the past financial year. East Sussex Fire Authority paid £87,362 in total to its 22 members in the year to Thursday 31 March. Three of those members were councillors...
Posted On 07 Jul 2011 at 12:42 am