Brighton hospital neighbours raise concerns about construction traffic

People living near Brighton and Hove’s main hospital were offered some reassurance tonight about lorry traffic during a huge rebuilding project. Construction traffic is unlikely to use Wilson Avenue, neighbours were told at a Royal Sussex County Hospital Hospital Liaison...
Posted On 26 Sep 2011 at 9:49 pm

Hove flat fire being treated as arson

A fire in a basement flat in Hove this afternoon is being treated as arson. East Sussex Fire and Rescue crews spent about 40 minutes tackling the fire at the YMCA property in Goldstone Villas. The flat is in the block next to the old Woolworths in Blatchington Road and by the...
Posted On 26 Sep 2011 at 6:51 pm

Inflatable roof plan for Brighton beach volleyball centre

Brighton’s beach volleyball centre could have covered courts for the winter. The management of Yellowave, in Madeira Drive, Brighton, have applied to the council for permission to install a 9m tall inflatable roof over three of their six courts. They hope the temporary...
Posted On 26 Sep 2011 at 6:31 pm

Overturned caravan causes rush hour tailbacks on Brighton bypass

An overturned caravan caused tailbacks on the A27 Brighton bypass during the evening rush hour today (Monday 26 September). The caravan overturned at about 4pm on the eastbound side of the road. Sussex Police said that the caravan hit the central reservation by the slip road to...
Posted On 26 Sep 2011 at 5:26 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion : Poyet is aware of big Palace rivalry

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing. Gus Poyet said today how he and the Albion players were aware of the intense rivalry between the Albion and Crystal Palace. He commented on a charity match he played in between former players of the two teams, which got a little nasty....
Posted On 26 Sep 2011 at 10:55 am

Derelict Brighton cinema to be demolished

The derelict Astoria cinema in Brighton is to be demolished and replaced by energy-efficient offices. The Grade II listed building has been empty for 15 years despite a number of ideas to bring it back into use. Members of Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee have...
Posted On 26 Sep 2011 at 6:14 am