Brighton and Hove Conservatives want firms to pay for digging up roads

Brighton and Hove Greens are being urged to charge utility companies fees for digging up the roads. The opposition Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council say that the measure is necessary “to tackle the blight of never-ending roadworks on the city’s streets”. Councillor...
Posted On 12 Oct 2011 at 3:41 pm

Man held after armed robbery in Brighton

An armed robber was thwarted this morning when an alarm went off during the hold up in Brighton. The robber threatened the shop owner with a knife but fled empty-handed when the alarm sounded. The shop owner suffered minor injuries in the hold up at Park Road Newsagents in...
Posted On 12 Oct 2011 at 12:13 pm

High rise tenants in Brighton and Hove to be given new lifts

About 90 lifts fitted in the 1960s and 1970s across 50 blocks in Brighton and Hove will be replaced over the next nine years. A contract is being drawn up to run the replacement programme to tackle the problem of continuing breakdowns. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “The...
Posted On 12 Oct 2011 at 12:03 pm

Brighton community centre signs up Steve Coogan for marathon

Actor and comedian Steve Coogan is to run the Brighton Marathon to raise money for the Whitehawk Inn. The community centre and learning hub is one of six local charity partners for the marathon which takes place on Sunday 15 April next year. The Brighton-based comedian will be...
Posted On 12 Oct 2011 at 3:08 am
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