Brighton house stood empty for 32 years

A rundown house in Brighton is being bought by the council after standing empty for 32 years. The property at 87 Chester Terrace, between Fiveways and Preston Park, is one of almost a thousand empty homes in Brighton and Hove. The leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, Bill...
Posted On 18 Oct 2011 at 11:58 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Jay Low For Albion!

By Tim Hodges Millwall 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Albion once more failed to hold on to a winning position this evening, drawing 1-1 with Millwall at the New Den. Gus Poyet rang the changes with Craig Noone, Ryan Harley and Will Hoskins replacing Gary Dicker, Vicente, and...
Posted On 18 Oct 2011 at 11:48 pm

How green are Brighton and Hove's Greens?

Is the honeymoon over? Is the Green Party able to sustain its environmentally friendly credentials when faced with the tough task of governing? Is the process of exercising power crushing the hopes and dreams of the party’s supporters? Have they promised more than they can...
Posted On 18 Oct 2011 at 10:55 pm

Smoke alarm saves elderly Hove man from fire

A man living close to Hove seafront had a lucky escape thanks to a smoke alarm. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that the elderly man escaped a fire at his home in Walsingham Road thanks to a smoke alarm fitted by its fire safety officers. Two crews from Hove Fire Station...
Posted On 18 Oct 2011 at 10:22 pm

Detectives warn 'do not approach' wanted man from Brighton

Detectives are hunting for a Brighton man so that he can be sent back to prison. They are trying to find Robert Pullen who was freed from jail but is believed to have breached the terms of his parole licence. Sussex Police said that Pullen had been imprisoned for burglary,...
Posted On 18 Oct 2011 at 10:19 pm

Man suffers broken jaw in Brighton seafront robbery

A man suffered a broken jaw when he was attacked and robbed of his Blackberry mobile phone and Armani watch on Brighton seafront at the weekend. The 26-year-old was walking in King’s Road, opposite the Hilton Brighton Metropole, when two men blocked his path and one of them...
Posted On 18 Oct 2011 at 10:10 pm

Brighton housing chief spells out idea for 'transition housing'

Fewer people are homeless in Brighton and Hove than would have been the case were it not for a series of twists of fate almost 30 years ago. John Holmström had just graduated with a degree in theology from St John’s College, Oxford. He was in the process of applying for...
Posted On 18 Oct 2011 at 10:01 pm
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