Brighton Energy Co-op postpones share offer after feed-in tariff cut

Brighton Energy Co-operative said that it had been forced to postpone the launch of its share offer after the government announced cuts to the feed-in-tariff. It said that the project had become untenable in the short term. The share launch was due to take place tomorrow...
Posted On 01 Nov 2011 at 9:05 pm

Brighton line is a kick in the ballots for Lewes MP

Formidable campaigner Norman Baker faces his toughest electoral foe – a boundary review destroying his seat. What sort of man is he? Well, fashionable is not a word that you would associate with the Lewes MP, one of his constituents told me – somewhat approvingly. He espoused...
Posted On 01 Nov 2011 at 3:20 pm

Two Hove care homes saved after collapse of Southern Cross

Two care homes in Hove have had their futures put on a steadier financial footing after the company that owned them went bust. Southern Cross ran Bon Accord in New Church Road, Hove, and The Downs in Laburnum Avenue, Hangleton. The company is having to sell its businesses after...
Posted On 01 Nov 2011 at 3:08 pm

Hove developers may take planning battle to court

The battle to build a showcase zero carbon development at the Hove end of Shoreham Harbour has become more heated. The company behind the PortZED scheme, Harbour View Developments, is considering taking legal action against Brighton and Hove City Council. Harbour View...
Posted On 01 Nov 2011 at 6:22 am