Full list of candidates for Hove by-election published

Nominations have closed for the Brighton and Hove City Council by-election in Westbourne ward. Seven candidates will contest the seat. It became vacant when former Conservative council leader Brian Oxley stepped down to move to Derby to be near his elderly widowed father. Former...
Posted On 07 Dec 2011 at 11:09 pm

Brighton and Hove could soon have food waste collections

Food waste collections could start in Brighton and Hove within 18 months. Brighton and Hove City Council has budgeted £500,000 for a trial covering about 6,000 homes, probably in the suburbs. The council hopes that the cost will be less and it will try to attract European Union...
Posted On 07 Dec 2011 at 8:42 pm

Brighton man robbed in his own home

An 82-year-old Brighton man was robbed and held prisoner in his own home after inviting a stranger to stay the night. Sussex Police said that the pensioner had met his attacker in a gay venue before taking him home. Once inside the Kemp Town property the guest beat up his elderly...
Posted On 07 Dec 2011 at 6:09 pm