Taxi laws to be reviewed says Brighton and Hove official

The law governing taxis and private hire vehicles was out of date and would be reviewed, a senior Brighton and Hove City Council official said today (Monday 23 January). Tim Nichols, the council’s head of planning and public protection, said that proposals for reform would...
Posted On 23 Jan 2012 at 10:47 pm

Brighton killer jailed for 18 years

A Brighton man has been jailed for 18 years for murder. David Sole, 33, battered to death a 48-year-old disabled man in his flat in Gloucester Street, Brighton. Sole was staying with his victim Jon Ellison, who was described by a senior Sussex Police officer as “kind a...
Posted On 23 Jan 2012 at 9:36 pm

Pickles piles pressure on Brighton and Hove Greens to freeze council tax

The government is stepping up pressure on Brighton and Hove City Council to freeze council tax. Eric Pickles, the government minister responsible for councils, said that councillors had a moral duty to accept a one-off grant payment in exchange for a council tax freeze. But one...
Posted On 23 Jan 2012 at 7:36 pm