Dangerous drivers blamed for closure of Brighton road

Drivers ignored the one-way closure of a busy Brighton road, leading to several near misses as workers tried to repair a 33,000-volt cable. Now Ditchling Road has been completely closed between Warleigh Road and Upper Lewes Road and Viaduct Road. The full closure while the...
Posted On 20 Feb 2012 at 8:16 pm

Conservatives attack higher charges for Brighton and Hove allotment holders

Brighton and Hove Conservative councillors want to “down tools” over higher allotment charges. The Tory group said that instead of charging more for plots the ruling Greens should cut the subsidy paid to union officials who work for Brighton and Hove City Council. If they did...
Posted On 20 Feb 2012 at 6:43 pm

Brighton and Hove is officially suffering from a drought

Brighton and Hove is officially suffering from a drought, the government said today (Monday 20 February). The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said that water companies would be taking measures to try to preserve supplies across much of southern and...
Posted On 20 Feb 2012 at 5:00 pm