Fire tears through building by Shoreham Power Station

Seven fire crews have been sent to Shoreham Harbour to tackle a big blaze in a building next to the power station. Two East Sussex Fire and Rescue crews from Hove were first on the scene. They were joined by four more crews and the aerial support ladder. In total about 50...
Posted On 01 Mar 2012 at 9:20 pm

Choice result for Brighton and Hove children changing school in September

The vast majority of children who start secondary school in September will be at the school of their choice. Brighton and Hove City Council said that 81.4 per cent of applicants were allocated a place at their first choice school. Parents can express three preferences. A further...
Posted On 01 Mar 2012 at 7:08 pm

Saltdean Lido campaigners step up pressure

Campaigners aim to step up the pressure over Saltdean Lido with a call for council chief executive John Barradell to step into the fray. The call by Save Saltdean Lido Campaign looks likely to be ignored. It comes as Brighton and Hove City Council said that the next steps had...
Posted On 01 Mar 2012 at 3:46 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet – confidence is key

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing Gus Poyet told Brighton and Hove News this morning that, although the players need to take each game as it comes, the club is on a good run of results so there should be no lack of confidence in the squad. The Albion boss said how...
Posted On 01 Mar 2012 at 11:11 am

Rockinghorse to close Hove shop

Rockinghorse Children’s Charity is to close its shop in George Street, Hove, at the end of March. The charity’s chief executive Claire Ross-Baker said that it had been a difficult decision after two and a half years in business at the shop. She said: “The lease for our Hove store...
Posted On 01 Mar 2012 at 4:36 am