Brighton and Hove Buses to move out of Conway Street

The bus station in Conway Street in Hove is to close, marking the end of an era dating from the 19th century. Brighton and Hove Buses plans to move to the premises occupied by The Argus newspaper in Crowhurst Road on the industrial estate opposite the Hollingbury Asda. Staff at...
Posted On 31 May 2012 at 8:25 pm

Police drop case against Brighton murder suspect

A Brighton man arrested on suspicion of murdering Jeffery Burrows last month has been told that he faces no further action. The 21-year-old man was the first person to be arrested after Mr Burrows was stabbed to death at his home in Norfolk Square, Brighton. He answered bail...
Posted On 30 May 2012 at 11:47 am

Saltdean Lido lease to be handed back

The lease for the Saltdean Lido is likely to be handed back to Brighton and Hove City Council. Buckinghamshire businessman Dennis Audley will receive an undisclosed sum for the remaining 111 years on the 125-year lease for the grade II*listed building. The move follows months of...
Posted On 30 May 2012 at 11:11 am

Man charged after March for England demo in Brighton

A jobless 21-year-old man has been charged with using threatening words or behaviour during a demonstration in Brighton last month. Alexander Weir, 21, of Gratwicke Road, Worthing, has been bailed by Sussex Police to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Friday 15 June. He has...
Posted On 29 May 2012 at 5:59 pm

Brighton teenager attacked and robbed

Two men robbed a Brighton teenager as he walked home in the early hours of the morning. The 19-year-old victim was attacked in Preston Road, Brighton, at about 12.45am on Friday (25 May). His attackers hit him in the head and face repeatedly, leaving him with swelling, and they...
Posted On 29 May 2012 at 10:21 am

Brighton & Hove Albion appoint new chief executive

Former Spurs director Paul Barber has been appointed as the new chief executive of Brighton and Hove Albion. Mr Barber, 45, joins the club on Monday 18 June, having spent the past two years as chief executive of the Vancouver Whitecaps in Canada. Like Albion, the Whitecaps have...
Posted On 28 May 2012 at 6:39 pm

Man, 33, suffers head injuries in attack in Brighton

A man was attacked and left with head injuries in Brighton early yesterday (Sunday 27 May). Sussex Police said that attack happened at about 8.35am in Tongdean Lane, Brighton. The victim was assaulted by a man who is known to him. He was hit on several occasions and it is...
Posted On 28 May 2012 at 6:31 pm

Arsonists start three fires in Brighton

Fire crews from Brighton and Hove tackled three fires that they believe were started deliberately at the weekend. Yesterday evening (Sunday 27 May) Brighton firefighters were called to Coney Wood in Mill Road, Patcham, just after 7pm. They spent just over half an hour at the...
Posted On 28 May 2012 at 4:14 pm

Brighton hospital handles big rise in trauma patients

About 500 patients have been coming through the doors of Accident and Emergency in Brighton almost every day. And the number of trauma and major trauma cases has risen almost fourfold since capacity was upgraded. Fifty-two major trauma incidents had been dealt with so far this...
Posted On 28 May 2012 at 11:36 am

Health Secretary expected to approve £420m Brighton hospital modernisation this week

Andrew Lansley, the Health Secretary, is expected to give formal approval to the £420 million modernisation of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton this week. Mr Lansley’s approval will mean public funds are released for the first phase of the ten-year project. The...
Posted On 28 May 2012 at 10:34 am