Student, 20, robbed in centre of Brighton

  A student has been attacked and robbed of his mobile phone in the centre of Brighton. The 20-year-old Sri Lankan student was punched several times after three men approached him in Victoria Gardens at about 11.30pm on Bank Holiday Monday (7 May). The thieves had offered to...
Posted On 11 May 2012 at 11:37 pm

Hove volunteers to clean up the Lagoon and two parks

A Hove community group is taking part in Clean Up Day tomorrow (Saturday 12 May) along part of Kingsway, the seafront road, and at the Lagoon. The Kingsway and West Hove Residents Association (KAWHRA) volunteers will be rolling up their sleeves from 9.30am to midday. Other...
Posted On 11 May 2012 at 10:54 pm

Fire chiefs urge deaf people in Brighton and Hove to fit smoke alarms

Fire chiefs are urging deaf people in Brighton and Hove and those who are hard of hearing to fit specialist smoke alarms. They made the pleas to coincide with Deaf Awareness Week which started on Monday 7 May and runs until Sunday (13 May). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service...
Posted On 11 May 2012 at 10:00 pm

Brighton Naked Bike Ride to end with skinny dip

The Brighton Naked Bike Ride organisers said that they planned to celebrate body power with a naked triathlon this year. They said that the World Naked Bike Ride eco protest and celebration of bikes and body power would return to Brighton and Hove for its seventh year on Sunday...
Posted On 11 May 2012 at 7:50 pm

Hove shopkeeper hit by bus after warning of danger outside his store

A Hove shopkeeper was hit by a bus yesterday months after warning about the danger of bringing in loading restrictions outside his store. Adam Campbell, who runs Gill’s Home and Garden in Western Road, Hove, can no longer load and unload his van legally outside his shop. Brighton...
Posted On 11 May 2012 at 1:09 pm

Work likely to start on Brighton Eye this autumn

Work on the i360 Brighton Eye looks likely to start in the autumn after the £35 million scheme was given a financial kickstart yesterday afternoon (Thursday 10 May). Senior members of Brighton and Hove City Council approved a £14 million loan in principle, with final sign-off...
Posted On 11 May 2012 at 9:35 am

Education Secretary praises Brighton public school for tackling inequality

Education Secretary Michael Gove addressed Brighton College’s annual conference for school leaders yesterday (Thursday 10 May). He praised the school and its head teacher Richard Cairns, saying: “It is one of the many pleasures of being Education Secretary that I get to visit...
Posted On 11 May 2012 at 4:40 am