Teenager seriously injured in fall from balcony of Brighton flat

A 19-year-old man suffered serious head injuries after falling from the roof of a seafront house in the centre of Brighton. The man suffered the life-threatening injuries when he fell five storeys into the back garden of Marine House in Marine Parade by the junction of Broad...
Posted On 14 May 2012 at 11:28 pm

Brighton solar project given investment boost

Brighton Energy Co-op has raised almost a quarter of the £200,000 that it is seeking to fund a solar power project in the area. It said that 40 people had pledged £45,000 between them with two days to go before the Energy Co-op’s share offer goes live. Most of the pledges have...
Posted On 14 May 2012 at 10:31 pm

Brighton supermarket siege ends

A five-hour siege in a Brighton supermarket was brought to a peaceful end moments ago with the arrest of a 46-year-old man. The man holed himself up in the toilets at Sainsbury’s in Lewes Road, Brighton, at about 2.15pm today (Monday 14 May), claiming to have a gun and a bomb....
Posted On 14 May 2012 at 8:32 pm

Brighton's prime park and ride site goes back up for sale

The owner of The Grand hotel has pulled out of a deal to build a hotel on the edge of Brighton, putting park and ride back on the agenda. The 3.6-acre Patcham Court Farm has long been regarded as one of the best sites for a park and ride in Brighton and Hove. But since the Greens...
Posted On 14 May 2012 at 10:39 am

Caroline Lucas resigns as Green Party leader

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas has resigned as leader of the Green Party. She will quit the post in September when she completes her second two-year stint as the party leader for the Greens in England and Wales. She said that she would not be seeking re-election to the role...
Posted On 14 May 2012 at 3:23 am

Brighton and Hove Health and Wellbeing Board holds first meeting

Brighton and Hove’s Health and Wellbeing Board met for the first time last week behind closed doors. Health and Wellbeing Boards are one of the new bodies created by the coalition government’s health reforms. The Department of Health said that they had been set up to “strengthen...
Posted On 14 May 2012 at 2:59 am
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