Brighton and Hove’s new council chief to shake up senior management

The new chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council has written to senior staff setting out plans to reshape the executive leadership team. Penny Thompson sent the letter today (Monday 17 December) six weeks after taking over from John Barradell, who left to run the City of...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012 at 9:58 pm

Man charged with trying to rob Portslade post office staff

A 61-year-old man has been charged with trying to rob staff as they left the post office in the Old Village in Portslade. Homeless Peter Deere, 61, was due to appear before Brighton magistrates today (Monday 17 December) charged with attempted robbery and assault by beating. He...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012 at 8:17 pm

Hove Rugby Club: The return of Jordan Turner-Hall

By Tim Hodges Hove RFC welcomed back their most famous son on Sunday, when current Harlequins centre and England international Jordan Turner-Hall visited the academy teams at Hove Rec. Turner-Hall, who played for Hove as a 13-year-old, spoke exclusively to Brighton and Hove News...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012 at 7:41 pm

Six fire crews tackle 12th floor blaze in Brighton

A man from Brighton was treated in hospital after a fire broke out in his 12th floor flat in Kemp Town. Six crews were sent to tackle the blaze at St James’s House in High Street at about 4.15pm on Saturday afternoon (15 December). They spent more than two and a half hours...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012 at 3:54 pm