Plan for extra Brighton and Hove primary school places thwarted

Labour and Conservative councillors voted together to thwart plans to force a popular Brighton primary school to take more children. They said that Stanford Infant School was already overcrowded and that parents, governors and neighbours opposed the proposal. They added that more...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013 at 11:54 pm

Brighton jobs at risk as HMV follows Jessops into administration

Shop jobs at Churchill Square in Brighton are at risk after HMV went into administration this evening (Monday 14 January). Jessops, the camera chain which had a shop in Queen’s Road, Brighton, went into administration last Wednesday (9 January) and closed two days later....
Posted On 14 Jan 2013 at 11:50 pm

Woodingdean driver and dog escape campervan fire

A man and his dog escaped a campervan fire unharmed shortly after setting off from Woodingdean at the weekend. The driver stopped on the A26 at Malling Street in Lewes as the fire took hold. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it had been started by faulty electrics in...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013 at 1:21 pm

Three suspected Brighton and Hove drugs gang members go on trial

Three men have gone on trial charged with being part of a drugs gang operating in Brighton and Hove. They are Ryan Carden, 27, of Shannon Close in Peacehaven Jonathan Minihane, 32, of New Church Road in Hove Nigel Maynard, 39, of no fixed address All three deny the offences which...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013 at 1:03 pm

Brighton teenager charged with stealing from clubbers’ handbags

An 18-year-old man from Brighton has been charged with stealing phones, cameras and bank cards from women’s handbags in a night club. Mikel Ugarte Bullen, 18, of Upper North Street, Brighton, was detained by door staff at Coalition on Brighton seafront. He was arrested by...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013 at 11:35 am

Brighton and Hove Green council leader urges progressive majority to oust Conservatives

The Green leader of Brighton and Hove City Council has called on his political rivals to work with his party to defeat the Conservatives at the next general election. Councillor Jason Kitcat urged Labour supporters, trade unionists and disaffected Liberal Democrats to “seek a...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013 at 10:27 am

Brighton and Hove dusted with snow overnight

Brighton and Hove had its first snowfall of the winter overnight with the possibility of more to come later today (Monday 14 January). With key roads having been gritted, traffic was moving. Bus services were running normally and, on the railways, delays were reported only by...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013 at 8:13 am
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