Brighton murder suspect arrested

Police have arrested the man who they suspect murdered a 62-year-old in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “A man known to police as Ricardo Pisano but whose real identity still remains in doubt was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning in Southampton following a disturbance...
Posted On 08 May 2013 at 6:56 pm

Housing benefit change may force 1,000 Brighton and Hove tenants to move

Almost a thousand council tenants could face eviction because they live in homes in Brighton and Hove with at least one spare bedroom. Brighton and Hove City Council has indicated that it will take steps to minimise the risk of people being forced to move. Under changes in...
Posted On 08 May 2013 at 6:48 pm

Brighton and Hove binmen walk out over pay cut

Binmen and street cleaners in Brighton and Hove walked out this morning (Wednesday 8 May) in an unofficial strike over a cut in pay. They said that a new pay settlement could lead to pay cuts of up to £4,000 a year among staff when overtime and unsocial hours are taken into...
Posted On 08 May 2013 at 2:29 pm

Gales forecast for Brighton and Hove tomorrow

Gusts of up to 60mph are expected to hit Brighton and Hove tomorrow (Thursday 9 May) after the Met Office issued a severe weather warning. The gales could damage trees and affect transport, the official forecaster said. In its severe weather warning the Met Office said: “Very...
Posted On 08 May 2013 at 1:49 pm

Brighton and Hove schools criticise BHASVIC field proposal

Four schools have issued a joint statement criticising a proposal to build a new school on a playing field in Hove. Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College (BHASVIC), Cardinal Newman Catholic School, Stanford Infant School and Stanford Junior School said that they were not...
Posted On 08 May 2013 at 9:47 am

Fire at Hove hospital

An overheated boiler caused a fire at Hove’s newest hospital. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service sent two fire engines and the aerial ladder platform to tackle the blaze at the Montefiore Hospital on Bank Holiday Monday (6 May). The three crews reached the hospital, at the...
Posted On 08 May 2013 at 9:18 am