Brighton and Hove Mayor tells the inside story of his extraordinary year

By Bill Randall What a year to be Mayor! With meetings I flew about 800 missions. All the usual great and diverse stuff that makes our city so extraordinary: Pride, the Brighton Festival, the Fringe, the Open Houses, the Mackerel Fayre, the Marathon, the Albion, Burning the...
Posted On 23 May 2013 at 9:39 pm

Detectives name Hove murder suspect

Detectives have named the man they believe shot and killed Albanian scaffolder Xhem Krasniqi in Hove on Saturday night (18 May). Sussex Police said that the suspect was Edmund Nela, 30, who lives in the Brighton area. Detectives also wish to speak to his brother Albert, 34, who...
Posted On 23 May 2013 at 5:44 pm

Brighton and Hove councillors hold minute’s silence for Woolwich murder victim

A minute’s silence was held at the annual meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council as a mark of respect for Lee Rigby, who was murdered in Woolwich yesterday (Wednesday 22 May). Drummer Rigby, a 25-year-old fusilier and father of a young son, was killed in a savage attack near...
Posted On 23 May 2013 at 4:50 pm

Green councillors ask Labour to help oust leader

A Green councillor has asked the Labour group to help oust Green council leader Jason Kitcat. Councillor Alex Phillips approached new Labour leader Councillor Warren Morgan, messaging him in confidence onTwitter. She said that the Greens were two votes short of being able to oust...
Posted On 23 May 2013 at 3:14 pm

Hove Police Station sold

Hove Police Station has been sold to Brighton and Hove City Council for £2.2 million. It is expected to be turned into a school. Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has signed off the sale as part of a wider plan to base police teams in community buildings. She said:...
Posted On 23 May 2013 at 12:09 pm
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