Hove MP raises concerns about seawater quality with Environment Secretary

Hove MP Mike Weatherley has asked the Environment Secretary about the quality of seawater locally after concerns were raised with him by constituents. Mr Weatherley has written to his fellow Conservative, Owen Paterson, who heads the Department for Environment, Food and Rural...
Posted On 18 Jun 2013 at 5:49 pm

Brighton shop staff thwart robbery at knifepoint

Two shop staff thwarted a man brandishing a knife as he tried to rob a convenience store in Brighton. A 27-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man were cashing up in the Costcutter off-licence in Pelham Terrace in Lewes Road when the would-be robber came into the shop. He threatened...
Posted On 18 Jun 2013 at 4:18 pm

Brighton and Hove binmen to strike again next week

Binmen in Brighton and Hove will go on strike for a second week next week after union and council officials failed to reach agreement yesterday (Monday 17 June). The GMB union said that Brighton and Hove City Council did not make concessions during eight hours of talks at King’s...
Posted On 18 Jun 2013 at 4:05 pm

Pot-bellied conman steals £1,400 from Hove pensioner

A pot-bellied conman tricked an 85-year-old pensioner from Hove into handing over £1,400 cash. The crook pretended to be a workman when he called at the pensioner’s home in Cranmer Avenue, Hove, on Friday (14 June) at about 1pm. The bogus caller said that he thought that the rood...
Posted On 18 Jun 2013 at 2:27 pm