Brighton and Hove police officers recognised for outstanding work

Dozens of Brighton and Hove police officers and support staff have been recognised for going above and beyond the call of duty. They were honoured at a Sussex Police divisional awards ceremony at the Sussex County Cricket Ground in Hove where Chief Superintendent Nev Kemp shared...
Posted On 16 Jul 2013 at 7:51 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet loses appeal

By Tim Hodges Brighton and Hove Albion today announced that manager Gus Poyet had been unsuccessful with his appeal and is no longer the football club’s manager. Poyet arrived at the club in November 2009 and, after a shaky start in which the team did not win a home league...
Posted On 16 Jul 2013 at 5:57 pm

Crews tackle gorse fire through the night in Peacehaven

Firefighters spent the night tackling a gorse fire on land near Peacehaven Golf Course. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that the fire started just after noon yesterday (Monday 15 July). Crews were due to reinspect the area at 8pm yesterday but were called back earlier,...
Posted On 16 Jul 2013 at 1:04 pm

Police name wanted Brighton doorstep conman suspect

Detectives trying to solve a series of distraction burglaries in Brighton have named 24-year-old Jamie Webb as their prime suspect. Sussex Police said that a doorstep conmen had stolen wallets, purses and handbags in six burglaries in Whitehawk in March. Detective Constable Scott...
Posted On 16 Jul 2013 at 12:58 pm

Brighton to Falmer rail upgrade to cheer Albion fans

Journeys to and from Brighton and Hove Albion matches should improve with more frequent trains and longer platforms. Network Rail is to spend more than £2 million upgrading the signalling between Brighton and Lewes and extending the platforms at Falmer Station. The modernised...
Posted On 16 Jul 2013 at 12:20 pm

Report analyses cost of private sector rent in Brighton and Hove

Renting in the private sector in Brighton and Hove can cost up to two thirds of a couple’s monthly income, according to a think-tank’s analysis. The report highlights the financial struggle for low to middle income families and points out that the rising cost of deposits has put...
Posted On 16 Jul 2013 at 10:06 am