Brighton business start-up champion wins royal recognition

The Queen is due to recognise a remarkable Brighton success story today (Tuesday 23 July) with a reception at Buckingham Palace. Among those being lauded will be the midwife to more than 300 businesses born at the Sussex University campus in Falmer. Mike Herd, executive director...
Posted On 23 Jul 2013 at 10:45 pm

Brighton and Hove binmen accept revised deal

Binmen and street cleaners in Brighton and Hove have accepted a revised deal which is expected to lift the threat of any further strikes or industrial action. The GMB and Brighton and Hove City Council said today (Tuesday 23 July) that an agreement had been reached. The deal...
Posted On 23 Jul 2013 at 5:16 pm

Minister agrees funding for Hove school in old police station

Schools Minister David Laws has agreed to fund places for pupils in the old Hove Police Station when it is turned into a school. The Liberal Democrat minister said that the money would enable West Hove Junior School to take three extra classes – or 90 pupils – a year at the...
Posted On 23 Jul 2013 at 1:59 pm

Two rebailed in Hove murder case

Two people who were arrested after a murder in Hove have been rebailed by Sussex Police. Albert Nela, 34, from Brighton, the brother of the murder suspect Edmund Nela, 31, has been bailed until Friday 9 August. The older brother was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to murder a...
Posted On 23 Jul 2013 at 8:28 am

Fire damages Western Road shop in Brighton

A fire damaged an empty shop in Western Road in Brighton late yesterday afternoon (Monday 22 July). The empty Classical Lighting shop on the northern side of the street, near Norfolk Square, was being refurbished. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that the fire appeared to...
Posted On 23 Jul 2013 at 7:33 am