Three Brighton and Hove pools offer free swimming for youngsters

Three council-owned pools in Brighton and Hove are offering free swimming for children aged 16 and under. The three pools are the Prince Regent and St Luke’s in Brighton and the King Alfred in Hove. Youngsters need to be registered to qualify for the scheme with registration...
Posted On 09 Aug 2013 at 9:17 pm

Brighton fire crew tackles camper van blaze

Firefighters from Preston Circus in Brighton were sent to deal with a camper van which had caught fire yesterday (Thursday 8 August). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that a crew was sent to Porthall Place in Brighton after the call came in shortly before 4pm. A crew from...
Posted On 09 Aug 2013 at 8:56 pm

Police arrest Brighton man wanted for recall to prison

Police have arrested a 21-year-old man from Brighton who was wanted for recall to prison. Tyler Boarer, of Downash Close, Whitehawk, is accused of breaching the conditions of his release licence. He was arrested in the centre of Brighton yesterday evening (Thursday 8 August) by...
Posted On 09 Aug 2013 at 3:10 pm

Government awards £2.5m towards cost of flats for old people in Brighton

A proposal to build 45 “extra care” flats for old people in Brighton has won £2.5 million funding from the government. The self-contained flats will be built on the site of Brooke Mead, an old block of council bedsits in Albion Street which is due to be demolished. The 45...
Posted On 09 Aug 2013 at 11:40 am

Robbers threaten Brighton woman with a brick during raid at her home

Two men tried to rob a Brighton woman in her home as she was cooking. The men knocked at her door in Barcombe Road, Moulsecoomb, at about 6pm on Wednesday (7 August). Sussex Police said: “The victim was cooking when she heard a knock on the front door. She answered it and found...
Posted On 09 Aug 2013 at 11:11 am

Brighton and Hove faces wheelie bin shortage

Brighton and Hove is facing a wheelie bin shortage with the next consignment not due to arrive until October. People are being advised to double bag rubbish if they don’t have a bin. Brighton and Hove City Council said yesterday (Thursday 8 August): “Residents may experience a...
Posted On 09 Aug 2013 at 10:53 am
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