Brighton MP arrested at Balcombe fracking protest

The Green MP for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas was arrested today (Monday 19 August) during the anti-fracking protest in Balcombe. She said: “Along with everyone else who took action today, I’m trying to stop a process which could cause enormous damage for decades to com...
Posted On 19 Aug 2013 at 7:21 pm

Boy slashes Brighton bus driver during robbery

A teenage boy slashed a Brighton bus driver’s arm during a robbery. The boy snatched a handful of coins after boarding the bus outside the Downs Hotel in Woodingdean with another boy and two girls on Friday evening (16 August). He also kicked the driver of the 2A bus in the shin...
Posted On 19 Aug 2013 at 7:02 pm

Planners to decide on future of three Hove schools

Three major applications for Hove schools will be decided by the town’s planners at a meeting next week. Cardinal Newman Catholic School, in The Upper Drive, Hove, has applied to build a three-storey detached block on the northern side of its current buildings. It intends to...
Posted On 19 Aug 2013 at 12:46 pm

Hove motorcyclist seriously injured in crash on A23

A 61-year-old motorcyclist from Hove has been seriously injured in a crash on the A23 just south of Hickstead. Sussex Police said that the man, who was riding a red Yamaha, suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash with a silver Peugeot 307 at about 5.30pm yesterday (Sunday...
Posted On 19 Aug 2013 at 12:20 pm

Brighton and Hove charity raises £5k from selling abandoned bikes

A charity has raised more than £5,000 from selling bicycles which have been abandoned in Brighton and Hove. Sussex Central YMCA refurbishes the abandoned bikes before selling them and raised the £5,000 between April and July this year. The bikes were donated to the charity by...
Posted On 19 Aug 2013 at 12:01 pm
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