Brighton MP released on bail after fracking protest arrest

The MP for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas has been released on police bail after being arrested during anti-fracking protests in Balcombe yesterday (Monday 19 August). The 52-year-old Green MP, who lives in Brighton, was arrested on suspicion of ignoring directions to leave the...
Posted On 20 Aug 2013 at 5:47 pm

Mr Tourism’s fond farewell to Brighton

Adam Bates has the £1 billion job. That’s how much money tourism and the conference trade generates for the local economy. Mr Bates has spent ten years as the head of tourism in Brighton and Hove. His job title has changed a few times over those years – he is now the head of...
Posted On 20 Aug 2013 at 5:27 pm

Hove MP criticises fracking protesters

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative MP for Hove, has criticised “lifestyle protesters” for poisoning the debate about fracking. More than a dozen people from Brighton and Hove have been arrested over the past few weeks along with more than 50 others as the protests against fracking...
Posted On 20 Aug 2013 at 5:07 pm

Six Brighton people among 29 arrested at Balcombe fracking protest

Six people from Brighton and Hove were among the 29 people who were arrested at the anti-fracking protest in Balcombe yesterday (Monday 19 August). Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, was among the six from Brighton. Seven others from Brighton and Hove have...
Posted On 20 Aug 2013 at 12:02 pm

Martlets home care division makes £200k for Hove hospice

The home care division of the Martlets charity has now earned more than £200,000 for the charity since it was set up six years ago. The charity said: “Martlets Care, the social enterprise side of the Martlets Group that provides care in the home and supported living, has passed...
Posted On 20 Aug 2013 at 11:53 am

Brighton firefighters rescue dog owners from their dog

Firefighters rescued a couple from their dog after it turned on them in their flat in the centre of Brighton. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Brighton firefighters rescued two people, including the dog’s owner, from a second-floor flat using an extension ladde...
Posted On 20 Aug 2013 at 11:46 am
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