Brighton and Hove fire crews may go on strike

Fire crews in Brighton and Hove may go on strike. The Fire Brigades Union balloted members about industrial action in a national dispute over pensions. Although no strike dates have been announced, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it was ready for possible strikes....
Posted On 29 Aug 2013 at 7:56 pm

Brighton and Hove on the road to frack and ruin?

The MP for Brighton Pavilion had been due to learn on Tuesday (27 August)) whether she was to be charged with a public order offence after being arrested in Balcombe last week. Caroline Lucas will have to wait a month longer, as reported on Brighton and Hove News on Tuesday. She...
Posted On 29 Aug 2013 at 2:41 pm

Brighton university student designs device to beat hospital superbug

Brighton University student Maddy Conaghan has come up with a way of helping doctors and nurses cut the risk of spreading infections during hospital rounds. Miss Conaghan, 22, a product design graduate, has developed a device called “Flo”. It is intended to reduce the risk of...
Posted On 29 Aug 2013 at 2:15 pm

Brighton parking zone to take in more streets

A controlled parking zone in Brighton looks likely to be extended to the area north of Preston Park Station. Brighton and Hove City Council is writing to people living in the area and local businesses to tell them about the proposals and asking them to complete a questionnaire....
Posted On 29 Aug 2013 at 2:01 pm

Man arrested after Brighton woman found dead

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 31-year-old Brighton woman was found dead in her flat. The woman, whose identity has not yet been released, was found on Sunday morning (25 August) in the lounge of her home in Barclay House, a block of flats in...
Posted On 29 Aug 2013 at 1:06 pm

Hove school given permission to convert old police station

The old Hove Police Station will be turned into a school after plans for the conversion were approved yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 28 August). Almost 500 children will eventually attend the new school in Holland Road, Hove. Brighton and Hove City Council submitted the...
Posted On 29 Aug 2013 at 7:17 am