Busy Brighton road to close for resurfacing

A busy Brighton road is due to be closed to daytime traffic for a week to allow contractors to resurface it. Coldean Lane will be shut from 9.30am each day until 4.30pm from Monday (9 September) until Friday (13 September). The road is used by the 5B, 24 and 46 buses, which serve...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013 at 9:20 pm

Woman fights off attacker in Brighton street

A 19-year-old woman fought off a man who attacked her from behind in a Brighton street in the early hours of the morning. Sussex Police said that the incident was being treated as an attempted rape. The force said: “Police are asking for help tracing a man after a woman was...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013 at 8:58 pm

New secondary school opens in Portslade tomorrow

A new secondary school is due to open in Portslade tomorrow (Wednesday 4 September). The King’s School is a Christian secondary school which had hoped to be based in Hove. It is being opened under the government’s free schools programme and will occupy temporary premises in High...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013 at 7:41 pm

Two men held after ramraid in Brighton

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft after a shop in Brighton was ramraided in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 3 September). Sussex Police said that officers were called to Ship Street at 12.55am to a report that a clothes shop had been rammed...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013 at 7:03 pm

Brighton A&E bosses say waiting times are better

Waiting times for Brighton and Hove’s accident and emergency (A&E) patients are much better and will improve further, according to hospital bosses. A report by Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust spells out changes that have been made to tackle problems in...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013 at 5:25 pm

Brighton burglar jailed for breaking into two homes

A 23-year-old burglar has been jailed for two years for breaking into two people’s homes. Joel Elliott, who has no fixed address but who used to live in North Road, Brighton, admitted the burglaries at Lewes Crown Court. He broke into a house on Cheltenham Place in the North...
Posted On 03 Sep 2013 at 2:42 pm