Police hunting Brighton man to return him to prison

Police are looking for a Brighton man to send him back to prison. They are searching for Christopher Driscoll, 38, who is believed to live in the Kemp Town area. Sussex Police said: “He was jailed for assault occasioning grievous bodily harm with intent in March 2010 and was...
Posted On 11 Oct 2013 at 7:33 pm

Brighton and Hove fire crews to strike again next week

Firefighters in Brighton and Hove are due to go on strike again next week. Members of the Fire Brigades Union are due to strike for five hours from 6.30pm to 11.30pm on Saturday 19 October. They held their first strike on Wednesday 25 September with most members supporting the...
Posted On 11 Oct 2013 at 7:03 pm

Clampdown coming on pavement parking near Brighton hospital

Drivers who park on the pavements and verges in Elm Grove in Brighton risk receiving a parking ticket after councillors voted for a clampdown. Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council are expected to organise a “joint initiative” to tackle “parking contraventions,...
Posted On 11 Oct 2013 at 12:59 pm

The verge of frustration in Brighton’s latest parking battle

Drivers can expect a parking ticket if they leave their cars on the verges in ten named streets in Brighton and Hove. Traffic wardens are being asked to enforce the rules in three streets in the Surrenden area of Brighton and seven others in Mile Oak in Portslade. But a council...
Posted On 11 Oct 2013 at 12:53 pm

Teachers strike to close 30 Brighton and Hove schools

More than 30 schools across Brighton and Hove have said that they will be closed next Thursday (17 October) because of the teachers strike. The strike has been called by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers...
Posted On 11 Oct 2013 at 10:37 am