Bike-riding muggers attack couple in Hove

Two muggers on bicycles attacked and robbed a couple as they walked home from a party in Hove. The muggers confronted the couple – a man and a woman – in Lansdowne Place, Hove, near Palmeira Square. One of them punched the man several times, Sussex Police said, causing him severe...
Posted On 31 Oct 2013 at 7:50 pm

New outdoor seating for Hove Museum

By Jenni Davidson Hove Museum is to get a new outdoor seating area for its café. Planning permission for a new terrace was granted at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council’s planning committee yesterday (Wednesday 30 October). The terrace is to be built along the side of...
Posted On 31 Oct 2013 at 6:49 pm
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Prime Minister tells Brighton MP that £420m hospital revamp will be approved soon

The Prime Minister David Cameron has written to Brighton Kemptown MP Simon Kirby about the future of the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Mr Cameron said that “an approval decision” about funding for the £420 million redevelopment of the hospital was expected shortly. He also...
Posted On 31 Oct 2013 at 6:41 pm

Brighton and Hove councillors push to get rid of high strength alcohol

By Jenni Davidson Shops and off licences in Brighton and Hove will be asked to sign up to a voluntary agreement not to sell beers, lagers and ciders above 6% alcohol by volume (abv). Super-strength alcoholic drinks are believed to cause problems with street drinking and...
Posted On 31 Oct 2013 at 6:39 pm
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