Armed robber threatens Hove shopkeeper with knife

A thief robbed a shop assistant at knifepoint in Hove on Wednesday night (11 December). The man walked into the Premier convenience store in Sackville Road at about 10.15pm on Wednesday wearing a black motorcycle helmet and yellow high-visibility jacket. He threatened the shop...
Posted On 13 Dec 2013 at 10:09 pm

Planning inspector tells Brighton and Hove council to address housing shortfall

A planning inspector has urged Brighton and Hove City Council “to leave no stone unturned” to address its housing shortage. Laura Graham has been examining the council’s draft City Plan – its blueprint for building and development over the next 17 years. In a letter today (Friday...
Posted On 13 Dec 2013 at 9:06 pm

Brighton and Hove health chiefs aim to tackle ‘winter surge’

Doctors and health officials in Brighton and Hove have been planning for the “winter surge” – the rise in patients as temperatures drop. They have offered reassurance to patients groups, politicians and others that lessons have been learnt since last winter when parts of the NHS...
Posted On 13 Dec 2013 at 7:23 am