Flood warnings issued for parts of Brighton and Portslade

By Jenni Davidson Residents in Patcham and Portslade are being warned of further flooding if water levels continue to rise. In Patcham basements and some parts of the railway line have already been flooded. After checking the groundwater level today (Thursday 20 February)...
Posted On 20 Feb 2014 at 10:48 pm
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Police warn Brighton and Hove drivers against overloading vehicles

By Jenni Davidson Drivers are being warned not to overload their vehicles and make them a danger on the roads. Sussex Police are on the lookout for drivers exceeding their safe loading limit. Overloading a vehicle can make it difficult to steer, increase its stopping distance,...
Posted On 20 Feb 2014 at 8:30 pm
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Man suffers facial injuries in attack in Brighton

A 33-year-old man suffered three broken bones in his face when he was attacked in Brighton earlier this week. Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack which happened in Kensington Street in the North Laine area of Brighton on Tuesday afternoon (18 February). The victim,...
Posted On 20 Feb 2014 at 4:14 pm

Proposed Brighton youth hostel given planning permission

The Youth Hostel Association (YHA) has been given planning permission to turn a hotel near Brighton seafront into a youth hostel. Royal York Buildings, in Old Steine, Brighton, was turned into a hotel six years ago having previously housed offices, including the Brighton Register...
Posted On 20 Feb 2014 at 12:58 am