West Pier columns removed from Brighton seafront in readiness for i360

Columns from the West Pier have been removed from Brighton seafront as part of the preparations for the construction of the i360 viewing tower. The removal of the cast iron columns was taking place as the contracts for the i360 were being checked in readiness for signing. The...
Posted On 13 Jun 2014 at 10:32 pm

Brighton housing campaign praised in the House of Lords

A campaign to improve housing standards in Brighton won praise in the House of Lords this week. Labour peer Lady Hayter of Kentish Town, the Shadow Consumer Minister, spoke about the Home Sweet Home campaign during a debate about the Queen’s speech. Lady Hayter – formerly known...
Posted On 13 Jun 2014 at 10:26 pm

Man fined over sign during March for England in Brighton

A man has been fined for carrying a racist and abusive sign during the March for England in Brighton. Christopher Voice, 49, a groundsman, of Angmering Way, Rustington, admitted causing racially or religiously aggravated harassment, alarm or distress during the March for England....
Posted On 13 Jun 2014 at 11:31 am

Help shape the future of Brighton school site

Neighbours are being asked to shape the future of land and buildings in Brighton formerly used as a school. A planning brief is being prepared to help decide the way in which the old St Aubyns school in Rottingdean will be used. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “The future of...
Posted On 13 Jun 2014 at 10:54 am

Two missing people found safe and well

A woman and a girl who went missing separately and who had links to Brighton have been found safe and well. Sussex Police said: “Missing 13-year-old Jessica Pusey from Crawley was found safe and well on Wednesday (11 June). “Jessica had gone missing after last being seen outside...
Posted On 13 Jun 2014 at 10:43 am