Brighton and Hove council signs final i360 contracts today

Brighton and Hove City Council signed the final contracts relating to the proposed i360 observation tower this afternoon (Thursday 19 June). Councillor Geoffrey Bowden, chairman of the council’s Economic Development and Culture Committee, announced the news at a meeting of...
Posted On 19 Jun 2014 at 4:31 pm

Technology report describes Hove school as an ‘area of promise’

A report published this week has described a Hove secondary school as an “area of promise”. Hove Park School was one of a handful of schools singled out for praise in the report by the Education Foundation think-tank. The school has introduced iPads for every pupil and uses them...
Posted On 19 Jun 2014 at 1:53 pm

Brighton and Hove arcades and betting shops fail to enforce age limit

Four amusement arcades and two betting shops allowed a boy to play on a gaming machine without challenging him during an official test. Only one out of seven of the premises tested upheld the law and challenged the 16-year-old. The age limit for gaming machines is 18. The tests...
Posted On 19 Jun 2014 at 1:30 pm

Brighton flat fire was accidental

Firefighters put out a fire in a top floor flat in Brighton yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 18 June). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that crews from Roedean and Preston Circus in Brighton and from Hove were sent to tackle the blaze in Grafton Street in Kemp Town. The...
Posted On 19 Jun 2014 at 12:13 pm

Hove burglar missing from Ford Prison

A man jailed for burgling a home in Hove has absconded from Ford Prison in West Sussex. Craig Hayler, 30, is one of dozens of inmates missing from the open prison and among the most recent to go on the run. Sussex Police said that it had “decided to proactively publish the names...
Posted On 19 Jun 2014 at 6:17 am