Labour promises to set up fairness commission for Brighton and Hove

Labour will set up a comprehensive inquiry aimed at tackling inequality and poverty in Brighton and Hove if the party wins power next May. Warren Morgan, leader of the opposition Labour group on Brighton and Hove City Council, said that he would establish a fairness commission....
Posted On 01 Jul 2014 at 4:44 pm

Dog owner hunted by police after boy bitten in Hove

Police have asked for help tracing a dog owner after her pet bit a four-year-old boy as he and his mother were leaving a café in Hove. The terrier bit Sonny Bellas, who was with his mother Sam, of Brooker Street, Hove, as they left Marina’s Café in nearby George Street. Inspector...
Posted On 01 Jul 2014 at 1:16 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion top league table for attendance

Brighton and Hove Albion topped the table for attendance in the Football League in the 2013-14 season with an average crowd of 27,110 at the American Express Community Stadium. Albion also had the highest number of total admissions and season ticket sales last season. The club...
Posted On 01 Jul 2014 at 11:33 am

Brighton woman raped in pub toilet

A woman was raped in the toilets at a Brighton pub at the weekend. The victim, a 24-year-old woman from Brighton, was in the Fishbowl pub in East Street on Friday night (27 June) with a friend. When she went to the toilet she was raped by a man she didn’t know. The rape is...
Posted On 01 Jul 2014 at 10:58 am

Support worker praises generous Brightonians after charity seafront collection

A support worker who helps disabled teenagers and young adults has praised the generosity of people on Brighton seafront who gave donations to Help for Heroes. Alan Elliot was part of a group who spent two days walking from Southampton, where he lives, to Brighton. Mr Elliot, 58,...
Posted On 01 Jul 2014 at 10:51 am

Former Sussex cricketer banned for life for match-fixing at Hove

The former Sussex and New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent has been banned from the game for life after he admitted match-fixing at Hove. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced the ban today (Tuesday 1 July) after Vincent pleaded guilty to 18 breaches of anti-corruption...
Posted On 01 Jul 2014 at 10:22 am

Cyclist attacks bus driver in Hove

A cyclist attacked a bus driver in Hove and smashed the window of his bus. The bus driver suffered a head injury in the attack and was treated by paramedics. Police have urged witnesses to come forward. Sussex Police said: “Emergency services were called to New Church Road at...
Posted On 01 Jul 2014 at 10:04 am

Volunteers and charities in Brighton and Hove worth £127m to local economy

How should we value volunteering? In Brighton and Hove it could be worth £127 million to the local economy. Charities, voluntary organisations and community groups are saving taxpayers money and attracting grants worth millions of pounds to Brighton and Hove. The city’s third...
Posted On 01 Jul 2014 at 9:46 am
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