Kemp Town street cleaner picks up community award

Street cleaner Rob Teagle has been recognised for his work in keeping the streets of Kemp Town spick and span. Rob, from the council’s Cityclean service, was identified as an ‘unsung hero’ by a new local independent family run estate agency Paul Bott an...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 9:34 pm

Plane flies low over Brighton en route to emergency landing at Gatwick

Plane spotters were alarmed this afternoon when an aeroplane flew low over Brighton after declaring an emergency. Gatwick Airport’s runway was closed to allow the Air China flight CA852 perform an emergency landing after running into trouble en route from Gatwick to...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 6:37 pm

Brighton hunt saboteurs prepare for new badger cull season

Brighton Hunt Saboteurs are preparing to start disrupting the badger cull when its starts in Somerset again next week.  The anti-bloodsports group is calling for donations to allow it to join hundreds of other hunt saboteurs who believe the cull is ineffective as well as...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 6:36 pm

Brighton teenager arrested after foreign student suffers serious head injuries in attack

A teenager from Brighton has been arrested after a foreign student suffered serious head injuries when he was attacked close to the seafront this morning (Sunday 7 September). Sussex Police said: “A 20-year-old Czech national visiting Brighton received a serious head injury after...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 4:08 pm

Hyypia has the stature for success, says former Albion hard man Jimmy Case

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Sami Hyypia has the stature for success, according to an old fans’ favourite Jimmy Case. The legendary hard man also played for Liverpool before managing Brighton – and in Jimmy’s case he spent two playing spells at the Goldstone in the top flight...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 2:09 pm

Caroline Lucas rallies Greens at annual party conference

Britain’s only Green MP rallied her party at its annual autumn conference in Birmingham. Here is an edited version of the Brighton Pavilion MP’s speech yesterday. To read it in full click here. She said: “We meet in exciting times. Over 1.2 million people voted Green in the...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 2:09 pm

Commuter rail fares frozen in real terms for Brighton and Hove commuters

Rail fares for Brighton and Hove commuters will be frozen in real terms, the Chancellor George Osborne said today (Sunday 7 September). Mr Osborne said that the government as freezing fares in real terms for the second year running. In previous years – under the Conservative and...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 1:10 pm

Arsonist suspected of starting two fires in The Lanes in Brighton early this morning

An arsonist is suspected of starting two fires in The Lanes in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 7 September). The first fire was started in Duke Street shortly before 3am when someone set light to cardboard boxes left out for the rubbish collection. East Sussex...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 11:11 am

Schoolchildren move into former Hove Police Station

The former Hove Police Station site in Holland Road is now open for business again – as junior school classrooms. The site is now being run as a satellite campus of Hove Junior School (formerly West Hove Junior School), whose ‘parent’ site is a mile away in School Road. Three...
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 10:36 am

Bill’s keeps growing with Bluewater next on the menu

A new branch of Bill’s is to open at the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent next month. While some fans of the restaurant and shop in North Road, Brighton, may like to think of it as a local success story, Bill’s earthy roots are – as many know – in Lewes....
Posted On 07 Sep 2014 at 8:12 am
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