Brighton day centre appeals for winter essentials to help the homeless

A day centre in Brighton is asking for donations to help keep homeless people warm this winter. Brighton Housing Trust’s First Base day centre said that it needed essential items to help rough sleepers survive the cold weather as temperatures dropped. First Base made the appeal...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 9:51 pm

Brighton commuter tells of shocking moment trailing wires hit Thameslink train

A Brighton commuter has told of the shocking moment when a  train hit dangling cables at City Thameslink, which has closed part of the line this evening. Garry Parker was waiting on the platform at the central London station when a train took down the wires, which were left...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 5:34 pm

£350k Dyke Road cycle lane set for approval

A new cycle lane along Dyke Road which aims to build upon pro-cycling changes along Old Shoreham Road and at the Seven Dials looks likely to get the go-ahead. Plans for the £350,000 lane between The Upper Drive and Old Shoreham Road have been recommended for approval by Brighton...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 4:09 pm

East Street restaurants back pedestrianisation plans

The proposed pedestrianisation of East Street has been backed by restaurants who say it will boost business in the area. Last week Brighton and Hove News reported that the Northern Lights in Little East Street feared the impact of traffic being re-routed from there to Little East...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 3:31 pm

Horsdean permanent pitches will be given to ‘local’ travellers

‘Local’ travellers will be given priority for new permanent pitches at the Horsdean site under a policy set to be approved next week. Brighton and Hove City Council wants to build 12 new pitches at Horsdean and is now drawing up guidelines as to how they should be...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 3:19 pm

Stolen Brighton car set alight on The Level

A car was destroyed after being stolen and set on fire in Brighton last week, Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 1 October). The grey MG ZT+ was taken from outside a home in South Woodlands, just off London Road, Patcham, at some time after 10pm on Tuesday 23 September. Shortly...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 3:17 pm

Changes planned for ambulance control centres serving Brighton and Hove

A shake-up is planned for the ambulance control centres serving Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area. South East Coast Ambulance Service is to reduce the number of control centres from three to two and is likely to move out of its base in Lewes. The ambulance trust said, at...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 12:27 pm

Masked men raid Brighton student house

Students were left terrified after three masked men burst into their Brighton home and attacked them, before stealing laptops, mobile phones and cash. At around 11pm on Monday (29 September) the men broke into a house in Beaconsfield Road occupied by a number of university...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 11:55 am

Moves afoot for parking scheme in Preston Drove

A new residents parking scheme could be on the cards north of Preston Drove after residents approached the council. Brighton and Hove City Council’s environment, transport and sustainability committee is being asked to approve surveys of parking capacity and duration north...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 10:06 am

Shop fridge blamed for Saltdean fire

A shop’s fridge has been blamed for a fire in premises in Saltdean last night (Tuesday 30 September) which left a man needing treatment for choking. The fire had filled the shop with smoke when East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service responding to a 999 call at about 8.20pm. The fire...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014 at 9:59 am
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