Lollipop crossing agreed for lorry route close to Portslade school

Children are to have a part-time crossing patrol for a busy lorry route close to their Portslade school. But hopes for a pedestrian crossing in Church Road – near St Peter’s Community Primary School – have been put on hold while officials look at the competing merits of two...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014 at 9:40 pm

Brighton and Hove faces Hobson’s choice, says council leader

Brighton and Hove faces Hobson’s choice, according to council leader Jason Kitcat. Councillor Kitcat said that fellow members of Brighton and Hove City Council found it difficult to accept the idea of building on edge-of-town greenfield sites. But unless they included such sit...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014 at 8:49 pm

Brighton man jailed for five years for baseball bat attack

A 44-year-old Brighton man has been jailed for five years for attacking another man with a baseball bat in the street in the middle of the day. Scott Barrington-Griffiths, of Whitehawk Way, Brighton, drunkenly attacked 48-year-old Terrance Hayes in Oxford Place, Brighton....
Posted On 07 Oct 2014 at 5:07 pm

Man injured in attack in broad daylight in Brighton

A 26-year-old Brighton man was attacked in broad daylight in a busy street. The victim was walking along Lewes Road, near St Peter’s Church, between 1pm and 2pm on Monday 8 September when a man grabbed him and dragged him into Richmond Place. The man took his wallet, mobile phone...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014 at 11:11 am

Brighton and Hove pensioners urged to have flu jab

Public health officials in Brighton and Hove have urged pensioners and frontline health and social care staff to have a free flu jab. Brighton and Hove’s director of public health Tom Scanlon said that it was the best way to avoid catching and spreading the potentially fatal...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014 at 8:42 am

Key questions to be decided at marathon meeting of Brighton and Hove councillors today

Ten members of Brighton and Hove City Council are due to spend several hours settling some crucial questions that make a difference to how we get around. They will also be debating what happens when we want to stop, such as whether we will need a permit to park. Motorbikes, bus...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014 at 7:51 am
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