Brighton and Hove volunteers and charities recognised at awards night

Volunteers, charities and community groups from across Brighton and Hove won praise and recognition at the annual Sector Star Awards last night (Tuesday 11 November). The event was organised by Community Works, which represents the community and voluntary sector in the city. The...
Posted On 12 Nov 2014 at 9:53 pm

Watchdog criticises Brighton and Hove council and campaigners over 20mph claims

The advertising watchdog has criticised Brighton and Hove City Council and campaigners opposed to 20mph speed limits for making misleading and unsupported claims. Two separate rulings by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) were published today (Wednesday 12 November)...
Posted On 12 Nov 2014 at 8:06 pm

Two suffer serious head injuries in separate accidents in Hove

Two people suffered serious head injuries in separate accidents in Hove. A pedestrian – a 51-year-old man from Portslade – was knocked over by a black Honday Jazz in the first of the two accidents. It happened in West Way in Hangleton, near the corner of Applesham Avenue, on...
Posted On 12 Nov 2014 at 7:02 pm

Brighton Green candidate begins his election campaign

By Jess Staufenberg Green Party candidate Davy Jones has held a launch party to mark the start of his general election campaign in Brighton Kemptown. Speakers at the event included his youngest and oldest supporters, the Green Party’s national leader Natalie Bennett and a fireman...
Posted On 12 Nov 2014 at 5:37 pm

Brighton man charged with stealing laptops

An unemployed 38-year-old Brighton man has been accused of carrying out two burglaries in the centre of the town. Joseph Grimshaw, of Powis Grove, Brighton, has been charged with stealing laptops from two businesses, Sussex Police said. The first break-in is alleged to have taken...
Posted On 12 Nov 2014 at 3:40 pm

Free parking at five Brighton and Hove car parks in the run up to Christmas

Drivers will be able to park for free in five car parks in Brighton and Hove on Small Business Saturday and the three Sundays before Christmas. The car parks are London Road, Regency Square, Trafalgar Street and High Street in Brighton and Norton Road in Hove. The dates when...
Posted On 12 Nov 2014 at 3:25 pm

Fire damages Brighton house

Firefighters put out a blaze at a house in Brighton yesterday (Tuesday 11 November). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that crews “were mobilised to a house fire in Brighton yesterday following reports of people inside the building”. The fire service said: “Four crews were...
Posted On 12 Nov 2014 at 12:30 pm