Brighton and Hove Buses drivers’ strikes suspended

Two days of strikes by drivers working for Brighton and Hove Buses have been suspended after talks with the trade union Unite. The bus company said: “Following further extensive discussions with Unite the Union, Brighton and Hove Buses are advising customers that industrial...
Posted On 14 Nov 2014 at 10:55 am

First World War army document found in Hove on Armistice Day

A World War One army document was found by a man in Hove Park on Armistice Day (Tuesday 11 November). The man found the document and a RAFA badge at about 10am and handed them in to Hove Police Station – at the town hall – on the same day. The army document is an officer’s record...
Posted On 14 Nov 2014 at 10:47 am

Petrol station gas leak shuts busy Brighton road and junction

One of Brighton’s busiest roads has been closed to cars, lorries and buses after a gas leak at or near a petrol station. Lewes Road, at the Vogue Gyratory, was closed, causing big queues after traffic had earlier been held up by surface flooding along the road. A travel alert to...
Posted On 14 Nov 2014 at 10:41 am

Commuters from Brighton and Hove delayed by floods and M25 closure

Thousands of commuters from Brighton and Hove were delayed on their way to work this morning by the closure overnight of one side of the M25. A section of the motorway collapsed. Work had been taking place at or near the damaged stretch of road although it is not clear whether...
Posted On 14 Nov 2014 at 10:34 am

Child sexual exploitation – Brighton and Hove’s top officials respond

By Penny Thompson, Pinaki Ghoshal, Nev Kemp, and Graham Bartlett Jean Calder wrote in the Brighton and Hove Independent last week (Friday 7 November) about her concerns about child sexual exploitation. She reflected on the lessons learnt from the recent report about what has...
Posted On 14 Nov 2014 at 7:02 am

Brighton Christmas lights switched on

Hundreds of people turned out to watch the Christmas lights in Brighton switched on in East Street last night (Thursday 13 November). Stage acts and street entertainers performed for the crowds along with presenters from the Juice 107.2 radio station. Domestic and General, one of...
Posted On 14 Nov 2014 at 5:37 am

Hove comedian to host Sussex Business Awards next month

A comedian who lives in Hove has been chosen to host the Sussex Business Awards at the Grand hotel in Brighton next month. Simon Evans will compere the event on Wednesday 10 December with businesses and entrepreneurs from Brighton and Hove among those in the running for a prize....
Posted On 14 Nov 2014 at 12:11 am
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