Brighton timber company director jailed for £2.6m fraud

The director of a Brighton timber company has been jailed for a £2.6 million fraud that destroyed the business and cost the staff their jobs. Robert Austin, 55, of Woodham Lane, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, was convicted by a jury after a four-week trial at Brighton Crown Court....
Posted On 10 Dec 2014 at 7:11 pm

YMCA proves a hit at old HMV for Brighton’s homeless

The YMCA has been given permission to turn the old HMV in Western Road, Brighton, into a 20-bed managed property for people who have been homeless. The ground floor of the 1920s building, on the corner of Stone Street and Castle Street, would still be used as a shop. More than...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014 at 5:47 pm

200 student flats approved for Brighton

Two hundred student flats in three buildings up to six storeys high have been approved on a site in Hollingdean Road, Brighton. The plans involve demolishing buildings which are derelict, decrepit or in a state of bad state of disrepair. Objections were submitted by dozens of...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014 at 3:21 pm

Council chief to help thousands of Brighton patients left in limbo by doctors’ retirement

Thousands of Brighton patients were offered a glimmer of hope in their battle to remain registered with a doctors’ surgery near where they live. The chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council Penny Thompson intervened in a debate and offered to bring together the relevant...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014 at 1:44 pm

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in attack outside Brighton night club

A man has suffered potentially life-threatening head injuries in an attack outside a Brighton night club in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 10 December). Sussex Police arrested two men over the attack outside The Haunt in Pool Valley. They are currently in custody in...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014 at 10:14 am
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