Woman knocked out cold and robbed after night out in Brighton

A woman was attacked and knocked unconscious in the Foredown Drive area of Portslade after a night out in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “The victim, a 43-year-old woman, was travelling in a taxi back from Brighton with her partner when it broke down. “She then walked off in the...
Posted On 16 Dec 2014 at 9:36 pm

Brighton and Hove’s economy outpaces region and country

The economy of Brighton and Hove is growing faster than the regional and national average, according to official figures. The economy expanded by 5 per cent in 2013 compared with 3 per cent regionally and nationally, according to the Office for National Statistics. The value of...
Posted On 16 Dec 2014 at 9:29 pm

Brighton kitchen blaze prompts safety warning from fire chiefs

Fire chiefs are urging everyone who likes to cook to stay safe in the kitchen after a fire yesterday evening (Monday 15 December). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Two crews from Brighton and Hove were mobilised to Rose Hill Terrace, in Brighton, yesterday evening at...
Posted On 16 Dec 2014 at 9:07 pm

Brighton and Hove faces university challenge

The housing crisis shows how Brighton and Hove is struggling to cope with the success and growth of its universities. The success of Brighton and Hove’s two universities comes at a price, a meeting will be told this afternoon (Tuesday 16 December). A report due to be presented to...
Posted On 16 Dec 2014 at 8:51 pm

Guide dog attacked in Portslade street

A guide dog has been attacked and injured in a Portslade street. Sussex Police officers are investigating the incident which happened at a bus stop in Mill Road. The force said: “At about 10.45am on Thursday 6 November a 52-year-old local woman who is severely sight impaired was...
Posted On 16 Dec 2014 at 8:37 pm