Gongs given to Brighton and Hove’s best dressed windows

Winners of the Dressed for Success awards for Brighton & Hove’s favourite festive shop windows were announced this week. Imi Loa in Western Road, Hove was the overall winner of the competition, which was organised by Brighton & Hove City Council to promote the city’s...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 3:04 pm

Car sharing hits new Brighton and Hove milestone

There are now 100 car-sharing vehicles across the Brighton and Hove used by more than 3,000 people. Since its launch in 2003, City Car Club has been credited with helping the city reduce congestion and air pollution, and making it one of the least car-dependent cities in the...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 2:53 pm

Police helicopter search over Brighton

The police helicopter helped in a search for a stolen car in Whitehawk this afternoon. Police were called after a stolen Nissan Maxima was spotted being driven in Whitehawk Way, Brighton, at 12.40pm. The vehicle failed to stop for police and collided with another car in Whitehawk...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 2:30 pm

Brighton suburbs to get better buses

Bus routes to Brighton’s suburban areas are set to improve following feedback from residents. Last year, Brighton and Hove Buses made several changes to bus routes serving Hollingdean and Woodingdean as part of a tweaks to the winter timetable. Now, more changes are to be...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 2:20 pm

Sussex University acceptances rise for eighth year running

Sussex University said that the number of students accepting a place at the Falmer campus had risen for the eighth year in a row. It said that business, computing, engineering and social sciences courses had reported record numbers. The claims were based on figures published by...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 12:27 pm

Man stabbed on Brighton seafront

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a man who was attacked on the seafront near Shooshh nightclub, on the Lower Esplanade, Brighton on Saturday. The 26-year old victim from Heathfield was walking along the pavement when the assault took place between 5.30am and...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 11:33 am

Brighton man gets Sussex’s first Criminal Behaviour Order

A Brighton man is the first person in Sussex to be served with a new anti social behaviour order. Gary Divall, 53, from Oriental Place, Brighton has been given a Criminal Behaviour Order, one of the new orders which came into place in October 2014 to replace the old ASBOs....
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 10:39 am

Former Portslade teacher accused of child sex abuse sent for jury trial

A former Portslade teacher has been ordered to appear before a crown court judge next month on nine charges of indecently assaulting six boys. Geoffrey Parkin, 67, who is now retired and living in Nursery Close, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, appeared at Brighton...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 1:25 am

Young people priced out of home ownership in Brighton and Hove

Young people in Brighton and Hove face the biggest hurdle to getting on the housing ladder in the south east outside London, new figures reveal. Shelter calculates that this year, a single person would have to save for 21 years, a couple with children for 18.6 years and a...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015 at 12:05 am