Planners throw out scheme for 85 homes on greenfield site in Brighton

Plans to build 85 homes on a greenfield site in Brighton have been thrown out by councillors. They were advised to reject a planning application to put 85 homes on Meadow Vale, in Ovingdean. Protesters were delighted by their decision to reject building on the nine-acre site,...
Posted On 28 Jan 2015 at 7:21 pm

The rise of Brighton’s post-war housing estates

The story of social housing in Brighton after the First World War has been lovingly documented in a new post on the Muncipal Dreams blog. The post, Brighton’s Interwar Council Housing Estates: ‘Housewives with empty larders’ tells how the Moulsecoomb and Whitehawk estates...
Posted On 28 Jan 2015 at 12:10 pm

Gang shoot Brighton man through his front door

A Brighton man is being treated for a gunshot wound after a gang went to his flat and shot at him through his front door last night. Armed police rushed to Elmore Court Flats in Elmore Road after being alerted at 11.25pm last night. Three men went to the 39-year-old man’s...
Posted On 28 Jan 2015 at 9:27 am