Brighton Hippodrome campaigners start a new petition with supporting video

Campaigners trying to save the Hippodrome in Brighton have released a video and started a new petition. They hope the petition will trigger a debate at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council on Thursday 26 March. To see or sign the petition, organised by Our Brighton...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 11:34 pm

Brighton continues to blaze a trail as UK digital hub

Brighton is once again at the forefront of the UK’s growing digital economy according to a new report. The first TechNation report, published this week, puts Brighton in the top three or four of a range of different indicators of digital success. There was a 91% increase in...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 8:48 pm

Two arrested over Brighton shooting

Detectives have arrested two men on suspicion of shooting a man in Brighton last week. Sussex Police said: “Two men have been arrested by detectives investigating a shooting in Elmore Road, Brighton, last month. “A 39-year-old man living in a flat in Elmore Road, Brighton,...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 4:30 pm

Hove Park head quits

The head of Hove Park School has resigned to take up another job as executive head of four schools in Kent. Derek Trimmer will step down as the head of Hove Park executive head of West Blatchington Primary School at Easter. His departure comes less than a year after ...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 4:15 pm

Brighton hotel bar in bid for new late-night licence after previous one revoked

A hotel bar which lost its alcohol licence after complaints of fights and noise nuisance is applying for a new one. The West Beach Hotel on King’s Road had its licence revoked in September last year after a litany of complaints from residents, councillors and Caroline Lucas...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 2:44 pm

Brighton community activist flags up poor care for elderly

A community activist and women’s rights campaigner from Brighton has spoken out about poor care for older people. Jean Calder spoke on The Vote, the politics and current affairs programme on Latest TV, about the number of unnecessary premature deaths. She said: “We as a society...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 11:55 am

Woman attacks goths with handbag in Old Steine

Police are appealing for witnesses to a report of a woman attacking a man and woman in the street in Brighton with her handbag. Officers have been told that the victims, described as wearing Goth-style clothing, were confronted by the woman near the traffic lights at the junction...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 11:12 am

Teen left with fractured skull after vicious attack as he celebrated 18th birthday

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked and left with a fractured skull as he celebrated his 18th birthday. The victim, from Burgess Hill, had just left the Shoosh nightclub on Brighton seafront at about 3am on Saturday (31 January) when he was assaulted from...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 11:11 am

Brighton children’s home rated outstanding by Ofsted

A Brighton children’s home has been rated outstanding by Ofsted. And the manager of Tudor House – Clare Brunt – was also singled out for praise for being “a highly effective manager” who “provides clear leadership for the home”. Tudor House, in Withdean Court Avenue, Brighton,...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 10:43 am

Car crashes in Brighton city centre

A man is in custody on suspicion of drink driving after a crash outside the King and Queen pub in Brighton city centre this morning. The black saloon car came off the road and crashed into railings at Marlborough Place this morning. Sussex Central Road Police tweeted this picture...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015 at 10:09 am
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