Rail Minister says Brighton and Hove commuters deserve compensation

Commuters caught up in chaos at London Bridge and overcrowding on the concourse should be compensated, according to the Rail Minister Claire Perry. She was quizzed about the continuing problems as the station is modernised during Transport Questions in the House of Commons this...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 11:54 pm

Brighton and Hove uses half as many skips as three years ago

People and businesses in Brighton and Hove are using half as many skips as they were three years ago. More than 4,000 licences were issued in 2011-12, according to a report to members of Brighton and Hove City Council. But in the current year – with less than a month to go – the...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 9:16 pm

Permission to demolish and replace historic Hove seafront building refused

Planning permission to demolish and replace an historic Hove seafront building has been refused. Globe Homes has been told that it cannot demolish Medina House, in King’s Esplanade, Hove. The company, chaired by the Brighton architect and property developer Sirus Taghan, wanted...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 9:13 pm

Brighton and Hove cabbie loses licence after drink drive conviction

A cabbie who worked in Brighton and Hove has had his licence revoked after being convicted of drink driving. Another can no longer carry passengers after a road rage incident. The unnamed drink driver would also have been banned from driving as well although his name and other...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 7:14 pm

Hunt for Brighton man suspected of harassing Portslade woman 

Police in Brighton are seeking a man who is suspected of harassing a Portslade woman he met on-line, and of smashing her car window. The man police want to interivew, Gavin George Collett, who is also known as Rogerson, is white, 32, 6′ tall and of muscular build. He...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 6:47 pm

Key Brighton route shut after crash just before rush hour

A key road for drivers in Brighton has been shut to traffic after a two-car crash this afternoon (Thursday 5 March). A Vauxhall Astra and a Toyota crashed in Bear Road by the corner of Bevendean Road shortly after 3.30pm. Diversions were put in place, Sussex Police said. Work to...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 6:38 pm

Playworkers forced to spend hours clearing up dog poo from Hangleton Park

Playbus staff are being forced to spend half an hour clearing up dog poo in Hangleton Park before they are able to play with children. Staff have put up anti-dog poo posters around the Harmsworth Crescent and Hangleton Park area in a bid to persuade dog owners to pick up after...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 2:52 pm

Saltdean Lido ‘disappointed’ by Brighton open air pool plans

The Saltdean Lido says it is “disappointed’ that it was not informed about plans to build another open air pool on the seafront in Brighton. A community campaign to restore the Grade II lido has this year been given millions of pounds in grants and hopes to open it to...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 2:09 pm

Brighton woman banned for being twice the drink-drive limit

A woman from Brighton has been banned from the roads after being caught drink driving in the centre of the town. Tracey Elwood was arrested at 1.25am on Sunday 21 December after officers saw her weaving across the road in Richmond Terrace, Brighton. She was slowing down and...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 1:55 pm

Brighton door staff help catch suspected hugger mugger

Eagle-eyed door staff helped Brighton police catch a suspected hugger mugger in West Street. Bouncers on the door at the Molly Malone’s pub alerted police to the man repeatedly hugging people in the early hours of Sunday, February 22. This is now a popular way for...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015 at 1:04 pm
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