Four teenagers arrested over robbery on Brighton seafront

Four teenagers have been arrested after a 27-year-old man was robbed on Brighton seafront at the weekend. The victim suffered head injuries in the robbery and needed treatment at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Kemp Town. He has since been discharged. The Brighton man was...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 9:49 pm

Flashmob gives Brighton cyclists the hero treatment

Cyclists riding on their way to work via The Level were given the star treatment by a flashmob this week. A group of cheerleaders, calling themselves Cyclists are Heroes, dressed up in wigs and feather boas with a sign reading “Allez, allez”, and shouted encouragement...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 9:47 pm

Competition invites ideas for swapping parking for innovative Brighton housing

A competition for architects to dream up innovative designs for homes on former garages and parking lots in Brighton has been unveiled. Brighton and Hove City Council, in partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), is launching a design competition to...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 9:36 pm

Council drive to get adult service users to decide their own care packages

More adults in Brighton and Hove who need extra help from the council are to be encouraged to decide exactly what services they should get. Some people are already doing this, under the city council’s Direct Payments scheme, which it says is empowering them and improving...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 9:34 pm

Brighton law firm staff raise cash for charity during beach litter pick

Staff from a Brighton law firm took part in a litter pick on the beach and raised cash for charity at the same time. The Mayo Wynne Baxter staff wore emerald green t-shirts in support of the Macmillan Cancer Support charity and collected £200 from the public. They collected the...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 9:19 pm

Witnesses to doorstep argument which descended into stabbing urged to come forward

Police have renewed an appeal for witnesses to a neighbours’ dispute in Robertson Road, Brighton, during which a man was stabbed in the leg. The incident happened on the evening of Sunday, 15 February, when a noisy doorstep argument escalated into violence. A 30-year-old...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 9:01 pm

City election tweets to be analysed in ground-breaking study

The social media battle for control of Brighton and Hove’s three constituencies will be analysed by Sussex University researchers in the run up to May’s election. Academics will use ground-breaking ‘intelligent’ technology to scan and analyse thousands of...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 8:57 pm

Missing 16-year-old girl may be in Brighton and Hove

A missing 16-year-old girl may be in Brighton and Hove, according to Sussex Police. Lacey Easen hasn’t been seen since Friday afternoon (27 March) and officers have asked the public for help trying to find her as they become concerned for her safety. Sussex Police said that...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 8:50 pm

Chancellor celebrates dough for apprentices during visit to Hove pizza restaurant

The Chancellor George Osborne visited a pizza restaurant in Hove this morning (Tuesday 31 March). Mr Osborne even worked the dough at the Church Road Pizza Express as he paid tribute to the company’s promise to take on an apprentice in every branch. The apprenticeship plan is...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 3:44 pm

Hotel and roof terrace ambitions for West Street Wetherspoons 

Wetherspoons plans to open a hotel and rooftop bar above its Bright Helm pub in West Street, Brighton. The pub company has applied for permission to convert the second and third floors of the building from flats into 14 hotel rooms. And it also wants to create another bar on the...
Posted On 31 Mar 2015 at 2:11 pm
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