Travellers evicted from Brighton site over water contamination concerns

A group of travellers were evicted from a site in Brighton after concerns were raised about the possibility of water supply contamination. About 15 caravans and trailers arrived at Surrenden Field, off London Road, Brighton, on Wednesday (29 April) after leaving Hove Lawns, in...
Posted On 02 May 2015 at 10:33 pm

Conservative leader offers ‘positive vision’ for Brighton and Hove

The Conservatives will put “rocket-boosters” under an affordable housebuilding programme, according to the party’s senior councillor in Brighton and Hove. Geoffrey Theobald, leader of the opposition Tory group on Brighton and Hove City Council, also said that major projects such...
Posted On 02 May 2015 at 8:24 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poor season ends in stalemate

Middlesbrough 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion’s fairly dreadful season ended in a goalless draw at the Riverside Stadium. Boro had first-half chances through Adam Clayton and Albert Adomah. Adomah’s shot was saved by Christian Walton who finally replaced the...
Posted On 02 May 2015 at 5:27 pm

Big question for the Big Green Youth Rally in Brighton today? Where to park!

The big question for at least one party member attending the Big Green Youth Rally in Brighton today (Saturday 2 May) was where to park. Her colleagues said that parking charges were “astronomical” and that she used Hartington Road as it was free there. Another suggested leaving...
Posted On 02 May 2015 at 12:50 pm

Annual Children’s Parade kicks off Brighton Festival

The annual children’s parade swept through the streets of Brighton today with 80 primary schools involved. About 5,000 children were expected to take part. They were supported by parents and teachers with crowds also lining the streets to watch the opening event of the...
Posted On 02 May 2015 at 9:54 am

Eight Range Rovers stolen in Brighton and Hove

A series of high-value 4×4 cars have been stolen from outside homes in Brighton and Hove. From Friday 23 January until Thursday (30 April) eight Range Rovers have been stolen after they were left parked on driveways or outside their owner’s address. A ninth vehicle was...
Posted On 02 May 2015 at 9:42 am