Scaffold advertising plans for landmark Brighton hotel

An advertising shroud is set to be put around the Royal Albion Hotel while refurbishment works are carried out. King Media Management has applied for permission from Brighton and Hove City Council to put the fine, recyclable PVC mesh around the hotel for six months. It will...
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 5:11 pm

Man punched in head and beaten on ground in savage Kemp Town attack

Police searching for a man responsible for a vicious attack on another man in St James’s Street, Brighton, have issued images of the suspect. The 43-year-old victim was approached by an unknown man at 12.15am on Sunday, April 26, as he crossed the junction at Chapel Street....
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 5:00 pm

Man robbed and attacked at Brighton cash machine

Two men have been arrested following a robbery and assault of a man at a cash machine in Brighton, but a third suspect is still at large. The men are alleged to have struck when the 24-year-old victim was withdrawing cash from Barclays in North Street around 3am on Friday, May 8....
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 4:29 pm

Cyclist gropes Hove girl then rides off

A cyclist groped a teenage girl then rode off at speed a she shouted loudly after him. The attack happened in Dyke Road around 10.30am on Tuesday, May 12, when the 17-year-old victim was walking past the Co-op on the west side of the street. The man approached her, grabbed her...
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 4:26 pm

Heroes raise £18k from Brighton and Hove seafront run

More than a hundred heroes – and villains – raised £18,000 for charity as they made a run for it along Brighton and Hove seafront yesterday (Sunday 17 May). The costumes included Cruella de Vil, the Green Cross Man (remember him?) and the Grim Reaper as well as the usual...
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 3:59 pm

Man fined £1.4k for walking dog in cemetery

A Brighton man has been landed with a £1,400 court bill for repeatedly walking his dog in Woodvale Cemetery. Carl Wild, of Melbourne Street, Brighton was caught walking his husky dog in Woodvale Cemetery 17 times since April 1 this year, despite several warnings from cemetery...
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 2:59 pm

Brighton hospital opens new Medical Assessment and Treatment Unit

Brighton and Hove’s busiest hospital opened a new Medical Assessment and Treatment Unit today (Monday 18 May). The new unit, at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Eastern Road, Brighton, is part of a plan to ease the pressure on the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department....
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 2:44 pm

Seven fined for blue badge fraud in Brighton and Hove area

Seven people have been convicted of blue badge fraud after being caught in a crackdown in the Brighton and Hove area. They include a building society manager, a rest home director and two bus drivers. All seven were prosecuted by Len Batten, of Brighton and Hove City Council, at...
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 1:55 pm

Wet and windy blast to bring half an inch of rain to Brighton

The wet and windy weather is forecast to drop half an inch of rain on Brighton and Hove today (Monday 18 May) and tomorrow. And the wind speed should peak at about 30mph this lunchtime with gusts of up to 40mph predicted. Although there will be something of a lull later this...
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 12:23 pm

Work on Rampion wind farm to start following £1.3bn investment

Confirmation of a £1.3bn investment in the Rampion offshore wind farm means building work can now begin. Plans for between 100 and 175 turbines were approved by the Government last summer, in the face of opposition from the South Downs National Park Authority, as the underground...
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 11:56 am
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