Health professionals to help Brighton and Hove police cut the number of mentally ill people locked in cells

More mentally ill people were taken into custody by Sussex Police than by any other force in the country in the past financial year. A new triage scheme is about to be brought in to tackle the problem in Brighton and Hove which has a high proportion of people with mental health...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 7:48 pm

Developer comes back with smaller-scale plans for Lewes Road garage site

A developer has submitted scaled back plans for new shops and flats on the site of a car showroom in Lewes Road after his original plans were dismissed on appeal. John Blankson wants to knock down the Scotts Garage shop, empty car showroom and Lee Garden Chinese takeaway and...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 7:22 pm

Lift shaft blaze sparks evacuation of Brighton Lanes cafe

A new cafe in the Brighton Lanes was evacuated yesterday after a fire broke out in its lift shaft. Firefighters were called to the Breakfast Club in Market Street at 7.44pm last night after reports of smoke billowing from the building. Two crews from Preston Circus used a thermal...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 6:05 pm

Flats plan for derelict Brighton ice rink thrown out by planning inspector

A plan to build flats and offices on the site of a derelict ice rink in Brighton have been thrown out by a planning inspector. Stonehurst Estates wanted to demolish the old ice rink – empty since 2003 – and a neighbouring property in Queen Square, Brighton. In their place the...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 6:03 pm

Is a monster lurking off Brighton Marina?

A spate of broken rods and severed fishing lines has sparked speculation that a monster may be lurking off Brighton Marina. Fishermen are telling increasingly tall tales to account for the “unusual activity” which has been spotted off the east wall of the marina over...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 5:34 pm

Good Samaritans save sea swimmer in trouble off Rottingdean

Three members of the public helped rescue a swimmer who was shouting for help as they swam in the sea off Rottingdean beach. Two men swam out to the distressed swimmer with a life ring thrown to them by a third member of the public shortly before 2pm yesterday afternoon. Newhaven...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 4:30 pm

Near misses on Marina sliproad after sign taken down

A missing road sign has led to several reported near misses on Brighton seafront as traffic attempts to turn into a one-way street. A lamp post was replaced earlier this year at the junction of Marine Parade and Marina Way after being damaged in a road accident. But the new post...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 4:03 pm

Three Brighton and Hove men charged with drink driving

Three more city drivers have been charged as part of Sussex Police’s summer crackdown on drink and drug driving. John Barker, 41, was arrested at 6.45pm on Monday 1 June after he went through a red light in Holland Road, Hove. Barker, of Adelaide Crescent, Hove, was charged...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 3:39 pm

City’s ‘biggest ever’ event for adults with learning disabilities and autism

What’s thought to be the biggest showcase ever held in Brighton and Hove of services targeted specifically at people with learning disabilities and autism is happening at the Corn Exchange in Brighton this Wednesday. The event, organised by Brighton and Hove City Council’s adult...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 10:55 am

How the Brighton woman behind Bill’s laid on a new spread

The name on the front of the fast-growing Bill’s chain may be a man’s but behind the whole concept at the beginning stood a female with vision. Sonya Hook finds out what Bill’s co-founder Tanya Webb is doing now, in an article commissioned by food and drink trade magazine Propel...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015 at 7:22 am
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