Jobs at risk at five HSBC branches in Brighton and Hove

Bank jobs are at risk in five branches of HSBC in Brighton and Hove. Even the branches themselves could close. HSBC said today (Tuesday 9 June) that it was cutting up to 25,000 jobs around the world, with 8,000 going in Britain. The banking group aims to cut 10 per cent of its...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 11:15 pm

Can you help capture wanted man with Brighton links?

Police have appealed for help catching a wanted man who has links to Brighton. Kallam Nicholas, 20, is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his release licence. Sussex Police said: “Nicholas was jailed for 18 months in September last year for affray but was...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 4:02 pm

Can you help reunite this lost parrot with its owner?

A Brighton man is trying to track down the owner of a parrot which flew in through his window last night. David Ethics, who lives in Seven Dials, was surprised to see the conure parrot flit through his patio doors at about 8pm yesterday. He needs to find the owner quickly before...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 3:43 pm

Brighton woman charged with drink driving

A woman form Brighton has been charged with drink driving during the annual summer crackdown by Sussex Police. Leonie Hembling, 41, was arrested at 7.15pm on Saturday (6 June) in Lewes Road, Brighton. A member of the public saw her buying alcohol, getting into a car and then...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 2:51 pm

Mystery surrounds location of exclusive new hotel

A high-end hotel chain has announced plans to open a new luxury hotel in Brighton, complete with spa and roof pool – but is remaining tight lipped as to where it will be. Harbour Hotels announced last week it is planning to open the Brighton Harbour Hotel and Spa next...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 11:40 am

Brighton i360 prepares to welcome steel cans

The steel cans which will be used to construct the main tower of the Brighton i360 are waiting in Shoreham to be shipped to Brighton beach on Thursday. A 100m yellow crane is now erect on the seafront ready to take the cans onto the shore. The event will be marked on Thursday...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 10:30 am

Campaigners bid to get a third Brighton pub protected

Campaigners have applied to get a third Brighton pub listed as an asset of community value to prevent it being turned into housing. Godfrey Investments has submitted another application to turn the Cuthbert Pub into a three bedroom house and build two more in the former...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 9:31 am

Drunken sailor crashes boat round Brighton Marina

A drunken man caused a trail of damage after repeatedly crashing his boat into several others berthed at Brighton Marina on Saturday night. Brighton police and Newhaven Coastguard were called to the marina at 11.30pm to reports of an apparently heavily intoxicated man driving the...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 9:05 am

Anti-austerity campaigners squat empty Brighton Barclays

Anti-austerity squatters have taken over an empty branch of Barclays on Preston Road with the intention of creating a “radical alternative community space”. One of the campaigners, Lucy Parsons, appealed for help on social media after the occupation, which followed an...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 7:57 am

Hove Plinth shortlist announced

The ten shortlisted sculptures which could take pride of place on the new Hove Plinth have been announced. More than 70 local an international sculptors entered Hove Civic Society’s contest to design an artwork to stand on the plinth on Hove seafront. The shortlisted...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 7:52 am
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