Licensing scheme extended to thousands more shared houses and flats across Brighton and Hove

A licensing scheme has been extended to thousands more shared houses and flats across Brighton and Hove. Councillors have agreed to extend the scheme from five of the 21 wards in Brighton and Hove to seven more. The scheme will cover Brunswick and Adelaide, Central Hove, East...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 7:33 pm

Brighton MP asks Chancellor to end parliamentary pension investment in fossil fuels

The Green MP for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas has asked the Conservative Chancellor George Osborne to end the investment of parliamentary pension fund in fossil fuels. She made the request at Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons. The Chancellor was standing in...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 6:43 pm

Christmas Day drink driver given two-year ban

A drink driver who was caught in Brighton in the early hours of Christmas Day has been banned from the roads for two years. Danielle Malley, 28, was arrested at 2am on Thursday 25 December in Nuthurst Place, Whitehawk, after officers saw her driving her Volkswagen Up very slowly...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 5:57 pm

Body to be ‘buried’ in i360 foundations

A body is to be buried in the foundations of the i360 – in the next Roy Grace book by Brighton crime writer Peter James. Mr James went on a tour of the seafront construction site today (Wednesday 17 June) to try to work out where a body could be put. He was shown around by...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 5:28 pm

Brighton and Hove’s new housing chief sets sights on new homes

The politician in charge of housing in Brighton and Hove has set her sights on “vital” new homes over the coming four years. Councillor Anne Meadows opened the first meeting of the Brighton and Hove City Council Housing and New Homes Committee with a plea across party lines....
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 4:53 pm

Woman thwarted as she tries to steal rucksack in Brighton

A woman tried to snatch another woman’s rucksack close to Brighton seafront. Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 17 June): “The 36-year-old victim, from Hove, had just finished work when she was approached by the thief between 5.25pm and 5.40pm on Wednesday (10 June) in Pool...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 1:58 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion kick off league campaign at home to Nottingham Forest

Brighton and Hove Albion kick off their league campaign at home to Nottingham Forest on Saturday 8 August. Three days later they travel to Essex to play Southend United in the Capital One Cup and then the side will be back in league action at Fulham on Saturday 15 August. The...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 1:53 pm

Hove woman banned for being twice drink drive limit

A woman from Hove has been banned from the roads after being caught behind the wheel while more than twice the legal drink drive limit. Brooke Lees, 22, of Hangleton Road, Hove, was caught by Sussex Police in Old Shoreham Road, Hove, on Monday 16 March. She was found to have 206...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 1:02 pm

Have you seen missing man from Hove?

Can you help find a man from Hove who has been missing for ten days? Martin Beavon, 47, of Lansdowne Place, Hove, was last seen by his mother and sister on Sunday 7 June. Since then he has not been seen or in contact with anyone. Mr Beavon was reported missing on Monday 8 June....
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 12:47 pm

Hove Engineerium blaze was arson

The fire at the British Engineerium in Hove last week was started deliberately, according to East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. Detectives are investigating the arson attack which happened late on Thursday afternoon (11 June). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015 at 12:31 pm