Secondary school plans to move to Hangleton

The newest secondary school in Brighton and Hove is preparing to move to a new site. The King’s School is planning to move to Hangleton to the site currently occupied by West Blatchington Primary School. The plans would include replacement premises for West Blatch being built in...
Posted On 03 Jul 2015 at 11:58 pm

Heroin dealer awaits sentence after being caught in Portslade

A heroin dealer was caught in Portslade with a stash worth about £5,000 after someone tipped off police. Jason Goodman, 43, was found sat in a Skoda Fabia car, in Bush Farm Drive, where he had been reported to be using drugs. He has since appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court...
Posted On 03 Jul 2015 at 11:19 pm

Police appeal for help to find wanted Brighton drug dealer

Detectives are trying to trace a drug dealer from Brighton and have appealed to the public for help finding him. Sussex Police said that David Lynam-Carter, 33, who lived in Buckingham Road, Brighton, was “wanted in connection with drug dealing offences and money laundering”....
Posted On 03 Jul 2015 at 10:33 pm

Brighton newspaper sold to national chain

The Brighton and Hove Independent newspaper has been sold to Johnston Press, which owns a chain of local newspapers across the country. Johnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield tweeted news of the deal this afternoon (Friday 3 July). He said: “Johnston Press...
Posted On 03 Jul 2015 at 5:25 pm

Brighton biker banned from the road for drink driving

A motorcyclist from Brighton has been banned from the road after being caught over the drink drive limit at breakfast time. Sussex Police said that Trevor Saunders, 30, was arrested at 8am on Thursday 4 June after his Suzuki GSXR motorbike was stopped in Lewes Road, Brighton. He...
Posted On 03 Jul 2015 at 1:52 pm

Rail union calls five-day strike

The RMT Union has called a five-day strike starting on Sunday 12 July. Engineers employed by Southern are walking out in a dispute about changes intended to improve productivity. The union said that members voted more than ten to one in favour of strike action, with concerns...
Posted On 03 Jul 2015 at 8:37 am

Hove MP chosen for Commons select committee

Hove MP Peter Kyle has been chosen to become a member of a House of Commons select committee. Mr Kyle was elected by his colleagues in the Labour Party to serve on the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee. He said: “It’s a huge honour to be elected by my fellow MPs to the...
Posted On 03 Jul 2015 at 12:49 am