Move to ban smoking in Brighton and Hove parks and beaches

Brighton and Hove could become one of the first places in the UK to ban smoking in its parks and on its beaches. Councillors are being asked to approve a public consultation to extend the voluntary ban in playgrounds to other public spaces in the city. It’s hoped a ban...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015 at 5:08 pm

Missing teenager found in Brighton

A 14-year-old boy who went missing in Brighton at lunchtime on Saturday (11 July) has been found safe in the town. Reece Pateman was visiting a school fair in Woodingdean when he went missing at the weekend. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help in finding him yesterday...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015 at 5:00 pm

College appoints new principal

City College Brighton and Hove has appointed a new principal. The further and higher education college has appointed Sharon Collett and completed its senior management line-up with the appointment of Jon Rollings as chief operating officer. Last month the college appointed former...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015 at 4:47 pm

Brighton’s first jumble trail lands in Hanover this weekend

Lofts, cupboards and sheds are being cleared out in Hanover ahead of this weekend’s first Brighton Jumble Trail. The trail, which will take place on Saturday from midday until 4pm, with almost 80 stalls in most streets in Hanover and the surrounding area selling anything...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015 at 12:18 pm

Man arrested for murder after body found in Kemp Town

Police are investigating the death of a man found in Chesham Place, Brighton, early this morning (Tuesday 14 July). Ambulance and police were called at 3.34am and discovered the body of a 54-year-old man at a flat. The death is unexplained at this time but a 60-year-old man has...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015 at 11:53 am

Labour council leader rules out city alliance with Greens

The Labour leader of Brighton and Hove City Council has dismissed calls from Green MP Caroline Lucas and his own party to work more closely, saying it would be an “utter betrayal” of the city’s voters. Warren Morgan was responding to two articles written in a...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015 at 10:02 am

Landmark Portslade pub set to be demolished to make way for homes

A Portslade pub which was set to become a Morrison’s supermarket could now be demolished and houses built on the site. Developers have submitted plans to knock down The Mill House in Mill Lane, which gives its name to a bus stop, and build eight homes in its place. Plans...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015 at 9:24 am