Transport police appeal for help catching station bike thief

Do you know this man? Detectives would like to speak to him about a spate of bike thefts from railways stations in Brighton. British Transport Police (BTP) has today released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to about the crimes and are appealing for the public’s help...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 3:25 pm

Overstretched Brighton and Hove planning department refusing non-urgent work

Brighton and Hove’s planning department is refusing all non-urgent work as departing staff means it is currently too overstretched to keep up with applications. City councillors were last month informed the department has stopped doing anything but statutory work in a bid...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 11:36 am

Bulldog pledges to stop ‘few individuals’ spoiling bar for everyone

The Bulldog bar says it will work with police to stop the “few individuals” who have Police told the St James’s Street venue, Brighton’s oldest gay bar, it would be seeking a review of its licence on Friday, just before the Pride celebrations kicked off....
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 11:17 am

Commuters offered free Brighton workspace to dodge Thursday’s tube strike

An office provider is offering free access to its business lounge to Brighton commuters wanting to avoid Thursday’s tube strike. Regus is giving anyone who can’t work in their normal location access to space and facilities at its centre in Queensberry House in...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 10:28 am

Brighton’s Level wins award for getting bees buzzing

Parks staff and volunteer gardeners at The Level in Brighton are celebrating winning a Bees Needs award, for work to attract bees and other pollinating insects. The Level is one of only three parks across the South East and one of 15 across England to win the award, made by the...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 10:05 am

Pridegoer left with facial injuries after train attack

A man in his fifties was left with injuries to his face after a violent attack on board a train from Brighton to Redhill on Saturday night. British Transport Police (BTP) are investigating the incident, which took place shortly before midnight on Saturday, 1 August. It is alleged...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 9:58 am

Brighton restaurant told to make urgent improvement after zero star rating

A Brighton seafront restaurant has been told it must make urgent improvements after a hygiene inspector gave it zero stars. Little Bay on King’s Road was rated bad for both food hygiene and safety and for structural compliance, and the inspector said it had little...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 9:36 am

Pair arrested for digging up bollards to get onto Racehill allotments

Two people have been arrested after bollards were dug up to gain access to land near Brighton Racecourse on Sunday – but the damage has meant a traveller camp was able to get onto the Racehill allotments. A 42-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were both arrested on...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 9:04 am

Brighton and Hove Greens urge Labour to be open about budget choices

The Green Party is urging the new Labour administration running Brighton and Hove City Council to publish its budget proposals early enough for those affected by cuts to have their say. The party’s finance spokesman, Councillor Ollie Sykes, also called on the Labour leader...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 8:16 am

That’s Zamora – 10 things you’ll want to know about Brighton and Hove Albion’s new striker

1 ) Zamora originally joined Albion on loan from Bristol Rovers in February 2000 – and scored on his debut at Withdean. 2) He scored a hat-trick as Albion thrashed the now disbanded Chester City at the Deva Stadium on 26th February 2000 – the first player to do so...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015 at 1:36 am