Traffic problems on A23 at Patcham predicted to ease with new line on parking

One cause of traffic hold-ups on the A23 at Patcham has been removed with a clearer approach to parking. Although the road is a clearway the markings – or lack of them – left drivers unclear about where they could legally park. Councillor Lee Wares said that the issue had been...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015 at 7:57 pm

Portslade badger and hedgehog become Springwatch stars

A video of a badger and a hedgehog sharing a moonlit dinner shot by former Portslade councillor Bob Carden has become a huge internet hit. The video, which Mr Carden shot on 11 August, was posted on the BBC Springwatch Facebook page, and has now been viewed by almost 80,000...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015 at 2:57 pm

Seized Sussex student newspaper distributed with offending article cut out

The staff of Sussex student newspaper The Badger have been busy cutting out a potentially libellous article from copies seized by the students’ union so it can be handed out on campus again. The editor of the University of Sussex student newspaper Paul Millar was suspended...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015 at 2:33 pm

Hove schoolboy sprayed in the face while waiting for the bus

Did you help a teenage boy who was sprayed in the face with a substance in Hove? Police want to hear from the man who helped the 15-year-old after he was attacked. The victim was standing at the bus stop in Palmeria Square on Saturday (26 September) between 2pm and 2.30pm when he...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015 at 1:35 pm

More than 250 victims of Brighton Bestival fraud

Police are reminding anyone who is a victim of a fraud in relation to the sale of the Isle of Wight Bestival event tickets to report it. The matter came to light a few days before the Bestival event on the Isle of Wight was due to start on September 10 when a number of people...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015 at 1:01 pm

On the run prisoner could be at large in Brighton

Police in Brighton are searching for 23-year old Ashkaan Kalhory, who is wanted for recall to prison. Kalhory, who had been released on licence while serving a sentence of five and a half years for conspiracy to rob imposed at the Old Bailey in March 2012, has breached the terms...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015 at 12:56 pm

Former printworks set to be turned into homes

Councillors are being advised to approve plans to convert a light industrial building near Preston Park into four homes despite a clutch of objections from residents. Stonechris Properties wants to convert and extend the former printworks at Media House in North Road int...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 4:42 pm

Brighton father says school ban on term-time holidays breaches his human rights

A Brighton father is launching a legal battle after he and his wife were fined by the city council for taking their two boys out of school to see their cousin compete in a weightlifting competition. Noah Myers told the Sunday Times that his civil liberties and right under the...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 4:12 pm

Sussex students win toy design competition

Students at the University of Sussex have triumphed in a toy design competition with their idea for an interactive wristband that vibrates and changes colours. Product Design undergraduates from the University went head to head with fellow design students from Brunel University...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 4:11 pm

Work starts on building five new council homes on former Brighton car park

Brighton and Hove City Council is starting building five new homes for rent on local authority land formerly used for parking that has been cleared in Ardingly Street, Kemp Town. The scheme is one of seven underway this year which will provide 77 new council homes for rent this...
Posted On 29 Sep 2015 at 2:45 pm