Brighton man charged with drug dealing after raid nets 3kg of heroin

A Brighton man has been charged with having a class A drug with intent to supply after a large quantity of heroin was seized. Chance Wadey, 26, of Marlborough Place, Brighton, appeared before Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Wednesday 30 September). He was remanded in...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 3:01 pm

Young man impaled on railings after fall from Hove balcony

A young man is in hospital with leg injuries after he fell from a balcony in Waterloo Street on to railings below last night (Wednesday 30 September). The 28-year-old fell from the Hove flat at about 9.25pm last night after the balcony wall gave way. He was released from the...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 2:17 pm

Brighton cyclist raises £2k for local YMCA

A Brighton cyclist has raised almost £2,000 for the local YMCA in a 340-mile ride from Penzance to Buckingham Palace. Peter Colmer battled hills, saddle sores and blisters to complete the YMCA’s Tour de Y cycling challenge last week. The ride took four days and Mr Colmer was one...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 2:10 pm

Fashion upcycling workshops highlight clothing waste

A three-day upcycling event in Brighton aims to highlight the 350,000 tonnes of clothing waste which goes to landfill in the UK every year. Love Your Clothes and Cancer Research UK are inviting the public to visit their tonne of clothing event at the Open Market during Brighton...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 1:47 pm

Thousands of trans people in Brighton still facing discrimination

Brighton and Hove is home to almost 3,000 trans people, but although the city is largely trans-friendly they still face discrimination, abuse and isolation. Three years ago the city council’s trans equality scrutiny panel set out to ask what needs to be done to make things...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 1:45 pm

Work starts on Brighton cricket academy

Work is under way on building a new £1.8 million state of the art cricket centre on the edge of Brighton and Hove. Sussex fast bowlers Tymal Mills and James Anyon joined students, staff and members of the community to mark the start of construction. The cricket centre is in the...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 1:42 pm

Travel smartcards now available on Thameslink trains

Brighton commuters will now be able to use travel smartcards on Thameslink trains as well as Southern services – with pay as you go in the pipeline too. Passengers can get the key cards delivered to their homes, and then buy season tickets online or at stations which are...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 1:13 pm

Brighton firefighters called to airing cupboard fire

Firefighters from Preston Circus were called to reports of smoke at a property in Brighton this morning. Two appliances attended the incident on Varndean Gardens at 9:13am. On arrival crews confirmed there was a small fire in the airing cupboard. They used breathing apparatus and...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 11:22 am

Uber given date for decision on whether it can operate in Brighton and Hove

The taxi app Uber has been given a date when it should learn whether it will be allowed to operate cabs in Brighton and Hove. A licensing panel – made up of three councillors – is expected to hear an application from Uber at Brighton Town Hall on Monday 19 October. Brighton and...
Posted On 01 Oct 2015 at 12:34 am
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