Sixth form and further education shake up to see fewer colleges in Sussex

Skills Minister Nick Boles has announced a review of sixth forms and further education (FE) colleges in six parts of the country, including Sussex. The review will include Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form College (BHASVIC), Varndean College and City College Brighton and Hove....
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 4:48 pm

Clutch of new parking schemes set to put to public vote

Three areas of Brighton are to be asked if they want residents parking schemes as another proposed scheme divided one neighbourhood. Fiveways is now set to get parking controls in spring next year after 74 per cent of locals support the idea. However the adjoining Surrenden area,...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 2:54 pm

Valley Gardens scheme set to be delayed until next year for new traffic reports

The controversial Valley Gardens scheme is set to be delayed until next year while further traffic reports are compiled. The reworking of roads from St Peter’s Church to the Old Steine was approved in the final months of the Green adminstration after it received £8m of...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 2:47 pm

Garden waste scheme to be trialled in Brighton and Hove

A new paid-for green waste collection is set to be trialled in Hove Park and Withdean and rolled out across the city if successful. The service would cost £52 a year and available in areas where residents have space for wheelie bins – although in those areas people could no...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 2:19 pm

Receptionist celebrates 30 years greeting visitors to Rottingdean

Gaye Greely, receptionist at the White Horse in Rottingdean, has been recognised for her 30 years of service. Gaye started working at the White Horse in 1985. Since then the hotel, which is part of Old English Inns, has undergone many changes, including an extensive refurbishment...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 2:19 pm

Lorry and car crash at Southwick Tunnel

A crash between a lorry and a car on the A27 between Southwick Tunnel and the Devil’s Dyke turnoff is causing big tailbacks this afternoon. The accident happened at about 1pm today. One eastbound lane is now closed and queues are building. A police spokesman said:...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 2:13 pm

Brighton lifeboat volunteers save man from drowning in sea near Marina

A man was saved from drowning by volunteer members of the RNLI Brighton lifeboat crew on Saturday morning (3 October). The lifeboat was called out at 5.10am after someone dialled 999 and told Sussex Police that a man was had gone into the water and was in difficulty. He was found...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 1:12 pm

Concerns grow for missing Hove man

UPDATE: Wishard Mupawaenda has been found safe and well. Police are concerned about the welfare of missing 51-year-old Wishard Mupawaenda from Hove. Mr Mupawaenda, also known as Joe, was last seen by relatives when he was leaving his home address in Arthur Street, Hove, on...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 12:00 pm

Fire breaks out in Hollingdean home

An accidental fire which broke out on Saturday evening at a home in Merevale, Brighton, left one person suffering from smoke inhalation. Three appliances from Preston Circus and Hove attended the incident In Hollingdean after being called at 9.21pm. Crews used breathing apparatus...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 11:14 am

Brighton fisherman’s beach grotto under threat of demolition

Brighton’s “last beach fisherman” is being told to take down the collection of flint statues he’s built on the beach over health and safety fears. Rory McCormack started creating the mystical figures out of flint and other bits and pieces he found on the...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015 at 11:04 am
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