Housing association and Brighton and Hove council agree deal to build thousands of homes for rent

Council leader Warren Morgan is expected to announce a deal to build thousands of new homes for rent in Brighton and Hove at a Labour Party meeting tomorrow (Saturday 17 October). Some of the new homes will be for sale. But the deal involves forming a joint venture company with a...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 11:57 pm

5 things we learnt from the Brighton & Hove Albion pre Leeds press conference

1) Liam Rosenior told Brighton and Hove News how much he is enjoying his transition from full back to attacking midfielder. Rosenior said: “When I am defending and we score I’m thinking, how can I keep it tight? When I’m attacking I am thinking, how can I...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 8:20 pm

Police appeal for help to find missing Brighton girl

Sussex Police said that officers were concerned for the welfare of missing 16-year-old Lacey Easen who may be in Worthing or Brighton. She failed to arrive at school in Worthing, where she has been living, on Tuesday (13 October) and has not been seen since. She comes from...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 7:09 pm

Brighton and Hove Chamber keynote speaker tells how business failure launched a thousand start ups

The keynote speaker at the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce Big Summit confessed that he failed when he started a business. Jim Duffy told how he and a few colleagues blew £375,000 of their own money. The former policeman set up an app so football fans could play a game on...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 6:31 pm

Brighton man needs stitches after being attacked with bottle on seafront

A 31-year-old man needed stitches after being hit with a bottle near the seafront in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “The victim, who lives locally, had just left a night club along the Lower Esplanade at around 5am on Saturday 10 October when he was approached by four men as...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 6:27 pm

£15k mobile shower trailer stolen from Patcham

Police are appealing for witnesses after a £15,000 Decontamination Unit was stolen from a parking bay on the A23 near Patcham. The trailer was left at 2.30pm on Tuesday, 6 October between the Black Lion pub and the Patcham roundabout. When the workmen who had hired it returned...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 1:09 pm

Brighton and Hove cabbies cheered by Uber ruling

The Uber app court ruling today (Friday 16 October) is a victory in London but could mean defeat in Brighton on Monday (19 October). Some Brighton and Hove cabbies were cheered by the news which could lift the threat of what is regarded by many as unfair competition. The High...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 12:14 pm

Volunteers prepare for Feeding the 5,000 in Brighton with a preparatory course

Some may say there’s no such thing as a free lunch but a small army of volunteers from Brighton and Hove are out to disprove the old saying. They are preparing for a free event called Feeding the 5,000 which is due to take place on The Level on Thursday 29 October from 11am to...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 12:00 pm

Hundreds head for Brighton and Hove Chamber’s ‘Growth Summit’

Hundreds of businessmen and women have signed up for Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce Big Summit which is taking place today (Friday 16 October). The theme of the summit is growth, with a keynote speech from Jim Duffy, who set up Entrepreneurial Spark to promote business...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 3:37 am

Hove Library could open in museum building as early as 2017

I wrote last week about the very difficult choices that the council is being forced to take because of the removal of government funding for local council services, around a third of our budget. One of the most high profile of these choices so far is the proposal to move Hove...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015 at 2:39 am
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