Ghosthunters investigate spooky goings-on in Brighton’s sewers

WITH VIDEO: Brighton is said to one of the UK’s most haunted cities – but so far, most reported activity has happened firmly above ground. However, after workmen in the sewers beneath the streets reported an increase in ghostly goings on, Southern Water opened them up...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 7:49 pm

Tributes paid to two former Brighton and Hove mayors

Two former mayors of were remembered at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council this afternoon (Thursday 22 October). A long-serving councillor and former mayor of Brighton, Gill Sweeting, died at the age of 72 of pancreatic cancer at the Martlets Hospice in Hove at the start...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 5:38 pm

Council in talks to open refugee hostel in former Kemp Town care home

Brighton and Hove City Council is in talks to use a Brighton care home to house refugees, Brighton and Hove News understands. The Institute of Our Lady of Mercy announced in August that it was closing St Joseph’s Care Home in Bristol Road, Kemp Town, as it was no longer...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 3:47 pm

Missing Brighton teenager found a month after he vanished

A missing teenager has been found safe and well in Brighton more than a month after he vanished. Jordan Ash, 16, was reported missing after leaving his home in Lancing on Friday 18 September. He was last spotted in Hangleton a couple of days later. Sussex Police said this morning...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 3:39 pm

Mobility company reimagines Quadrophenia with zimmer frame

The battle between the mods and rockers on Brighton beach in 1964 has been recreated by a local mobility company – using a souped up zimmer frame. Brighton based mobility company essentialaids.com has put its own spin on cult movie Quadrophenia with their very own...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 3:23 pm

Council leader suggests donating fireworks money to animal charity

The leader of Brighton and Hove City Council has suggested people donate the money they would spend on fireworks to an animal charity instead. Cllr Warren Morgan, who owns a Jack Russell cross called Jimmy, is backing calls from the RSCPCA to keep pets safe this Bonfire Night....
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 1:16 pm

Brighton teenager wins photography prize with picture of Marina pavement

By Charley Ward The results of the Landscape Photographer of the Year award were announced this week and a Brighton teenager is amongst the winners. Caleb Yule, an 18-year-old film and photography student, came first in the Urban View category of the Young Landscape Photographer...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 1:11 pm

City council searches for internet champions to help narrow Brighton and Hove’s digital divide

Could you be a digital champion? Brighton and Hove City Council is looking for people to take part in a new project to help people get onto the internet. The city council is one of four local authorities chosen to be part of a new project to help reduce the number of people...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 12:42 pm

Payout agreed to victim of abuse by most senior Anglican bishop yet

A payout has been agreed to the victim of child sexual abuse at the hands of a man tipped to become Archbishop of Canterbury. The Church of England settled the case relating the former Bishop of Chichester George Bell 20 years after the victim first complained. The news comes...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 12:22 pm

New Brighton and Hove warning signs know when mobiles are being used in cars

Flashing signs which can detect when people are using a mobile phone inside a car has been trialled in Brighton and Hove to warn drivers to keep their eyes on the road. The vehicle activated sign (VAS) can sense when a mobile phone is being used in a vehicle as it approaches, and...
Posted On 22 Oct 2015 at 12:20 pm
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