Firefighters put out blaze in roof of Hove flat

Firefighters put out a blaze in the roof of a flat in Hove this morning (Friday 23 October). The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire at a property in Dyke Road Avenue, Hove, this morning. “Three appliances from Preston Circus and...
Posted On 23 Oct 2015 at 10:24 pm

Six people held during crackdown on riding motorbikes off-road in Brighton 

Six people have been held since the start of a crackdown on riding motorbikes off-road in Brighton, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 23 October). The force said: “Anti-social use of off-road bikes in and around Brighton’s Whitehawk estate has been the spark...
Posted On 23 Oct 2015 at 9:54 pm

Uber granted licence to operate private hire cabs in Brighton and Hove for one year 

Taxi app Uber has been granted a licence to operate private hire vehicles in Brighton and Hove for one year. The company wanted a standard five-year licence but will have to show that it will obey the rules and meet the standards set out in the Blue Book. The Blue Book is the...
Posted On 23 Oct 2015 at 4:13 pm

Archaeologists cheered by Brighton and Hove council response to petition 

By Georgia Hardy Nationally important artefacts, which have been hidden away for 17 years are a step closer to going on public display in Brighton and Hove. At a council meeting yesterday (Thursday 22 October) Councillor Alan Robins expressed support for a campaign to provide a...
Posted On 23 Oct 2015 at 1:34 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Hughton points out why Seagulls fans have taken to Kayal

By Tim Hodges from the Albion pre-match press conference Chris Hughton highlighted to @bhcitynews just where the Albion might miss Beram Kayal’s influence at home to Preston tomorrow (Saturday 24 October). The Israeli international is suspended for receiving his fifth...
Posted On 23 Oct 2015 at 10:44 am

Too few staff in Brighton A&E, say hospital inspectors

Too few staff and a lack of facilities are among the problems facing the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) praised medics, saying: “Staff treated patients with...
Posted On 23 Oct 2015 at 9:09 am
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