Drink-driving Brighton shop worker jailed over crash that killed his friend

A Brighton shop worker has been jailed for killing one of his friends in a crash that happened after he had been drinking. Mo Ruhomally, 30, had three of his colleagues from Poundland, in London Road, Brighton, in his BMW 318L car when he crashed almost a year ago. Today (Friday...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015 at 7:06 pm

Brighton hospital trust denies claims of racism after staff start petition

More than 200 people have signed a petition that accuses the main hospital trust in Brighton and Hove of discriminating against black and minority ethnic (BME) staff. Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) denied the claims and said that it supported the BME...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015 at 5:42 pm

Softening of council tax blow for city’s poorest does not go far enough, campaigners say

A softening of a big rise in the amount some of the city’s poorest people will have to pay in council tax has been welcomed by anti-austerity campaigners – but they say it still doesn’t go far enough. The Labour administration consulted on plans to reduce the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015 at 8:37 am

Utility company fined for overrunning Brighton gasworks

A utility company which spent weeks doing gasworks in Carden Avenue, leaving grass verges ripped up and pavements damaged, is now facing a fine for overrunning its permit. Brighton and Hove City Council is charging Southern Gas Networks for occupying the road two days longer than...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015 at 8:17 am

£80m scheme to build homes, shops and offices behind Hove Station goes on show

Plans for an £80 million scheme to build homes, shops and offices on land by Hove Station and the bus garage are to go on show in just over a week’s time. The developer Matsim Properties wants to build 178 flats and 21,500 square feet of grade A employment space in place of three...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015 at 3:17 am
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