Brighton and Hove Greens criticise £5k ‘innovation’ prize, saying ‘gimmicks’ won’t save Labour

Brighton and Hove Greens have “expressed scepticism” over Labour’s plans to offer cash prizes for people who come up with money-saving ideas for the council. Labour leader Warren Morgan announced the City Innovation Challenge 2016 yesterday (Thursday 3 December). Councillor...
Posted On 04 Dec 2015 at 8:43 pm

New safety fencing to be put up along Madeira Terraces on Brighton seafront

The council is to put up more than half a mile of safety fencing along Madeira Terraces on Brighton seafront. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Work is about to start on installing new security fencing along Madeira Terraces on Brighton seafront. “The new fencing will replace...
Posted On 04 Dec 2015 at 5:09 pm

i360’s new branding divides opinion

The i360’s new branding, replacing Brighton with British Airways, was revealed with great fanfare last week – but the new name has divided opinion. The sponsorship deal has been hailed as proof the attraction is capable of drawing big names to Brighton, and with it...
Posted On 04 Dec 2015 at 9:38 am

Kids travel free on Brighton and Hove buses this weekend and next

Brighton and Hove Buses are offering free travel to children accompanied by an adult for the first two weekends in December to kick off the festive season. Managing director Martin Harris said: “We want to help families enjoy Christmas shopping this year without the worry...
Posted On 04 Dec 2015 at 9:19 am

Investigation into Hove flat fire

An investigation has been launched into the cause of a fire which started in a Hove bedroom yesterday afternoon. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called at 3.16pm on Thursday to reports of smoke coming from a bedroom in Hove. Two fire engines from Hove attended an address...
Posted On 04 Dec 2015 at 8:57 am

Brighton man first arrested in this year’s drink drive campaign

A man has earnt the dubious honour of being the first to be arrested by Sussex Police in the force’s 2015 Christmas drink and drug-driving campaign. Four drivers were made on Tuesday, the first day of the campaign. The first was a 27-year-old man who was stopped in Grand...
Posted On 04 Dec 2015 at 8:39 am

Brighton and Hove commuters to pay 1 per cent more for season tickets from next month

Rises in Thamelink and Southern season tickets have been capped at the rate of inflation next month, with fares rising at an average of 0.8 per cent and some frozen completely. GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway), which now runs both services, has frozen the price of singles and...
Posted On 04 Dec 2015 at 8:29 am