Planners reject scheme to build 32 homes on the edge of Brighton

Planners have rejected a scheme to build 32 homes on a three-acre site on the edge of Brighton. The housing association Hyde, which submitted the plans, is considering whether to appeal against the decision by members of Brighton and Hove City Council. Council planning officials...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 10:03 pm

Have you seen missing teenager in Brighton?

Sussex Police is asking people for help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl who is thought to have left home to see friends in Brighton. Sascha Gallichan last seen at her home in Bridgewater in Somerset at 11pm on Sunday, 17 January. We’re very concerned for Sascha and...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 5:40 pm

Taxi drivers asked to help find colleague who viciously assaulted women over unpaid fare

Taxi drivers have been asked to help trace a cabbie who subjected two women to a horrific attack because he thought they were trying to dodge a fare. Police issued a public appeal for witnesses to the attack, which happened on Friday, 27 November opposite the Good Companions pub...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 5:37 pm

Thameslink takes Southern’s dubious title of worst train service in latest passenger satisfaction league

Another year’s worth of overcrowded trains and delays have helped keep Brighton rail services at the bottom of the league for passenger satisfaction – but this time Thameslink has the dubious honour of finding itself bottom of the league. The National Rail Passenger...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 4:54 pm

Hit and run suspect released on police bail

A man arrested in connection with a hit and run in Brighton which left a Hove father with serious head injuries has been released on police bail. The 31-year-old from Brighton was held on suspicion of driving a vehicle dangerously, causing serious injury by dangerous driving,...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 4:36 pm

Rose Hill Tavern set for new lease of life as arts and music centre

After many months of campaigning to save it, a much-loved Brighton pub has been sold to a couple who want to turn it into an arts hub to replace some of the city’s lost performance spaces. Julian Arthur and Kassia Zermon, who help run arts collective Beatabet, bought the...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 4:19 pm

Brighton yoga school changes name after yogi’s $6.5m sex harassment fine

A Brighton yoga studio named after a world-famous yogi is changing its name after he was found guilty of sexual harassment. Bikram in the Lanes was named after Bikram Choudhury, who was this week ordered to pay $6.5m to his former lawyer by a US jury which found him guilty of...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 2:54 pm

Warning to Brighton and Hove dog walkers as palm oil is washed up on beaches

Dog owners and dog walkers in Brighton and Hove are being advised to keep a close eye on their dogs if they go on local beaches, as small amounts of suspected solidified palm oil have been washed up. The suspected palm oil deposits are white lumps that look a bit like candle wax...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 1:39 pm

Albion sign Norwegian winger, loan out Chicksen

Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of Norwegian under-21 international Henrik Rorvik Bjordal from Aalesunds FK for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance. Right winger Bjordal passed a medical at the American Express Elite Performance Centre...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 1:30 pm

Overheated sanitiser spray sparks Brighton kitchen fire

Crews from Preston Circus and Roedean responded to an incident where a bottle sanitizer had overheated on an oven hob. The fire was out on arrival and crews used a positive pressure ventilation fan to disperse the smoke from the property. The incident took place in a property on...
Posted On 27 Jan 2016 at 1:07 pm
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