Hove businessman speaks about King Alfred dream for the first time since being chosen

Hove businessman Rob Starr has spoken about his vision for the King Alfred site for the first time since his proposal was chosen by Brighton and Hove City Council. Mr Starr defended the designs for the project saying that he was happy that they had been described as “dependable...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016 at 8:45 pm

Three Brighton and Hove drivers banned after drink driving

Three drivers from Brighton and Hove have been banned from the road after being caught drink driving. Antonio Souza, 43, a delivery man, of Erroll Road, Hove, was arrested in Kingsway, Hove, on Christmas Day (Friday 25 December). He was charged with driving with 97 micrograms of...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016 at 8:32 pm

Armed police at Preston Park after man waves ‘gun’

Armed police swooped on the Preston Park area of Brighton this evening after reports of a man with a gun. The A23 into the city by the park was closed after the incident in Stanford Avenue. Nobody was hurt and a man was later arrested. People living in flats nearby were...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016 at 7:18 pm

Six more public toilets to close across Brighton and Hove

Six more public toilets are to close across Brighton and Hove, in proposals shared with councillors today (Wednesday 3 February). Other toilets are to close at quieter times or have shared attendants as Brighton and Hove City Council tries to cut the £850,000 a year cost of...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016 at 7:00 pm

More than 2,000 Brighton and Hove voters sign tax petition

More than 2,000 voters from the three Brighton and Hove constituencies were among the 110,000 people from across the country to petition Parliament about tax changes for the self-employed. In Brighton Pavilion 902 voters signed the petition urging the Chancellor George Osborne to...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016 at 6:01 pm

Brighton and Hove to form part of innovative childcare trial

Brighton and Hove has been selected as a pilot area to look at innovative ways to make childcare accessible to more working parents – but it’s not yet clear if parents in the city will be getting an extra 15 hours of childcare this year. The government yesterday...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016 at 4:17 pm

Teen attacked by would-be robber on Brighton seafront

A robber was thwarted on Brighton seafront last week, Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 3 February). The mugger tried to snatch a bag belonging to a 19-year-old man near the Peter Pan’s Playground site late in the afternoon on Tuesday 26 January. Sussex Police said: “Police in...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016 at 4:13 pm

CCTV image of man sought in relation to Brighton rape released

Police in Brighton have released a CCTV image of a man they are trying to identify and interview about the rape of a woman in a flat in the city. In the early hours of Sunday 13 September last year the 18-year old woman from Horsham woke up in a disorientated state, in an unknown...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016 at 11:33 am