Storm damage leaves Hove swimming pool closed

Damage caused by Storm Imogen has left the King Alfred swimming pool closed – possibly until the end of the week. Part of the roof felt was lifted by the high winds this morning (Monday 8 February). Leisure centre bosses hope that they will be able to reopen the “dry side”...
Posted On 08 Feb 2016 at 8:07 pm

Brighton rock festival may be a scam, police warn music fans

A rock festival being advertised in Brighton could be a scam, Sussex Police warned today (Monday 8 February). The force said: “Sussex Police are asking residents to be cautious over ticket sales site for a festival near Brighton. “The police and Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 08 Feb 2016 at 7:49 pm

Storm Imogen means Brighton and Hove commuters face rush hour train cancellations

Several rush-hour trains have been cancelled and others delayed as commuters struggle to make it home to Brighton and Hove this evening (Monday 8 February). Thameslink suspended services between London Bridge and Brighton. The disruption has been blamed on Storm Imogen, with a...
Posted On 08 Feb 2016 at 7:05 pm

Video – High winds bring down wall at flats in Portslade

High winds have blown down an aerial and brought down the end wall of a block of flats in Portslade this afternoon (Monday 8 February). Four people in two flats in Dudney Court, Windlesham Close, Portslade, have been told to find alternative accommodation until the damage can be...
Posted On 08 Feb 2016 at 6:50 pm

Brighton kebab boss landed with £3.6k bill for breaching prohibition notice

The owner of a Brighton kebab shop has been landed with a £3,600 bill for allowing people to sleep above the shop in beach of a prohibition notice. Nafiz Karaca, of North Street, Eastbourne, admitted the offence when he was brought before Eastbourne magistrates. His fellow...
Posted On 08 Feb 2016 at 6:16 pm

Storm Imogen blows roof loose on King Alfred in Hove

Storm Imogen has blown the roof loose on the King Alfred Leisure Centre in Hove. The swimming pool and leisure centre has been closed to the public as workers try to secure the building. Sussex Police closed the promenade – even though it was upwind of the danger – but left the...
Posted On 08 Feb 2016 at 11:59 am
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