Microsoft director shares ideas with Brighton and Hove digital sector and college chiefs

A leading executive from Microsoft came to Brighton to share ideas with college chiefs and people involved in the local creative, digital and information technology (CDIT) sector. Hugh Milward, Microsoft UK’s director of corporate affairs, was the opening speaker at the Creative...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016 at 5:33 pm

Passenger taken ill on Hove train

Southern services have been delayed this afternoon after a passenger was taken ill at Hove Station. One platform is currently blocked while the train waits for an ambulance to arrive. Services through the station are delayed by up to 10 minutes until 5pm. The Southern website...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016 at 4:51 pm

Woman dies after falling from cliffs at Brighton Marina

A woman has died this afternoon after plunging from cliffs onto the path below at Brighton Marina. The incident happened shortly after 2pm, and emergency services including ambulance and police rushed to the scene. A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: “Emergency services...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016 at 4:26 pm

Search for new Brighton school site now concentrated on two city centre locations

The search for a site for a new secondary school for east Brighton is now concentrated on two city centre locations, it has emerged. Parents of children who are set to make up the first intake of the new school which is due to open in September 2018, have been expressing concerns...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016 at 2:55 pm

Most library users in favour of Hove Library moving to museum, consultation finds

Controversial plans to relocate Hove Library down the road to the museum became more likely today with the release of a survey which showed 57% of city library users in favour of the move. More than 1,000 people responded to the consultation, which asked questions about a range...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016 at 2:09 pm

Brighton Wheel to be replaced by giant zipwire

The Brighton Wheel is set to be replaced by two 300m zipwires, dubbed the Brighton Zip, once the ferris ride is taken down in May – and the new attraction is set to be hanging around for a lot longer. Councillors are set to approve a zip wire attraction to replace the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016 at 11:05 am

Brighton venues targeted by bitcoin extortionists

A Brighton venue is one of five Sussex businesses to be targeted by emails threatening cyber attacks if they don’t pay £500 in virtual currency to an online account. So far this week five businesses, restaurants, B&Bs and hotels in Hastings, St Leonards, Eastbourne and...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016 at 9:55 am

No launch date for Uber in Brighton and Hove as meter keeps running on year-long licence

Uber still has no news on when it is likely to launch in Brighton, four months after its year-long licence was granted last year. The controversial taxi hailing app’s bid for a taxi operating licence was approved in October last year after months of representations from...
Posted On 03 Mar 2016 at 9:43 am
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