Brighton cycle track campaigners saddle up for fresh challenge

The Save Preston Park Cycle Track Campaign is holding a public meeting on Monday (11 April) and asking as many supporters as possible to come along. The cycle track campaigners said: “We will be discussing the future of the campaign and plans to make Preston Park Velodrome...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016 at 10:52 pm

Leading Brighton and Hove housebuilder and social landlord says proposed merger will help tackle housing crisis

Hyde Housing – one of the biggest housebuilders and social landlords in Brighton and Hove – is planning to be part of an ambitious merger. The housing association has proposed joining with two others – L&Q and East Thames – and said that this would make it cheaper and easier...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016 at 10:42 pm

Hundreds of pounds stolen from Brighton and Hove taxi drivers

At least eight Brighton and Hove taxis have been broken into over the past month by a thief or thieves who stole hundreds of pounds. Sussex Police said today (Thursday 7 April): “Police are warning taxi drivers in Brighton and Hove city to be on their guard after a number of...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016 at 10:02 pm

Five to battle it out to be Sussex police and crime commissioner

Five candidates will battle it out to become the next police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Sussex. Nominations closed at 4pm today (Thursday 7 April) with the current PCC, the Conservative Katy Bourne, and four rivals having stumped up the £5,000 deposit. She faces a challenge...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016 at 5:45 pm

Regency Society calls for demolition of Hove Museum

Brighton’s Regency Society has taken the unusual step of advocating the demolition of a civic building, saying the Hove Museum site should instead be used to build a state of the art library, museum and housing. Councillors are expected to approve hugely controversial plans...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016 at 3:31 pm

Teenager injured after crash with bus

A teenage boy has been injured after being hit by a bus outside Sainsbury’s in St James’s Street this lunchtime. Ambulances are currently on the scene treating the boy, who is believed to have escaped with minor injuries. Police are also in attendance, and buses have...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016 at 1:44 pm