Hove MP to set up cross-party group to tackle trains

The Labour MP for Hove, Peter Kyle, is setting up a cross-party parliamentary group to scrutinise Southern Rail commuter services. Mr Kyle is setting up the group with Sir Nicholas Soames, the Conservative MP for the neighbouring Mid Sussex constituency. Earlier today (Thursday...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016 at 5:41 pm

Hove doctors’ surgery placed in ‘special measures’ after inspectors rate it as inadequate

A Hove doctors’ surgery has been placed in “special measures” after inspectors rated it as inadequate. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said today that “England’s Chief Inspector of General Practice has placed Hove Medical Centre, West Way, in Hove, into special measures...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016 at 2:18 pm

Armed robbers hold up Hove Tesco at knifepoint

Two armed robbers held up a Tesco store in Hove last night (Wednesday 15 June) and escaped with more than £1,000. One suspect has been arrested and is currently in custody, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a knifepoint robbery at the...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016 at 2:06 pm

Conservatives call for ban on estate agents’ boards to be extended

The Conservatives have called for a ban on estate agents’ boards to be extended more widely across Brighton and Hove. Councillor Robert Nemeth has written to Brighton and Hove City Council chief executive Geoff Raw after the matter was raised by a resident. The ban was originally...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016 at 12:59 pm

Brighton man to be tried for affray after siege in Evelyn Terrace

A man who was arrested after a siege in Evelyn Terrace, Brighton, is to be tried for affray. Kelvin Crouch, 33, Evelyn Terrace, Brighton, is accused of committing the offence during a three-and-a-half-hour stand-off with police on Monday 16 May. Crouch appeared before Brighton...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016 at 11:57 am

Fourth student landlord told to convert shared house back to family home

A Brighton landlord has been told to stop letting a family home to students – the fourth since new rules over shared houses in the city were introduced. Last December, Laura Dwyer-Smith was refused retrospective council planning permission to continue using 22 St Mary...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016 at 10:48 am