Water performance for Hove school children

Hove MP Peter Kyle joined Hangleton school children and two of the area’s councillors to catch the Drips. The Drips are a fictional family who use mime, masks and comedy to teach children the importance of using water wisely and how to prevent sewer blockages. They feature in a...
Posted On 01 Jul 2016 at 11:55 pm

Banned Brighton driver arrested after skipping court date

A banned driver from Brighton has been brought before a court after skipping a date with magistrates to answer a charge of driving while disqualified. Lewis Gent, 23, of Beaconsfield Villas, Brighton, and formerly of Brading Road, denies breaking his ban and a further charge of...
Posted On 01 Jul 2016 at 9:23 pm

Labour slated for u-bend u-turn as Hangleton councillors campaign to keep public toilets open

Labour has been slated for a u-bend u-turn by three Hangleton councillors campaigning to keep toilets in their ward open to the public. The trio – Dawn Barnett, Tony Janio and Nick Lewry – were rebuffed after writing to Brighton and Hove City Council chief executive Geoff Raw....
Posted On 01 Jul 2016 at 8:29 pm

Hove woman raped near the Devil’s Dyke while walking home from pub

A 22-year-old woman was raped near the Devil’s Dyke as she walked home to Hove from a country pub. The woman was attacked shortly before midnight on Sunday 19 June or just after midnight on Monday 20 June. Sussex Police said: “The woman had left the Shepherd and Dog Pub in...
Posted On 01 Jul 2016 at 5:00 pm

Hove care home requires improvement says official report

A Hove care home “requires improvement”, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in an official inspection report. Lindridge care home, in Laburnum Avenue, Hove, was rated as good when it came to being caring, responsive and well-led. But inspectors looked at whether it...
Posted On 01 Jul 2016 at 2:29 pm