Business leaders wrestle with workspace problems at Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce big debate

Almost 100 business leaders wrestled with some of the issues around workspace at a big debate organised by the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce this afternoon (Wednesday 6 July). They listened and debated with an expert panel in the debate at City College Brighton and Hove,...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016 at 6:09 pm

Elderly woman conned out of £1.7k by bogus roofers

Sussex Police is warning residents to beware of cold callers, after a woman was conned out of £1,700 at her home in Brighton. At about 1pm on Wednesday (29 June), a 70-year-old woman answered her door in Park Crescent Road to two men who claimed she required work on the roof and...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016 at 5:13 pm

Woman injured while separating fighting dogs

A woman was bitten in the hands and arms while trying to separate two fighting dogs at her home in Brighton this week. Three police vans and an ambulance were called to the flat in Elm Grove on Monday at 11.25am as the woman struggled to drag the dogs apart. Both the woman and...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016 at 4:19 pm

Brighton MP calls for apology as Chilcot report on Iraq war is published

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas has asked the Prime Minister to apologise for his party’s part in supporting the Iraq war. The Green MP, who campaigned against the invasion of Iraq in 2003, spoke in a debate about the Chilcott report on the war which was published today...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016 at 3:42 pm

Unexploded bombs to be blown up off Brighton seafront

Two unexploded World War II bombs will be blown up off the Brighton coast this summer after being uncovered during construction work on the Rampion wind farm. Work started again this week after halting briefly following the discovery of the ordnances and for the black bream...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016 at 1:48 pm

Hove MP calls for automatic compensation and declassified first class under new Southern timetable

Hove MP Peter Kyle has called for automatic compensation for commuters affected by Southern Rail’s new emergency timetable, which is due to start next week. The beleaguered rail company is cutting 341 services across its network, with 5% of peak Brighton to Victoria trains...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016 at 1:35 pm

Hove teacher receives £10k surprise as he raises cash for volunteering year abroad

A Hove teacher raising money for a stint abroad as a volunteer received a surprise donation of £10,000 from an old school friend he hadn’t seen for years. Andrea Mari, 43, teaches maths and history, and was trying to raise the standard £985 for his year-long placement in Tanzania...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016 at 1:07 pm

Missing mother and daughters found

UPDATE: A mother and daughter who were reported missing when the girls failed to turn up to school have been found. An appeal was launched yesterday for anyone who knew the whereabouts of Southwick woman Rachel Bouchaib and her two daughters, with police asking people to ring 999...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016 at 12:30 pm