Met Office issues severe cold weather warning

The Met Office has issued a severe cold weather warning highlighting concerns about the temperature until mid-afternoon on Friday (2 December). The official forecaster said: “There is an 80 per cent probability of severe cold weather between 9pm on Monday 28 November and 3pm on...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 11:36 pm

New city partnership formed to help Brighton’s live music venues

Brighton and Hove’s smaller live music venues are to be given extra help to deal with noise complaints and licensing as part of a new night time economy partnership formed in response to industry concerns. Brighton and Hove City Council’s environment committee today...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 6:21 pm

Higher prices for Pavilion and museums will put off visitors, says Brighton and Hove opposition leader

Much of the success of Brighton and Hove over the last few years can be attributed to its ever-increasing popularity as a tourist destination, both for UK residents and foreign visitors alike. Every year over 8.5 million people visit our city contributing an estimated £780...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 6:00 pm

Residents set to vote on new Brighton and Hove parking schemes

More than 10,000 homes in Brighton and Hove are about to be asked for views on introducing residents’ parking into their areas, including the city centre’s ‘last free car park’. Questionnaires will be sent out this week to about 8,000 homes in Hanover and Elm...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 5:55 pm

Schoolgirl hit by van escapes with bruises

A young girl escaped with just bruises after being hit by a van at Palmeira Square this afternoon. Traffic was stopped and buses diverted while emergency services dealt with the accident at 3.30pm. The roads reopened at 4pm. A police spokeswoman said: “Emergency services...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 5:19 pm

Scores object to 125 homes on fields despite council letter blunder

A double technical blunder in sending out notifications of controversial plans to build 125 homes on fields in Mile Oak has ended up boosting the number of objections after residents took it on themselves to do their own massive mailout. A combination of a temperamental IT system...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 5:14 pm

More young Brighton girls flashed at on way home from school

Two more flashers have exposed themselves to Brighton schoolgirls in the past week, sparking warnings from schools. The first incident happened at 3.30pm last Tuesday when two girls who were walking through Queens Park walked round a corner where a man pulled down his trousers in...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 4:34 pm

Brighton i360 boss quits

The chief executive of the Brighton i360 is to leave, it was announced today (Tuesday 29 November). The i360 said: “After 10 years planning, building, recruiting and helping to deliver a world-class tourist attraction, Eleanor Harris, CEO of British Airways i360, will step down...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 3:19 pm

Runaway dog spooked by Storm Angus reunited with worried owners

By Sarah George A dog who escaped from his owner’s garden during Storm Angus was safely returned home thanks to Facebook. Lost pooch Max was spotted by passers-by outside Glazed Coffee on Ditchling Road opposite The Level at about 3pm on Saturday. Chelsea Ray-Hutchins noticed his...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 2:51 pm

Brighton and Hove roads are getting worse, according to official report

The condition of Brighton and Hove’s roads is getting worse, according to an official report, and the pace of deterioration is faster. But at current rates of spending it would take almost 300 years to resurface the local road network. Even for main roads, an extra £500,000 a...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016 at 1:18 pm
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