Brighton and Hove council calls on government for ‘truly affordable’ rented housing

Brighton and Hove City Council is urging the government to change the rules on councils building homes to help the worsening housing situation here and elsewhere. After councillors agreed a motion about replacing “truly affordable” rented housing at a full council meeting in...
Posted On 02 Dec 2016 at 10:02 pm

Yet another flashing incident as man exposes himself to Brighton schoolgirls

A flasher has targeted Brighton children on their way home from school again this week. A letter to parents of Dorothy Stringer pupils said: “I am writing to inform you that once again a man has exposed himself to one of our students on the way home from school. “I realise that...
Posted On 02 Dec 2016 at 8:12 pm

Southwick tunnel crash – police appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses to a car crash in the Southwick tunnel to come forward. Sussex Police urged anyone who saw the TVR sports car when it crashed or shortly before the crash to contact officers. The force said: “Did you see a sports car crash on the A27 at the...
Posted On 02 Dec 2016 at 7:32 pm

Brighton doctors’ surgery rated good after official inspection

A doctors’ surgery in Brighton has been rated good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) a year after inspectors found that it required improvement. Gemma Bond, clinical director at the Brighton Station Health Centre, in Queen’s Road, Brighton, said: “We are very pleased...
Posted On 02 Dec 2016 at 7:17 pm

Police release CCTV images of Brighton Station sex assault suspect

CCTV images have been released showing a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman at Brighton Station. British Transport Police said: “Do you recognise this man? “We would like to speak to him in connection with a sexual assault at Brighton railway station. “At around 3.15pm...
Posted On 02 Dec 2016 at 11:19 am

Brighton and Hove passengers face higher train fares – but ‘delay repay’ terms extended

Train fares for passengers from Brighton and Hove will rise by an average of 1.8 per cent from Monday 2 January, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) said this morning (Friday 2 December). The company, which runs Southern, Thameslink and the Gatwick Express, said that Southern...
Posted On 02 Dec 2016 at 10:38 am

Tailbacks after rush-hour crash on A27 Brighton bypass

Commuters faced a three-mile tailback after a rush-hour crash on the A27 Brighton bypass this morning (Friday 2 December). An earlier crash on the A270 Lewes Road also affected drivers on their way to work. Sussex Police said: “At 7.48am emergency services were called to the A27...
Posted On 02 Dec 2016 at 9:26 am