Evacuated Brighton mother describes ‘bomb’ terror

A mother described the “bomb” terror visited on people living in a Brighton street after an unexpected find on a building site. Terrified neighbours were evacuated from their homes after a suspected unexploded Second World War bomb was unearthed. A lack of information added to...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016 at 6:29 pm

Seven held after drugs and firearms raids across Brighton and Hove

Seven people have been arrested after a series of drugs and firearms raids across Brighton and Hove, Sussex Police said today (Friday 16 December). The force said: “Detectives have disrupted a group suspected of organised drug dealing and firearms distribution in Brighton and...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016 at 5:40 pm

Suspected unexploded shell leads to closure of busy Brighton road and premises being evacuated

A suspected unexploded shell led to the closure of a busy Brighton road today (Friday 16 December) and the evacuation of neighbouring homes. Hollingdean Road, which runs between the Vogue Gyratory and Ditchling Road, was closed for about five hours before bomb disposal experts...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016 at 5:24 pm

Judges to hear bail request by Brighton Royal Marine as he prepares appeal against murder conviction

Judges are due to hear a bail application by former Royal Marine Alex Blackman as he awaits a court date for an appeal against his conviction for murder. The 42-year-old former Sergeant, from Brighton, is not due to appear in person this afternoon (Friday 16 December) although...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016 at 2:35 pm

More than 15,000 people in fuel poverty in Brighton and Hove, say official figures

More than 15,000 people are living in fuel poverty in Brighton and Hove, according to official figures. The price comparison website MoneySuperMarket.com said that the figures represented 12 per cent of households in Brighton and Hove – or 15,459 homes. The average fuel poverty...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016 at 1:53 pm

Party houses must play fair, say Brighton and Hove councillors

Party houses should be licensed and subject to fire regulations and health and safety laws in the same way as small hotels and B&Bs, according to Brighton and Hove councillors. They have asked the chief executive of Brighton and Hove City Council, Geoff Raw, to write to the...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016 at 2:45 am
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