Aslef cuts next week’s walkout to three days but adds three fresh strike dates

The train drivers’ union Aslef has cut the number of strike days next week from six to three. But it has also announced three fresh strike days in late January in its dispute with Southern and its parent company Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). Aslef members were due to go on...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017 at 6:30 pm

Airbnb balcony collapse in Brighton prompts fire service to warn landlords about duty to keep guests safe

The Airbnb balcony collapse in Brighton has prompted fire safety bosses to issue a warning to landlords about their responsibility to keep their guests safe. The fire service said today (Wednesday 4 January): “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service would like to encourage everyone...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017 at 3:26 pm

Lampard rumours rumble on as betting site links Brighton & Hove Albion with star midfielder

Almost two months after Brighton and Hove News put it to Chris Hughton that Albion were rumoured to be interested in signing Frank Lampard, the story has gathered pace. However, it all stems from Football League sponsor Sky Bet installing Albion as 9/4 favourite to sign the...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017 at 1:44 pm

Having a new year clear out?

Drop off your unwanted clothes and shoes at one of the city’s recycling banks and you’ll be helping to raise vital funds for local groups and charities. Since February the council’s textile recycling scheme has raised more than £16,000 for local community groups and projects...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017 at 10:39 am