Fraud investigators take back ten council homes in Brighton and Hove

Ten properties have been returned to the Brighton and Hove City Council in the current financial year after investigations into housing tenancy fraud. These can include tenants breaking the rules by sub-letting their council house or flat to someone else. “The corporate fraud...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017 at 7:49 pm

Housing benefit overpayments total £164k for past year in Brighton and Hove, says auditor

Brighton and Hove City Council overpaid at least £164,000 in housing benefit in the past financial year, councillors were told this afternoon (Tuesday 10 January). This was about 0.1 per cent of the £163 million in housing benefit claims handled by the council in 2015-16. And the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017 at 5:36 pm

Snow could hit Brighton and Hove on Thursday

The first snow of winter could hit Brighton and Hove this week according to the Met Office, which has issued a yellow be aware warning starting at 10am on Thursday. It says there is a small chance that rain moving east across the south of the UK could turn to snow in places. The...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017 at 3:27 pm

CCTV released of woman leaving bus with someone else’s handbag

Do you recognise these woman who may be connected to a bag theft? Police want to speak to this woman in connection with a handbag which was taken from a bus in Brighton on Christmas eve. The victim, a 56-year-old woman, had been travelling on a number 22 bus between London Road...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017 at 3:15 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion will want to guard against fixture congestion

Albion could have an impending fixtures headache. Reading and Fulham have rearranged their recently abandoned match for Tuesday 24 January – the same date that Albion will take on Cardiff City, which was also called off because of the fog on the penultimate day of last...
Posted On 10 Jan 2017 at 8:28 am