New scheme means 90 per cent of Brighton and Hove’s street sweepings can now be recycled

Street sweepings collected by Brighton and Hove City Council’s mechanical street sweepers are now being recycled. The council said that the latest initiative to improve recycling rates and come about through its work with contractor Veolia. They were now separating the waste...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017 at 11:13 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Chelsea teenager on loan

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Chelsea and England under-20 right-back Fikayo Tomori on loan until the end of the season. Albion said: “The 19-year-old Canadian-born defender passed his medical at the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre earlier this evening...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017 at 10:03 pm

Staying red – Albion’s Murray will miss Cardiff clash 

The Football Assocation have rejected Albion’s appeal over the red card Glenn Murray received for deliberate hand ball. Murray was given his marching orders during last Fridays win over Sheffield Wednesday. The striker will now be forced to sit out the Seagulls match at the...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017 at 6:17 pm

More fog on the way overnight

The Met Office has warned that more freezing fog is expected to form overnight, making driving conditions dangerous again. The fog is expected to start in the southwest, but move along the south coast through the night and into the morning. The yellow be aware warning says:...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017 at 3:39 pm

Brighton woman paid back £5k in service charges after council bills her too much

A council leaseholder who was overcharged by the city council for ten years has been paid back more than £5,000 and given an apology. A campaign group says the woman, who wishes not to be named, could be one of scores of city leaseholders who have been similarly overcharged,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017 at 3:09 pm

Archaeologists attempt to solve 120-year-old mystery of woman’s bones found at Preston Manor

The 120th anniversary of the grisly discovery of a woman’s skeleton in a drain at Preston Manor is being marked with a special event to investigate how she ended up there. The discovery was made on Friday 29 January 1897 by workmen who were repairing the drains there...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017 at 11:15 am

Man in court over claims that he tried to infect partners with HIV

A man who was arrested in Brighton last year faces court today charged with deliberately trying to infect his sexual partners with HIV. Daryll Rowe, 26, of no fixed address, has been charged with eight counts of causing grievous bodily harm and one count of trying to cause...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017 at 9:18 am
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