Brighton fishing boat rescued

A pair of fishermen had to be rescued while out in the Channel this afternoon after their boat’s rudder failed. The Brighton Lifeboat was launched at 12.45pm to a fishing boat with steering problems six miles south west of Brighton Marina. A spokeswoman said: “The...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017 at 6:29 pm

Chief prosecutor urges graduates to follow in her footsteps

The chief crown prosecutor in the south east is encouraging graduates to follow in her footsteps as the CPS looks to recruit 30 legal trainees. Jaswant Narwal started as a legal trainee herself in 1989 and rose to her current job after holding a senior post in the fraud division...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017 at 6:03 pm

Virgin gym at Falmer sold to David Lloyd

The Virgin Active gym at Falmer has been sold to David Lloyd Leisure, it was announced today (Tuesday 7 February). The gym, in Village Way, on the Brighton University campus, is one of 16 to be sold to David Lloyd for an undisclosed sum. The sale is conditional – contracts have...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017 at 5:22 pm

Slow worms could halt railway allotments development

A developer’s plans to squeeze a terrace of four homes onto old railway allotments in Brighton is being stalled by the question of whether or not there are slow worms living there. People living near the patch of land, which backs onto the Open House pub’s garden on...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017 at 4:25 pm

Brighton Deliveroo riders threaten strike action

Deliveroo riders in Brighton are threatening to protest and strike if the company doesn’t pay them more and stop over-hiring. The multinational online food delivery company is part of the gig economy, claiming it does not directly employ its riders, which exempts it from...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017 at 3:42 pm

Arrest made over groping cyclist attacks

Police have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of a string of 24 sex attacks by a cyclist who smacked lone women’s bottoms then rode away. The Hove man was detained after two more attacks were witnessed by officers at the Old Steine on Friday. He was the arrested for...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017 at 12:10 pm

From Lewes and Brighton to big league dining

From its humble beginnings in Lewes and Brighton, Bill’s has joined the big league with annual turnover topping £100 million. New openings pushed the restaurant company’s revenues up 20.5 per cent to £110 million from £92 million for the most recent financial year. Profits rose...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017 at 11:56 am
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