Brighton and Hove councillors restore most of the proposed cuts to the youth service

The youth service has been saved, a Brighton and Hove councillor said tonight (Thursday 23 February) after a seven-hour budget meeting at Hove Town Hall. Most of the £800,000 saving set out before Christmas has been restored to the budget although £205,000 a year will still be...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 11:45 pm

Brighton and Hove’s Labour council leader sets out his stall as budget meeting finally gets under way

The Labour leader of Brighton and Hove City Council gave a “state of the nation” style address as he made the case for his £760 million budget for the coming year. Councillor Warren Morgan set out his stall as the council’s annual budget meeting started an hour late after...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 8:28 pm

Young protesters shower councillors with leaflets from balcony of Hove Town Hall

Young people – angered by proposed cuts to the youth service – showered councillors with protest leaflets from the balcony of Hove Town Hall this evening (Thursday 23 February). Members of Brighton and Hove City Council had been debating the budget for the coming year when the...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 7:40 pm

Bomb scare at King Alfred

A bomb scare closed the King Alfred car park on Hove seafront for almost two hours this afternoon (Thursday 23 February). The area was cordoned off shortly after 3pm after a small rusty object was found by the steps leading up from the car park to the pavement. There were...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 6:29 pm

Deliveroo drivers renew threat of action over no pay deal

Brighton Deliveroo riders say they will be announcing action against their employers after the company failed to come to the table to discuss their pay demands. The riders, who this week gained the support of Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas and Shadow Chancellor John...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 3:03 pm

Women attacked by ‘strangely behaving’ man in London Road this morning

Two women were attacked this morning by a man behaving strangely in London Road. Police on patrol first saw the man  attacking a 57-year-old woman shortly before 10am. Brighton and Hove News understands the man was attempting to bite the woman’s arm as she stood...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 3:00 pm

Brighton yarnbomber creates crochet hat dispenser to keep neighbourhood’s heads warm

A Brighton yarnbomber who has previously turned her street into a woolly wonderland has now installed a crochet hat dispenser at her neighbourhood bike store. Dani Ahrens started knitting decorations to brighten up the Cobden Road bike shed last autumn, when she created a crochet...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 2:59 pm

Official watchdog announces fresh full inspection of Brighton hospital trust

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced the dates of a fresh full inspection of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH). The trust, which runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, was rated inadequate when it was inspected in April last year...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 11:43 am

Rag ’n’ Bone Man picks up second Brit award

Brighton singer Rag ’n’ Bone Man picked up a second Brit award last night, adding the Best British Breakthrough Act to his Critics’ Choice award. The 32-year-old singer, whose real name is Rory Graham, was presented with the award by Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw and the singer Rita...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 10:24 am

Shoreham air crash review postponed

A pre-inquest review into the deaths of the 11 victims of the Shoreham air crash has been postponed again. The date has been put back for the second time, with the imminent Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) final report and the ongoing police investigation given as reasons...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017 at 10:04 am
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