Loud music costs noisy neighbour £1.7k and his sound systems

People living in a block of flats who have been subjected to loud music for months have been finally enjoying some peace after their noisy neighbour’s sound system was confiscated. Clive Goodall, 46, of Hawthorn Bank in Moulsecoomb has also been ordered to pay £1,774.50 in...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 5:30 pm

Dozens of juniors take part in Brighton and Hove Schools Swimming Championships

The Annual Brighton and Hove Junior Schools Swimming Championships took place at the Prince Regent complex this afternoon. Ten schools competed from all over Brighton and Hove – Saltdean, Aldrington, St John the Baptist, St Bernadette, St Mary Magdalen, Cottesmore, Balfour,...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 4:05 pm

Thousands of plastic nurdles washed up on city beaches

Thousands of small plastic pellets known as nurdles have been found washed up on Ovingdean and Hove beaches. Nurdles are a raw material used by manufacturers to make plastic products. Because they are so small some of them are going to escape, spilled from shipping containers or...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 2:27 pm

Two hundred student flats planned on site of former Brighton pub

More than 200 flats are being planned for a site that includes a former Brighton pub. Developers have asked for a “pre-application” meeting with Brighton and Hove City Council planners to discuss the scheme, according to a report to the council’s Planning Committee. They have...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 2:06 pm

Pregnant woman ‘humiliated’ by train driver after doors failed to open

A pregnant woman says she was left distraught and humiliated after a train driver publicly shamed her for holding up the train after the doors failed to open. Vicky Schildkamp had to hurry for her morning train when it arrived two minutes’ early at Preston Park Station...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 12:43 pm

Children from Footsteps nursery rewarded for walking campaign

Children, parents, carers and staff from Footsteps Nursery in Hove are leading the way in encouraging active and sustainable travel around the city. The nursery, in Cromwell Road, has become the first nursery in the country to be awarded Silver accreditation in the national...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 11:59 am

Housing association applies to build 60 homes on derelict seafront site in Hove

Housing association Hyde has submitted plans to build 60 homes on the derelict Sackville Hotel site on Hove seafront. The eight-storey scheme was reduced from the original 17-storey design in response to concerns from neighbours and community groups. After its original tower...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 11:58 am

Churchill Square car fire was accidental

A car fire which sparked the evacuation of Churchill Square yesterday has been found to be accidental. The car fire broke out yesterday at about 4.30pm in the centre’s Car Park 1, which is still closed this morning for further investigations. Shoppers were not allowed back...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 11:54 am

Former council leader hits back over Madeira Terraces funding, saying council’s bid ignored key conditions

Former council leader Mary Mears has hit back in the political row over funding to restore the Madeira Terraces on Brighton seafront. Councillor Mears said that Brighton and Hove City Council’s bid ignored key criteria set out as part of the application process for money from the...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 10:52 am

Brighton pizza chain raided

A pizza chain with branches in Brighton and Hove was raided by immigration officers yesterday, with five people now facing deportation, two of whom were working in the city. Yummie Pizza, which has takeaways in Islingword Road, Brighton, and Church Road, Hove, is now facing a...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017 at 9:44 am