Bus company is just the ticket for charities and community groups

Brighton and Hove Buses is offering financial help for local charities and community groups. The bus company said that groups could apply for funds twice a year, with bids for support invited until 5pm on Friday 30 June. It said: “Brighton and Hove Buses is opening up its...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017 at 7:57 pm

Hove nursing home owner brings in new management and vows to improve after critical report

The owner of a Hove nursing home said that it had brought in a new management team and recruited more permanent staff after a critical inspection report. Four Seasons also said today (Thursday 1 June) that it had made improvements – and would continue to do so – after Bon Accord...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017 at 6:25 pm

Train drivers’ union suspends overtime ban for talks with Southern

The train drivers’ union ASLEF has suspended an overtime ban to take part in further talks with bosses at Southern. The union, which represents about 950 Southern drivers, had intended to start an indefinite ban from Sunday (4 June). Instead talks will resume between the union...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017 at 5:38 pm

Police hunt Brighton drug dealer to return him to prison

A Brighton drug dealer is being hunted by Sussex Police who want to return him to prison. The force said: “Police wish to trace Darren Michael O’Donnell, 35, who is wanted for recall to prison and who was last seen on (Tuesday) 16 May begging in New Road, Brighton. “O’Donnell was...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017 at 3:00 pm

Brighton bakery switches to biodegradable coffee cups

A Brighton bakery has switched to serving coffee in cups that are biodegradable, compostable and 100 per cent recyclable. Bagelman, with a bakery and four stores in the area, is thought to be the first local food and drink business to make the change. As part of its eco-friendly...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017 at 2:33 pm

Sussex county cricket captain steps down

Luke Wright has stepped down as the captain of Sussex County Cricket Club, it was announced this morning (Thursday 1 June). His decision comes after a lacklustre start to the current campaign. Sussex failed to make the quarter-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup and have won...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017 at 12:33 pm

Summer crackdown on drink and drug driving starts today

The annual summer crackdown on drink and drug driving starts today (Thursday 1 June), Sussex Police said this morning. The force promised “dedicated patrols to put the brakes on any motorists who take to the road while under the influence of intoxicating substances”. The...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017 at 11:54 am

Ever heard of Brighton’s Italianate Attree Villa that was designed by the Houses of Parliament architect ? No? Then read on…………………………

Over the years, Brighton and Hove has amassed its fair share of historical buildings and exciting architecture with a view of drawing people to our wonderful city. However, sometimes great treasures are unfortunately lost in the annals of time for one reason or another. One such...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017 at 12:44 am