Sussex strives to climb green rankings with Britain’s biggest university solar panel installation

Sussex University has announced plans to be among the greenest universities in the country once again after a dramatic fall in an annual environmental league table. The university aims to cut its carbon emissions by 45 per cent by 2020, with a £1.5 million solar panel project...
Posted On 08 Jul 2017 at 9:51 pm

‘Driveway’ homes back before planners for a fifth time

A scheme to build new homes on an old driveway and narrow parking strip in Portslade will be decided by planners in the coming week. Accountant and property developer Kenneth Elliott, 69, wants to put up a single-storey building containing three homes on land behind Rowan Close....
Posted On 08 Jul 2017 at 8:55 pm

Hove man jailed for eight years for sexually abusing schoolboy

A Hove man has been jailed for eight years for sexually abusing a schoolboy over three years in the 1990s. David Cager, 63, formerly of Old Shoreham Road, Hove, is already serving a nine-year sentence at Lewes Prison for sexually abusing another boy. The publicity surrounding...
Posted On 08 Jul 2017 at 12:30 pm

Brighton burglary suspect believed to have struck again since police appeal to find him

A Brighton burglary suspect is believed to have carried out another break-in since Sussex Police issued a public appeal last month for help finding him. The force said yesterday (Friday 7 July): “Police are still searching for Nicholas Cooney, who is wanted on suspicion of...
Posted On 08 Jul 2017 at 11:45 am

Brighton radio station starts mother and baby show for new parents

Brighton radio station Radio Reverb is to start broadcasting a mother and baby show for new parents from tomorrow (Sunday 9 July). The station said: “A brand new, and unique, monthly radio show is launching on Radio Reverb this week exploring the rollercoaster journey into...
Posted On 08 Jul 2017 at 11:33 am