MP steps down as chair of governors at Brighton school

A Brighton school said thank you to Hove MP Peter Kyle as he stepped down as chair of governors this morning (Wednesday 12 July). Mr Kyle, the Labour MP for Hove, has chaired the board of governors at the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) since the school opened seven...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017 at 10:48 pm

More rail engineering works announced for August

More rail engineering works have been announced for August a day after commuters were warned to steer clear of London Bridge for eight days. Now Southern has said that passengers should avoid changing trains at Clapham Junction while work is carried out at Waterloo. Southern said...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017 at 9:19 pm

Farewell Westows – children’s play centre in Hove to make way for 100 new homes – though not just yet

A popular children’s play centre is to close as 104 new homes are built in School Road, Hove. Although no date has been set, Westows is expected to be operating until well into next year. The news comes as outline planning permission was granted this afternoon (Wednesday 12 July)...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017 at 5:14 pm

Hove man, 91, convicted of sex attacks

A 91-year-old Hove man has been convicted of carrying out two sexual assaults on a girl under the age of 14 in the 1990s. The sex attacks were said to have taken place in the car park of the Tesco in Station Road, Portslade. Peter Cleaver, of New Church Road, Hove, was also found...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017 at 4:19 pm

Boom in shared houses fuels big rise in planning complaints to Brighton and Hove council

The boom in shared houses has fuelled a big increase in the number of planning complaints being made to Brighton and Hove City Council. More than 800 complaints were made to the council’s Planning Enforcement Team in the year to the end of March. The 820 complaints compared with...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017 at 3:32 pm