Mayor marks first anniversary of Brighton i360

Brighton and Hove mayor Mo Marsh marked the first anniversary of the i360 at a reception on Friday evening (4 August). Councillor Marsh said: “It’s unique – just like our city.” And she wished the attraction “many more years to come”, praising the attraction’s free school ticket...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017 at 6:14 pm

Three new homes to be squeezed on to Portslade driveway

Three new homes are to be squeezed on to an old driveway in Portslade despite the objections of neighbours. The single-storey building will include a one-bedroom apartment and two with two bedrooms on land behind Rowan Close, Portslade. One of the objectors, Don Peters, who has...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017 at 5:03 pm

Planners approve 48 homes for old Portslade brewery site

Planners have given permission for 48 homes to be created on the site of an old brewery and factory in Portslade Old Village. The scheme is made up of 11 houses and 37 flats and includes a conversion of the locally listed Le Carbone factory building, in South Street, Portslade....
Posted On 09 Aug 2017 at 3:42 pm

Fire crew tackles blaze in Brighton and gives oxygen to woman choking on smoke

A fire crew put out a blaze in a garage in Brighton yesterday evening (Tuesday 8 August) and gave oxygen to a woman who had been choking on smoke. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 7.37pm yesterday two Brighton appliances were sent to Temple Gardens, Brighton,...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017 at 11:10 am

Funding deal agreed for hundreds of homes in Brighton

A funding deal has been agreed to pay for the building of hundreds of homes in the centre of Brighton. The deal, along with a crucial land swap, means that work on the £130 million scheme in Circus Street can switch from demolition to construction. Initial piling work will be...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017 at 10:43 am

Brighton medical school tops league table for student satisfaction

Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) has come top of the league table for student satisfaction in a national survey. BSMS received an overall satisfaction rating from final-year students of 99 per cent in the National Student Survey (NSS). The remarkable rating put BSMS in...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017 at 12:00 am