Liberal Democrats suspend member accused of rape at party conference in Brighton

The Liberal Democrats have suspended a party member accused of rape at the annual conference in Brighton last year. The party said that the unnamed man had been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation by the police. The Daily Telegraph newspaper said that the Lib Dems...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017 at 8:53 pm

Windfarm windfall: Rampion generates £4m community fund

The company which built the new windfarm off the Sussex coast has this afternoon announced it is creating a £4 million community fund to be spent across the county. Of this, £800,000 will be invested in a visitor centre in the arches just east of the i360 in Brighton and £100,000...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017 at 5:17 pm

First look at buildings set to rise from crumbs of the Amex Wedding Cake

The first picture of what is planned for the site of the old Amex Wedding Cake building have been published today. New homes and offices are interspersed with landscaped areas, including stepped gardens, play areas – and what appears to be an open air cinema. A series of...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017 at 5:04 pm

Chris Evans and Damon Hill lend support to terraces campaign as Marina developers pledge £25k

Chris Evans and Damon Hill lent their support to the campaign to restore the Madeira Terraces last weekend – just a couple of days before Brighton Marina developers became the largest private donors to the crowdfunder. This morning, Brunswick Developments pledged £25,000 to...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017 at 2:58 pm

Sussex zoologists say hedgehog population could have halved

Sussex University is to analyse hedgehog numbers amid fears the population may have halved in just five years. The warning that hedgehog numbers could have dropped so far so fast came from Sussex University environmental biology professor Fiona Mathews at the start of an...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017 at 2:43 pm

Say cheese! Burglar startled as he’s caught on camera – before being caught in the act

This burglar got more than he bargained for when he spotted this security camera – shortly before being caught when the residents of the house he and two others were raiding returned home. The trio broke into the house in Heath Hill Avenue at around 3pm on Friday (6...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017 at 2:10 pm

Leading community group to throw open its doors for annual meeting tomorrow

One of Brighton and Hove’s leading community groups is to throw open its doors for its annual general meeting (AGM) tomorrow (Wednesday 8 November). The Hangleton and Knoll Project will be putting on displays, presenting an update on its activities and providing light...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017 at 7:47 am