Brighton and Hove fire crews tackle three fires, two lift rescues and a flood

Brighton and Hove fire crews were called out to three fires, two lift rescues and a flood at the weekend. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters from Brighton, Roedean and Hove attended a fire at a residential property in North Road, Brighton. “A fire...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017 at 11:54 pm

Prolific tagger ‘apologises’ to Shabitat for defacing their vans – with more graffiti

A graffiti vandal who defaced two vans belonging to recycling and reuse warehouse Shabitat has apologised – by re-spray painting the vans with their name and contact details. The vans were first tagged over the course of a week in late October and early November, with the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017 at 5:27 pm

Stunning picture captures Jupiter and Venus in conjunction above the Palace Pier

A rare astronomical event was captured on camera today as Jupiter and Venus both appeared close together in the sky at sunrise. Irv Bartlett got up before dawn to record the phenomenon over the Palace Pier as the sun rose over Brighton. Although it’s fairly common for the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017 at 3:02 pm

Hove school students remember war dead including two recent former pupils

Students at a secondary school in Hove commemorated those who lost their lives in war including two former pupils who died in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. At Cardinal Newman Catholic School on Friday (10 November) students observed a two-minute silence at 11am. The Last...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017 at 2:21 pm

New Martlets shop to specialise in charity shop chic

The coolest picks of donations to Martlets charity shops are being collected in a new store in Western Road opening this Friday. The new shop, opposite Argos, will specialise in what Martlets describes as “quirky, on-trend pieces which reflect the city’s unique...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017 at 2:11 pm

Residents of troubled Hove street welcome new hostel operator

The prospective operators of two new rehab hostels for homeless women in Hove pledged to work with the community to minimise any disruption at a packed meeting with residents last week. Equinox wants to take over two houses, one in Seafield Road and one in St Aubyn’s, which...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017 at 10:26 am