Decision delayed on scheme to build four council houses in Brighton for £1.2m

A decision has been delayed on a scheme to build four council houses in the Hollingbury area of Brighton for £1.2 million. The cost was criticised by members of Brighton and Hove City Council when they debated the proposal this evening (Wednesday 15 November). In a meeting at...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017 at 10:58 pm

Brighton cricket hub to offer public school opportunities for state school students

A cricket hub has opened and aims to offer state school students in Brighton and Hove the sort of opportunities more commonly associated with pupils attending public schools. The hub has been set up by the MCC Foundation and has been holding its first trials this week. On Friday...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017 at 7:58 pm

Man found guilty of deliberately infecting partners with HIV

A man who deliberately infected at least five sexual partners with HIV has been convicted of causing grievous bodily harm. Darryl Rowe, 27, was also convicted of five counts of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent following a trial at Lewes Crown Court. The court...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017 at 4:40 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion footballer faces court accused of speeding

A Brighton and Hove Albion footballer is due to face court accused of speeding this afternoon (Wednesday 15 November). Shane Duffy, 25, scored for his country in Dublin last night (Tuesday 14 November) as the Republic of Ireland lost 5-1 to Denmark and crashed out if the World...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017 at 2:24 pm

Burglars steal watch, iPad and even the children’s chocolates

Burglars stole a valuable watch, an iPad and even the children’s chocolates from a family home in Peacehaven. Sussex Police said: “Sweet-toothed burglars who broke into a bungalow in St Peter’s Avenue, Peacehaven, on Monday 6 November even paused to steal...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017 at 1:53 pm

Cause of ‘cleaning fluid mix-up’ woman’s death still unexplained

The investigation into how an elderly woman who died at the Royal Sussex after apparently drinking cleaning fluid is continuing as the cause of death is not yet established. The inquest into the death of Joan Blaber, 85, at the Brighton hospital in September opened at Brighton...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017 at 12:32 pm

Week of night closures marks end of Elm Grove roadworks

The double junction at Union Road, Elm Grove and Lewes Road will be closed for up to five nights from Monday as workmen finish changes to the road layout. Since the end of August, Brighton and Hove City Council has been changing junction layouts to prevent traffic queuing at red...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017 at 9:02 am