Revenge eviction tenant says council is afraid to rock boat with homeless landlords

The mother who was kicked out of her flat after a journalist visited her believes many more homeless tenants are the victims of revenge evictions – but says the council is too afraid to confront the private landlords who provide emergency accommodation. Angela Barnett, 33,...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 9:22 pm

Southern rated best water company for tackling leaks

Southern Water has been rated as the best in the country for tackling leaks, according to an industry watchdog. It is the third year in a row that Southern has topped the table out of 21 water companies although the level of leaks in the local area rose slightly. The Consumer...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 7:52 pm

Cyclist robs woman in Hove

A thief on a bike robbed a woman in Hove, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Wednesday 6 December). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed as she walked with her daughter in Westbourne Gardens, Hove. “A man on a bike approached...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 6:11 pm

‘Spectrum is green’ at the Brighton Museum tonight (7th December) – Limited tickets available

Spectrum: Winter Special at the Brighton Museum with Emma Gatrill / Sharon Lewis / M. Butterfly / Nature TV / The Fiction Aisle / Hui Hue Tomorrow night (Thursday 7 December) will finally see the arrival of the Spectrum winter special in the surrounds of the Brighton Museum....
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 5:51 pm
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Job worries for 500 Hove office workers as Legal and General sells savings business

Five hundred office workers in Hove learnt that their jobs are at risk today (Wednesday 6 December) as Legal and General announced the sale of its mature savings business. But the company tried to reassure staff at its City Park offices, by Hove Park, where 1,500 people are...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 5:44 pm

Brighton & Hove News are rather excited about this gig

We at Brighton & Hove News HQ are rather excited about the announcement of a concert taking place at the Prince Albert on 27th January 2018. Californian (Los Angeles) based punk/EBM band Sextile are crossing to pond to bring their visceral live shows to the UK for the first...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 4:02 pm
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‘Brilliant Brighton’ business ambassadors helped catch armed robbery suspect

A suspected armed robber was caught after “ambassadors” working for Brighton’s Business Improvement District swung into action to help Sussex Police this morning (Wednesday 6 December). The Business Improvement District (BID), known as Brilliant Brighton, said:...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 1:56 pm

Armed police make city centre arrest after gunman robs shops

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of robbery after a suspect robbed a newsagent and tried to rob a post office in Brighton this morning (Wednesday 6 December). The suspect was detained in North Street by firearms officers at 10.20am after a report of an attempted robbery at...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 11:27 am

Missing girl found safe and well

A missing girl, who police said could have been in Brighton, has been found safe and well. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding the 16-year-old yesterday (Tuesday 5 December). This morning the force said: “Missing teenager Yasmina Atir was found safe and...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017 at 9:07 am