Lib Dem urges council to uphold affordable homes policy in Brighton and Hove

A leading local Liberal Democrat urged Brighton and Hove City Council to uphold its own policy on affordable homes this afternoon (Thursday 14 December). Carrie Hynds, who stood for the Lib Dems in Hove at the general election in June, handed in a petition to a meeting of the...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017 at 9:00 pm

School catchment area petitions handed in to Brighton and Hove councillors

Parents spelt out their opposition today to proposals contained in the latest review of school catchment areas in Brighton and Hove. Two petitions, each with more than a thousand signatures, were handed into a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council at Hove Town Hall. They...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017 at 8:20 pm

Mother petitions council for safety crossing on Hove road where pensioner died

A mother of three has asked councillors to put in a safe crossing on a stretch of road in Hove where a grandmother was recently killed by a car. She also pointed out that hundreds of children cross the fast and dangerous road every day. The 43-year-old, of Lullington Avenue,...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017 at 7:04 pm

Rent striking students claim victory

A rent strike by Sussex students living in halls on Brighton seafront has claimed victory after just four days. Residents of Kings Road Hall announced on Monday that they were to withhold rent in protest at a catalogue of complaints including rats, building work and faulty white...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017 at 4:00 pm

Brighton man thanks Good Samaritans who helped him when he collapsed

A man who collapsed at a Brighton bus stop last week has put up a notice to thank the many people who came to his aid. At least three people helped the man, who has signed the note ‘John’, including a young man who went to his home to let his wife know, a woman who...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017 at 1:15 pm

Tennis players protest handover of courts to football players

Tennis players who use the courts in Hove Park are fighting the decision to resurface five of them for the sole use of footballers. A demonstration was held at the courts earlier this month, and today a deputation is due to speak at a full council meeting at Hove Town Hall. The...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017 at 12:48 pm

Patients to be offered evening and weekend appointments with family doctors in Brighton and Hove

Patients in Brighton and Hove will soon be able to see a family doctor in the evening, at the weekend and on bank holidays. The new extended hours service will see participating surgeries offer appointments with GPs (general practitioners) and nurses from 8am to 8pm, seven days a...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017 at 12:17 pm

Young up-and-coming ‘rad bands’ star at Hope & Ruin in Brighton

DON’T WORRY + LIGHTCLIFFE + WILD CAT STRIKE + MURDERHOUSE – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 11th DECEMBER 2017 With all the crowd surfing shenanigans of The Darkness going on down the hill at Brighton’s Dome, things were more sedate up at Queens Road’s Hope...
Posted On 14 Dec 2017 at 1:02 am
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