Brighton and Hove housing chiefs deny leaving ‘fox in charge of chickens’ when managing contractors

Brighton and Hove’s housing chiefs have denied claims that they are leaving the “fox in charge of the chickens” when managing contractors. They were accused of allowing Knightguard Security to survey and condemn entrance doors across the city, in a question from...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018 at 6:07 pm

Burglars target Kemp Town neighbourhood

Police are investigating a series of burglaries to houses and flats in the Kemp Town area of Brighton. There have been seven offences in a very small area since 22 December, including College Road, College Gardens, Great College Street, Montague Place and Abbey Road. Three of the...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018 at 1:59 pm

Brighton radio station’s future secured with Global deal

Brighton radio station Juice 107.2 has been bought by the owner of Classic FM, LBC and Heart. At lunchtime today (Wednesday 17 January) Juice said that the board of the local radio station had agreed to the sale of its business to Global, Europe’s leading radio company....
Posted On 17 Jan 2018 at 1:54 pm

Lead thieves caught on camera raiding listed Brighton building

Police are appealing to the public to identify the two men in the picture after a large quantity of lead was stolen from Grade II* listed Patcham Place. The lead was taken from the roof of the 18th century building in London Road, Patcham, on 26 November. However the owners, KSD,...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018 at 9:26 am

OAP punched in the face in busy shopping street

An OAP was punched in the face in front of shocked shoppers in a busy Hove street on Saturday, the first of two attacks there that day. Police are seeking witnesses to the first incident in George Street, Hove, in which a 79-year-old man needed hospital treatment after he was...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018 at 9:22 am

Southern given lowest ever rating as passenger survey ranks it worst train company for three years running

Southern has been given its lowest ever rating in an annual passenger survey, coming bottom for the third year running. Consumer group Which? said: “Southern Rail suffered its worst ever score in the latest Which? customer satisfaction survey. “Following months of...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018 at 3:30 am

Cot death risks cut by cheap baby monitor invented at Sussex University

The risk of cot death could be cut with a cheap new type of baby monitor invented by scientists at Sussex University. The device is like a Fitbit-style health tracker and works using electrical sensors made from a newly created liquid based on a material called graphene. The...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018 at 2:36 am