Driver flees scene after supercar hits pedestrians and smashes into Brighton estate agents

Two pedestrians were injured – one seriously – after being hit by a supercar before it smashed into a Brighton estate agents this evening. The driver of the blue Maserati 3200 fled the scene after the crash which happened at around 9.30pm – at the same spot...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 10:19 pm

Former Brighton hospital doctor cleared of sex pest claims

A disciplinary panel has thrown out sex pest claims made against a former Brighton hospital doctor who became a Conservative MP. Dan Poulter, 39, was alleged to have put his hand up the skirt of three women MPs – claims that he denied. Now Dr Poulter has been told that...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 10:17 pm

Bitchin Bajas bring their chill-out sound to Brighton

You know that German synth pioneers Kraftwerk have ‘conveniently forgotten’ their very early albums ‘Kraftwerk’ (1970), ‘Kraftwerk 2’ (1972) and ‘Ralf Und Florian’ (1973) and that they now count their year zero as the awesome ‘Autobahn’ (1974) album, well if you happen to enjoy...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 7:13 pm

FAB new job for Brighton and Hove’s apprenticeships champion

A businessman and councillor from Hove has been appointed as the chief executive of a national board that represents organisations awarding professional qualifications. Tom Bewick, 47, who has championed skills training and apprenticeships, will run the Federation of Awarding...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 6:17 pm

Rogue Brighton offy refused new 3am licence

A rogue 3am off licence which has been caught selling smuggled booze, out of date food and serving underage customers has failed in a bid to get a new licence after its last one was revoked. International Food and Wine lost its licence late last year after breaching every licence...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 2:36 pm

Nursery sponsors wildflower roundabout

A day nursery in Saltdean is the new sponsor of one of the city’s busiest roundabouts. Gingerbread Day Nursery, part of Childcare 360 Ltd, has agreed to sponsor the Ovingdean roundabout which is a haven for natural wildflowers. The sponsorship is part of a Highways Sponsorship...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 11:04 am

Prison escapee charged with a string of thefts and burglaries after two weeks on the run

A man arrested in connection with a number of thefts and burglaries in Brighton will appear in court today charged with a string of burglaries and thefts. Andrew Hollidge, 29, unemployed, of no fixed address, was arrested in New Steine, Brighton, on Monday (26 March), following a...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 10:45 am

Suffrage flag visits Brighton for centenary celebrations

The centenary of the first women being given the right to vote in UK elections was marked this week with the unveiling of the Suffrage Flag outside Brighton Pavilion. The flag is the centre of a relay between the women’s networks at government departments and agencies across the...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 10:04 am

Almost 20 rogue shared houses served with enforcement notices since start of year

The landlords of almost 20 shared houses in Brighton have been told to convert them back into family use since the beginning of the year as the council’s crackdown on rogue HMOs continues. And the council has also won four appeals by landlords against the council’s...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 8:16 am

Albion players open new emergency unit at Brighton hospital

Two Brighton and Hove Albion footballers opened a new emergency unit at the Royal Sussex County Hospital yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 27 March). Bruno Saltor and Anthony Knockaert opened the new Emergency Ambulatory Care Unit (EACU) at the Royal Sussex and met staff and patients....
Posted On 28 Mar 2018 at 8:02 am
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