Planners relax ‘affordable’ housing conditions for two Brighton and Hove developers

Two developers will be allowed to sell “affordable” homes for shared ownership after Brighton and Hove councillors relaxed the conditions in their planning permissions. Both developers had struggled to find a registered social landlord – or housing association – to...

Extra floor ruled out for Hove block of flats

Neighbours applauded as plans for an extra floor on top of a modern block of flats were rejected by councillors. They threw out the proposal for the flats in Stoneham Road, Hove, saying that it did not comply with Brighton and Hove City Council’s policies. These were listed as To...

Flasher with knife suspected of following three women in Brighton

A man is suspected of following three women in Brighton, telling one of them that he had a knife. Sussex Police today issued security camera images of the man and asked for help identifying him. The force said: “Detectives investigating reports of three women being followed...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018 at 3:09 pm

Reopening of Hove Library delayed as work overruns

The reopening of Hove Library has been delayed by eight days as work there has overrun. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Hove Library will be closed for a week longer than originally planned due to unforeseen delays in the building and maintenance work being carried out...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018 at 2:37 pm

Sussex Sharks thrash Glamorgan

Tymal Mills’ left-arm thunderbolts finished the match with a thrilling hat-trick and Rashid Khan, their mesmerising Afghan leg spinner, took 3 for 9 in three overs as Sussex Sharks produced a near-complete all-round performance under the Hove floodlights to thrash Glamorgan by 98...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018 at 12:20 am

Brighton and Hove landlords snub council over affordable rented homes

Two developers want to scrap agreements to include “affordable” homes for rent in their latest schemes because housing associations say the numbers are too small. Social landlords approved by Brighton and Hove City Council have rejected taking on affordable rented flats in...

Patient attacked doctor in Brighton surgery

A doctor was attacked by a patient and has refused to return to a surgery deemed unsafe, it was revealed today. And a child with asthma had to be sent to hospital because the surgery had no nurse on duty. The problems were highlighted as health chiefs backed a decision to close a...

Wanted former prisoner may be in Brighton and Hove

A former inmate is wanted for return to prison, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 14 August). The force said: “Police in Horsham and Brighton are searching for 19-year-old Joseph Rutigliano, who is wanted for recall to prison, and who is also suspected of involvement in...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018 at 4:11 pm

Five men treated in hospital after two related attacks in Brighton

Five men were treated in hospital after two attacks in Brighton which police believe were carried out by the same people. Sussex Police said: “Police are investigating two incidents which occurred in Brighton just after midnight on Sunday 12 August. “A man was assaulted in Castle...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018 at 3:38 pm

Homeless Brighton man given date for rough sleeper murder trial

A homeless man must stay in prison for six months as he awaits trial for the murder of a rough sleeper in the Royal Pavilion Gardens close to Brighton Museum. Sergio Lemori, 32, of no fixed address, is accused of murdering 54-year-old Andrew O’Connell last week. He appeared by...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018 at 12:14 pm