Brighton twitten to be sealed off to stop drugs, tagging and defecating

A dingy twitten in Brighton is set to be gated in a bid to stop it people shooting up, dealing, flyipping, tagging and even defecating in it. Traders have been complaining for years about the alleyway between Oxford Street and the Oxford Street car park being blighted by...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017 at 2:44 pm

Teenage boys arrested over multiple stabbing

A man is in serious condition in hospital after being stabbed three times in Brighton last night. Brighton police have launched an appeal for information about the incident. At 6.43pm on Tuesday (21 November) police were called to Trafalgar Street, Brighton, where an 18-year-old...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017 at 2:36 pm

University denies it is closing Eastbourne campus as lecturers go on strike

The University of Brighton has denied it has any plans to close its Eastbourne campus following claims from a union it is planning to base itself entirely in Brighton. The lecturers’ University and Colleges Union (UCU) has called a strike tomorrow and Friday over compulsory...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017 at 2:21 pm

Moped and Merc torched in Portslade

Police are investigating after a moped and a car were torched in a quiet Portslade road last night. Mopeds and car on fire in Portslade pic.twitter.com/V1oonWV9VY — Matt Ebers (@matt_ebers) November 21, 2017 Firefighters were called to the blaze at 7.48pm and a crew from...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017 at 11:47 am

Met Office warns worst of today’s high winds set to hit south coast overnight

The worst of today’s high winds are expected to hit the south coast overnight the Met has warned this morning, as a yellow be aware weather warning starts. The warning, which says that disruption to transport is likely, began at 10.40am this morning and is in place until...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017 at 11:38 am

Roads by Hove Station without light for more than a week

A handful of roads next to Hove Station have been in the dark for more than a week after power to the streetlights failed. Ethel Street, Ellen Street,and the stretch of Clarendon Road from Goldstone Street to Goldstone Villas have been without working lights since Friday, 10...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 4:15 pm

Car melts into tarmac after catching fire

A fire which engulfed a car in Brighton last night generated so much heat the vehicle has melted into the tarmac. Firefighters were called to the blaze in South Avenue, by Queen’s Park, last night at 1.50am. Crews from Roedean and Brighton used two breathing apparatus and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 1:41 pm

Valley Gardens could include city’s first red routes

The new road layout through Valley Gardens could include the city’s first red routes as part of a range of trial traffic restrictions. Work is due to start in April on a comprehensive remodelling of the road and green spaces between the Level and the Old Steine, with the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 1:32 pm

Free Christmas bus travel for kids starts this weekend

Children travel for free on Brighton & Hove Buses every weekend between now and Christmas Day. For five weekends in the run up to Christmas the bus company is offering free bus journeys to up to three children under the age of 16 or Bus ID holders who are accompanied by an...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 12:04 pm

Pavement parking ban on the cards as council calls for more powers

The city council is asking for power to fine people who park on the pavement as part of its response to a national consultation on making it easier for disabled people to get around. Parking on the pavement is currently banned in London, and there have been growing calls over the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 11:15 am