Council to open first in-house temporary housing for homeless people

Two new blocks of temporary homes for homeless people are set to open in Brighton after councillors agreed to convert former council offices and sheltered housing. Brighton and Hove City Council currently relies on private landlords to house homeless families and vulnerable...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017 at 2:45 pm

Council urges workers to get on their bike

A competition has been launched to see which Brighton and Hove business can get the most staff cycling this spring. Brighton and Hove City Council has teamed up with Love to Ride and Sustrans to launch the Brighton and Hove Cycle Challenge which will run throughout March....
Posted On 19 Jan 2017 at 11:22 am

Clueless Nick Cave tweet goes viral

Spotting Brighton’s most well-loved Australian rock star as he makes his way around town has become something of a pastime for city residents. But a selfie with Nick Cave which has gone viral was taken by a man who didn’t even know who he was. Can someone please tell...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017 at 10:10 am

Man charged over McDonald’s stabbing

A Brighton man will appear in court this morning charged with stabbing a teenager in a busy McDonald’s in London Road. Elson Brito, 19, unemployed, of Francis Street, Brighton, has been charged with wounding with intent and possessing a knife in a public place, following an...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017 at 8:24 am

Brighton and Hove tennis clubs given reassurance after petitioning council about Parks League proposal

Tennis players in Brighton and Hove were given a reassurance about the future of 68 local courts by a senior councillor yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 17 January). Gill Mitchell, the deputy leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, spoke in response to a petition from almost 2,000...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017 at 2:56 pm

Teenage boy left with face scars after midnight attack

A 17-year-old boy was left needing stitches and with scarring on his face after two men launched an unprovoked attack on him as he walked along a residential road. The victim was walking along Staplefield Drive shortly before midnight on Friday when he was attacked by two men...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017 at 2:46 pm

Independent investigators call for witnesses to fatal police chase hit and run

An independent investigation into a police chase which when the car being pursued hit a pedestrian, killing him at the scene, is appealing for witnesses to come forward. Two men have been released on police bail while Sussex Police investigates the crash itself, which happened on...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017 at 11:57 am

Brighton teenager arrested over McDonald’s stabbing

A 19-year-old man has been arrested over the stabbing of another teenager at McDonald’s in London Road yesterday, which happened after a fight broke out in front of families and children. The victim, an 18-year-old man, was treated at the scene and taken to hospital with...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017 at 11:24 am

Armed thieves steal computers from Hove shop

Thieves believed to be armed with a knife or screwdriver walked into a computer store and brazenly fled with three computers. The theft happened at 5.15pm on Tuesday (10 January), at Solutions Inc in Old Shoreham Road, Hove. The two thieves ran from the shop after the security...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017 at 10:31 am

Full Southern service to be restored from Tuesday

Southern says it is restoring its full service from Tuesday following news that the Aslef union has suspended its industrial action pending talks hailed yesterday as “an important and significant development”. Aslef has called off the three strikes next week, and also...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017 at 10:16 am
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