Scores of Whitehawk households have power restored

Power was finally restored to 42 households in the Manor Way area this lunchtime after a fire at an electrical substation at 7pm last night.


Storm-damaged St Luke’s pool to stay closed until October

St Luke's pool. Image taken from Google Streetview.

Storm damage to St Luke’s pool has given the council the opportunity to restore its Victorian roof to its original glory.

St Luke’s pool. [...]

Can you help clear Queen’s Park Pond?

help the pond day

Queen’s Park pond has been once again been covered with a blanket of green duckweed and algae, and volunteers are needed to help clear some [...]

Man found bleeding and unconscious on Brighton seafront

Madeira Drive. Picture taken from Google Streetview.

Police are appealing to anyone who might have information about a man who was found unconscious on Brighton seafront.

Madeira Drive. Picture taken from [...]

Council contractor Mears ‘threatens to derecognise unions’

Brighton and Hove City Council’s biggest contractor Mears intends to derecognise unions after they refused to sign away the right to negotiate pay and conditions, [...]

Goodbye, Dolly! Hundreds attend actress Dora Bryan’s funeral in Brighton

Dora Bryan Hello Dolly

As the coffin of actress Dora Bryan was carried into St George’s Church in Kemp Town yesterday (Wednesday 6 August), she could be heard singing [...]

Four arrested in £18m town hall fraud investigation now bailed

Jugal Sharma

Detectives investigating allegations of fraud at Brighton and Hove City Council Housing Department have this evening released on bail four men arrested today on suspicion [...]

Swiss roll swirl keeps Brighton baker Kate in Great British Bake Off

Kate is one of this year's Great British Bake Off contestants

Brighton business woman Kate Pritchard faced challenges of Swiss roll, cherry cake and multiple miniature mouthfuls in the first episode of The Great British Bake Off 2014 [...]

Power out in Kemp Town and Whitehawk after electricity substation fire

A power cut in Kemp Town and Whitehawk has been caused by a fire an an electrical substation in Manor Way, Kemp Town.

The outage [...]

Newly promoted government minister visits Brighton

A newly promoted government minister visited Brighton yesterday (Tuesday 5 August).

Penny Mordaunt, the junior minister with responsibility for coastal towns, took a tour of [...]