Noisy Brighton pub must pay £7,000 after court case

A noisy Brighton pub has been landed with a £7,000 bill after being taken to court. Brighton and Hove City Council prosecuted the Red Rooms pub, in Queen’s Road, Brighton, after persistent complaints from neighbours. The pub, owned by the Sussex Pub Co, had already been issued...
Posted On 28 Sep 2010 at 5:46 am

Brighton swimming pool re-opens after £300k revamp

A Brighton swimming pool has re-opened after a £300,000 refurbishment. St Luke’s Swimming Pool, in St Luke’s Terrace, opened its doors yesterday after a makeover which included an open-plan unisex changing village with improved lighting and heating individual changing room...
Posted On 28 Sep 2010 at 5:10 am

Brighton and Hove MPs back fight to protect vitamin pills

The three Brighton and Hove MPs have added their names to a campaign to protect vitamin and mineral supplements from a European directive which takes effect next year. Mike Weatherley, Simon Kirby and Caroline Lucas have signed a House of Commons early day motion criticising the...
Posted On 28 Sep 2010 at 4:49 am

Two saved from the sea off Brighton

Two young men were saved from the sea off Brighton by a pair of quick-thinking council seafront officers. As a result, one of the rescuers was taken to hospital with hypothermia. Jay Hunter and Gary Walker rescued the pair on Saturday after their dinghy capsized. Mr Hunter and Mr...
Posted On 28 Sep 2010 at 4:49 am

Brighton and Hove health workers aim to cut bowel cancer death rate

Health chiefs in Brighton and Hove have been given almost £100,000 to tackle bowel cancer in the area. The money will be spent trying to raise awareness of the symptoms and promote early diagnosis. It follows a similar campaign to improve lung cancer survival rates in Brighton...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010 at 5:22 pm

Man stabbed near Brighton Station

A man was stabbed near Brighton Station and robbed of his passport early yesterday morning (Sunday 26 September). The 20-year-old man, from Burgess Hill, was stabbed in the face and arm with a bottle in Frederick Place, Brighton. He suffered injuries to his left arm, right ear...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010 at 5:05 pm

Brighton police seize cocaine worth £800k

Police in Brighton have seized cocaine with an estimated value of £800,000. Officers swooped in the Regency Square area, arresting two people, including a 29-year-old man from Hove. Sussex Police hailed the seizure as a success for its automatic number plate recognition (ANPR)...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010 at 1:57 pm

Fears grow for missing Hollingdean man

A Hollingdean pensioner has been missing since Saturday morning. His carer last saw the 88-year-old man at 8.15am. An unconfirmed sighting suggests that he may have taken a bus into Brighton at about 8.30am. Sussex Police said that fears were growing for his welfare because he...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010 at 1:43 pm

Detectives ask woman to help identify Hove bank robbers

Detectives want to speak to a woman who may have seen two bank robbers. They may have passed her in an alleyway just off George Street in Hove at the time of the robbery last Thursday. Sussex Police said: “Two men threatened staff delivering cash to the Santander Bank in George...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010 at 1:30 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion :Fran Tastic

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Oldham Athletic 1 By Tim Hodges at Withdean. The Albion rolled back the years at Withdean on Saturday afternoon. Early on the creative and cosmopolitan Seagulls tested the Latics defence. A clever back heel from Gary Dicker enabled Ashley Barnes a...
Posted On 26 Sep 2010 at 5:07 pm