More will commute by train from Brighton and Hove despite fare rises says government

The government expects the number of commuters from Brighton and Hove to go up even though train fares will rise faster than inflation over the next few years. Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, asked the Conservative Transport Secretary Philip Hammond about the...
Posted On 26 Oct 2010 at 1:01 pm

Brighton and Hove council spending details published online

Brighton and Hove City Council has published details of spending on goods and services that cost more than £500. The figures are for each month in the current financial year, starting in April, with the most recent figures being for September. Each of the monthly files can be...
Posted On 25 Oct 2010 at 11:57 pm

Man who died after attack outside Brighton night club was unlawfully killed

A man who died after being attacked outside a Brighton night club 11 years ago was unlawfully killed, an inquest has found. Jay Abatan died five days after he was knocked unconscious outside the Ocean Rooms night club in Morley Street, Brighton. After being punched twice his head...
Posted On 25 Oct 2010 at 11:36 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls win ugly as Yeovil slope away

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Yeovil Town 0 By Tim Hodges at Withdean The Seagulls remain top of League 1 after dispensing with lacklustre Yeovil at the Withdean on Saturday. Matt Sparrow dropped out with an injury and Kezenga Lua Lua took his place back in the starting eleven. It...
Posted On 25 Oct 2010 at 10:22 pm

Albion land home tie in FA Cup as Fatboy Slim pulls Woking out of the hat

Brighton and Hove Albion have been drawn at home to non-league Woking in the FA Cup first round. Once Albion had been picked, one of the club’s best-known fans, Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim, drew our opponents who are mid-table in the Blue Square Bet South. The tie is due to be...
Posted On 25 Oct 2010 at 2:46 am

Hove MP due to meet cabinet minister for talks to save thousands of small shops

Hove MP Mike Weatherley is expected to meet Health Secretary Andrew Lansley this week for a meeting that could settle the fate of thousands of corner shops. Mr Weatherley has been lobbying ministers over their future which traders say is threatened by the proposed tobacco display...
Posted On 25 Oct 2010 at 2:21 am

Antiques Roadshow values Brighton location

One of Britain’s most popular television shows was broadcast from Brighton last night for the second week in a row. The Antiques Roadshow on BBC One, hosted by Fiona Bruce, was filmed at Brighton College in Eastern Road. Among the objects brought along by the hundreds of people...
Posted On 25 Oct 2010 at 1:45 am

Brighton's busiest bus stops due to return to normal today

Buses should be able to use the busiest stops in the centre of Brighton once again after repairs to a gas leak are completed today (Monday 25 October). The bus stops – in Western Road outside the Churchill Square shopping centre – have been closed since Wednesday. One trader said...
Posted On 25 Oct 2010 at 1:38 am

Hove MP asks about funding for carers

Hove MP Mike Weatherley has highlighted the risk to funding for carers with a question to Health Secretary Andrew Lansley this week. The Conservative MP asked what financial support the Department of Health provided to Brighton and Hove City Council and the NHS in the area for...
Posted On 24 Oct 2010 at 7:05 am

Hunt is on for Brighton and Hove's best Chinese chef

Tomorrow chefs from across Brighton and Hove will be competing to see who cooks the best Chinese food in the city. They will be taking part in the Chinese Chef of the Year competition organised by the food safety team at Brighton and Hove City Council. The competition will be...
Posted On 24 Oct 2010 at 7:02 am