Brighton and Hove City Council election result – Central Hove

The Greens have ousted the Tories’ finance chief in Hove. Chris Hawtree topped the poll for the Greens, while newcomer Andrew Wealls took the other seat for the Conservatives. Jan Young, the cabinet member for finance in the outgoing administration, came third. Councillor...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 12:46 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council election result – Queen’s Park

The Greens have held all three seats in Queen’s Park. Geoffrey Bowden and Stephanie Powell join serving councillor Ben Duncan on the new council. Jubilant scenes from the counting floor suggest that the Greens are confident of building on their early gains while protecting...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 12:39 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council election result – Regency

Husband and wife team Jason and Ania Kitcat have held Regency for the Greens, with former ward councillor Sven Rufus switching from Regency to Hollingdean and Stanmer. Jason Kitcat won his seat in a by-election almost four years ago but he polled slightly fewer votes than his...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 12:29 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council election result – Hove Park

Vanessa Brown and Jayne Bennett comfortably held Hove Park for the Conservatives. Hove Park 2 seats * Sitting councillors *Jayne Patricia Bennett Conservative 2557 *Vanessa Brown Conservative 2368 John Cooper Labour 661 Anna Gerrard Liberal Democrat 198 Gavin Graham Green 458...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 12:27 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council election result – Moulsecoomb and Bevendean

Labour has retaken the seat it lost to the Conservatives four years ago in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean. Leigh Farrow joins Councillor Mo Marsh and mayor-elect Anne Meadows on the new council. Maria Caulfield, the Conservative cabinet member for housing in the outgoing...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 12:14 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council election result – Brunswick and Adelaide

The Greens have won their first two seats of the election in Brunswick and Adelaide which returned two Liberal Democrats last time. New Green councillor Phelim Mac Cafferty said: “This is the worst result the Lib Dems have had since the 1980s. This gives us a strong sign...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 12:01 pm

Brighton and Hove City Council election result – East Brighton

Labour held all three seats as the first results were declared at the Brighton and Hove City Council elections count. Gill Mitchell, the leader of the Labour group on the council, will serve again with Craig Turton and Warren Morgan who were also re-elected. East Brighton 3 seats...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 11:40 am

Brighton and Hove City Council election result – Woodingdean

Mayor Geoff Wells and the deputy leader of the council Dee Simson held Woodingdean for the Conservatives with comfortable majorities. Woodingdean 2 seats Susan Jane Burns Labour and Co-Operative Party 853 Christine-Reba Joy Edge Liberal Democrat 121 Anthony Richard Henry Eke...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 6:44 am

Brighton and Hove's young generation of candidates await their fate

By Claire Smyth As the votes are counted, a noticeable number of young faces will be in the crowd of nervous candidates waiting to hear their fate at Hove Town Hall today (Friday 6 May). For this year’s 21-ward Brighton and Hove City Council election has attracted a significant...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 3:32 am

Fake designer gear seized as Brighton market raided

Thousands of pounds of fake designer goods have been seized in a raid on a market at Brighton Racecourse. Trading standards officers from Brighton and Hove City Council carried out the raid with help from Sussex Police on Bank Holiday Monday (2 May). They seized bogus designer...
Posted On 06 May 2011 at 1:21 am