Party at Hove property prompts fresh noise complaints

Police were called to a late-night party early yesterday (Sunday 23 October) at a house in Hove where a man was fined more than £5,000 for breaching noise abatement orders. Now council officials said that they would work with the police and speak with neighbours as they assess...
Posted On 24 Oct 2011 at 3:57 pm

Man sexually assaults woman in Brighton street

A man sexually assaulted a woman as she was heading towards Brighton Station early yesterday (Sunday 23 October). The attack happened at about 7am when a man grabbed the 36-year-old Lewes woman as she walked along Temple Street into Montpelier Place, Brighton. The attacker was...
Posted On 24 Oct 2011 at 3:35 pm

Two Brighton and Hove MPs to back calls for EU referendum

Two of the three MPs for Brighton and Hove have indicated that they will vote in favour of a referendum on membership of the European Union. Mike Weatherley, the Conservative MP for Hove, is expected to defy a three-line whip today (Monday 24 October) to back a referendum....
Posted On 24 Oct 2011 at 5:03 am

Hove man and daughter spared prison for contempt

A man from Hove and his daughter have been given suspended prison sentences for lying to help his wife try to claim £1.5 million compensation. Nabil Tadrous, 63, of Leighton Road, Hove, exaggerated the extent of his wife Thereza Daoud’s injuries, as did their daughter Sherihan...
Posted On 24 Oct 2011 at 3:21 am

Zombies overrun Brighton – picture special

Up to 4,000 people took part in the annual zombie walk through the centre of Brighton yesterday. They started from Victoria Gardens at 3pm and lurched and shuffled their way to Concorde 2 in Madeira Drive where the Beach of the Dead after-party was held. The route took them up...
Posted On 23 Oct 2011 at 6:14 pm

Brighton students to screen film in campaign against higher education reforms

Brighton Students Against Cuts are holding two events as part of their campaign against the coalition government’s higher education white paper. The first is a screening of a documentary called College Inc tomorrow (Monday 24 October) at 5pm in lecture theatre L2 in the Cockcroft...
Posted On 23 Oct 2011 at 5:03 pm

It's the Wheel deal as Brighton's latest attraction opens

The Brighton Wheel opened for business today (Saturday 22 October). Queues formed on a bright and sunny day, with the 36 ferris wheel gondolas or pods providing protection from the chilly breeze. The wheel is 150ft high and offers rides lasting about 12 minutes, which involves...
Posted On 22 Oct 2011 at 7:45 pm

Thousands of zombies pour into Brighton

Thousands of zombies are descending on the centre of Brighton. The annual Zombie Walk is due to start at 3pm from Victoria Gardens and end at Concorde 2 in Madeira Drive about two hours later. The venue will host the Beach of the Dead party after the costumed participants have...
Posted On 22 Oct 2011 at 2:51 pm

Hove and Portslade face school places ‘time bomb’

A rising primary school age population is putting pressure on school places in Hove and Portslade, a new councillor has warned. Alan Robins, the recently elected Labour member for South Portslade, described the situation as “a ticking time bomb” at a meeting of Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 21 Oct 2011 at 7:23 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Poyet – I'd love CMS to play in Olympics!

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Press Briefing At the Amex this morning Gus Poyet told the assembled press that Will Buckley was back training with the first team and that if necessary Vicente can take Albion’s penalties although he added that Ash (Barnes) was likely to be his...
Posted On 21 Oct 2011 at 10:53 am