Brighton on brink of ruling out park and ride for a generation

The prospect of a park and ride site to serve Brighton and Hove is about to be ruled out for a generation. Anyone with views on the subject is being given a chance to have their say before Brighton and Hove City Council formally makes its final decision on the matter. A public...
Posted On 22 May 2012 at 2:45 pm

Brighton lecturer starts two-year research project with heart patients

A Brighton University lecturer is carrying out research that could lead to many more heart patients being treated at home. Chris Watson, a senior lecturer at Brighton, is working on one of 12 pilot projects which are being funded by the British Heart Foundation. The project is...
Posted On 22 May 2012 at 12:19 pm

Brighton's youthful police chief may be forced to retire

Graham Bartlett expects to retire before he turns 50. He shows no signs of wanting to retire and he loves his job as the police divisional commander for Brighton and Hove. But Sussex Police Authority adopted a rigid approach a year ago – a rule known as Regulation A19 – so that...
Posted On 22 May 2012 at 1:09 am

Thefts and vandalism crop up at Portslade allotments

Thefts and vandalism at allotments in Portslade will be on the agenda for the local action team (LAT) there this evening (Monday 21 May). The LAT is meeting at the Village Centre at 7pm when an update will be given. The meeting will hear more about the neighbourhood councils...
Posted On 21 May 2012 at 9:23 am

Second man charged over Brighton murder

A second man has been charged with the murder of Jeff Burrows in Norfolk Square, Brighton. Adam White, 22, of Bedford Place, Liverpool, has been kept in custody and is due to appear before Brighton magistrates today (Monday 21 May). He was arrested in Liverpool on Saturday (19...
Posted On 21 May 2012 at 1:05 am

Happy talk to be held in Brighton

  The director of an organisation that was set up to make life happier is coming to Brighton to give a free talk called: “Practical ideas for living well.” Mark Williamson, the director of Action for Happiness, is due to give his talk at the Friends’ Meeting House in Ship...
Posted On 21 May 2012 at 12:49 am

Kinky traffic wardens return to Brighton

The kinky traffic wardens are back in Brighton – after a seven-year gap. The pair were patrolling New Road as part of Fringe City issuing tickets to passers by – encouraging them to “keep it kinky!” At one point the pair were even spotted taking tea with models promoting Brighton...
Posted On 20 May 2012 at 11:57 pm

Brighton murder case detectives arrest third suspect

A third man has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Jeff Burrows in Norfolk Square, Brighton. The 22-year-old suspect was arrested in Liverpool yesterday (Saturday 19 May) and brought to Brighton for questioning last night. Detectives have already charged Joel...
Posted On 20 May 2012 at 10:14 am

Man seriously injured in mauling by dogs on Brighton beach

A man is seriously injured in hospital after being attacked by two dogs on the beach in Brighton this morning (Friday 18 May). A police officer was also bitten on the leg and needed hospital treatment. Another man was arrested and two dogs were taken away by Sussex Police who...
Posted On 18 May 2012 at 7:47 pm

Fishy teachers take lesson at Brighton infant school

Children at a Brighton infant school have had a day of lessons about fish. The youngsters at Stanford Infant School, in Highcroft Villas, Brighton, along with their parents were shown how to cook fish and seafood. And they got to eat their work. They were taught by two people...
Posted On 18 May 2012 at 12:33 pm