Brighton shopping street wins cheaper parking

Traders in a Brighton shopping street have welcomed a proposal to cut the price of on-street parking. Shopkeepers in London Road, Brighton, said that their takings had fallen by up to a third since parking charges were put up in April and new loading restrictions brought in. In...
Posted On 03 Dec 2012 at 9:51 pm

Brighton charity to house homeless people in shipping containers

Brighton Housing Trust chief executive Andy Winter is to reassure people living in the New England Quarter about plans to house homeless people in shipping containers there. Mr Winter is to talk about BHT’s idea at a meeting of the London Road Area Local Action Team tomorrow...
Posted On 03 Dec 2012 at 4:20 pm

Traders and residents call for action to make Brighton shopping street safer

More than 120 people shared their concerns about drug dealing, drunkenness and violence in a Brighton shopping street at a community meeting on Friday evening (30 November). The new Police Commissioner for Sussex, Katy Bourne, was among those attending the meeting about problems...
Posted On 02 Dec 2012 at 11:05 am

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls pay penalty as Dunk slammed!

By Tim Hodges Crystal Palace 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Seagulls lost to high-flying Crystal Palace with more than a little help from referee Mick Russell. After just six minutes Brighton-born centre half Lewis Dunk was adjudged to have committed serious foul play and was...
Posted On 01 Dec 2012 at 9:18 pm

Petition urges Brighton and Hove opposition parties to oust Greens

A petition has been started calling on the Labour and Conservative parties to work together to take over Brighton and Hove City Council from the Greens. The petition, which is on the council’s website, is entitled: “Vote of no confidence in the current Green administration and...
Posted On 01 Dec 2012 at 11:17 am

Southern Water to replace Brighton seafront main over three months

The water main under a mile of Brighton seafront is to be replaced with work starting on Monday (3 December). The work will take place along Madeira Drive between Duke’s Mound and the Madeira Café and is due to be completed by the end of February. Southern Water said: “This will...
Posted On 01 Dec 2012 at 7:57 am