Brighton and Hove parking profit reaches £16m record high

Brighton and Hove City Council made a record profit from parking charges last year, according to the RAC Foundation. It said that the council made more from parking than any town or city outside London – and more than Birmingham and Manchester put together. Only four London...
Posted On 23 Dec 2013 at 3:39 pm

Stormy weather expected to disrupt journeys for Brighton and Hove commuters

Train companies are warning commuters in Brighton, Hove and Portslade to expect delays and cancellations over the next couple of days because of wet and windy weather. First Capital Connect said that it wouldn’t be running any trains on Tuesday (24 December) until it gets light....
Posted On 22 Dec 2013 at 5:54 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Mis-tletoe and wide

By Tim Hodges from The Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Huddersfield Town 0 The Seagulls spurned a number of chances to move into the Championship play-off positons, with Ashley Barnes missing one sitter in the second half and another chance that looked so easy it was almost as...
Posted On 21 Dec 2013 at 9:49 pm
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Man with broken arm robbed outside hospital in Brighton

A cowardly thief jumped out of a taxi and robbed a hospital patient in Brighton. He mugged his 19-year-old victim in Eastern Road, outside the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Kemp Town, last Saturday (14 December). The attack happened at about 2pm after the victim, from...
Posted On 21 Dec 2013 at 1:21 pm

Christmas presents stolen in Hove

Sussex Police said that officers in Hove are trying to reunite a family with their Christmas presents. The force said yesterday (Friday 20 December) that presents were found strewn across the garden of a house in Rutland Gardens, Hove, on the morning of Monday 9 December. PCSO...
Posted On 21 Dec 2013 at 11:50 am

Hove man sentenced after bursting into neighbour’s flat and attacking him

A man from Hove has been given a restraining order after bursting into a neighbour’s flat and attacking him. David Emerton, 54, had a long-running dispute with Jesus Garcia, of Hove Villas, Hove. It came to a head when Emerton kicked in 55-year-old Mr Garcia’s flat door late on...
Posted On 21 Dec 2013 at 10:19 am

Brighton University opens £250,000 training suite for nursing students

Brighton University has opened a newly refurbished suite that provides nursing students with real-life scenarios to learn their skills. The new Clinical Skills and Simulation Suite, costing £250,000, is based in Westlain House, Falmer. Students using the suite are taught a range...
Posted On 20 Dec 2013 at 6:53 pm

Brighton train operator has lowest rate of complaints outside London

The main train operator serving Brighton, Hove and Portslade has the lowest rate of customer complaints outside London. Southern received six complaints per 100,000 passenger journeys, according to the latest figures released by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR). The rate for...
Posted On 20 Dec 2013 at 3:16 pm

Concerns grow for missing family sleeping rough in Brighton

By Tatiana Aversa Sanchez Concerns for a mother and her three children have increased after it is thought that they could be sleeping rough in Brighton. The Touray family – a 38-year-old mother, her five-year-old son and daughters aged 12 and 13 – have not been seen since Tuesday...
Posted On 20 Dec 2013 at 2:43 pm

Brighton robbery thwarted by brave delivery driver

By Tatiana Aversa Sanchez A brave delivery driver thwarted a robber who tried to steal cigarettes worth £2,400 worth of cigarettes from a delivery van driver in Brighton. The attempted robbery happened yesterday lunchtime (Thursday 19 December) at about 12.45pm. The delivery...
Posted On 20 Dec 2013 at 1:12 pm