Three children in hospital after fire in Brighton

Three children were taken to hospital after a fire in Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 20 March). Fire crews raced to Rugby Place after being told that children were at the window of the property as smoke poured out. The children escaped the blaze before fire...
Posted On 20 Mar 2014 at 10:41 am

Greens and Tories to tussle over Brighton and Hove’s potholed roads

The Conservatives have called on the Green Party to spend more money repairing roads and pavements in Brighton and Hove. The call comes as councillors prepare to discuss a proposal to put £325,000 into filling hundreds of potholes throughout the area. The sum is part of the £9...
Posted On 19 Mar 2014 at 7:37 pm

Budget dents shares in one of Hove’s biggest employers

Shares in one of the biggest employers in Hove lost more than 10 per cent of their value after the budget today (Wednesday 19 March). George Osborne, the Chancellor, effectively announced an end to compulsory annuities for people with occupational pensions. Legal and General,...
Posted On 19 Mar 2014 at 6:33 pm

The Foragers – the place to go for good food and drink

The Foragers in Stirling Place, Hove, offers good food and drink. The pub is a treasured local with a strong community feel. To find out more and see the menu, click here.
Posted On 19 Mar 2014 at 12:05 am

Public Notices – what’s new? What affects you?

Find out about the latest public notices and how they affect you by clicking on the links below. Planning applications – what new buildings are planned near you? Traffic regulation orders – what changes affect your local roads? Licensing – where are new licensed...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014 at 11:41 pm

Brighton music pub saved from the brink of closure again

A Brighton pub that is famed for its live acoustic music has been saved from closure for the third time in under two years. The Greys, on Southover Street, will reopen this Thursday (20 March) under the management of Sharon Barr. Ms Barr is well known in the Brighton pub trade....
Posted On 18 Mar 2014 at 9:06 pm

Brighton Dome celebrates ABBA Eurovision anniversary

Jenni Davidson Brighton Dome is celebrating the 40th anniversary of ABBA winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton with a chance to perform on the same stage. ABBA won the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest at the Brighton Dome on 6 April 1974 with their hit song Waterloo. Forty...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014 at 7:33 pm
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Lorry driver charged over A27 Brighton Bypass death crash

A lorry driver is to appear in court charged with causing the death of a pensioner in a crash on the A27 Brighton Bypass. Andrew May, 45, is accused of causing the death of Ernest Humphrey, 79. Mr Humphrey, of Mackie Avenue, Hassocks, died after Mr May’s lorry hit the black...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014 at 4:35 pm

Smoke alarm saves Brighton couple from house fire

A Brighton couple were saved from a severe fire at their home in the early hours by a working smoke alarm, the fire service said. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the kitchen fire was reported shortly after 2.30am today (Tuesday 18 March) in Coombe Vale, Saltdean. The...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014 at 3:21 pm

Young Brighton and Hove entrepreneurs vie for £50k start-up prize

Young entrepreneurs from City College Brighton and Hove are getting close to turning their business dreams into reality with a £50,000 prize fund. The Young Start-up Talent initiative is aimed at 16 to 25-year-olds in the area who have that special spark to start up in business....
Posted On 18 Mar 2014 at 10:53 am