Two thousand – and counting – sign petition to stop March for England returning to Brighton

A petition calling on Sussex Police to ban the March for England following this year’s violence has been signed by more than 2,000 people just ten hours after being published. At the time of publication, 2,059 people had signed the motion on the 38degrees website,with the...
Posted On 29 Apr 2014 at 9:40 pm
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Hundreds turn out for Brighton domestic violence charity fundraiser

Hundreds of people turned out for a charity fundraising event for the Brighton domestic violence charity Rise. The event, called End Of, was held at Hove Town Hall and raised more than £15,000. The performances included a poem read by the newspaper columnist Suzanne Moore, a song...
Posted On 29 Apr 2014 at 9:32 pm

Brighton and Hove council spends £11.5k just on recruiting new bins boss

The recruitment of the person tasked with preventing further city-wide bin strikes is costing the taxpayer £11,500.
Posted On 29 Apr 2014 at 9:21 pm
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Brighton Spiegeltent lands on Old Steine

The Spiegeltent has made its appearance on the Old Steine ahead of this year’s Brighton Festival and Fringe. What does the Spiegeltent mean to you? For us it means the start of summer. — Brighton Spiegeltent (@BSpiegeltent) April 29, 2014 The tent...
Posted On 29 Apr 2014 at 9:13 pm
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Two people face Brighton court charged with racist abuse

Two people from Portslade face court after being charged with being racially abusive in separate incidents. On Thursday (1 May) Steven Kelsey, 30, of Meadow Close, Portslade, will appear before Brighton magistrates after an incident in Hove. Kelsey is accused of shouting racist...
Posted On 29 Apr 2014 at 3:24 pm

Two buses stuck as crane blocks Westdene road

A crane blocked Copse Hill and Eldred Avenue in Westdene today, leading to serious traffic disruption and two stuck buses. Brighton and Hove buses says it cannot serve the Westdene area with the 27 service as a result. The bus company said: “It would appear crane has swung...
Posted On 29 Apr 2014 at 12:57 pm
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Brighton at night – from the air

This is a view of Brighton you don’t often see: The beautiful picture of a twinkly Brighton seafront was taken by Oxfordshire-based Benson police helicopter while helping Sussex Police late on Sunday night during a pre-planned intelligence gathering flight. The helicopter...
Posted On 29 Apr 2014 at 9:45 am
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