Free Sunday parking report criticised by Brighton and Hove Lib Dems

A report on a proposal to allow free parking in Brighton and Hove on Sundays has been criticised as inept and biased. The report was written after a petition was presented to Brighton and Hove City Council by local Liberal Democrats. One of those behind the petition, Jeremy Gale,...
Posted On 09 Jun 2014 at 10:45 am

Memorial service being held today for the Indian First World War heroes who died in Brighton

The annual Chattri memorial service takes place on the South Downs in Brighton today (Sunday 8 June) to honour Indian heroes from the First World War. The service is in remembrance of the sacrifice of Hindu and Sikh soldiers who were wounded, evacuated to Brighton for treatment...
Posted On 08 Jun 2014 at 1:19 pm

Police ask for help tracing two men after woman assaulted in Brighton

Two men are being sought by Sussex Police after a woman was assaulted in Brighton. The 20-year-old woman was grabbed by a man after they had both got off a bus in Coldean Lane, Brighton, at about 7.45am on Tuesday 1 April. The force said: “Earlier she had met another man after...
Posted On 08 Jun 2014 at 12:23 pm

Watch out for naked cyclists in Brighton and Hove today

The Naked Bike Ride is being held in Brighton and Hove today (Sunday 8 June). Hundreds of cyclists are expected to take part in the annual ride through the centre of Brighton starting from The Level at noon. Those who dare to bare – or are nearly there – are due to ride down to...
Posted On 08 Jun 2014 at 10:56 am

Old bus ready to run new route along Brighton seafront

A new seafront bus route starts next weekend but it will be served by an old Routemaster, complete with conductor. The new 10 will have a retro feel for passengers taking the coast road route between the King Alfred Leisure Centre in Hove and Brighton Station. The first number 10...
Posted On 08 Jun 2014 at 8:06 am

Three Brighton and Hove burglars jailed

Three Brighton and Hove burglars have been jailed after being caught by detectives investigating break-ins in the area. Anthony Bailey, Kai Griffiths and Peter Marsh have been jailed for almost 12 years as part of Operation Magpie, the Sussex Police crackdown on burglary across...
Posted On 07 Jun 2014 at 3:40 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls appoint Sami Hyypia as new manager

By Tim Hodges Brighton and Hove Albion have appointed the Finnish former Liverpool centre half Sami Hyypia as new first team manager. Hyypia, who joins on a three-year contract, replaces Oscar Garcia who resigned last month. Hyypia was part of the Liverpool team that won the...
Posted On 06 Jun 2014 at 7:26 pm
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Man sentenced for racist attack in Brighton

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced by a Brighton court after pleading guilty to a racist attack. Donal Patrick Connelly, of no fixed address, punched and racially abused a black security guard at the King’s Hotel in Brighton. At Brighton Magistrates’ Court, Connelly admitted an...
Posted On 06 Jun 2014 at 7:14 pm

Brighton councillor criticised for resigning before fire service cuts decision

By Tim Ridgway Latest TV A Brighton councillor has been criticised after he stepped down from a fire authority in a protest over planned cuts just hours before a key meeting. Sven Rufus, a Green councillor on Brighton and Hove City Council, said that it was with a “heavy heart”...
Posted On 06 Jun 2014 at 5:33 pm

Crash blocks A27 Brighton bypass at Patcham

A car, a van and a motorbike have crashed on the A27 Brighton bypass at Patcham bringing traffic to a halt. The accident happened at about 4pm, with tailbacks quickly building up past the Hangleton turn-off. One early report said that the eastbound side of the road was blocked...
Posted On 06 Jun 2014 at 4:17 pm