Communal bins ‘have become fly-tipping magnets’

Communal bins introduced as a way of keeping neighbourhoods cleaner have instead attracted fly-tipping and graffiti, according to the city’s Conservatives. The bins were introduced in 2008-09 to solve the problem of seagulls ripping apart black sacks and strewing rubbish...
Posted On 04 Aug 2014 at 7:15 am
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£750k in unpaid parking fines issued to foreign cars

Drivers of cars registered abroad have racked up more than £750,000 in unpaid Brighton and Hove parking fines, new figures reveal. Councils across the UK have been forced to write off millions of pounds in fines as it is so difficult to trace cars registered abroad. And...
Posted On 03 Aug 2014 at 8:31 pm
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£750k in unpaid parking fines issued to foreign cars

Drivers of cars registered abroad have racked up more than £750,000 in unpaid Brighton and Hove parking fines, new figures reveal. Councils across the UK have been forced to write off millions of pounds in fines as it is so difficult to trace cars registered abroad. And...
Posted On 03 Aug 2014 at 8:31 pm
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Police officer’s wrist broken in Pride knifeman scuffle

A police officer’s wrist was broken after a knife was pulled on him at Pride today. The British Transport Police officer was injured Sorry to hear of serious incident involving knife been pulled on @btp_uk officer during #BrightonPride today. Officer suffered broken wris...
Posted On 03 Aug 2014 at 8:03 am
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In pictures: Brighton Pride parade

Thousands took part this morning’s Brighton Pride parade and thousands more lined the streets to watch. The mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Brian Fitch, led the procession sporting a jazzy shirt and carrying a multi-coloured Union Jack. The police, fire brigade,...
Posted On 02 Aug 2014 at 4:56 pm
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Labour suspends Brighton and Hove councillor

Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party has suspended a councillor and told him that he cannot seek re-election. The suspension of veteran party member Leigh Farrow was reported in the current issue of the Brighton and Hove Independent. The free weekly newspaper yesterday...
Posted On 02 Aug 2014 at 6:52 am

Brighton to have new archdeacon within weeks

Brighton is to have a new archdeacon within weeks as church leaders shortlist candidates for the newly created role. The Church of England diocese of Chichester announced in May that it would be creating the post of Archdeacon of Brighton. The position – open to men and women –...
Posted On 02 Aug 2014 at 6:26 am

Police search for missing boy in Brighton

Sussex Police are appealing for help in finding 17-year-old James Herrington who has gone missing from his home in Peacehaven. James was last seen around 4pm on Tuesday (July 29). He has gone missing before, but there are concerns for him as he suffers from autism. It is thought...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 8:39 pm
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Taxi driver bottled by two women

A taxi driver was attacked by two women at the East Street taxi rank, one of whom smashed him over the head with a bottle. At around 11.05pm on Sunday (July 27), a taxi driver was stood talking to a colleague at the rank when he was punched and hit over the head with a glass...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 8:35 pm
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Wild Park travellers banned from Brighton and Hove for three months

Police used special powers to move travellers on from Wild Park yesterday. People camped there were told they had to either go to the Brighton and Hove City Council transit site at Horsdean or leave the city for three months. The last time police moved travellers on from the park...
Posted On 01 Aug 2014 at 3:11 pm
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