Living in fear – one family’s account of everyday violence and squalor in Brighton homeless housing block

A young Brighton family has told of the horror of being housed in a housing block riddled with violence and squalor for almost a year. Removals man Blake Redman, waitress Mia Pickitt and their one-year-old son Harley were moved into Windsor Court by Brighton and Hove City Council...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 8:40 am

Brighton hustings to focus on environment and climate change

An election hustings in Brighton next week will focus on the environment and climate change. The event, modelled on the BBC Question Time programme’s format, is due to take place at the Brighthelm Centre, in North Road, Brighton, on Tuesday (14 April). The debate is entitled “The...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 4:07 am

Brighton students work with engineers to assess tidal power potential in Newhaven

A team of students from a Brighton school have been working with professional engineers to assess the viability of tidal power in Newhaven. The teenagers will have their work tested by industry and education experts at an assessment day next week. Under the Engineering Education...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 3:42 am

Brighton fire caused by discarded cigarette

A fire at a home in Brighton yesterday (Thursday 9 April) was caused by a discarded cigarette, the fire service said. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it was called out at 9.40am to reports of a fire at a property in the town. The fire service said: “Crews from...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015 at 3:25 am
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