Another closed Brighton pub made an asset of community value

The Horse and Groom has become the second pub in Brighton to be listed as an asset of community value. Campaigners wanting to save the Islingword Road pub, which closed in February, were told yesterday that their application to Brighton and Hove City Council to get it listed has...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 11:46 am

Brighton and Hove vs Bradford – the city needs your votes to be crowned Curry Capital of Britain

Brighton and Hove’s Indian restaurants are calling on curry lovers to nominate the city in this year’s Curry Capital of Britain awards. Last year, the city ended up in second place, behind Bradford – even though it was just the second time it took part. This...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 11:44 am

Electrical fire smokelogs Brighton home

An electrical fire filled the basement of a Brighton home with thick smoke in the early hours of this morning. Firefighters from Preston Circus were called to the fire in Bonchurch Road at 5.16am. They found a small electrical fire in the basement had been put out by the time...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 10:18 am

Greens plan to unveil election poster in Brighton today

The Greens are hoping that it will be third time lucky for their plans to unveil the poster for their national election campaign in Brighton today (Monday 13 April). Party leader Natalie Bennett is expected to join Caroline Lucas, who became Britain’s first Green MP at the 2010...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 4:59 am

Hove man admits being part of child rape gang

A Hove man has admitted being involved in the sexual abuse of a four or five-year-old boy. Matthew Lisk, 32, admitted engaging in a sex act with a married man while they watched over the internet as an associate – David Harsley from Humberside – committed a sex act in front of...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 4:21 am

Former Whitehawk footballer goes on trial for match-fixing today

Former Whitehawk FC footballer Moses Swaibu is due to go on trial for match-fixing today (Monday 13 April). Swaibu, 25, of Tooley Street, in Bermondsey, London, faces a charge of conspiring to commit bribery when he appears at Birmingham Crown Court . He is no longer with the...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 3:51 am

Play area makeover boosted by £32k grant

A facelift for a children’s play area has moved one step closer thanks to a £32,870 grant. The funds have been awarded to buy new equipment for Fishersgate Rec, in West Road, Fishersgate, by the Veolia Environmental Trust. Claire Fletcher, who chairs the Friends of Fishersgate...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 3:14 am

Police welcome rise in hate crime reports

Sussex Police said that the force welcomed the rise in the number hate crimes reported over the past year. The number of reported hate crimes rose by more than a third, the force said, reflecting growing confidence in the police among victims. In 2014-15 – from the start of April...
Posted On 13 Apr 2015 at 2:57 am
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