Council solar panels declared safe by review following Hove Town Hall blaze

A review into the safety of solar panels on all council-owned property in Brighton and Hove in the wake of the Hove Town Hall fire has declared them safe. The roof of the council offices in Norton Road spectacularly caught ablaze in April this year, sending a huge black plume of...
Posted On 18 Nov 2015 at 12:14 pm

Shake up of Brighton and Hove parking permits could include direct debit and online payments

Residents could be able to pay for parking permits online and via direct debit as part of a proposed review of the city council’s permit system. A range of tweaks to the current regime are being proposed in response to a survey carried out over the summer. As well as...
Posted On 18 Nov 2015 at 11:21 am

Man rescued from Hove fire

A man was rescued from a fire at a sheltered housing block in Goldsmid Road on Sunday. Four fire engines from Hove and Preston Circus and one officer were sent to the incident on at 11.28am on 15 November. Crew used breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the fire,...
Posted On 18 Nov 2015 at 9:17 am

Kitchen fire at Brighton flat

Firefighters put out a kitchen fire at a Brighton flat yesterday afternoon. East Sussex Fire and Rescue service were called to reports of a fire and two appliances from Preston Circus were sent to John Street at 12.02pm yesterday. On arrival crews confirmed that smoke was issuing...
Posted On 18 Nov 2015 at 8:14 am

Brighton and Hove coffee shop chain Small Batch set for big growth

The Brighton and Hove coffee shop chain Small Batch is preparing for a big growth in its business after bringing in one of Britain’s leading entrepreneurs. The artisan coffee company has sold a majority stake to Risk Capital Partners, the private equity firm chaired by Luke...
Posted On 18 Nov 2015 at 12:27 am
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