Rare steam train and boat items stolen from Hollingdean shed

Police are seeking thieves who broke into a Brighton garden shed and stole two unusual items. On Friday (20 November) it was reported that sometime over the previous two days a brass steam train light and a winch used for caravans and boats. were stolen from the shed in the back...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015 at 11:59 am

Hove Tory candidate pleads with Labour to ditch Corbyn and form an effective opposition

The former Conservative candidate for Hove has pleaded with his Labour friends to ditch Jeremy Corbyn because his own party needs a more effective opposition. Graham Cox, who stood down from his Westbourne council seat to contest the general election in May, says the...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015 at 10:10 am

Brighton takeaway gets zero star hygiene rating two years after fine for rat infestation

A Brighton takeaway which was fined £5k for a rat infestation in 2013 has just been given another disastrous hygiene rating and told again to make urgent improvements. The New Lotus Chinese takeaway in Dyke Road has been given zero stars after an inspection on October 21 this...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015 at 8:17 am

Boris bikes for Brighton edge closer

A “Boris bikes” scheme for Brighton and Hove was given a boost yesterday (Tuesday 24 November) when councillors agreed that a contract should be put out to tender. The local version – the Brighton Bike Share scheme – is expected to start with 430 bikes available from at least 50...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015 at 3:57 am

Burglars steal safe and £1k cash from popular seafront café

Burglars have stolen a safe containing more than £1,000 in cash from Carats Café in Southwick. Sussex Police said: “The intruders broke into the café in Basin Road South sometime between 4pm on Wednesday 18 November and 4.10am on Thursday 19 November. “A metal safe approximately...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015 at 3:27 am

Brighton and Hove commuters given reminder about engineering works over Christmas and new year

Commuters from Brighton and Hove were given a reminder yesterday (Tuesday 24 November) about the engineering works planned for Christmas and the new year. Network Rail said that vital work at Purley meant that passengers could expect diversions, longer journeys and more crowded...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015 at 3:08 am

Education Secretary tackles homophobic bullying in speech at Brighton school

The Education Secretary Nicky Morgan spoke out about homophobic bullying in a speech at a Brighton school yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 24 November). She said that overall there was less bullying but victims often retreated from school life – and that affected them later in life....
Posted On 25 Nov 2015 at 2:16 am

Brighton voted best beach holiday destination by coach passengers

Brighton has been voted the best beach holiday destination in an online poll of thousands of coach passengers. The town topped the poll in the Best Beach Holiday category of the first Go Britain awards set up by National Express to find the nation’s favourite tourist...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015 at 12:27 am
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