Brighton seafront closed after crash

An elderly woman was injured today after the bus she was travelling on crashed with an RAF vehicle. Brighton Acting Sergeant Jimmy Conway tweeted that Marine Parade was closed at about 12.40pm – but by 1.15, the road reopened. Brighton and Hove Buses were diverted in both...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016 at 1:15 pm

Brighton hospital staff told to use park and ride to stop huge queues for patient and visitor car park

Staff working at the Royal Sussex during the day are being told to use a new park and ride scheme near Brighton Marina to free up more spaces for patients and their visitors. Huge queues have been forming along Eastern Road in recent weeks as the car park struggles to cope with...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016 at 12:13 pm

Brighton blue badge enforcers win awards

An innovative pilot project to tackle the misuse of blue badges in Brighton and Hove and East Sussex has won two national awards. Brighton and Hove City Council, in conjunction with East Sussex County Council and Sussex Police, launched Operation Bluebird to free up disabled...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016 at 12:05 pm

First look at new student homes on Falmer campus

Sussex University is preparing to build 2,100 student rooms on the East Slope site at its Falmer campus as part of a £500 million modernisation plan. The new student village will contain a mix of town houses and flats and will replace 590 outdated bedsits built in the 1970s. They...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016 at 11:16 am

‘Suffragettes’ to mark International Women’s Day on the streets of Brighton

Women dressed as suffragettes plan to mark International Women’s Day on the streets of Brighton this afternoon (Tuesday 8 March). The event – a walking tour known as the Suffragette Walk – has been organised by the Women’s Equality Party and is open to the public. The walk is...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016 at 10:36 am

American burger chain to open one of its first UK stores in Brighton

A cult US burger chain is to open one of its first British diners in Brighton in North Street. The company is set to open about 35 branches after the company which owns Dominos pizza bought the UK franchise last year. A planning application has just been submitted to put in a new...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016 at 9:45 am

Dog poo, fly-tipping and litter patrols hit the streets of Brighton and Hove

People caught dropping litter, flytipping and allowing their dogs to foul foul in public places anywhere in the city now face £75 on-the-spot fines as new enforcement officers take to the streets of Brighton & Hove. The officers, employed by private company 3GS Environmental...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016 at 8:50 am
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