Brighton pub picks up design award

The Bevy in Brighton has picked up a prize for the best street-corner local at the National Pub Design Awards. The pub, in Hillside, Moulsecoomb, won praise at the awards, hosted by CAMRA, for its outstanding refurbishment. It reopened in December 2014. The Morning Advertiser...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 3:47 pm

Staff to strike at Brighton and Hove’s main train operator

Conductors working for Brighton and Hove’s main train company Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) have voted to strike over “driver-only operation” – also known as DOO. The RMT rail union said today (Tuesday 19 April) that conductors on Southern services, which are operated by GTR,...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 3:09 pm

Brighton and Hove Greens say it’s not too late to save much-loved day centre

Brighton and Hove Greens are urging councillors to reprieve a much-loved day centre that is earmarked for closure. They said that they were angry about an official report to the Brighton and Hove Health and Wellbeing Board recommending the closure of Tower House, in London Road,...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 2:57 pm

Questions raised over safety of Lewes Road after two serious crashes in same spot

A biker who broke both his legs after being hit by a car turning right on Lewes Road last year has called for extra safety measures after a cyclist was struck by a bus turning right in exactly the same spot last week. Paul Banks, 38, spent ten weeks in a wheelchair and another...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 2:03 pm

Public warned not to approach violent Hove fugitive

Police are looking for Oliver Pierce from Hove who is wanted on recall to prison. Pierce, 24, has allegedly breached the terms of prison licence. He has links to Brighton and may be in the city. He is white, 5ft 10in, stocky build, with brown hair and brown eyes. Detective...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 1:10 pm

Government to be asked to help fund £300m revamp at Brighton Marina

The government is to be asked to support a £300 million revamp at Brighton Marina with up to £20 million of public money. The scheme is expected to create 1,000 extra homes, replacement leisure and car parking facilities and hundreds of jobs. The broad details already form part...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 12:00 pm

Gatwick Express bosses sue union over drivers’ refusal to operate new trains

A row over the safety of new 12-coach Gatwick Express trains has deepened with rail bosses’ threat to sue a union after drivers refused to operate them. Govia Thameslink Railway (GRT) is seeking a High Court injunction against the move by Aslef, which says the new trains...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 10:55 am

Brighton and Hove World Of Sport today

Dickie Davies would be delighted with the amount of sporting action in Brighton and Hove today. In cricket Sussex resume their County Championship match against Essex at Hove. Sussex were 360 all out at the close of play yesterday (Monday 18 April) with Essex 108 runs behind and...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 7:35 am

Dozens of vulnerable people may be forced to move, say Brighton and Hove Greens

Fifty one vulnerable people could be forced from their homes, according to Brighton and Hove Greens. They have urged a rethink about the way homes are provided and run for people with learning disabilities. They said that the current set up – a number of smaller homes – had been...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016 at 7:16 am
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