Three tonnes of rubbish cleared from A23 and A27

Cleaning crews have removed tonnes of rubbish from the side of the A27 and A23 in a series of night time clear ups. Staff from the council’s Cityclean team have been picking up litter from grass verges and central reservations on the two main routes into the city. Work is carried...
Posted On 02 May 2017 at 5:45 pm

Brighton and Hove’s biggest business support programme returns

Brighton and Hove’s biggest business support programme is returning with another series of workshops for new and growing firms. The business support programme is called Ride the Wave and consists of a series of affordable events running from this month until November with funding...
Posted On 02 May 2017 at 4:32 pm

Woman with fake tan and false eyelashes glasses teenager on Brighton seafront

Police are appealing for witnesses after two women were assaulted and one was robbed by two other women on Brighton seafront. The two victims aged 18 and 20 were walking along Kings Road Arches at about 3.45am on Tuesday 25 April when they were approached by two women, who...
Posted On 02 May 2017 at 4:32 pm

Two sailors rescued after yacht crashes into Palace Pier

WITH VIDEO: Two sailors were rescued after their yacht crashed into the Palace Pier last night after drifting in the rough seas at around 9pm. Shoreham Lifeboat was called at 9.06pm to reports of a vessel in distress just east of the pier and launched its all weather lifeboat. A...
Posted On 02 May 2017 at 9:21 am

Brighton Royal Marine thanks his ‘wife in a million’ after being freed from prison

The Brighton Royal Marine who was jailed for murdering a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan has thanked his campaigning “wife in a million” after being freed from prison. Sergeant Alexander Blackman, 42, told the Daily Mail newspaper: “I will be eternally grateful to Claire and I...
Posted On 01 May 2017 at 11:45 pm

Labour picks Brighton councillor to stand for Parliament in Lewes

Labour has picked a Brighton councillor to be the party’s general election candidate in Lewes next month. Daniel Chapman, who represents Queen’s Park on Brighton and Hove City Council, will try to win the seat from another former Brighton councillor, Maria Caulfield. She won the...
Posted On 01 May 2017 at 7:28 pm

Charity chief from Hove to be Labour’s challenger in Brighton Pavilion

A charity chief executive from Hove has been chosen to be the Labour Party’s challenger at the general election in Brighton Pavilion. Michelle Thew, 52, will take on Green MP Caroline Lucas on Thursday 8 June. Ms Thew became the chief executive of Cruelty Free International,...
Posted On 01 May 2017 at 6:56 pm

From Marks to May – how a political outsider became the Tory candidate in Hove

When Jeremy Corbyn first stood for the Labour leadership, he told one interviewer that we could learn a great deal from Marx. It was more surprising to hear something similar from the Tories’ newly selected general election candidate for Hove. Except Kristy Adams meant Marks. She...
Posted On 01 May 2017 at 5:51 pm

Brighton man remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with rape

A man from Brighton has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with rape. Joseph Warren, 36, unemployed, of St James’s Avenue, in Kemp Town, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (29 April). He was charged with the rape of a woman at an...
Posted On 01 May 2017 at 3:52 pm