Drivers petition Brighton and Hove councillors over parking problems

People from four areas of Brighton and Hove are asking for help from the council over parking. This afternoon (Tuesday 26 June) Brighton and Hove City Council’s Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee was due to receive parking petitions from people in...

Woman attacked outside Brighton pub

A woman was attacked outside a Brighton pub before a good samaritan stepped in and helped her to safety. Today (Tuesday 26 June) Sussex Police released security camera footage of two men suspected of assaulting the woman. The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018 at 8:09 pm

200 electric car charging points proposed across Brighton and Hove

More than 200 electric car charging points are being proposed across Brighton and Hove. Earlier this year Brighton and Hove City Council won £300,000 towards the project from the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles. Today (Tuesday 26 June) the council’s...

Brighton parking campaigners complain of being gagged

Hopes of pressing for a solution to parking problems have been thwarted leading to campaigners complaining that they have been gagged. People living in the Surrenden Road area wanted to put their case at a Brighton and Hove City Council committee meeting this afternoon (Tuesday...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018 at 6:40 pm

Brighton i360 to be given financial breathing space

The Brighton i360 is to be given a financial breathing space, subject to political agreement at a meeting on Thursday (28 June). A report to councillors published yesterday (Monday 25 June) recommends deferring a £570,000 payment until the end of the year. But Brighton and Hove...

Trio sought over five random attacks in Brighton and Hove last night

These three men are believed to be behind five random attacks which left victims with broken noses and cuts to the head in the early hours of last night. Thugs roamed from Western Road to Hove, then back into Brighton and down to the seafront, first randomly punching a man at 1am...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018 at 3:29 pm

Police seize two cars for the price of one after tax-dodging dad picks up tax-dodging son

Brighton police seized two taxless cars for the price of one when a tax dodging driver phoned his dad to pick him up – only for the father to turn up in a van which also had no tax or MOT. The first driver’s Ford C-Max was seized in Upper Hollingdean Road in Brighton...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018 at 1:39 pm

Hundreds of cyclists prepare to ride through gruelling heat for the first Greater Brighton Cycle Challenge

The organisers of Sunday’s inaugural Greater Brighton Cycle Challenge are urging people to bring water bottles with them as temperatures are expected to soar. Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) and The Living Coast have created a mega cycling event with rides across the South Downs and...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018 at 12:46 pm

City’s anti-crime business network now UK’s biggest with 500 members

A coalition of city businesses who work to reduce crime and antisocial behaviour around Brighton and Hove has welcomed its 500th member. Sainsbury’s Preston Road this week joined the Brighton & Hove Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP), making it the largest BCRP in...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018 at 11:39 am

Our fares are fair, says bus boss

Some months back, some of you might have read a story about our level of profit in the financial year 2016-17 taken from our annual published accounts. You might even have been surprised at the sums involved in running your local bus company. I promised then that in future I’d be...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018 at 10:36 am
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