Brighton marine experts to study threat to Sussex cuttlefish

Marine biologists from Brighton University are to study the threat to cuttlefish off the coast of Sussex. The squid-like creatures are a popular dish in some European countries but there are no controls on catches and signs suggest that local stocks are over-exploited by...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018 at 11:12 pm

Corn Exchange community fundraiser given boost by Roddick Foundation

The refurbishment of the Corn Exchange was given a helping hand this week when The Roddick Foundation agreed to match public donations up to a value of £250,000. The foundation, started by Body Shop founder Anita Roddick and husband Gordon, will effectively double the impact of...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018 at 2:52 pm

Drunk driver crashes minutes after being warned not to drive

A drink-driver crashed just minutes after being warned by police not to drive after they found him drunk at a woman’s house as they checked she was okay. Darrell Jacob, 41, said he had been drinking brandy and taking diazepam after his black Audi A3 crashed into seafront...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018 at 1:14 pm

When it comes to parking, Brighton and Hove needs to get moving

Anyone who has experienced coming home from work or the shops and finding they cannot park outside or near their home knows just how frustrating that can be. But imagine never or hardly ever being able to park near your home. That becomes infuriating. And that is what is...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018 at 12:34 pm

Cuts are damaging our schools – let’s fight back

This week the good news about avoiding compulsory redundancies at Moulsecoomb School was announced, with well-deserved praise for all those involved in the campaign. However, government cuts to education funding are increasingly going to hit schools across the city and I’m...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018 at 10:57 am

A Brighton health hub is all well and good – but what about Hove?

Discussions about plans for Brighton General Hospital caused councillors to call for more health care facilities for Hove. After a presentation about five options for the future of the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) hospital in Elm Grove, at the Brighton and Hove...

Former store turned into two council flats in Brighton block

A former store room in a block of flats in Brighton has been converted into two homes for council tenants. The conversion, in a block in Grove Hill, Brighton, is part of a pattern of turning some unlikely spaces into new homes. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Three more...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018 at 5:04 am

Girl, 12, among three missing people from Brighton and Hove found safe

A missing 12-year-old girl is among three people from Brighton and Hove to have been found since appeals were made public by Sussex Police. The force said that missing Brighton schoolgirl Trinity Marsh had been found safe and well. It said: “The 12-year-old didn’t return home on...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018 at 4:24 am