Council says sorry for missed bin collections across Brighton and Hove

A sustained spell of missed rubbish collections prompted an apology from Brighton and Hove City Council today (Friday 17 August). The council recognises there are a lot of missed collections taking place throughout the city at this time and we apologise for the terrible...
Posted On 17 Aug 2018 at 9:09 pm

Man suffers broken jaw after attack in Brighton street in broad daylight

A man suffered a broken jaw after being attacked in a busy Brighton street in broad daylight, Sussex Police said today (Friday 17 August). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a fractured jaw following a Brighton assault. “The man was walking...
Posted On 17 Aug 2018 at 8:58 pm

Homeless doctors surgery helps relieve pressure on Brighton A&E

A doctors’ surgery serving the homeless in Brighton and Hove is making a positive difference, health chiefs said. Fewer of the surgery’s 1,340 patients now turn up at A&E (accident and emergency) at the Royal Sussex County Hospital – and fewer of those who...

Another Brighton family home to become a shared house

A deciding vote was needed to agree the latest plan to turn a family home into a shared house in Coldean. Members of the Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee debated whether or not they had grounds to approve the house in multiple occupation (HMO) in Twyford Road....

Pride should have no place for prejudice of any sort

Observing the Pride march this year in all its splendour from the top of a bus for first time (a dodgy knee prevented me from marching), as we approached Preston Park I was alerted by a fellow passenger that a group of youngsters, who had been happy to engage enthusiastically for...
Posted On 17 Aug 2018 at 4:17 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Sussex will miss Khan after international call up

Sussex will have to do without Rashid Khan when they bid to reach the quarter-finals of the Vitality Blast tonight. The brilliant Afghanistan leg-spinner, who has taken 17 wickets in the competition, has been told to link up with his country on Friday ahead of their T20 and...
Posted On 17 Aug 2018 at 10:25 am

Come rain or shine we must prepare for all eventualities

As is traditional at this time of year I’ve decided to spend an entire column moaning about the weather! Seriously though, it’s important for us all to recognise that as a city by the sea we are all “wrapped up” in the travel and tourism effects that periods of good weather can...
Posted On 17 Aug 2018 at 6:25 am

Planners give their verdict on proposed extension to Hove Rugby Club

Angry neighbours were left frustrated as plans for an extension to Hove Rugby Club’s building were approved. Two people who live in neighbouring Shirley Drive went along to the meeting but were left frustrated as they were not allowed to speak against the application....