Southern Water promises to cut bills for customers in Brighton and Hove

Southern Water said that it would cut bills for customers over five years starting from 2020 as it submitted a new business plan to its industry regulator. The water company pledged to cut bills by more than 3 per cent in real terms from 2020 to 2025 in the plan which it...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018 at 5:51 pm

Passengers injured after bendy buses brake to avoid buggy by St Peter’s Church

Three passengers were left with minor injuries after a bendy bus stopped sharply to avoid a buggy at St Peter’s Church this afternoon. One was treated at the scene and the other taken to hospital following the crash at 2.05pm. A spokeswoman for Brighton and Hove Buses said:...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018 at 3:40 pm

Hundreds say farewell to much-loved Hove doctor

Hundreds of people filled a Hove church for the funeral of a much-loved family doctor. Mike Sharman died last month at the age of 78 having served thousands of local people as a widely admired GP (general practitioner) until his retirement in 2006. And in his retirement his...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018 at 3:21 pm

What’s that whiff? Residents wake up to smellier than normal tip this morning

Anyone living near a council tip will soon get used to a fruitier than normal atmosphere – but something in the air this morning prompted a series of complaints to Brighton and Hove City Council about the Hollingdean tip. The city council’s @RefuseRecycling Twitter...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018 at 3:07 pm

Charity for recovering addicts restructures after warning over its finances

The boss of a struggling Brighton charity says it has worked hard to turn round its finances after failing to submit its accounts for almost two years. Pete Davies, founder of Cascade Creative Recovery which works with recovering addicts from its cafe in Baker Street, said the...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018 at 2:22 pm

Brighton Labour election agent still getting hate mail for standing candidate against Caroline Lucas

Labour’s election agent for Brighton Pavilion last year is still getting hate mail across the country from people furious that she helped stand a candidate against Green MP Caroline Lucas. Claire Wadey, who is secretary of the local party, acted as Labour candidate Solomon...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018 at 11:44 am

Albion appoint FA’s technical director Dan Ashworth

Brighton & Hove Albion have appointed Dan Ashworth as the club’s new technical director. Ashworth is currently The Football Association’s Technical Director, and is set to begin his role with Albion in the spring. Chairman Tony Bloom said, “There is no doubting Dan’s standing...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018 at 10:51 am

Two appeals launched for Brighton teen and man missing for weeks

Police launched two missing persons appeals yesterday for a man and a teenager who have not been seen for at least three weeks. The teenager, Mustapha Slimani, 17, hasn’t been seen at his home since August 29 and was due at an appointment on September 4, but didn’t...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018 at 9:52 am