Driver shortage at Cityclean may lead to pay rise

Refuse truck drivers’ pay is under review in Brighton and Hove because they earn significantly less than HGV drivers in neighbouring East Sussex. A shortage of drivers due to holidays and short-notice sickness is in part to blame for missed refuse and recycling collections across...

Missing Brighton man found safe and well

A missing Brighton man has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 4 October). Nigel Shaw was reported missing when he failed to arrive at work as his employer said that he was very reliable. Sussex Police said: “Nigel Shaw who was reported missing after not...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018 at 10:05 pm

New parking zones fund pothole repairs across Brighton and Hove

Five new parking zones are credited with helping the council to fund pothole repairs across Brighton and Hove. And next year the profits from parking will also help pay for about 200 new electric vehicle charging points. This is the first time that some of the on-street parking...

‘Biggest fly-tip in years’ dumped in Whitehawk last night

An appeal has been launched to find thr criminals who carried out thr biggest fly-tip the city has seen in several years. Brighton and Hove City Council asked for help this morning finding those responsible for dumping rubble, empty paint pots, plants and even a broken bike on...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018 at 11:55 am

Images of rape suspect released

Detectives are seeking to identify this man, who they want to interview about the rape of a woman in a Brighton hotel. He is described as white, with dark hair and beard, in his 20’s, of stocky build. He was wearing a white shirt, black tights trousers and dark shoes and had a...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018 at 11:36 am

Brighton SpoonStrike kicks off with midnight walkout

Workers at two Brighton Wetherspoon pubs kicked off a 24 hour strike with a midnight walkout last night. The strike is over pay and conditions, with members of the Bakers Union demanding £10 an hour and union recognition. Last month, JD Wetherspoon said it would be giving younger...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018 at 11:22 am

In pictures and video – the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s day out in Brighton

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex charmed crowds outside the Royal Pavilion yesterday – and the couple seemed just as charmed by the Prince Regent’s pleasure palace. The tour of the Pavilion was just one of the stops on the newlywed couple’s first whistlestop tour...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018 at 9:42 am