New science block approved for college campus in Brighton

A sixth form college can build new science labs after planning permission was granted this evening (Wednesday 7 November). Varndean College plans to create a new block to teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in place of two temporary classrooms in...

Planners approve scheme to build 169 flats on prime Hove seafront site

More than 160 flats are to be built in a prime spot on Hove seafront after planners gave their backing this afternoon (Wednesday 7 November). Almost 70 of them will be in King’s House, the former headquarters building of Brighton and Hove City Council which was sold for £26...

Fewer child deaths in Brighton and Hove

Fewer children died in Brighton and Hove last year although the number with a “child protection plan” rose by almost 10 per cent. The number of child deaths went down to eight from eleven while the number of children subject to a child protection plan went up from 367 to 397. The...

‘Nasty’ begging leaflets handed out in Brighton

“Nasty and irresponsible” flyers claiming beggars earn £2,000 a week and urging people to give more as after “addiction little is left” have been handed out in Brighton this week. The leaflets come just a few weeks after posters, also bearing the city...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018 at 3:41 pm

The Strokes frontman brings side project The Voidz to Brighton

THE VOIDZ + PROMISELAND – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 6.11.18 ‘Last Nite’ the crowd at the Concorde 2 in Brighton were treated to an unusual evening’s entertainment courtesy of The Strokes lead singer Julian Casablancas’s side project The Voidz. Casablancas along with Nick...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018 at 3:15 pm

Parcel store staff learn jobs are at risk after office put up for let

Staff at Doddle in Queens Road learnt their jobs could be at risk after the parcel store was put up for let – with a warning to prospective tenants to “please note staff unaware”. Doddle, which offers places online shoppers can have their parcels delivered to so...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018 at 3:06 pm

Hove great, great grandmother celebrates 103rd birthday

Great, great grandmother Kathleen Dilley has celebrated her 103rd birthday with a poignant message to younger generations to “appreciate peace time”. Kathleen was born in 1915, just after the start of the First World War, in Richmond, West London. Her family then...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018 at 1:47 pm

Police officer dragged along road by drink driver

A police officer who tried to arrest a drink driver as he drove the wrong way along a one way street was dragged along the ground as the driver tried to get away. PS Daren Egan will now be paid £200 compensation by Terry Morris, 39, and his friend Shaun Kembury, 38, who allowed...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018 at 1:45 pm

Chaos-hit commuters reminded to claim refunds

Season ticket holders on Great Northern and Thameslink have until 30 November to claim up to four weeks’ worth of fares as additional compensation for disruption earlier this year following the introduction of the May 2018 timetable. Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is urging those...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018 at 12:53 pm

Fears for American man missing from Brighton

Sussex Police are appealing for the public to keep an eye out for missing man Michael Goldsmith. American born Michael, 36, was last seen in Brighton on 25 October but he has not been seen or made contact with friends or family since. He is white, 6ft and with short brown hair....
Posted On 07 Nov 2018 at 9:21 am
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