Two Brighton women injured in unprovoked attacks on their way to work

Two women were injured in unprovoked attacks on their way to work in Brighton yesterday morning (Tuesday 27 November). One was robbed of her bag, prompting Sussex Police to issue a public appeal for information. The force said: “Officers are investigating incidents involving two...
Posted On 28 Nov 2018 at 2:48 pm

Brighton man charged with Hove security van armed robbery

A Brighton man has been charged after armed robbers stole cash from a security van in Hove before fleeing on scooters. Marli Casaletto, 25, of Uplands Road, Hollingdean, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (24 November). He was charged with the robbery...
Posted On 28 Nov 2018 at 12:39 pm

Aquarium roundabout scrapped despite stiff opposition

A £7 million scheme to change the road layout at the Aquarium roundabout and Old Steine has been approved despite widespread concerns spelt out by business leaders and tourism bosses. The scheme – phrase three of the Valley Gardens project – will replace the...

Sushi box ‘show and tell’ highlights shortcomings in recycling plastics

A councillor held up his supermarket sushi box to highlight how the council doesn’t recycle all plastic packaging last night. Conservative councillor Joe Miller was quizzing officers on why Brighton and Hove City Council only recycles certain plastics and not items such as...

Uber ‘undermining’ local rules, appeal judge told

The right of Brighton and Hove to decide its own taxi regulations is being “undermined” by Uber and its use of out of area cars, the city council argued as it defended its decision to suspend the controversial ride hailing app’s licence. Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 5:52 pm

Teenager knocked down by car outside Varndean

A teenager was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car outside Varndean School this afternoon. Queues built up as police directed traffic around the site of the crash in Ditchling Road. A police spokesman said: “Police received a report of a...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 4:44 pm

Taxi trade unites to adds voice to concerns over Old Steine and Aquarium roundabout revamp

The Brighton and Hove taxi trade has come together to add its collective voice to concerns over Old Steine and Aquarium roundabout revamp. Cabbies fear that the proposed changes would lead to traffic chaos, with widespread knock-on effects. They have spoken out as tourism,...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 3:58 pm

Brighton MP presses Prime Minister to call ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit deal

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas urged Theresa May to call a “people’s vote” on her Brexit deal as the Prime Minister in the House of Commons yesterday (Monday 26 November). The Green MP was barracked as she started to ask a question about the Prime Minister’s proposed deal...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 3:29 pm

Two Peacehaven boys reported missing

Two boys have gone missing from Peacehaven and may be in Brighton, according to Sussex Police. The force said: “Sussex Police are concerned for the wellbeing of two missing Peacehaven boys believed to be together. “Ryan Wise, 13, went missing from his home in...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 2:38 pm

Squeeze to play Brighton Centre with Heaven 17

Squeeze have announced their brand new tour ‘The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook 2019’, which will see the South-London legends play their extensive list of hits as well as some rare, lesser known gems from their back catalogue and solo careers. As part of their 25-date tour,...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 2:27 pm