Babes in the Wood families share their grief and relief as justice is done

The anguished father of one of the Babes in the Wood victims has broken down as he described the horror of being wrongly accused of murder, saying: “What have I done? All I have done is lost my little girl.” Barrie Fellows, 69, spoke out after Russell Bishop was finally found...

With concern growing over Valley Gardens, Labour need to think outside the box

Labour councillors pushed through the business case for huge changes to the Old Steine area of Brighton at the council’s Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee, supported by the Greens. The changes – formally known as Valley Gardens Phase 3 – were passed despite the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018 at 9:53 pm

Two years on, council continues to chase owners of Brighton flit-in-the-night restaurant

The city council has joined forces with other local authorities across the country to try and recover unpaid taxes from a chain restaurant which closed suddenly owing £200,000 in Brighton – and even more elsewhere. Jimmy’s Brighton shut its Brighton Marina restaurant...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018 at 6:44 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion post £11m profit

Brighton and Hove Albion made an £11.3 million profit in the 2017-18 season, the club’s first season in the Premier League. The figures show a significant financial boost for the club, as turnover increased from £29.2 million to £139.4 million as a result of the Premier League...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018 at 6:00 pm

Uber wins appeal against refusal of Brighton licence

Uber has won its appeal against the refusal of a licence in Brighton after the city council’s plea for “sympathy” was rejected by a district judge. The taxi hailing app’s bid to renew its taxi operator licence was refused in May by a three councillor...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018 at 4:18 pm

Babes in the Wood killer given double life sentence for murdering two Brighton schoolgirls

Russell Bishop has been given a double life sentence for the murder of two nine-year-old girls in Wild Park in Moulsecoomb in October 1986. Bishop, 52, formerly of Stephens Road, Hollingdean, was jailed for a minimum of 36 years on each count this afternoon (Tuesday 11 December)....
Posted On 11 Dec 2018 at 2:40 pm