‘Gunshot’ breaks window at university

A window at the University of Brighton’s Grand Parade campus was broken by what is thought to be someone taking a potshot from a pellet gun this week. Police were called to the building on Monday after reports of gunshots shortly before 6pm. But no projectile was found, and...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019 at 11:26 am

Extinction Rebellion demand climate crisis info in weather reports

Climate crisis protesters demonstrated outside BBC Sussex’s Brighton studios this week demanding changes to the station’s weather forecasts – only to be told the forecasts are not broadcast from there. Extinction Rebellion demonstrators say they were refused...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019 at 11:17 am

New Hanover HMO approved opposite student halls

A councillor said he was willing to bet £50 there were more student houses in Hanover than officers identified in a report on plans for a new one. Just two houses in multiple occupancy (HMOs) are listed within a 50 metre radius of 7A Southover Street, members of Brighton and Hove...

Ten residents evacuated after ammonia leak by station

Ten people were evacuated from their homes last night because of a leaking ammonia cylinder in an old butchers shop. East Sussex Fire & Rescue were called to the empty shop in Terminus Road near Brighton station yesterday lunchtime to investigate an “unusual...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019 at 9:23 am
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