More homes put pressure on utility supplies

Big changes are needed if the Greater Brighton area is to have enough water – and secure power supplies – in the decades ahead, a meeting was told yesterday (Tuesday 28 January). Despite the wet winter, the recent heavy rainfall follows a decade of drought, and thousands of new...

Flasher targets Hove schoolgirls

An investigation is underway following the report of a man exposing himself to two school children in Hove. A report was received of a man exposing himself to a teenage girl in St Leonards Gardens, Hove, around 7.40am on Friday (24 January). Police also received a report of a man...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020 at 6:55 pm

MP calls for urgent repairs to at-risk (again) Hippodrome

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas has called for urgent repairs to the Hippodrome as it tops the list of the UK’s most at-risk theatres for the fifth time. The Hippodrome’s current owner Hipp Investments unveiled a first look at its plans for the Grade II* listed...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020 at 6:52 pm

Fresh appeal over 21-year-old race killing

A fresh appeal has been made for witnesses to a brawl which led to the death of Jay Abatan 21 years ago. Mr Abatan, 42, was attacked during a row over a taxi outside the Ocean Rooms in Morley Road on 24 January, 1999. He tragically died as a result of the head injury he sustained...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020 at 11:43 am

Campaigners raise 5G concerns but council says key policies are set nationally

Questions about the safety of the latest generation of mobile phone technology have been raised with health chiefs by worried campaigners. Health chiefs told them that they would follow law, policy and guidance including advice from Public Health England, a government agency....