Burglars await sentence in prison after £50k raid in Hove

Two men have admitted stealing electronic goods worth about £50,000 from Currys PC World in Hove when they appeared in court. Marian Ghita, 44, and Cristian Rusu, 39, appeared before Brighton magistrates charged with burglary. Ghita, a binman, and Rusu, a car valeter, admitted...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 12:02 pm

Home to school transport review shows we were right to raise concerns, say Conservatives

A critical report about the council’s home to school transport service shows that Conservative councillors were right to raise serious concerns, they said today (Friday 20 March). Councillor Mary Mears and Councillor Lee Wares said that Labour had accused them of “politicking”...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 11:56 am

Labour vows to learn lessons after critical home to school transport report

Labour has vowed to learn the lessons of the home to school transport fiasco which blighted the start of the current school year for hundreds of children, their parents and carers. It made the pledge after an expert independent review team produced a critical report calling on...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 11:18 am

Buses and trains reduce services during coronavirus outbreak

Buses and trains will run on reduced timetables from Monday (23 March) with transport operators pledging to keep services running for key workers. Everyone in the country has been asked to work from home where possible and avoid unnecessary travel and, since Tuesday (17 March),...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 11:11 am

Coronavirus: live updates

Four days after the first of a series of wide-ranging measures to combat the spread of coronavirus was announced, life in Brighton and Hove continues to radically change. Most if not all major events in the coming months have been cancelled, schools have been shut, and...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 11:06 am

Crimestoppers issues £10k reward for information about murder of Billy Henham

A reward of up to £10,000 is being offered by the crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Billy Henham in Brighton. Billy, 24, was tragically found dead at a squat in North...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 10:38 am

Independent review slates ‘botched’ home to school transport changes

An independent review has slated “botched” changes to the home to school transport service for hundreds of Brighton and Hove’s most vulnerable children. The expert review team called for urgent improvements so that the mistakes that were made at the start of the current school...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020 at 10:30 am
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