Cemetery grounds close at Brighton crematorium

The cemetery grounds at Woodvale Crematorium in Brighton are to close – except for funerals – from tomorrow (Wednesday 8 April). One of the leading members of the Labour administration in Brighton and Hove, Councillor Daniel Yates, said: “I’m saddened to say we have taken the...
Posted On 07 Apr 2020 at 9:25 pm

Health chiefs plead for hoists, commodes and other rehab kit

Health equipment chiefs have issued a plea for the return of hoists, commodes and other items of specialist rehab gear. They also want mattresses back along with specialist hospital-style beds, perching stools and electric reclining chairs. The equipment is handed out to...
Posted On 07 Apr 2020 at 9:07 pm

‘Green’ campaigners share their golf course concerns

Environmental campaigners hope the new company running Hollingbury Golf Course will protect the history and ecology surrounding the site. Last Wednesday (1 April) the Circle (Brighton) took over the course, off Ditchling Road, under its subsidiary the Circle Golf. The company...

Arrest on the menu after break-in at Brighton restaurant

A burglary suspect was arrested after a break-in at a seafront restaurant in Brighton in the early hours of yesterday morning. Sussex Police said: “Police are investigating a burglary at JB’s American Diner, in King’s Road, Brighton, after receiving a report of a break-in at 2am...
Posted On 07 Apr 2020 at 6:11 pm

Focus on emptying the bins, urge councillors

Two councillors whose inboxes are overflowing with complaints about refuse and recycling collections have called for a focus on rubbish. Some streets in Brighton and Hove have gone without collections for up to four weeks, according to Conservatives Lee Wares and Robert Nemeth....

Suspected drug dealer from Brighton held after high-speed police chase

A suspected drug dealer from Brighton is in custody after a high-speed police chase through Brighton and Hove. The 26-year-old man was arrested yesterday afternoon (Monday 6 April) on suspicion of dangerous driving and having cannabis with intent to supply. An Audi TT was...
Posted On 07 Apr 2020 at 9:17 am

Hundreds of flats planned for 18-storey block by Hove station

A developer plans to build more than 200 flats in an 18-storey block just west of Hove railway station. The £67 million “Hove Gardens” scheme would provide homes for about 500 people, jobs for more than 300 people and a makeover for a rundown plot opposite the 10-storey Clarendon...
Posted On 07 Apr 2020 at 8:51 am