Planners to decide £60m Hove scheme to build three blocks of flats

A £60 million scheme to build 148 flats on the site of a Hove car dealership has won the backing of officials. In just under a fortnight, councillors will be asked to decide whether to grant planning permission for the project at a virtual meeting of the council’s Planning...

Man charged with Hove burglary

A man has appeared in court charged with burgling a house in Hove. Sussex Police said: “A London man has appeared in court charged with burgling a house in Hove. “Kerol Farquharson, 27, of Blackwall Way, London, appeared in custody at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday...
Posted On 09 Apr 2020 at 8:15 pm

Campaigners urge council to offer to pilot ‘basic income’ trial

Campaigners are calling for a basic income for everyone and want Brighton and Hove City Council to run a trial. A petition launched by Basic Income South East calls on the council to write to the government and ask for a pilot project in the city. Maggie Gordon-Walker set up the...

Parents help patients stay in touch with friends and family and provide support for NHS staff

A group of parents have found a way to help isolated hospital patients keep in touch with family and friends. The group, many of them parents of pupils at Brighton College, have collected 25 iPads and chargers in just a few weeks. They started collecting them after hearing from...

Brighton man charged with spitting in supermarket and at police

A man accused of spitting in a Brighton supermarket and spitting at police has been remanded in custody by a court. Sussex Police said this afternoon: “A man accused of spitting at police officers and in a supermarket in Brighton has appeared in court. “Gabriel...
Posted On 09 Apr 2020 at 4:33 pm

Hove school to have floodlit all-weather sports pitch

Planners have approved a floodlit all-weather sports pitch for a secondary school in Hove. The pitch, at Cardinal Newman Catholic School in The Upper Drive, Hove, is expected to have a green surface and to be used for football and rugby. The school wants to be able to use the...

Brighton murder victim named as four suspects bailed

Police have named the man who died in Brighton after being stabbed last weekend as Muhammed Lamin Jassey. Four men who were arrested on suspicion of murdering the 26-year-old have been released in bail. Sussex Police said: “The police investigation into the death of a man in...
Posted On 09 Apr 2020 at 9:47 am