Four police vehicles badly damaged in Hove

Four police vehicles were badly damaged in an attack in the street outside Hove Town Hall last night (Friday 26 June). Sussex Police said: “Four police vehicles have been taken out of action after they were damaged in Hove. “The four vehicles were parked in Norton Road, Hove,...
Posted On 27 Jun 2020 at 12:58 pm

Three people arrested in Brighton drugs raids

Two men and a woman have been arrested in drugs raids at two properties in Brighton, Sussex Police said yesterday (Friday 26 June). The raids, in Bevendean and Moulsecoomb, were carried out by the Tactical Enforcement Unit set up last December to target the most prolific...
Posted On 26 Jun 2020 at 11:03 pm

Brighton school requires improvement, say Ofsted inspectors

A Brighton primary school requires improvement, the official education watchdog Ofsted said in a newly published report. Hertford Junior School, in Lynchet Close, Brighton, was previously graded good – the second best of the government watchdog’s four ratings. The school, which...
Posted On 26 Jun 2020 at 8:40 pm

Record breaking amount of rubbish left on Brighton and Hove beaches yesterday

A staggering 11 tonnes of rubbish was left on Brighton and Hove beaches yesterday, the most ever collected in a single day and almost four times the summer average. The council’s six-strong team of beach cleaning staff are starting at 5am each morning to clear the mountain...
Posted On 26 Jun 2020 at 5:05 pm

Police pledge crackdown on drink and drug driving

Sussex Police will crack down on drink and drug drivers over the coming fortnight, the force pledged today (Friday 26 June). The annual summer crackdown is due to start on Monday (29 June) and is intended “to educate motorists about the dangers of driving under the influence”....
Posted On 26 Jun 2020 at 2:52 pm

End to Shelter Hall roadworks finally in sight after four years

Roadworks on the A259 which have dragged on for four and a half years are finally due to be completed in weeks. The Shelter Hall beneath is now complete, and is due to open on July 4 as a fancy food hall featuring Carlito Burrito, Smorls, Fatto a Mano and more. Since work began...
Posted On 26 Jun 2020 at 1:37 pm

Digital future and flexible working offer a new way forward

The covid-19 pandemic has made digital inclusion ever more important, with digital technology keeping people connected while shielding, isolating or staying indoors. In a crisis where digital access and skills are even more essential to get support, food, medicines, benefits, go...
Posted On 26 Jun 2020 at 12:05 am

Albion can hope to play weakened teams now Liverpool are crowned Premier League Champions

Brighton and Hove Albion will hope newly crowned Premier League champions Liverpool will rest some of their stars when the clubs meet at the Amex next month. Liverpool became Premier League champions on this evening (Thursday 25 June) without kicking a ball as Manchester City...
Posted On 25 Jun 2020 at 10:34 pm

Pub rules to be relaxed when coronavirus lockdown ends

Most pubs and bars will be able to sell takeaway drinks from early next month if a new government bill becomes law. The change is part of a package measures announced by the government today (Thursday 25 June). The government said that the aim was to “help businesses get back on...

Coronavirus emergency food bill rises to £200k for Brighton and Hove

The cost of providing emergency food during the covid-19 coronavirus crisis has risen to £200,000, with extra cash coming from Brighton and Hove City Council. The money – some raised through a crowdfunding appeal – has helped pay for thousands of meals and food parcels for people...