Brighton’s historic seafront railway to reopen tomorrow

Volk’s Electric Railway is due to reopen between Brighton Marina and the Palace Pier tomorrow. Brighton and Hove City Council said that “The world’s oldest electric railway will begin carrying passengers along the beach from Saturday 25 July for the first time since it closed at...
Posted On 24 Jul 2020 at 8:12 pm

Face mask fines to be ‘last resort’, says police commissioner

Fines for breaking the new rules on face masks will be handed out only as “a last resort”, Sussex police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne said today (Friday 24 July). And police officers will not be asked to patrol shops to enforce the new rules either. From today, it has...
Posted On 24 Jul 2020 at 7:27 pm

Burglar steals laptop and Royal Mail jacket from Hove delivery office

A burglar broke into the Royal Mail delivery office in Hove and stole a laptop computer and a jacket. Sussex Police published a photo of the burglary suspect today (Friday 24 July) as they appealed for the public to help them identify the man. The force said: “Police are looking...
Posted On 24 Jul 2020 at 5:22 pm

We have to put the interests of people in Brighton and Hove above party politics

It’s been an honour and a privilege to lead the city I love over the past year. Leading Brighton and Hove City Council is a huge commitment, which is why I left my job to take on this role full-time and I have no regrets about that. I’m so lucky to call this city home and it is...
Posted On 24 Jul 2020 at 2:52 pm

Man injures woman in attack on Hove seafront

A man left a woman with injuries to her face and body after attacking her on Hove seafront, Sussex Police said today (Friday 24 July). The force said: “Police are seeking witnesses after a woman was assaulted on the seafront in Hove just west of the King Alfred Leisure Centre...
Posted On 24 Jul 2020 at 12:32 pm