Two arrested after armed robbery in Brighton

A man and a woman have been arrested after a knifepoint robbery in Brighton. Sussex Police said this evening (Wednesday 30 September): “Police in Brighton and Hove have arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery. “Shortly before 3.30pm on Wednesday (30 September)...
Posted On 30 Sep 2020 at 11:05 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion brushed aside by Manchester United again

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Manchester United 3 Albion lost to Manchester United for the second time in five days and for the second time in five days United scored three at the Amex. After the Seagulls again looked just the better team and had chances through League Cup goal...
Posted On 30 Sep 2020 at 9:55 pm

Developer promises dozens of jobs at new Brighton office block

A developer said that it had a tenant lined up to occupy all four floors of newly built office block in Brighton, councillors were told today (Wednesday 30 September). But it wanted use of all four floors in Circus Street, Brighton, and could walk away if its needs were not met....

We must grasp this last lifeline to save Coldean’s green spaces

Residents who care passionately about protecting the last remaining green spaces adjoining the South Downs have been given a final chance to stand up for two precious sites in Coldean. The green space off Coldean Lane is currently subject to a two-month consultation after being...

Back-pedalling on Old Shoreham Road cycle lane confined to busy junctions

The Old Shoreham Road cycle lane in Hove will stay, with some tweaks aimed at tackling the worst congestion. Changes would be made to the turning into Boundary Road and Carlton Terrace at the Hangleton Road traffic lights – and to the right-hand turn into Olive Road. Labour...

Madeira Drive on Brighton seafront to reopen after council u-turn

Madeira Drive will reopen – but only for one-way traffic – and changes will be made to the Old Shoreham Road cycle lane to tackle the worst traffic queues. The decisions were made during a seven-hour “virtual” meeting where campaigners and councillors on both sides of the debate...

Campaigners accuse council of discriminating against people with disabilities

Campaigners accused the council of failing disabled people by introducing traffic schemes without public consultation. These included the closure of Madeira Drove and the creation of a seafront cycle lane, both of which made access harder for the most disabled, accordin...

Two charged over burglary spree

Two men have been charged with committing two burglaries at a cafe and a shop and an attempted burglary at a pub in Brighton. William Cooley, 37, of Vernon Terrace, Brighton, and Michael Nichols, 35, of Grand Parade, Brighton, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on...
Posted On 30 Sep 2020 at 3:43 pm

Hove bike thief suspect caught on camera

This suspected Hove cycle thief may be in for a surprise visit once people recognise him. On Wednesday morning 2 September, the black and yellow Genius RC20 cycle was taken from outside the owner’s home in Radinden Manor Road, Hove. The man in the picture calmly rode it...
Posted On 30 Sep 2020 at 3:35 pm

BACA becomes fifth secondary school to announce positive covid case

A fifth secondary school has announced a member of its community has tested positive for coronavirus, meaning at least half the city’s high schools have now had cases since term started. Brighton Aldridge Community Academy emailed parents last night to tell them of the...
Posted On 30 Sep 2020 at 11:25 am
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