Suspected knifeman arrested in Brighton after chase

A suspected knifeman has been arrested in Brighton after a chase through the town centre this afternoon (Saturday 24 October). The drama unfolded at lunchtime. Sussex Police said: “Police have thanked members of the public whose quick-thinking alerted them to a man reported to...
Posted On 24 Oct 2020 at 5:56 pm

Hove man fined for selling illicit tobacco

A market trader from Hove has been landed with a bill for more than £2,000 after being caught selling illicit tobacco. East Sussex County Council said: “A Hove man caught selling illegal tobacco from a market stall has been sentenced to a 12-month community order and ordered to...
Posted On 24 Oct 2020 at 5:36 pm

Let’s test ‘universal basic income’ in Brighton and Hove, say councillors

Councillors have welcomed a petition calling for a trial of universal basic income. The petition was presented by Basic Income South East campaigner Maggie Gordon-Walker at a “virtual” meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council yesterday (Thursday 22 October). The ruling Greens...

School places could be cut by a fifth so have your say

An important consultation on school places has been started by Brighton and Hove City Council and I would like as many people as possible to have their say. It ends on Friday 27 November and decisions about school numbers for September 2022 will be agreed by the end of February...
Posted On 24 Oct 2020 at 12:01 am