Six fire engines tackle blaze at Brighton Marina

Six fire engines have been called to tackle a blaze at Brighton Marina tonight (Friday 30 October). East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “We are currently dealing with a fire in an accommodation area of Brighton Marina. “We were called at 9.45pm and have six...
Posted On 30 Oct 2020 at 11:22 pm

Bugs and rodents plague tenants in two separate council blocks

Council tenants have complained about bed bugs, rats and mice at two separate blocks of flats in Brighton and Hove. One tenant said: “The vermin control team is chronically short-staffed. (Tenants in) Essex Place were told there was a six-week wait before they could do the first...

Sky’s the limit as broadcaster sells tenants packages that won’t work with communal aerials

Tenants in council flats who upgraded their Sky TV packages have been unable to see their favourite programmes because the new digital box was incompatible with the communal aerial on their block. They have complained to Sky and their landlord – Brighton and Hove City Council –...

Labour is rooting out anti-semitism

The long-awaited report into antisemitism in our party was published yesterday by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). Its contents didn’t surprise me but I was shocked. Like Keir, I was also pained by the stark failures revealed at every level of our party. In three...
Posted On 30 Oct 2020 at 2:34 pm

Brighton man and woman in court on drugs and firearms charges

A man and a woman from Brighton have appeared in court on drugs and firearms charges. Kai Palmer, 22, and Savanna Harby, 18, both of Golden Lane, Brighton, appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 30 October). The unemployed pair were charged with having a firearm...
Posted On 30 Oct 2020 at 2:05 pm

Find out how troubled teens can turn their lives around

As of Sunday 1 November, young people across Sussex who have come to the attention of the police will be given the opportunity to join the Army Cadet Force (ACF) as part of the unique early intervention programme, Reboot. I launched in April 2019 and it is now a Sussex Police-led...
Posted On 30 Oct 2020 at 12:44 pm