Plans for new housing estate go back before councillors

Plans for a new housing estate on a greenfield site in Ovingdean are to go back before councillors. The Meadow Vale site has been sold and the new developer Brookworth Homes has asked Brighton and Hove City Council for permission to make changes so that the scheme is deliverable....

Too many homeschooled children struggle to focus and lack the right equipment

Thousands of children in Brighton and Hove are struggling to stay focused when they are meant to be learning from home. And a significant number still don’t have a suitable computer, tablet or smart phone, according to a council report, which also mentioned poor wifi connections...

Tech firm pledges faster internet speeds for Brighton and Hove as £80m project begins

Work has started on a five-year project to bring faster, stronger and more reliable internet connections to thousands of homes and businesses across Brighton and Hove. The £80 million project is expected to generate economic benefits worth more than £300 million over the next 15...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021 at 7:40 pm

Hundreds sign petition protesting at scores of pupils being sent miles away to secondary school

More than 900 people have signed a petition calling on the council to find extra places for more than 60 children who have been allocated places at schools miles away this year. Although demand for places across the city is gradually dropping, there were more applications for...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021 at 6:23 pm

Man mugged in park in Hove

A couple mugged a man in a park in Hove yesterday, Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 3 March). The force said: “Police investigating a report of a robbery in St Ann’s Well Gardens in Hove are appealing for witnesses to come forward. “The incident is believed to have taken place...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021 at 5:25 pm

First trailer for Grace released ahead of Mothers’ Day broadcast

The first trailer for the long-awaited television adaptation of Peter James’ Roy Grace novels has been released. Grace, which stars John Simm in the title role, will first air on Sunday, March 14. Sunday’s episode, Dead Simple, is the first of two two-hour episodes...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021 at 5:24 pm