Labour call for Old Shoreham Road cycle lanes to be scrapped

Labour councillors are calling for the temporary cycle lane in Old Shoreham Road to be scrapped after the council consulted residents. The temporary lanes were put in just over a year ago during the first lockdown when few cars were on the road and people were told not to use...
Posted On 05 Jul 2021 at 9:34 pm

Councillors seek urgent assurances about Brighton swimming pool’s future

Councillors are seeking assurances that a well-used and much-loved swimming pool in Brighton will not be closed. They spoke out after Brighton and Hove City Council published its Sports Facilities Investment Plan 2021-31. The 24-page plan said that “no new investment” was planned...

Councillors urge police and crime commissioner to tackle drugs on the estates

Councillors have urged Sussex police and crime commissioner Katy Bourne to tackle drug dealing on the housing estates in Brighton and Hove. Conservative councillors Dawn Barnett and Nick Lewry said that they were aware of cases of “cuckooing” – where dealers take over the home of...
Posted On 05 Jul 2021 at 3:36 pm

Man jailed for filming himself sexually assaulting girl as she slept

A Hove man has been jailed for eight years for filming himself raping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl almost a dozen times as she slept. Daniel Curtis, 39, was a guest at the 17-year-old girl’s home on eleven different occasions when he crept into her bedroom late at...
Posted On 05 Jul 2021 at 8:06 am

Brighton charity wins kitemark for trusted health information

A Brighton charity has become one of the first to feature on a new website helping people find trusted health information. Avert, which provides information and education on HIV and AIDS, is one of 41 organisations nationally to have received a PIF TICK – the quality mark for...
Posted On 05 Jul 2021 at 12:01 am