Man held after woman sprayed with ‘noxious substance’ in Portslade

A man has been arrested after a woman was sprayed with a “noxious substance” in Portslade this morning (Saturday 1 January). The woman has been taken to hospital after she was attacked in Brasslands Drive shortly before 11am. At 3pm Sussex Police said: “Emergency services...
Posted On 01 Jan 2022 at 3:26 pm

Queen honours man who preserves memory of gallant Indian soldiers

The Queen has honoured a man from Hove who has spent years organising an annual service of remembrance for Indian soldiers. Davinder Dhillon, 68, becomes an OBE for services to the commemoration of Indian Forces’ contribution in the First World War. Mr Dhillon chairs the Chattri...
Posted On 01 Jan 2022 at 1:00 pm

Three lessons from the council’s ‘annus horribilis’

As a turbulent year at Brighton and Hove City Council draws to a close, here are three key lessons from 2021 that need to be heeded if the council is to improve its performance in 2022. Lesson 1 – Only a local approach can get results for the city. Residents expect that their...
Posted On 01 Jan 2022 at 2:19 am