Hundreds of cyclists given chance to see the light

More than 300 cyclists in Brighton and Hove have been stopped by police for riding without lights. Sussex Police issued 116 of them with £30 fixed penalty notices during the second week of a two-week joint campaign with Brighton and Hove City Council. The Brighten Up Brighton and...
Posted On 04 Nov 2009 at 6:24 pm

Brighton fire crews try to save their own station

Brighton firefighters are campaigning to save Preston Circus fire station. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service wants to sell the site and move crews to another site, although it hasn’t yet said where. Firefighters serving at the historic station, next to the Duke of York’s...
Posted On 04 Nov 2009 at 10:56 am

Police hunt for computer expert

Sussex Police are looking for a high tech guru to help officers stay one step ahead of the criminal fraternity. The force has advertised for a head of information systems, offering a salary of £61,000 to £73,000. The successful candidate will be expected to work with national...
Posted On 04 Nov 2009 at 10:42 am

Brighton Marina planning inquiry opens

The Brighton Marina planning inquiry started this morning. A government-appointed planning inspector will decide whether the developer Explore Living and its business partner X-Leisure should be allowed to build nearly 1,300 flats at the Marina. The inquiry is open to the public...
Posted On 03 Nov 2009 at 2:57 pm

Albion sack Slade as manager

Brighton and Hove Albion have sacked manager Russell Slade after a poor start to the season.
Posted On 01 Nov 2009 at 10:46 pm

University performs well in European rankings

Sussex University has performed well in independent European rankings at the same time as students are speaking out against the latest threat to the number of degree courses on offer.
Posted On 01 Nov 2009 at 10:14 pm

Brighton and Hove bikers in sights of traffic police

Motorcyclists are being offered free high visibility vests by Sussex Police as part of a drive to cut the death toll on our roads. Traffic officers will be offering the free gear when they stop moped and motorbike riders across Brighton and Hove in the coming week if they are not...
Posted On 31 Oct 2009 at 3:34 pm

Free maths lessons for adults in Hove

A Hove school is offering adults free maths lessons. The classes start on Monday 2 November at Blatchington Mill School from 3.30pm to 5.30pm. The lessons are intended to answer a range of needs from improving job opportunities to better equipping parents who want to help their...
Posted On 31 Oct 2009 at 2:59 pm

Boy, 5, hit by car on Hove seafront

A young boy suffered head injuries when he was knocked over by a car in Hove. Sussex Police have asked for any witnesses to come forward.
Posted On 30 Oct 2009 at 10:01 pm

Brighton and Hove drug funding cut

Less money is likely to be available for treating young people with drug problems in Brighton and Hove from next year.
Posted On 29 Oct 2009 at 4:37 pm