Seafront chippy to be fined for mouse infestation

A Brighton seafront chippy is facing a fine after failing to combat a mouse infestation. Seagull restaurant on Madeira Drive pleaded guilty to failing to control pests and ensure its food was no unfit for human consumption. Inspectors from Brighton and Hove City Council found...
Posted On 03 Sep 2014 at 11:02 am
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Bike parking campaign documented in neighbourhood blog

A keen cyclist’s campaign to get bicycle parking in his street has moved a step closer with a council consultation on the installation of a ramp. Since last May, Simon B has written letters, posted surveys, drawn up maps and created charts to argue his case that Scotland...
Posted On 03 Sep 2014 at 11:00 am
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Open Market’s fairy dress designer won start-up money on Deal or No Deal

A fairy dress designer’s dream came true when she won the money to open a stall in the newly revamped Open Market on Deal or No Deal. Viewers will be able to watch Beth Whitehall win her start-up fund on the Channel 4 gameshow on Thursday. Beth has been making beautiful...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014 at 6:10 pm
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Anna’s story: How a fugitive from an abusive marriage turned her life around

After escaping years of emotional and psychological abuse from her partner, a domestic abuse survivor has spoken about how the services available in Brighton and Hove meant that she could begin living her life again. When she first sought help earlier this year, Anna (not her...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014 at 5:37 pm
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Maksimenko goes on loan

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Vitalijs Maksimenko has joined VVV-Venlo on a season-long loan. The Latvian international flew out to Holland this weekend, to undergo a medical and sign paperwork with the Dutch Eerste Divisie side. Manager Sami Hyypia said, “At this...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014 at 4:24 pm
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Woman terrorises North Laine with toy gun

Parts of the North Laine were cordoned off last night after a woman threatened to shoot people from a balcony in Tichborne Street. Police were called to the flat at 8pm last night and closed the road while armed police were deployed. Entry was made to the flat and two men found...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014 at 3:35 pm
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Could Wetherspoons be opening in old London Road Co-Op?

Wetherspoons could be the latest pub to follow the buzz to Brighton’s newly revived London Road. Brighton and Hove News understands that the pub chain is considering opening a branch in the newly rebuilt Co-op building. It will join several pubs which have either opened or...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014 at 1:59 pm
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Boy, 12, seriously hurt after being hit by Mercedes

A 12-year-old boy has been seriously injured after a collision on Carden Avenue in Brighton. Emergency services were called at 12.30pm on Sunday (August 31) where the boy had been in collision with a black Mercedes Benz near to the junction with Carden Crescent. The 12-year-old...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014 at 1:29 pm
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Has homophobic monk struck again?

Police are investigating whether a man dressed as a monk who delivered homophobic pamphlets in Leicester was the same man who leafleted Hanover in the run up to Brighton Pride. Leicestershire Police have launched a hate crime investigation after a man dressed in a black robe...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014 at 9:44 am
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Brighton & Hove Albion: Dunk double gives Seagulls a point

By Tim Hodges from the Amex Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Charlton Athletic 2 Lewis Dunk’s first ever league goals gave Albion a share of the points at the Amex this afternoon (Saturday 30 August). The only Brighton-born player in the Albion team twice headed the Seagulls...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014 at 9:13 pm
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