Car flipped in Brighton car crash

Two women were injured when a white Citroen and blue Renault collided on Moulsecoomb Way, Brighton, yesterday (September 22). A 44-year-old woman from Southend was taken to hospital suffering with a serious neck injury after the collision at around 1.20pm. The 19-year-old woman...
Posted On 23 Sep 2011 at 1:16 pm

Brighton woman missing since August

Concern is increasing about the well-being of a Brighton woman Josephine Giglia who has been missing since Wednesday 24 August. Josephine, 50, also known as Josephine Birkinshaw, lives in Rustington Road with her husband and two teenage sons and has not been in contact with them...
Posted On 09 Sep 2011 at 6:21 pm

Ticket offices may close at three Brighton stations

Falmer, Moulescomb and London Road station ticket offices may close if McNulty Report plans go ahead.
Posted On 07 Sep 2011 at 6:55 pm

Time to vote for best food in Brighton and Hove

By Sarah Booker There are just 10 days left to vote for the best places to eat, or buy food, in Brighton and Hove. Voting in the 2011 Brighton & Hove Foodie Awards closes on Monday, September 12, with cafés, restaurants, pubs and food shops competing for the four awards. Last...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011 at 4:46 pm

Great Brighton Bake Off

By Sarah Booker Creative cakes with a Brighton theme are being judged as part of the Brighton Food Festival on Saturday (September 3). The Brighton Bake Off is part of the month-long Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival, launched yesterday (September 1) and continuing...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011 at 3:13 pm

Good neighbours ready for Brighton & Hove Zocalo

By Sarah Booker Making friends with your neighbours is the plan behind the first city-wide Zocalo on Sunday, September 4. People across Brighton and Hove will turn off the television,  put a chair outside their house from 5pm and get to know their neighbours. Brighton Zocalo was...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011 at 1:25 pm

Lottery cash bid for Brighton park

By Sarah Booker The Level could be transformed if Brighton & Hove City Council wins its £2.8 million bid to the  Heritage Lottery’s Parks for People fund. In July councillors approved plans to move the skate park north of the rose garden in a bid to “restore the...
Posted On 01 Sep 2011 at 11:00 am

Chip shop fire on Brighton beach

By Sarah Booker Firefighters have been called out to a fire at a chip shop on Brighton seafront today (Thursday, April 21). The blaze started at around 3.30pm on the lower prom. The A259 has been closed between the Sea Life Centre and Grand Hotel, while 10 fire crews deal with...
Posted On 21 Apr 2011 at 4:39 pm

Third bank robbed in Hove

Police are hunting for a man who robbed the Natwest Bank in Church Road, Hove, at 1.40pm today (Tuesday,  March 8 ). The robber queued up in bank and then passed a note to the cashier demanding money. Once she handed the money over, he left the building on the corner of Tisbury...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011 at 4:56 pm

Brighton taxi driver jailed for Pride rape

A 30-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison at Hove Crown Court yesterday (Monday, March 7)  for the rape of an 18-year-old woman last August after she got into his taxi during the Pride celebrations. Romany Girgis of 35 Devonshire Place, Brighton was found guilty...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011 at 1:48 pm