Brighton and Hove bracing for more snow

More snow is expected to fall across Brighton and Hove today (Thursday 2 December). Council staff are working to clear snow and grit around the hospitals, ambulance station, police and fire stations across the city. Snow ploughs are clearing major routes. People are being...
Posted On 02 Dec 2010 at 2:09 pm

Brighton and Hove snow: school closures and travel

Heavy snowfall overnight has made the majority of roads impassable today (Thursday 2 December). Drivers are being asked to stay at home to give Brighton and Hove City Council workers the chance to clear major routes. Gritters have been out overnight and every night this week in...
Posted On 02 Dec 2010 at 8:54 am

Icy roads warning in Brighton and Hove

Snow settling on the surface of the A27 has led to lengthy tailbacks from before the Southwick tunnel east-bound and east of Brighton west-bound. Driving conditions are worse on the A270 Old Shoreham Road and treacherous on side roads. Freezing temperatures are expected...
Posted On 01 Dec 2010 at 6:23 pm

Hundreds join Brighton student protest march to Hove

Hundreds of students, sixth formers and schoolchildren marched to Hove Town Hall today (Tuesday 30 November) to campaign against rising tuition fees. The protest moved peacefully from Victoria Gardens in Brighton, shortly after 2pm, beginning with a group of approximately 500...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 5:40 pm

Brighton and Hove students plan to march again

Students and schoolchildren across Brighton and Hove are expected to march against education cuts again today (Tuesday, November 30). A Brighton – Fight the Fees Facebook event page has support from more than 1,900 people willing to take part in the protest from Victoria Gardens...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010 at 10:11 am

Kitesurfer flies over Palace Pier in Brighton

Kitesurfer Lewis Crathern thrilled crowds of onlookers by jumping over the Palace Pier in Brighton today. Lewis, 25, took off in high winds at around 4pm this afternoon, easily clearing the Grade II* listed structure. His flight comes almost a year after his wind-powered leap...
Posted On 11 Nov 2010 at 5:03 pm

Eight arrested after Brighton Vodafone shop protest

Police made eight arrests after a sit-down protest outside the Vodafone shop in Western Road, Brighton, on Saturday, October 30. The arrests were made for public order offences after the eight men failed to comply with a police order to leave the area. A Sussex Police spokesman...
Posted On 31 Oct 2010 at 10:45 pm

Concern for missing Hove pensioner

Police have issued a new photograph today (Sunday 31 October) of Arthur Jones, 73,  who went missing from his home in Hove on Wednesday (27 October). Arthur was last seen by his wife, Jean, at their home in Mountbatten Court, Ingram Crescent, at 3.30pm. When Mrs Jones returned...
Posted On 31 Oct 2010 at 10:40 pm

Cocaine discovered in Brighton flat raid

Police discovered more than half a kilo of cocaine, worth about £20,000, when they entered a flat in Birchgrove Crescent, Brighton, on Thursday, October 14. Sussex Police has released details after two officers went to the flat at 7pm following an investigation into a street...
Posted On 16 Oct 2010 at 8:51 am

Brighton police prepare for Smash EDO protests

Police are preparing  for a day of action by Smash EDO protesters in Brighton today (Wednesday, October 13). Senior officers appealed for protest organisers to get in touch before today’s protest but received no information about Smash EDOs plans. The protest is believed to...
Posted On 13 Oct 2010 at 9:11 am