Brighton police chief asks Smash EDO protesters to talk

Organisers of the Smash EDO protests are being urged to contact Sussex Police ahead of a demo advertised to take place on Wednesday, October 13. Chief Superintendent Graham Bartlett said: “Sussex Police fully supports the right to protest peacefully. “Our aim is to...
Posted On 08 Oct 2010 at 8:45 am

New Brighton controlled parking zone shifts problem on

Parking rage may be a thing of the past in the Ditchling Rise area. New parking restrictions came into force on Monday 27 September. Now the problem has shifted north of London Road Station and west to Roundhill. Streets in the London Road Station area between Viaduct Road and...
Posted On 07 Oct 2010 at 10:23 pm

Police close Preston Road after accident

This was the scene in Preston Road between Preston Circus and Ditchling Rise, Brighton, after an accident today. The road was closed at around noon today (Friday 17 September). North-bound traffic was being diverted up New England Hill. Traffic was backed up to St Peter’s...
Posted On 17 Sep 2010 at 1:06 pm

Tesco pulls out of plans for Lewes Road store

Tesco is pulling out of plans to open a store on the site of the Lewes Road Community Garden, according to information released by the Green Party today (Thursday 16 September). Brighton Pavilion Green MP Caroline Lucas said that she was delighted to learn of the u-turn from...
Posted On 16 Sep 2010 at 3:30 pm

Hove woman attacked by dog

Police and emergency services were called to a flat in Clarendon House, Hove on Saturday, August 21 at 3.20pm to reports of a woman on the roof of the building screaming for help. The woman had climbed out of her flat to escape a dog which had attacked her. Inspector Diane Lewis...
Posted On 23 Aug 2010 at 3:40 pm

Brighton pensioners arrested for racial abuse

A 70-year-old man and a 67-year-old woman from Brighton have been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated intentional harassment, alarm or distress, following a police appeal. Police released CCTV images in the hope of identifying a man and woman wanted for racially abusing...
Posted On 23 Aug 2010 at 3:39 pm

Foodies vote for best Brighton and Hove eateries

There are hundreds of great places to eat in Brighton and Hove, and the quest to find the best has started. Voting has started in the Brighton and Hove Foodie awards 2010, with the winning restaurant, café, pub and food shop announced at the end of the annual food festival in...
Posted On 23 Aug 2010 at 11:49 am

Tetra Pak carton recycling launched in Brighton and Hove

Empty cartons (Tetrapaks) can now be recycled in Brighton & Hove. Carton recycling bins have been installed in 17 of the city’s recycling points. The scheme is being introduced following requests from residents who took part in the council’s waste strategy consultation....
Posted On 21 Aug 2010 at 9:23 am

Missing teenager found

Teenager Caitlyn Critchley has been found safe and well after a county-wide search. The 13-year-old from Eastbourne was found at a friend’s house today (Friday, August 20), after going missing on Saturday, August 14. Friends and family launched a search campaign on Facebook...
Posted On 20 Aug 2010 at 2:42 pm

Missing teenager may be in Brighton

Police are continuing to search for 13-year-old Caitlyn Critchley who has been missing from Westham, near Pevensey, since around 9.30am on Saturday, August 14. Enquiries are being made in the area and Brighton, Shoreham and Worthing where she has strong links. Officers have...
Posted On 20 Aug 2010 at 8:50 am