Loyalty card scheme for London Road?

London Road is set to get its own business directory to encourage residents to shop locally – and this could lead to a loyalty card scheme. The Another London Road group, formed to oppose now-defunct plans for a Tesco superstore in the area in 2008,  is planning several...
Posted On 01 Mar 2010 at 8:59 am

Cyclist badly hurt after Brighton hit and run

A 62-year-old Hove cyclist was seriously hurt when he was knocked from his bicycle in Montpelier Road on Friday. The collision occurred at about 5.15pm as the man was riding south down the road. The car involved did not stop at the scene. It is described as a white vehicle, but...
Posted On 01 Mar 2010 at 8:30 am

Jedward mania comes to Brighton

Crowds of screaming fans gave Jedward and their X Factor friends a vocal send-off as they left the Brighton Centre on Saturday night. The fans gathered at the back of the venue in Russell Road after Saturday night’s X Factor Live tour finished at about 10pm. Their screams...
Posted On 01 Mar 2010 at 8:21 am

Preston Park garden to show how to live the Good Life

Do you fancy having a go at growing your own fruit and veg? A new vegetable garden in Preston Park aims to show budding Tom and Barbaras just how easy it is. Harvest Brighton and Hove is planning to set up the demonstration garden, on a small patch near the Rotunda Cafe by the...
Posted On 01 Mar 2010 at 8:05 am

Brighton alert for murder suspect

A murder suspect may have fled to Brighton after a mother and her baby daughter were found dead. Detectives from Hampshire said that suspect Anthony Marsh, 21, had taken the train to Brighton before. They warned the public not to approach him as they say he may be dangerous and...
Posted On 28 Feb 2010 at 8:59 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion: Glee for two!

At last! And now the depressing Withdean winter months have passed, Albion have their first home league win since October 13 last year, when Russell Slade’s not so merry men overcame Gillingham.
Posted On 28 Feb 2010 at 7:25 pm

Sussex University expects big rise in postgraduates

Sussex University is expecting a big rise in the number of postgraduate degree students when the next academic year starts in the autumn. The university has offered places to 44 per cent more applicants than for the current year. The rise in offers to students from abroad is up...
Posted On 27 Feb 2010 at 10:38 pm

Brighton beach memory loss man identified

The man found on a Brighton beach in a pin-striped suit and unable to remember who he was has been identified, according to Sussex Police. He was found two weeks ago but officers had been unable to identify him until he was pictured in the media. After seeing his picture, a woman...
Posted On 27 Feb 2010 at 12:12 am

Brighton on flood alert as rain, storms and spring tides coincide

Brighton and Hove emergency planning officers are ready to evacuate seafront homes on Sunday if the forecast of storms and a spring tide spell disaster. The emergency planners, from Brighton and Hove City Council, began preparing to move swiftly at the weekend after a series of...
Posted On 26 Feb 2010 at 11:59 pm

Southern Water to charge more in the summer

People living in Brighton and Hove face paying more to Southern Water in the summer months. The company plans to use seasonal tariffs to try to preserve water supplies over the summer. Customers in Hampshire will be the first to pay the higher summer charge when new water meters...
Posted On 26 Feb 2010 at 12:21 pm