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 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

Mystery of Brighton beach memory loss man

An appeal has been launched to solve the mystery of a pin-stripe suited man found on Brighton beach who cannot remember who he is. The young manwas found apparently unconscious on the beach between the Palace Pier and Brighton Marina by passers-by on the afternoon of Friday,...
Posted On 25 Feb 2010 at 6:13 pm

Noisy Brighton neighbours fined for drum 'n' bass and bongos

Bongos and drum and bass music have joined the Banana Splits on the list of ways Brighton residents have infuriated their neighbours this week. Yesterday, Sharon Nesbitt of Halland Road, Brighton, landed more than £2,000 in court fines for playing the bongos too loudly, as well...
Posted On 25 Feb 2010 at 8:28 am

Brighton's temporary forest finds a permanent home

Trees from a miniature forest which appeared overnight in the city centre last summer before disappearing again will now find a home in East Brighton Park. Brighton student Lucy Palmer originally bought the trees for her temporary installation Walking Woods, which cropped up in...
Posted On 23 Feb 2010 at 9:10 am

Tenant fined for playing Banana Splits theme tune

A Brighton woman has been fined for repeatedly playing loud music, including the theme tune to the 1970s cartoon the Banana Splits. Neighbours of Amanda Millard got so fed up with listening to the zany song, they contacted the council’s environmental health team. Last Friday,...
Posted On 23 Feb 2010 at 8:20 am

Brighton donkey-cart shed conversion 'UK's narrowest terraced home'

It used to be home to donkey carts. Now, a terraced Brighton home is a three-floor home – and is believed to be the UK’s narrowest terraced house. The Mail reports today how owners Iain and Rachel Boyle converted the house in Hollingbury Road after buying it for jus...
Posted On 22 Feb 2010 at 7:13 pm

Electric car ticketed for parking in free charging point

It’s not easy being green, especially when you’re slapped with a fine for parking your electric van – in an electric charging point. Mat Walker snapped this picture of an electric Mega Van parked outside the Caroline of Brunswick in Ditchling Road, in one of...
Posted On 19 Feb 2010 at 11:23 am

More talking bus stops for Brighton and Hove

Fancy a chat while you’re waiting for the 1A to Whitehawk? The number of talking bus stops in Brighton and Hove has now doubled from 20 to 40. But you’re unlikely to get much conversation out of them, as they are intended to give blind and partially sighted passengers...
Posted On 19 Feb 2010 at 10:36 am

Senile snails give insight into human ageing

Scientists are using the common pond snail to look for treatments for senility. Researchers at the University of Brighton have discovered that snails suffer the same kind of memory loss that humans experience as they get older. Professor Richard Faragher said: “One of the things...
Posted On 16 Feb 2010 at 2:28 pm