Hove Co-op closes – but only for a refit

Staff at the Co-op rebutted rumours that the Hangleton branch had closed for good today (Monday 9 February). The shelves at the store in The Parade, Hangleton Road, Hove, had been emptying over the past few days. And the branch closed its doors early this morning (Monday 9...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015 at 11:42 pm

Hove school wins share of £2bn funding pot

A Hove school has won a share of a £2 billion funding pot to carry out a modernisation of one of its buildings. The money has been awarded to Hove Park School and Sixth Form by the government. The news was announced today by the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and Deputy Prime...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015 at 5:57 pm

Travellers set up camp on Brighton seafront

A group of travellers have set up an encampment on Brighton seafront today. A number of vans have stopped halfway along Madeira Drive. A statement on the Brighton and Hove City Council says: “We have visited this site with the police earlier today and the statutory checks...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015 at 1:43 pm

Traditional Portslade pub vows not to go foodie

The landlady of the Victoria pub in Portslade has promised regulars an upcoming makeover will not see it transformed into a gastropub. The pub will soon be given a £104.000 facelift thanks to owners Punch Taverns. The pub will be redecorated, bar areas and toilets will be...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015 at 8:52 am

Fatboy Slim to get University of Brighton honour this week

Norman Cook – better known as DJ and music producer Fatboy Slim – is to receive a top award from the University of Brighton. Norman is collecting the university’s Alumnus Award 2015 for his major contribution to the music industry and his ongoing support of the university. A...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015 at 8:48 am

First towerblock at Brighton Marina begins to peek above the cliffs

The first of a series of towerblocks at the controversial Brighton Marina developments has started to peek above the cliffs. This picture, taken by Carol Homewood, shows the liftshaft of one of the towers shooting up into the sky. Once complete, the rest of the block will be...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015 at 8:28 am

Gary Glitter spent ‘lost weekends’ in Brighton, says former friend

The pop star and convicted paedophile Gary Glitter spent “lost weekends” in Brighton, according to a former friend. The journalist and author Lesley-Ann Jones also said that she believed he was trying to groom her younger sister, Sam. Jones met Glitter, whose real name is Paul...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015 at 3:18 am

Hove company named best export business in the south east

A Hove company has been named as the best export business in the south east. Phase 5 Technology (P5T), of Church Road, Hove, is now vying for votes to win government support worth £30,000 in the national final of the Best Exporter in the UK competition. P5T managing director...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015 at 12:30 am
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