Momma Cherri helps open soul food fusion restaurant in Croydon

The former Brighton restaurateur Momma Cherri – real name Charita Jones – is a partner in a new restaurant. The Caribbean soul food fusion restaurant is due to open in South London on Saturday 14 March. The CaribSoul Restaurant and Coffee House, in George Street, Croydon, is said...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 11:59 pm

Web type nerds have designs on Brighton conference

A leading conference for web typographers has booked Brighton for its 2015 gathering. Ampersand is scheduled to take place at the Corn Exchange on Friday 13 November. According to the blurb: “Ampersand is an affordable one-day event for knowledgeable web designers and type...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 9:57 pm

Mothers asked to take HIV tests after Brighton baby unit milk mix-ups

Parents of babies who were mistakenly given the wrong mother’s milk in hospital have faced a worrying wait for HIV tests. Since 2010 seven babies in the Trevor Mann Baby Unit at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton were mistakenly given breast milk from another...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 5:03 pm

Have you seen missing Brighton man?

A 29-year-old man has been reported missing from his home in Brighton. Gary Wright has not been seen since Tuesday (3 March) and Sussex Police said that officers were concerned for his welfare. PC Amy Reynolds said: “We’re becoming worried about Gary as he has never been missing...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 4:44 pm

Eight signs of spring in Brighton and Hove

This weekend is set to see the city spring into Spring, with temperatures reaching double figures and plenty of sunshine too. So what else does spring bring to Brighton and Hove? Here’s eight signs the winter’s finally over on the Sussex coast: 1. Thousands of runners...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 12:55 pm

Dangermobile driver lives life on the edge with bad parking

A flash four wheel drive with tinted windows and a numberplate reading Danger has been spotted risking it all – by parking on a double-yellow lined junction. The Range Rover was spotted yesterday on the corner of Grove Hill and Richmond Parade. The eagle-eyed person who...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 8:27 am

Green Party highlight bum notes of climate change with ostrich beach stunt

Green Party activists have recreated a famous stunt first carried out on Australia’s Bondi Beach in Brighton to highlight politicians’ ostrich-like attitude to climate change. On Bondi, hundreds of climate change activists buried their heads in the sand to protest international...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 8:14 am

Hove takeaway slammed for poor hygiene

A Chinese takeaway has been told it must make major improvements following a food hygiene inspection. Tiger Lounge in Portland Road, Hove, was rated poor for both hygiene and structural compliance. The Brighton  and Hove City Council inspector said it had little confidence in...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 7:59 am

Another Hanover pub sold – but Walmer Castle set to stay trading

Another Hanover pub is set to change hands – but although its current managers will be leaving, pints should still be pulled there. Kyrie Simon and Jai Foster are moving to The Farm Tavern in Hove after Hall and Woodhouse accepted an offer on the Walmer Castle on...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 7:51 am

Brighton Tourism Alliance backs Brighton i360

The Brighton Tourism Alliance has come out fighting for the i360 in its battle with the Brighton Wheel. The Brighton Wheel has applied for permission to open for another five years, well after the Brighton i360 is built. The i360 says this would siphon off about a quarter of its...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015 at 7:50 am
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