Hove author’s Shakespeare quest to see all 37 plays in one year

A Hove author is staging his own production of a rarely-performed Shakespeare play in a bid to help complete his quest to see all the Bard’s plays within one year. Dan Wilson decided to attempt the feat after being hit by a flash of inspiration on his 37th birthday last...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 10:33 pm

BHASVIC field to have an area set aside for dog walking

BHASVIC field is to have an area set aside for dog walking as part of a compromise proposal being considered by councillors. Dogs will be banned from the rest of the playing fields which will be closed to the public during the school day. Brighton and Hove City Council said that...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 6:30 pm

Ambitious plans for seafront around i360 unveiled

The seafront around the i360 is set to be transformed into an event space to the west and a heritage garden including the old West Pier columns and octagonal kiosk to the east under ambitious council plans published today. Interest from the i360’s loan paid to Brighton and...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 5:14 pm

Colunga released by Brighton and Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion have released Spanish striker Adrian Colunga after the club and player mutually agreed to cancel his contract. Colunga becomes a free agent and is set to return to Spain but he will not be able to sign for a new club until the January transfer window...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 4:23 pm

Brighton and Hove Labour chair joins Jeremy Corbyn’s team

The chair of Brighton and Hove’s Labour party has been asked by Jeremy Corbyn to work with trade unions. Nancy Platts stood for election as MP for Brighton Kemptown in May, and lost by just a few hundred votes to Conservative MP Simon Kirby. Soon after, she became chair of...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 4:21 pm

Brighton flat shut down after wild parties and violence

A flat has been shut down because of 24-hour parties, violent physical assaults and illegal motorcycling in Powis Square, Brighton. The flat, in the quiet, residential area in central Brighton, has been ordered to shut for three months. The 20-year-old tenant effectively “lost...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 3:57 pm

Developer left promised Brighton playgrounds ‘dangerously’ half-finished for months

Play spaces promised as part of a new housing development have been left “dangerously” unfinished for months with work to complete them only starting after public pressure. Bellway Homes were granted permission to build 31 homes on the former Redhill sports ground in...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 3:06 pm

Old Brighton print workshop to be turned into family homes

An old print workshop in Brighton is to be turned into three family homes after planning permission was granted this afternoon (Wednesday 7 October). Sixteen neighbours and two councillors opposed changes to Media House, one of the bulkier buildings in North Road, Preston...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 3:00 pm

Brighton man wanted for recall to prison

A Brighton man is wanted by police for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his release licence. Jamie Michael Cole, 40, was jailed for having drugs with intent to supply. Sussex Police said: “Police wish to trace Brighton man Jamie Michael Cole, who is wanted on recall...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 2:41 pm

Former Bishop of Lewes jailed for sex abuse

The former Bishop of Lewes Peter Ball has been jailed for 32 months for sexually abusing teenage boys and young men. He said that he was very sorry as he went into the Central Criminal Court – better known as the Old Bailey – in London today (Wednesday 7 October). The...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015 at 1:28 pm
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