Man taken to hospital with head injuries after unprovoked attack in Brighton

A man was taken to hospital with head and facial injuries after an unprovoked attack at Duke’s Mound in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “At around 3.30am on Saturday (23 January), a man reported being struck numerous times over the head by an unknown object. “A...
Posted On 28 Jan 2016 at 9:43 pm

Pedestrian hurt in another hit and run in Brighton

A pedestrian has been hurt in another hit and run in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “Witnesses are sought to a hit and run following which a pedestrian sustained a foot injury in Brighton. “A car is reported to have run over the foot of the man, believed to be in his...
Posted On 28 Jan 2016 at 9:33 pm

Anti-cuts protesters to march on Brighton Town Hall this Saturday

Scores of people are expected to march through Brighton on Saturday in protest at “unprecedented” cuts to council services. Brighton and Hove City Council is considering reducing or closing services in every department in a bid to balance the books after its...
Posted On 28 Jan 2016 at 3:36 pm

Have you say on new powers to crack down on antisocial traveller camps

Additional powers to deal with specific antisocial behaviour in parks and open spaces could be introduced in Brighton and Hove. The city council is consulting on a proposal to bring in Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) in 12 parks where there is substantial evidence of...
Posted On 28 Jan 2016 at 3:25 pm

Planners tell Astoria cinema developer: ‘Come back with something better’

Grand plans to demolish Brighton’s art deco Astoria cinema and replace it with managed housing for young professionals have been turned down because the flats were too dim and noisy. Student housing developers Threesixty wants to build a six-storey block of flats which will...
Posted On 28 Jan 2016 at 11:51 am

Corn Exchange revamp given £5m by Heritage Lottery Fund

The long-planned refurbishment of the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and its studio theatre have been given a boost with a £5m Heritage Lottery Fund grant today, which means work can now start this autumn. The £4.99m HLF funding (which includes development phase support) comes on...
Posted On 28 Jan 2016 at 11:23 am

Mysterious £10k donor pushes Bison Beer’s anti-Burger King crowdfunder over £100k target

A generous donation of almost £10,000 helped Bison Beer smash their fundraising target of £100,000 and kickstart their bid to halt Burger King’s plans to open a restaurant in Brighton’s exclusive East Street. The craft beer shop’s plans to open the Bison Arms in...
Posted On 28 Jan 2016 at 10:27 am