Brighton bans ‘ordinary people’, according to the Daily Mash

Brighton is to ban ordinary people, according to the online spoof news website the Daily Mash. The website carried the headline: “Brighton to become the UK’s first ‘twats only’ town.” And it ran a joke story which said: “Unbearably smug seaside twat haven Brighton is to ban...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 10:44 pm

Laptop stolen in Hove

A laptop has been stolen from a property in Hove, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 24 March). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a laptop was taken from a property in Montgomery Street, Hove, overnight on Friday (18 March). “The black HP computer is...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 10:36 pm

Hove Library move wins backing

The proposal to move Hove Library into the same building as Hove Museum was agreed tonight at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council (Thursday 24 March). A number of councillors expressed reservations about the costings, loss of space and the lack of a detailed business...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 9:20 pm

New sponsor for Hove’s County Cricket Ground

By Tim Hodges Sussex County Cricket Club have a new sponsor for their flagship stadium at Hove in the form of Haywards Heath based motor insurer 1st Central. 1st Central, or FCIM, is based in Perrymount Road and was set up by Ken Acott  and Mike Leonard in 2008. The company sold...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 4:55 pm

Brighton mainline 2 campaigners optimistic as feasibility report delayed until autumn

A Government report into the feasibilty of creating a second Brighton mainline by reopening the Lewes to Uckfield branch has been delayed until autumn – but campaigners say this gives them cause for optimism rather than concern. The London and South Coast Study was...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 2:08 pm

Experts hold ‘work fair’ in Brighton to help the recently homeless find jobs and courses

A “work and learning fair” is being held in Brighton to help people who were homeless to find jobs or courses and get their lives back on track. The event is taking place for the third year running and is targeted at those living in specialist supported housing with the aim of...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 1:24 pm

Popular Brighton boutique hotel sold for £800k

A Brighton boutique hotel has been sold for £795,000 as Brighton continues to benefit from the staycation trend. Motel Schmotel in Russell Square has just been sold to another local hotel operator after being on the market for a month – which estate agents Fleurets says is...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 12:58 pm

Murray hints – will Albion make last-minute loan signing ?

Brighton and Hove Albion are expected to have a quiet last day of the loan market. The window closes at 5pm today (Thursday 24 March). The Seagulls have reportedly been interested in taking former Albion striker Glenn Murray on loan from Bournemouth for the rest of the season,...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 11:49 am

School catchment consultation extended

A programme of public engagement on possible ways of changing Brighton and Hove’s secondary school admissions system has been extended by a week to enable more public information meetings to be held. The council is proposing a shake up of how school places are allocated, with...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 10:41 am
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