Brighton Shakespeare Company launches with Much Ado About Nothing

The Brighton Shakespeare Company was launched this evening with Much Ado About Nothing as the first production this year. The romantic comedy will be staged at the Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT) in Dyke Road Park, Hove. The company was launched by artistic director Mark...
Posted On 28 Apr 2016 at 9:00 pm

Burglars ransack Brighton cafe – but community’s reaction makes it ‘best day ever’ for owner

The owner of a cafe ransacked by burglars last weekend says the way the neighbourhood has rallied round has turned it around from a tragedy to a triumph of community spirit. John Easterby’s heart sank when he opened up The Verdict in Edward Street on Monday morning to find...
Posted On 28 Apr 2016 at 2:12 pm

Police spy on Caroline Lucas, file shows

A police unit set up to monitor extremists has been spying on Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas for eight years, newly released files show. The Guardian is today reporting that former Green Party leader Ms Lucas was logged as attending the Stop the MFE demonstration in April...
Posted On 28 Apr 2016 at 11:54 am

Moped rider, 65, breaks both arms in Hove crash

Police are seeking witnesses to a collision between a van and a motorcycle in Hove which left the biker with two broken arms. At about 8.30am on Friday 22 April, a white Citroen Berlingo van and a Vespa motorcycle collided in Portland Road, Hove, at the pedestrian crossing near...
Posted On 28 Apr 2016 at 10:08 am