Once upon a time in Hove

A recently rediscovered school photo shows a lost part of Hove not seen since the early 1990s. Donna Cosham’s snap taken in around July 1983 at Hove Park Lower School shows the original West Hove Golf Course. The course was opened in 1910 and closed in early 1991. The view...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 11:41 pm

Brighton TV station recruits first transgender news anchor

Latest TV, the Brighton television station, has recruited the first transgender news anchor who will also take on the role of head of diversity at the channel. Sophie Cook, who worked as the club photographer for the Premier League football side Bournemouth AFC, started in her...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 6:40 pm

Brighton and Hove housing chiefs agree to review ban on visitors in emergency accommodation

Housing chiefs have agreed to look again at the ban on visitors for people living in emergency accommodation in Brighton and Hove. The aim of the ban was to keep vulnerable people safe when staying in hostels and to prevent things like anti-social behaviour and drug-dealing. But...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 5:48 pm

Longstanding Brighton music venue served with noise abatement order

A Brighton pub famous for its live music has been served a noise abatement order after complaints from neighbours about music and outside noise. The Greys in Southover Street has a long history of attracting bands from all over the world to perform there, particularly from the...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 4:30 pm

Four Brighton and Hove motorists charged with drink driving

Three motorists have been arrested for drink driving in Brighton and Hove in the first week of Sussex Police’s summer crackdown – and another Brighton man nicked for drink driving in Hassocks. From Monday 6 June, officers have been carrying out dedicated patrols to...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 3:37 pm

Is this the document that proves Southern banned overtime?

A letter from a senior Southern manager telling supervisors not to authorise rest day working appears to prove claims that staff shortages are being exacerbated by a ban on overtime. An angry member of staff approached Brighton and Hove News after Govia denied any overtime ban...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 3:13 pm

Eddie Izzard takes his pro-EU tour to visit Brighton on eve of referendum

The comedian, actor and activist Eddie Izzard will visit the University of Sussex on the eve of the EU referendum in a final push for his pro-Europe campaign. The free, public event on 22 June will be the performer’s last stop on his nationwide Stand Up For Europe tour, taking in...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 2:50 pm

Brighton charity appeals for equipment to fill shipping container bound for Malawi

Brighton charity Maternity Worldwide is appealing for people to donate bicycles, baby clothes and torches to help fill a shipping container bound for Malawi. Maternity Worldwide saves lives in childbirth in sub-Saharan Africa; they currently have three maternal healthcare...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 2:48 pm

Portslade sex offender returned to prison

A Portslade sex offender has been returned to prison after breaching his licence and going awol from his bail hostel. Kasey Knowles, 22, originally from Flint Close, Portslade, was arrested in Brighton last night and sent back to jail. Knowles was given a ten-month suspended...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 12:18 pm

Family tell of shock as car ploughs into their front room wall

A Brighton dad has told of the terrifying moment a stolen car ploughed into the wall of their front room moments after he and his wife had sat down to watch a film. Dylan Nyoukis and his wife Karen Constance had just put on Scarlett Johansson thriller Under the Skin when the SUV,...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016 at 11:40 am
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