Suspected Brighton bike thief pictured on CCTV

A suspected thief has been captured on closed-circuit television riding off on a £1,000 bike in the centre of Brighton. And today (Thursday 20 July) Sussex Police published his picture in the hope that he will turn himself in – or that someone will recognise him and report him....
Posted On 20 Jul 2017 at 9:19 pm

Council sells former Hove seafront HQ for £26m for housing

Brighton and Hove City Council has sold its former seafront headquarters for more than £26 million, it was announced this afternoon (Thursday 20 July). King’s House, in Kingsway, is expected to be turned into housing once planning permission has been given. Council leader Warren...
Posted On 20 Jul 2017 at 5:21 pm

Brighton school facing cuts to get by with a little help from its friends

A Brighton school facing cuts will get by with a little help from its friends – thanks to a raffle prize donated by the artist Sir Peter Blake. Sir Peter, who co-designed the Beatles Sgt Pepper album cover, donated a limited edition box set of five Brighton-inspired prints to...
Posted On 20 Jul 2017 at 3:26 pm

Walkies! Snowdogs to trail round Brighton and Hove again

Brighton and Hove’s wildly popular fundraising Snowdogs by the Sea are set to have a successor. Martletts Hospice, which raised £310,000 through the Snowdog sculptures, will launch a new fundraising art trail in 2018. The hospice has yet to reveal what design will be chosen for...
Posted On 20 Jul 2017 at 2:17 pm

Tattoo parlour’s Pride party given green light despite pirate radio takeover last year

A tattoo parlour whose Pride party was turned into an unauthorised rave by a pirate radio station last year has been given the go ahead to throw another this year after promising she has severed links with the rogue DJs. Chapter XIII in Pool Valley agreed to let Trickstar Radio...
Posted On 20 Jul 2017 at 1:18 pm

Twenty skeletons now found beneath the Brighton Dome

More discoveries of Quaker burials suggest builders moved some skeletons during the construction of the Prince Regent’s riding stables in the early nineteenth century. Fifteen undisturbed graves have been found under the Corn Exchange’s mini conference room by a team...
Posted On 20 Jul 2017 at 11:59 am