Family panto returns to Brighton this Christmas

Singer and actor David Essex is the virtual star of a family pantomime playing in Brighton over Christmas this year. The 1970s pop star will appear on an LED video wall as Baron Hardup in Cinderella at the Hilton Brighton Metropole from Friday 22 December to Wednesday 27...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017 at 6:46 pm

Missing 15-year-old Brighton girl found safe and well

A missing 15-year-old girl from Kemp Town has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said. The force said: “A missing teenager has been found after going missing on Monday morning (16 October). “Francesca Laker, 15, was found in Hove safe and well on Tuesday (17 October).” She...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017 at 6:05 pm

Brighton thief caught on camera

This man is wanted for a series of thefts along the coast from Newhaven to Brighton. The man entered buildings in Newhaven, Peacehaven and Brighton in August and September. The buildings are accessible to the public, but he has gone into more private areas and stolen personal...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017 at 2:19 pm

Mears faces more questions as fresh claims of overcharging surface in Brighton council audit report

Housing contractor Mears faces more questions about its practices as fresh claims of overcharging have surfaced in a Brighton and Hove City Council audit report. The questions come after Mears repaid the council about £513,000, including costs, after systematic overcharging by a...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017 at 3:05 am

INHEAVEN making music smell as nice as red roses

INHEAVEN – THE HAUNT BRIGHTON Wednesday 18th October Tonight we arrived at The Haunt in Pool Valley, Brighton a little harassed as we were running a tad late and so unfortunately missed the opening act called King Nun (sorry guys), but we caught all of the sets from the other two...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017 at 1:23 am
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Don’t shrink our school! – Hundreds petition council over future of Portslade primary

More than 300 people have signed an online petition asking Brighton and Hove City Council not to halve the number of children who can go to a Portslade primary school. The petition follows proposals by the council to reduce the published admission numbers (PAN) – or the intake –...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017 at 12:00 am

Owners of bikes found in squat asked to come forward

Eight bikes which are suspected of being stolen have been found in a squat in Brighton. East Brighton NPT came across a squat with a number of bikes! Premises boarded up, bikes secured to be reunited with owners! #PCSO36415 pic.twitter.com/MbpdwvHxTl — Brighton&Hove Police...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017 at 6:06 pm

South Korean student bottled by Brighton thug ‘for being Asian’

A shocking video showing the moment a South Korean student was bottled by racist thugs in Brighton on Sunday night has gone viral. The video shows the young man talking to a group of youths in North Street, near the junction with Ship Street. Suddenly, one of them hits him with a...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017 at 5:37 pm

Met Office issues wind warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow be aware warning, with high winds expected to sweep the south of England on Saturday. The warning says: “A spell of strong southwesterly winds is expected. Some coastal routes and communities are likely to be affected by large waves, with...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017 at 11:24 am

Government, university and council all still committed to new Brighton school

Plans for a new Brighton school remain unchanged in the face of opposition from the city’s existing secondary heads. Last week, every secondary head in Brighton and Hove, from local authority controlled schools, faith schools, academies and free schools, signed an open...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017 at 9:57 am