Brighton community pub notches up a profit and launches own beer to stay liquid

Brighton’s first community pub made a profit in the past financial year, members were told at the Bevy’s annual general meeting (AGM) last night (Thursday 5 October). And the event was used to launch the pub’s own beer, the Beast of Bevendean, a reference to various sightings...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017 at 8:23 pm

Former Hove MP to chair national charity’s advisory board

The former Hove MP Ivor Caplin will chair the new advisory board set up by an HIV and sexual health charity. Mr Caplin, 58, is due to chair the first meeting of the Terrence Higgins Trust’s advisory board later this month. The former Labour MP, who still lives in Hove, has been a...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017 at 7:19 pm

Teenage boy sentenced for raping young girl

A teenage boy was given a three-year rehabilitation order for raping a young girl when he appeared before a judge at Hove Crown Court today (Friday 6 October). The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was told that if he had been any older, he would have been facing a...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017 at 5:24 pm

Drivers left scratching their heads after no entry signs installed at BOTH ends of Brighton road

One Brighton road is much quieter today after no entry signs were accidentally installed at both ends – as enforcement of new parking zones is postponed after a catalogue of teething troubles. Lincoln Street is one of a handful of roads in Hanover which is being made one...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017 at 4:36 pm

Missing Brighton man found safe and well

A missing Brighton man has been found safe and well. Sean Duffin, 34, had been missing for two days when a public appeal was made for help in finding him. Sussex Police said: “Missing man Sean Duffin from Brighton was found safe and well at 2.30pm on Tuesday (4 October). “Sean,...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017 at 12:08 pm

Palace Pier boss wins national award

The woman who has run Brighton’s Palace Pier for more than a decade, helping it become the most-visited free attraction outside London, has been recognised by a national industry body. Anne Martin who was made chief executive officer of The Brighton Pier Group plc in June,...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017 at 9:57 am

Blancmange – ‘Probably the most under-rated electronic act of all time’ open their tour in Brighton

American music artist, Moby, who was responsible for ‘Porcelain’ which is one of the best songs ever by my reckoning, famously stated that Blancmange were ‘Probably the most under-rated electronic act of all time’ and you know, I believe he is right!...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017 at 1:04 am