Brighton council leader urged to quit by fellow Labour councillor

A Labour councillor has urged the leader of Brighton and Hove City Council – his party colleague Warren Morgan – to resign. Councillor Kevin Allen called on Councillor Morgan to stand down in an email after the council leader was made aware of criticisms aired at a ward party...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017 at 11:28 pm

Old Steine shut as firefighters tackle blaze

Part of the Old Steine has been cordoned off this evening as firefighters tackle a blaze, believed to be at the former Vavoom bar. Smoke has been seen billowing out of the bar, which had been renamed the Bloc members club until that too closed in July. The fire service was called...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017 at 11:02 pm

Suspicious woman caller in Brighton prompts police to issue public warning

Reports of a suspicious woman caller in Brighton have prompted Sussex Police to issue public warning this afternoon (Monday 23 October). The force said: “Police are urging residents to be vigilant following reports of a suspicious caller in the Fiveways area of Brighton. “Between...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017 at 6:13 pm

More children being injured by used needles as drugs gangs use quiet park to deal

An A&E doctor says his colleagues have noticed a rise in the number of children being treated for injuries from discarded needles in Brighton and Hove. Dr Richard Webb asked medics in the children’s emergency department after his young son was told by nursery staff not...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017 at 5:12 pm

Suzi Quatro, David Essex, The Osmonds & Hot Chocolate – Brighton Centre gig review

The chances are that if you are the proud owners of the various ‘Jackie’ compilation albums and you live near Brighton, then you are here tonight (Saturday 21st October) to witness The Legends Live 2017 arena tour featuring Suzi Quatro, David Essex, The Osmonds and...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017 at 3:42 pm
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Campaigners raise fears over ‘rotting’ Hippodrome

The Brighton Hippodrome is being left to rot while its owners try and sell it to developers, campaigners claim. Two and a half years ago, the Our Hippodrome campaign thought it had finally reached an agreement with the historic theatre’s new owners which would allow them to...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017 at 1:52 pm

Brighton & Hove News – World Exclusive chat with Frankie Poullain of The Darkness

The Darkness, who originally formed in 2000, are a rock’n’roll band in the tradition of glam rock acts Slade, Kiss and Queen. They have risen through determination and tenacity to reach an ever more appreciative audience of ‘Darklings’. Their fans adore...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017 at 12:36 pm
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