Business leaders, politicians and officials gather to start drawing up post-Brexit economic strategy for Brighton and Hove

About a hundred business leaders, politicians and officials met last night (Tuesday 31 October) to start work on drawing up a new post-Brexit economic strategy for Brighton and Hove. The aim was to come up with ideas to boost economic growth in Brighton and Hove and the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 9:05 pm

Brighton is so tolerant – A band films new music video in busy Kensington Gardens and no one bats an eyelid!

Ahead of a London headline show later this month, Littlehampton trio Tom, Mark and Simon, known as GLOO, are pleased to reveal their video filmed in Brighton for their latest single ‘Force You’ which recently crashed onto Spotify Official’s #Punked playlist. Watch...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 7:31 pm
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Prime Minister orders rethink after families of Shoreham air show crash victims are denied legal aid

The Prime Minister has ordered a rethink after the families of the Shoreham air show crash victims were denied legal aid for the inquest into their deaths. Theresa May told fellow Conservative MP Tim Loughton, who represents East Worthing and Shoreham, that she would ask the Lord...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 6:42 pm

Fatboy Slim backs Brighton’s Madeira Terraces crowdfunding appeal right here right now

Hove DJ Norman Cook – aka Fatboy Slim – has given his backing to the Madeira Terraces crowdfunding appeal. The 54-year-old said: “From the first time I saw Quadrophenia, Madeira Terrace has been an iconic part of Brighton to me. “It means as much to the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 5:57 pm

Zombies clear up Brighton beach

People dressed up as zombies to take part in a Halloween silent disco beach clean to the strains of Monster Mash and the Time Warp last weekend. The three-hour beach clean saw 354kg of rubbish cleared from the pebbles on Sunday, led by local community group Pier 2 Pier Beach...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 2:48 pm

Police called after tired Brighton residents confront early-morning Morrisons lorries

Residents sick of years of early morning deliveries at Morrisons in Brighton have become so angry with lorry drivers that police have even had to get involved. People living in Dorset Mews say that despite planning regulations stating that lorries can only deliver between 7am and...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 1:10 pm

Fiveways murder suspect to face Hove court in three weeks’ time

The man charged with the murder of Jill Howell at her Fiveways home is due to appear before a judge at Hove Crown Court in three weeks’ time. David Browning, 51, was due to appear at the crown court yesterday (Tuesday 31 October) but the Brighton University payroll officer...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 11:08 am

Brighton home raided as part of huge coordinated ‘County Lines’ drug bust

An address in Brighton was one of six addresses raided by Sussex Police yesterday in a bid to break up a “County Lines” drug ring. County Lines is a method used by organised drug dealing gangs, and refers to the use of a single telephone number which users across...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 9:36 am

Missing schoolboy spotted in Hove as police ask for help tracing him

A 15-year-old schoolboy has been reported missing, with Sussex Police issuing a plea for help finding him.   The force said: “Police are concerned for missing teenager Damian Howes who is believed to be in the Hove area. “The 15-year-old has gone missing from his...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017 at 1:22 am