Police concerned for missing girl from Brighton

Sussex Police today appealed for help finding a missing girl from Brighton. The force said: “Police are concerned for a missing teenager from Brighton. “Jessica McCubbing was last seen at 7.45pm on Wednesday (1 November) at an address in Hangleton but did not return...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017 at 7:50 pm

Pimp’s partner and ex-girlfriend both spared prison over prostitution ring that used Brighton hotel

Two women have been spared prison by an Old Bailey judge for their role in running a sex ring that pimped out women who had been trafficked from south east Asia. Along with a Malaysian man called Hong Chin, the two Chinese women forced 19 others to sell sexual services at hotels...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017 at 7:42 pm

Number of living wage employers in Brighton and Hove reaches 350

Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce and the Living Wage Campaign are celebrating signing up 350 local businesses and organisations to pay employees a living wage. At the moment, the Living Wage is £8.45 everywhere except London. The new rate will be announced on Monday (6...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017 at 3:28 pm

Can Taco Bell overcome the curse of the Gothic House?

The US restaurant chain Taco Bell is set to become the latest venture to try and make a success of trading from part of Brighton’s Gothic House on Western Road, after a series of closures at the ill-fated spot. Since 2001, the eastern half of the Grade II listed building...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017 at 12:54 pm

Brighton usually loves a revolution – so why did my anti-establishment city not vote for Brexit?

By Tom Bewick At 6am on the morning of Friday 24 June 2016, Brighton awoke to find itself on the wrong side of history.  The country had voted for Brexit, while seven in ten of the city’s electorate had voted to Remain.  Brighton has for decades built an enviable...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017 at 10:09 am

How homeless women struggle to survive the streets of Brighton and Hove

Hiding in toilets, staying in groups and even staying in abusive relationships to keep a roof over their head – these are some of the shocking tactics women are using to survive homelessness in Brighton and Hove. A report, written by Cathy Bunker and published this week by...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017 at 9:57 am

Offenders help spruce up city parks

Offenders carrying out Community Payback have been put to work improving the city’s parks under the supervision of the city council’s countryside rangers. The teams have been given tasks in Preston Park, Stanmer Park, Withdean Park, Woodvale and Waterhall from June to...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017 at 9:45 am

The world is changing and Brighton and Hove cannot afford to stand still

Now is the time to plan a future for the economy in our city. Not just how businesses will thrive and grow in a rapidly changing world, but how all of us can earn the money we need to have somewhere to live, support our families and live healthy and happy lives. Unemployment may...

Brix & The Extricated play 1976 New York style punk set

BRIX & THE EXTRICATED – STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR 2nd NOVEMBER 2017 The word ‘extricate’ has its origins in the early 17th century and comes from the Latin ‘extricat’, as in ‘unravelled’. So the modern meaning would be ‘to free...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017 at 2:33 am
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