Concerns grow about Hove care home owner’s finances

Concerns are growing about the finances of Britain’s biggest care home owner, Four Seasons, which runs Bon Accord, in New Church Road, Hove. Earlier this year it closed Dane House, in Dyke Road Avenue, Brighton, when 22 residents had to find somewhere new to live. And Bon Accord...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017 at 10:17 pm

Hundreds of businesses pledge prizes for Madeira Terrace fundraiser

More than 400 businesses – and counting – have pledged prizes for a raffle to raise money for the Madeira Terraces. The raffle, organised by Brighton mother and daughter team Jax Atkins and Rebecca Bunker, together with Derek Wright, is designed to sit alongside the...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017 at 5:35 pm

Listed status for Dyke Road Tavern

The 122-year-old Dyke Tavern has been granted Grade II listed building status by Historic England. The much-loved pub, which was built by local architect Charles Henry Buckman in 1895, is now protected under the planning system after being deemed to have ‘special architectural...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017 at 5:02 pm

Old Steine club fire was arson

A blaze which closed the Old Steine and led to the evacuation of several people was arson, police say. The fire at the empty club next to Revenge, which was previously Bloc Social Club and before that Vavoom, broke out on the evening of Monday, October 23. Fire investigators...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017 at 12:46 pm

Campaigners fear Hippodrome about to be sold and converted to non-theatre use

Campaigners fear that the Brighton Hippodrome is about to sold to a developer who may not plan to keep it is as a theatre. The Theatre Trust, which rates the Hippodrome as the most at-risk theatre in the country, has just written to Brighton and Hove City Council after hearing...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017 at 12:34 pm

Brighton well placed to weather the coming economic storm, says think-tank

Brighton and Hove is well placed to weather the coming economic storm, according to research published today (Monday 6 November) by a think-tank called Localis. The think-tank expects the economic storm to result from a combination of Britain’s departure from the European...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017 at 11:15 am

New Level archway reflects history of Brighton park

A new archway at the south entrance of The Level features the names and faces of historical figures which have helped shape the park and the city. The Happenstance sculpture has been designed by a team of artists and architects from local creative architectural practice Alter...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017 at 10:38 am

Missing Brighton teenager returns home

A missing teenage girl from the Hollingdean area of Brighton has returned home, Sussex Police said this morning (Monday 6 November). The force said: “Teenager Jessica McCubbing has returned home. “The 15-year-old from Hollingdean went missing on Wednesday (1 November) and...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017 at 10:27 am