Brighton and Hove commuters face ‘biggest timetable shake up in rail history’

Passengers to and from Brighton and Hove are being promised a better service from next month when “the biggest timetable shake up in rail history” takes effect. Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) said that there would be improvements on Southern and Thameslink, with...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 6:43 pm

Brighton teenager sentenced for driving two friends on stolen motorbike around city

A 15-year-old has admitted stealing a BMW motorcycle and driving it around Brighton. The Brighton boy, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, also pleaded guilty to driving without a licence, no insurance, no helmet and carrying more than one passenger on the bike on 2...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 5:50 pm

Trio jailed for blowing up cash machines

Three men responsible for a series of cash machine gas explosions in seven different locations including Saltdean and Shoreham have been jailed for a combined total of 53 years. Joel Spears, 31, of Becket Close, Wimbledon, London, and Ermias Fekade, 36, of Moyne Close, Hove, were...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 3:12 pm

Drug dealer found with 68 wraps of cocaine and heroin in his pants

A man has been jailed for two years after he was found to be hiding 68 wraps of cocaine and heroin in his underwear when he was searched by police in Brighton. Diogo Vaz, 22, unemployed, of Honiston Avenue, Rainhill, Liverpool, was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court on 18 April after...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 1:29 pm

Hove doctors’ surgery to close

Another doctors’ surgery is to close in Brighton and Hove with the departure of a long-serving GP (general practitioner). The Hove Park Villas surgery, in Hove, is to merge with the Trinity Medical Centre, in Goldstone Villas, Hove, as Dr Alex Mancey-Barratt retires. Two doctors,...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 11:10 am

Music concert to be held in Brighton’s oldest surviving building – St Nicholas Church

Fancy an evening to remember? On Friday 27th April you can witness Brighton’s finest musicians in the beautifully haunting St Nicholas Church, located at the junction of Church Street and Dyke Road, just up from the Clock Tower. The three acts that are performing are: AK...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 11:50 pm

Founder member of Spandau Ballet, Steve Norman, announces hometown Brighton concert

The renowned saxophonist, guitarist, percussionist and songwriter Steve Norman was an iconic figure in Spandau Ballet. The band have had multiple hit singles including ‘True’, ‘Gold’ and ‘Through the Barricades’ and sold over 25 million records worldwide and earning numerous...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 10:31 pm

Noel Gallagher & The High Flying Birds – Brighton concert review

NOEL GALLAGHER & THE HIGH FLYING BIRDS – BRIGHTON CENTRE 22.4.18 I’ve been waiting a long time to see big brother Gallagher in his solo form and the Brighton Centre is his first port of call on the UK and Irish leg of the ‘Stranded on the Earth’ World Tour. He will also...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 9:40 pm

Labour elects new leader for Brighton and Hove

Labour councillors have chosen a new leader at their annual general meeting (AGM) at Hove Town Hall this evening (Monday 23 April). Councillor Dan Yates was elected unopposed and is expected to become the next leader of Brighton and Hove City Council. He will lead his party and...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 8:15 pm

Obsessive and controlling Brighton University manager stabbed supportive boss to death

A Brighton University payroll manager stabbed his boss to death after becoming obsessed with her, a court was told this morning (Monday 23 April). David Browning, 52, admits killing Jill Howell but denies murder. The jury at Hove Crown Court was told that he admitted manslaughter...
Posted On 23 Apr 2018 at 1:48 pm