A miracle – Brighton’s young grasshoppers play backwards!

GRASSHOPPER + RED DEER PEOPLE + OLM – GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 3.1.18 As everyone knows, young grasshoppers can’t actually jump or play backwards, but Brighton’s very own young four piece post-punk-pseudo-goth band grasshopper (without a capital G) did play backwards, as...
Posted On 04 Jan 2018 at 11:09 pm
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Brighton and Hove Albion winger to make £1m dream move to Glasgow Rangers

Brighton and Hove Albion winger Jamie Murphy is having a medical as he prepares for a dream move to Glasgow Rangers. Murphy, 28, is in Glasgow for his medical with the Ibrox club having supported them since he was a boy. Rangers are reported to be paying about £1 million for...
Posted On 04 Jan 2018 at 6:37 pm

Council chief asked to explain Labour head start in East Brighton by-election

Council chiefs are being asked to explain why Labour was apparently given a head start in the East Brighton by-election. The former Conservative leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, Mary Mears, has written to chief executive and elections returning officer Geoff Raw...
Posted On 04 Jan 2018 at 1:35 pm

Beach hut owners face massive fees hike

Beach hut owners are facing a massive hike in fees as Brighton and Hove City Council considers rises to bring its charges in line with other local authorities. Owners of the huts, which now go on the market for as much as £25,000, currently pay an annual fee of £367.20 to the...
Posted On 04 Jan 2018 at 1:31 pm

Affordable housing policy to be toughened up by Brighton and Hove councillors

Affordable housing targets will have to be met by developers unless they can show openly why it is not financially viable to do so. Too many applications for bigger schemes fall short of the council’s target of having 40 per cent of newly built homes classed as affordable,...
Posted On 04 Jan 2018 at 1:13 pm

Tickets on sale for Sussex v Australia at Hove

Tickets have gone on sale for the cricket match between Sussex and Australia at the County Ground in Hove. With the fifth test against England under way, it’s clear that Sussex will face formidable opponents when Australia take on Sussex on Thursday 7 June. Sussex members...
Posted On 04 Jan 2018 at 11:54 am

Brighton builder goes bust leaving customers out of pocket and with unfinished work

A Brighton building and design company appears to have gone bust leaving customers and contractors out of pocket and with work unfinished. DMB Solutions, of Borough Street, Brighton, is being liquidated – its assets are being sold to go towards paying its debts. The DMB...
Posted On 04 Jan 2018 at 4:14 am