Move to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the freedom of Brighton and Hove fails to win enough votes

A move to strip Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi of the freedom of the city of Brighton and Hove failed to win enough votes at a special council meeting this afternoon (Thursday 1 February). Most of the Labour and Green councillors who were present for the debate at Hove Town Hall...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 8:42 pm

Police offer £500 reward to find wanted man believed to be in Brighton

Sussex Police has put up a £500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who has recently been spotted in Brighton. The force said: “Andrew Prince is wanted in connection with an assault in Eastbourne in October. “Prince, 20, is believed to...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 7:29 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign young striker from Spanish side

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed a young Spanish-born Serbian striker on a contract until June 2020. The club said: “Brighton and Hove Albion last night completed the signing of 18-year-old striker Bojan Radulovic Samoukovic from Spanish side Lleida on undisclosed terms...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 6:00 pm

Striking junior doctors ‘had a point’, Health Secretary tells Brighton hospital staff

Junior doctors had a point during their dispute with the government, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in Brighton today (Thursday 1 February). He acknowledged how much they cared and said that the dispute had led to more funding. He hoped that, as a result, there wouldn’t...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 1:57 pm

Last minute bid for extra funds as community group prepares to make offer for at-risk Brighton pub

A community group formed to save a legendary Brighton music pub from possible closure says it has raised enough to make a ‘sensible’ offer to buy it – but is appealing for any last minute donations which will strengthen its bid. Current owners Enterprise, via...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 11:35 am

200 homes planned by major city employer to provide rental homes for workforce

One of the city’s major employers is responding to the shortage of homes for employees with plans to build 200 rental homes in the city, with the exchange of contracts on a central site announced this week. Legal and General announced the plans for the Longley Industrial...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 10:51 am

The Great Escape festival 2018 announces 100 additional artists to the line-up

The annual Great Escape festival in Brighton, which this year takes place on 17th, 18th and 19th May, is the must do date in the music calendar for everyone interested in up-and-coming artists. Yesterday they announced a further 100 acts added to this years events. You can catch...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 10:21 am
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Ministers offer £15m to save King Alfred housing scheme on Hove seafront

The government has agreed to find £15 million to help finance the King Alfred housing scheme on Hove seafront. The developer Crest Nicholson, plans to build between 580 and 660 flats in buildings up to 20 storeys high, in partnership with a local charity, the Starr Trust. Working...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 10:17 am

The Times publishes Brighton MP’s case for a second EU Brexit referendum

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas has made the case for a second referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union in a letter in The Times. Britain’s only Green MP voiced a view with growing support – and considerable opposition – that the public...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 9:52 am

Brighton’s talented young musicians given boost

Founded in 2016, Hot Wax Promotions state that “we put on bands we love in the places we love” and that’s exactly what they have been doing in Brighton of late, with the assistance of Tigmus in Brighton. The two companies are proud to be working together on our their night at The...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018 at 8:45 am
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