Unite behind me says Labour candidate to lead Brighton and Hove council

A senior Labour councillor put himself forward tonight to become his party’s next leader after council chief Warren Morgan announced that he was standing down. Councillor Daniel Yates, who chairs the Health and Wellbeing Board, which brings together councillors, council...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 11:09 pm

Go now! Union boss’s blunt message to Brighton’s and Hove’s departing council leader

A union boss who represents many of Brighton and Hove’s council workers had a blunt message for departing leader Warren Morgan tonight – Go now! Councillor Morgan, who became leader of Brighton and Hove City Council almost three years ago, told his fellow Labour councillors...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 10:54 pm

Inspired by Tallis – First Generation

Inspired by Tallis – First Generation Tallis Festival The Attenborough Centre for The Creative Arts 8pm 11th February 2018 The forty singers stood in a horseshoe and, like a fuse lit in November, the spark of song travelled round until the whole was lit in unison: the brilliantly...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 10:06 pm

Ramones Mania hits Sussex

THE RAMONAS – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 25.2.18 There’s no denying it – The Ramones are absolute legends! Let’s pray that they’re in Rock’n’Roll Heaven looking down on us shouting “1-2-3-4”. They were musically active from 1974 to 1996 and their influence around the world...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 10:00 pm

Brighton and Hove gets significant evening snowfall

The beast from the east has landed. Just after 8.30pm a mini blizzard descended over the Brighton and Hove area and a few centimetres of the white stuff settled. Brighton’s steepest hill the Drove, picture above, looks a likely downhill run for tomorrow morning. At its...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 9:37 pm

Brighton and Hove council leader resigns

The leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, Warren Morgan, has resigned. Councillor Morgan spoke to his Labour council colleagues at a meeting this evening (Monday 26 February) and told them that he was stepping down. A replacement will be elected by the Labour group of...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 7:15 pm
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Boy killed in bus collision was Levellers drummer’s son

A teenage boy who died after being hit by a bus on Marine Parade in the early hours of Saturday morning has been named as 15-year-old Alfie Harbord. Alfie, a pupil of Dorothy Stringer school, is believed to have been making his way back to his home in Bonchurch Road, Brighton,...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 4:50 pm

Developer and council sign £300m deal for hundreds of homes and jobs on derelict Brighton site

A £300 million scheme to revive a derelict Brighton site with hundreds of homes and jobs has been signed by Brighton and Hove City Council and developer U+I. The regeneration specialist said: “U+I today announces that a deal to radically transform the Lewes Road are...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 1:32 pm

Ballet British Columbia celebrates International Women’s Day

Ballet British Columbia Fri 9 Mar 2018, 7.30pm (doors 6.45pm) Brighton Dome Concert Hall £10, £15, £17.50, £20 Under 26s £15, Schools £7.50 Brighton Dome celebrates International Women’s Day 2018 by presenting cutting edge work by three female choreographers from...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 12:07 pm

Brighton mainline upgrade moves to design stage

A major rail project to remove the “Croydon bottleneck” which would allow more trains to run to Brighton will move to the design stage following the confirmation of government funding. The money – which comes a day after chaotic scenes at Redhill and Gatwick...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 9:27 am
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