Hove crew bringing fire engine to George Street for family day

Hove firefighters are bringing a fire engine to the area’s main shopping street tomorrow (Saturday 10 March). The event, in George Street, is the first in a series aimed at encouraging families to shop locally in the pedestrianised area. It has been organised by the Save George...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 9:27 pm

Brighton ‘Food-for-entry’ concert – a resounding success

CIRCE + METHOD ACTRESS + KASSAI – STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR, BRIGHTON 8.3.18 Canned Tunes second “food-for-entry” charity gig project in aid of Brighton Food Bank took place last night (Thursday 8 March) at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Brighton and the event was...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 6:02 pm

Albion are heading in the right direction, Hughton tells Brighton and Hove News

Brighton and Hove News caught up with Albion boss Chris Hughton on Thursday lunchtime and suggested to the Albion boss that the current Seagulls team might be the best he has ever managed. The Premier League Manager of the Month was non-committal and referred to his successes at...

Chris Hughton named Premier League Manager of the Month

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has been named Barclays Premier League Manager of the Month. Albion are unbeaten since losing to Chelsea on Saturday 20 January. The club have won successive home matches in the League against West Ham United, Swansea City and most...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 5:10 pm

Soccer Mommy – Full Time Report

SOCCER MOMMY + GARDEN CENTRE – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 7.3.18 At the Brighton & Hove News, we receive hundreds of press releases, reviews and music-related articles each month from the music industry, but one name has been consistently flagged up as one to watch,...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 2:48 pm

Labour candidate wins town council by-election by just two votes

Labour candidate Isobel Sharkey has won a seat on Telscombe Town Council by just two votes in a by-election. The party said that it had recorded “a historic double”, with Christine Robinson also winning a town council by-election, albeit by a more comfortable margin....
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 2:29 pm

Seafront chippy fined £8k over flies and rats in the kitchen

A Brighton fish and chip restaurant owner who allowed his premises to become a breeding ground for flies and rat infestation has been fined more than £8,000. Samir Gad Salama, owner of The West Pier Traditional Fish & Chips, 122 Kings Road, let spilt rat bait, chips and a...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 2:02 pm

Brighton shingle moved to Shoreham to start its drift back along coast

If you see diggers and big trucks carrying loads of Brighton shingle away from the beach this week, don’t panic – it’s all part of the plan to counter coastal erosion. Since Monday, Brighton and Hove Council and Shoreham Port have been working together to move...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 11:41 am

Council staff given thousands of pronoun badges so public don’t assume their gender

Council staff are being asked to wear special badges announcing their preferred pronouns so that members of the public don’t assume their gender. The initiative – first published in Buzzfeed on Tuesday and on which staff were briefed yesterday, International...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 9:31 am

Living rent campaigner urges Brighton and Hove council to do more on affordable housing

A “living rent” campaigner urged council bosses to do more on affordable housing to help those struggling in Brighton and Hove. In reply, a senior member of Brighton and Hove City Council spelt out some of the steps being taken or planned. Councillor Alan Robins added...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018 at 2:32 am