Brighton’s IVI releases brand new single ‘Stars’

Just a quick note to say that our current ‘What’s On – Brighton & Hove News’ Facebook page cover star ‘IVI’ has released her brand new single ‘Stars’ and you can listen to it on YouTube HERE and purchase/listen to it on Spotify HERE. Find out more about IVI here:...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 11:49 pm

Brighton Races get off to a murky old start

Despite the damp and grey weather Brighton Racecourse held its now traditional late April evening opener in front of a fairly sparse crowd. It looks like the old place has had a lick of paint over the winter. There were seven races from 4.15pm to 7.40pm and the course races a...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 7:28 pm

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

Uber accused of ‘playing it both ways’ at heated licence renewal hearing

Uber was yesterday accused of trying to have its cake and eat it at a hearing to decide whether or not it should be allowed to continue operating in the city. One on hand, Uber said its global outlook and status as a “disruptor” meant it struggled to adapt to local...
Posted On 24 Apr 2018 at 4:40 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