Brighton and Hove Albion footballer fined £20k for inconsiderate driving

Brighton and Hove Albion footballer Anthony Knockaert has been fined £20,000 for inconsiderate driving on the A27 Brighton bypass. Knockaert pleaded guilty although he was not present at Crawley Magistrates’ Court to hear the penalty. Solicitor Mark Haslam represented him in...
Posted On 23 May 2018 at 7:42 pm

20,000 music lovers and industry professionals flocked to Brighton

The third weekend of May 2018 might be remembered as the time when the nation got into the party spirit for the Royal Wedding, but the 20,000 music lovers and industry professionals who flocked to Brighton will undoubtedly also remember this year’s The Great Escape as the...
Posted On 23 May 2018 at 7:25 pm

Brighton hospital staff win innovation prize at health awards

Two teams at Brighton and Hove’s main hospital have been recognised at a national awards ceremony for their innovative approach. First prize went to the HIV team at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH), the trust that runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Kemp...
Posted On 23 May 2018 at 7:25 pm

Brighton tenant rep criticises delays in dealing with emergency repairs

Poor communication between a housing contractor’s call centre staff and its repair crews was blamed for delays in dealing with emergency repairs. The issue was raised at a Brighton and Hove City Council Housing Management Panel meeting. Tenants’ representative Janet Gearing...

‘Hymns for Robots’ a play about Delia Derbyshire creator of the Doctor Who theme tune

‘Hymns for Robots’ – The Rialto, Brighton 16.5.18 Wednesday 16th May turned out to be a rather fascinating if not busy day for some of the Brighton & Hove News review team. It all began with this – a splendid play featuring Jessie Coller and Charles Craggs, which...
Posted On 23 May 2018 at 4:58 pm

What happened at The Great Escape New Music Festival – Day Three 19.5.18

Alas it’s the final day of Europe’s biggest new music event – The Great Escape. The Brighton & Hove Music Team brings you a final 12 concert reports from this fab third days proceedings, so sit back and enjoy… GOD ON MY RIGHT (England) – Prince Albert 12:00 –...

Preston Circus Fire Station to hold open day to mark 80th anniversary

Preston Circus Fire Station in Brighton is holding an open day on Saturday 26 May to celebrate its 80th anniversary. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Members of the public are invited to visit the station between 11am and 4pm to celebrate this wonderful mileston...
Posted On 23 May 2018 at 2:16 pm

Brighton Fringe Review: Garry Starr Performs Everything*****

Garry Starr, the disgruntled actor who has been kicked out of the Royal Shakespeare company due to ‘artistic differences’, sets himself a tough task: to save theatre by performing vignettes that showcase all genres of theatre all in under 60 minutes. From the outset, Damien...
Posted On 23 May 2018 at 1:33 pm

Brighton nursery parents hit by nearby parking zone

Parents dropping their children off at a Brighton nursery said that they were feeling the impact of a new parking zone. They said that drop off and pick up times at the Little Stars Nursery, in Bear Road, had become a juggling act since the Hanover and Elm Grove parking zone went...

Shoreham Airport closed after discovery of WWII bomb

Shoreham Airport has been closed this morning after workmen dug up what’s thought to be a Second World War Bomb. A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Brighton City Airport at Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham-by-Sea, has been closed after workmen dug up what appears to be a...
Posted On 23 May 2018 at 12:17 pm
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