Brighton church celebrates 25 years of fry-ups

A Brighton church is celebrating 25 years of providing fried breakfasts to the community. Regular breakfasters at St Michael and All Angels Church were joined by the Bishop of Chichester, the Right Reverend Dr Martin Warner, on Saturday (16 May) to celebrate a quarter of a...
Posted On 18 May 2015 at 7:52 am

Opening night for Brighton Open Air Theatre

Brighton Open Air Theatre (B.O.A.T.) has opened its doors tonight for the first time – or it would have done if it had any doors. The city’s first outdoor theatre has been built on the site of the former bowling green in Dyke Road Park. It has space for 425 people to sit on...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 8:10 pm

Brighton man sent to prison for harassing ex-partner

A Brighton man has been sent to prison for harassing his ex-partner. Gavin Collett, 31, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (2 May). He admitted harassing a woman with unwanted phone calls and texts, driving...
Posted On 08 May 2015 at 10:13 pm

First anti-social behaviour closure order served in Brighton

A house in Terminus Road, Brighton, became the first in Brighton and Hove to be issued with a closure order under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 today (Friday 8 May). The order was served on a 36-year-old man from Terminus Road. Sussex Police said the...
Posted On 08 May 2015 at 9:21 pm

In pictures: Brighton Festival Children’s Parade

Flocks of seagulls, doves, flamingoes, swans, murmurations of starlings and pies full of blackbirds, not to mention witches, the odd superhero, a zeppelin and even a flying pig swooped through the streets of Brighton on Saturday (2 May) for the annual Brighton Festival...
Posted On 05 May 2015 at 8:04 am

Brighton and Hove parliamentary candidates questioned on social justice

A Brighton church has questioned Brighton and Hove parliamentary candidates about their views on social justice and their plans to tackle inequality. Each of the candidates was asked to give a video interview answering five questions relating to poverty and social exclusion. The...
Posted On 22 Apr 2015 at 7:30 am

Brighton pub saved from redevelopment

By Jenni Davidson A popular Brighton pub has been saved from redevelopment into flats. The London Unity in Islingword Road, Brighton, has reopened under new management and is holding its launch event this Friday (7 June). The Hanover pub was expected to close for good when the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2013 at 12:08 pm

Easter play returns to Brighton for a third year

By Jenni Davidson The outdoor Easter play Passion of Christ returns to Brighton for the third time this weekend. This year’s performance takes place on the lawn outside St Peter’s Church on York Place. For the last two years the play has been held on Brighton seafront...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013 at 4:20 pm

Brighton church holds Easter charity concert

By Jenni Davidson Brighton’s Church of Christ the King is hosting a Good Friday charity concert tonight in aid of Blind Veterans UK. The Sounds Like Brighton concert features Brighton bands House of Hats and Fickle Friends, singer-songwriter Charley Bickers and the New...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013 at 3:17 pm

Brighton pregnancy charity shows off new premises

By Jenni Davidson A Brighton pregnancy charity welcomed health professionals and supporters to its new premises for an open day on Friday 8 March. Alternatives Pregnancy Choices & Loss Support has been working since 1990 to support people facing an unplanned pregnancy and...
Posted On 19 Mar 2013 at 4:47 pm