Two years of roadworks in the centre of Brighton due to start next month

Two years of roadworks through the centre of Brighton are due to start next month between St Peter’s Church and the seafront. The work involves creating a new road layout for the area and is known as the Valley Gardens project. The first two phases, costing more than £10 million,...
Posted On 03 Aug 2018 at 12:57 pm

Man convicted of stalking Brighton woman online

A man who launched a campaign of online abuse against a Brighton woman has been convicted of stalking today. Nicky Wright, 40, from Waters Road, London, was found guilty of stalking, following a trial at Brighton Magistrates’ Court in respect of his actions towards Nicola...
Posted On 31 Jul 2018 at 4:31 pm

No water for Fiveways this morning after water main bursts

A burst water main in Preston Drove has knocked out water for large parts of Fiveways this morning. No water in parts of #Fiveways area in Brighton. Burst water main on Preston Drove, water flowing down Edburton Ave. #SouthernWater people are there. Hope it’s sorted soon....
Posted On 27 Jul 2018 at 9:36 am

‘Unprecedented’ heatwave ban on bbqs and bonfires at Brighton allotments

An “unprecedented” ban on bonfires and bbqs has been placed on all city allotments following a series of fires which have got out of control. Brighton and Hove City Council’s allotment service emailed allotment holders this morning warning them that the ban was...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:53 pm

Terrence Higgins Trust gets people with HIV back to work

Brighton HIV charity the Terrence Higgins Trust is encouraging applicants for its Work Positive programme encouraging HIV positive people back into work. The scheme has successfully got 77 people living with HIV back to work, including one part-time worker at its offices in...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:52 pm

Rag’n’Bone Man joins forces with Brighton music charity AudioActive

Multi-award-winning musician Rag’n’Bone Man has joined forces with Brighton charity AudioActive to help support young grassroots talent in Sussex. Rory Graham, aka Rag’n’Bone Man, visited Brighton during a series of short documentaries raising awareness of AudioActive and its...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:45 pm

July’s Brighton Album Chart Show

Brighton is one of the most eccentric, eclectic, bohemian and vibrant cities in the UK. It has stamped its mark on worldwide music culture and has given birth to tons of successful artists and bands. So welcome to our chart, based on the buying habits of the people of Brighton!...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:18 pm

Whitehawk nursery gets outstanding hat trick

Roundabout Nursery in Whitehawk has been graded as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted inspectors – for the third time in a row. The nursery is part of the Roundabout Children’s Centre in Whitehawk, which is run by Brighton and Hove City Council. Inspectors have said: Children make excellent...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 11:59 am

Could sewer scupper Sea Lanes pool plans?

A huge storm drain running underneath the site of the SeaLanes development could throw a spanner in the works after Southern Water said it should not be built on. Dozens of people have commented in support of a planning application for the 25m pool on the beach next to Yellowave...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018 at 5:34 pm

Planners refuse to take calls to deal with summer backlog

Phone lines to the city’s planning department have been cut for three months to give officers enough time to answer emails in less than a week. Brighton and Hove City Council says the move is being made because of an increase in application caseloads. But planning...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018 at 5:02 pm