Could you be a snail trail guide?

Martlets is looking for volunteers to help guide people around the Snailspace trail this autumn. Following on from the success of Martlets Snowdogs by the Sea, this Autumn 50 giant and 50 junior Snail Sculptures will slide onto Brighton and Hove streets to create the city’s...
Posted On 19 Jul 2018 at 12:06 pm

Hundreds queue for hours at Brighton Build a Bear

Parents queued for hours in Churchill Square today for a chance to take advantage of BuildaBear Workshop’s Pay Your Age offer. Susie Kyriacou shot this video of the queues snaking round from the store by Debenhams on the upper level, all the way down to the customer service...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018 at 3:46 pm

Owners invited to get their pussy on Brighton’s cat-bus

Brighton cat owners are being given the chance to get their moggies on the side of Brighton’s cat-bus. The cat-bus was designed to celebrate the life of Fiveways Wilf, who was well known in his neighbourhood and passed away in October last year. There are still two spots...
Posted On 10 Jul 2018 at 2:31 pm

Baby born on pavement outside Royal Sussex

A baby was born on the pavement outside the Royal Sussex County Hospital this week after a pregnant mother didn’t quite make it to the labour ward in time. The mother, Kimberly Docherty, arrived at the hospital at about 10am on Monday morning. But instead of a bed in the...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018 at 12:06 pm

Modern Toss launches two beers for ‘upmarket connoisseurs of canned alcohol who like looking at cartoons’

Brighton cartoonists Modern Toss are branching out into lager and ale with the launch of two canned beers for “upmarket connoisseurs of canned alcohol who like looking at cartoons”. The small-batch brewed beers, irreverently named Horse Piss and Ditch Scooper, have...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018 at 12:20 pm

Here’s one way to watch Saturday’s Lionel Richie gig – but it will cost you £750k

A cricket fan’s perfect house with a balcony overlooking the County Cricket Ground in Hove is up for grabs. The newly built one-bedroom detached house, named The Coach House, is tucked away at the end of a lane leading off Cromwell Road – and the back of the house is...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 4:56 pm

Brighton hotel puts up Christmas party banner in June

The sun may be shining and the beaches packed, but one Brighton hotel is already urging people to book their Christmas parties there with a large banner on the seafront. The Mercure Hotel in King’s Road put the banner up this week – almost 200 days before Christmas....
Posted On 21 Jun 2018 at 1:19 pm

Thousands touched by Brighton lifeguard’s good deed escorting elderly woman down the pebbles to paddle

A Brighton lifeguard has become Facebook famous after a snap of him helping an elderly woman down the pebbles to dip her toes in the sea went viral. Jake Walker was on duty yesterday afternoon when the woman, who was visiting Brighton for the Townswomen’s Guild AGM at the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2018 at 1:01 pm

Fake ‘designated cannabis zone’ pictures put up around Brighton

Signs claiming that parts of Brighton have been declared “designated cannabis zones” have been put up around the city – but sadly for dope smokers, the council has confirmed they are fake. The signs, which are printed with Brighton and Hove City Council’s...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018 at 5:32 pm

Flaming Sambucas banned at swanky new Brighton bistro

An upmarket new Brighton bistro has banned the sale of flaming Sambucas, blaming health and safety. The Ivy in The Lanes, the latest offshoot of the famous London Ivy restaurant, opened in the old Post Office building in Ship Street last month amid a blaze of publicity. Local...
Posted On 05 Jun 2018 at 6:12 pm