Hove seafood deli granted drinks licence

A fresh fish and seafood deli in Hove has been granted a drinks licence but told it cannot advertise with an A-board just 10 yards away. The Little Fish Market in Upper Market Street, Hove, was granted a new premises licence even though it falls within a “special stress area”....
Posted On 27 Jul 2011 at 2:39 am

Temporary seating at Withdean to become permanent

A temporary stand at Withdean Stadium is to become permanent and two sets of turnstiles are to be retained despite Brighton and Hove Albion’s move to Falmer. The players’ lounge and changing rooms will also stay for three more years and the number of spaces in the northeast car...
Posted On 27 Jul 2011 at 2:05 am

Brighton café granted late drinks licence

A popular Brighton café has been granted a late licence despite being in an area where new licences are restricted. The Mad Hatter, at the junction of Montpelier Road and Western Road, opposite Waitrose, had its application approved by a Brighton and Hove City Council licensing...
Posted On 26 Jul 2011 at 11:01 pm

Brighton fireworks event approved

Permission has been granted for a fireworks display in Preston Park a week before Bonfire Night. Approval was formally given this afternoon by Councillor Geoffrey Bowden, the Brighton and Hove City Council cabinet member for culture, recreation and tourism. Up to 15,000 people...
Posted On 26 Jul 2011 at 4:37 pm

Brighton councillor speaks up for community centre threatened with demolition

A Labour councillor has spoken out about the threat to a community centre in her ward in Brighton. Councillor Mo Marsh said that The Bridge was an asset which helped vulnerable residents and had managed to secure funding at a time when money was scarce. But it is based in...
Posted On 26 Jul 2011 at 2:14 pm

Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by milk float in Brighton

A cyclist suffered serious head injuries after being involved in a collision with a milk float in Maderia Drive, Brighton, today (Tuesday 26 July) at 8.20am. The man was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and then transferred to Hurstwood Park Neurosciences...
Posted On 26 Jul 2011 at 12:43 pm

Brighton pub fined £3,000 for being noisy

The manager of a noisy Brighton pub has been fined £3,000 and ordered to pay almost £1,000 in costs. Adrian McGrory, of Belgrave Street, Brighton, was fined in his absence at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today. The case was brought after complaints from neighbours of The Geese...
Posted On 25 Jul 2011 at 5:26 pm

Fire destroys pavilion in Stanmer Park

A football pavilion burnt down in Stanmer Park early this morning. Dozens of drivers raised the alarm as they drove along the A27 at about 5.30am. Their quick response was praised by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service which sent three crews from Preston Circus and Roedean to...
Posted On 25 Jul 2011 at 3:42 pm

Brighton teenager jailed for four years for knife robberies

A Brighton teenager has been jailed for four years for carrying out five armed robberies in six days. James Brown, 18, of Dyke Road, Brighton, admitted the charges which involved going up to people from behind and threatening to stab them. A week before the first robbery he had...
Posted On 25 Jul 2011 at 2:58 pm

New board overseeing Brighton and Hove health services to hold first meeting

The new board overseeing health services in Brighton and Hove meets for the first time on Thursday (28 July). The NHS Sussex board includes representatives from NHS Brighton and Hove, also known as Brighton and Hove City Teaching Primary Care Trust (PCT). Under the coalition...
Posted On 25 Jul 2011 at 3:56 am