Brighton and Hove noise patrol to return from next month

The out of hours noise patrol in Brighton and Hove is expected to return from early next month. The news was given to a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council in response to a question by the opposition Conservative leader Councillor Geoffrey Theobald. At the full council...
Posted On 27 Mar 2016 at 6:23 pm

Brighton’s Eubank becomes British middleweight boxing champion

Christopher Eubank Junior has followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming British middleweight boxing champion. Although his father Chris never won the title he was of course world middleweight and super middleweight champion in the 1990s. Eubank Junior beat holder Nick...
Posted On 26 Mar 2016 at 11:07 pm

High winds, heavy rain and no trains – it’s a bank holiday weekend in Brighton

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for today (Saturday 26 March) and another for Easter Monday (28 March). The official weather forecaster has warned that high winds will affect the Sussex coast, including Brighton and Hove, with gusts of up to 60mph today and...
Posted On 26 Mar 2016 at 1:40 pm

Brighton TV station moves up the Freeview list to become Channel 7

Brighton’s local television station Latest TV is moving up the on-screen Freeview listing to become Channel 7 in just over a week’s time. The station, which has been Channel 8 on Freeview since it started broadcasting in August 2014, becomes Channel 7 from Tuesday 5 April. Latest...
Posted On 26 Mar 2016 at 12:57 pm

Stabbed Brighton boy, 14, admits making up attack

A 14-year-old boy from Brighton, who was taken to hospital with a stab wound to his stomach, has admitted making up a story about being attacked. The lad suffered the wound while messing around with a knife in a play fight with a friend in Kemp Town. He accidentally stabbed...
Posted On 26 Mar 2016 at 10:49 am

The long Good Friday queue for a Brighton tradition  

Literally hundreds of people queued outside Brighton bakery Ravens in Ditching Road for the traditional hot cross bun sale. The bakery has been selling the buns for more than 50 years and large queues have been forming since the shop opened at 6.30 this morning.  The shop staf...
Posted On 25 Mar 2016 at 10:13 am

Brighton bans ‘ordinary people’, according to the Daily Mash

Brighton is to ban ordinary people, according to the online spoof news website the Daily Mash. The website carried the headline: “Brighton to become the UK’s first ‘twats only’ town.” And it ran a joke story which said: “Unbearably smug seaside twat haven Brighton is to ban...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 10:44 pm

Laptop stolen in Hove

A laptop has been stolen from a property in Hove, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 24 March). The force said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a laptop was taken from a property in Montgomery Street, Hove, overnight on Friday (18 March). “The black HP computer is...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 10:36 pm

Hove Library move wins backing

The proposal to move Hove Library into the same building as Hove Museum was agreed tonight at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council (Thursday 24 March). A number of councillors expressed reservations about the costings, loss of space and the lack of a detailed business...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 9:20 pm

New sponsor for Hove’s County Cricket Ground

By Tim Hodges Sussex County Cricket Club have a new sponsor for their flagship stadium at Hove in the form of Haywards Heath based motor insurer 1st Central. 1st Central, or FCIM, is based in Perrymount Road and was set up by Ken Acott  and Mike Leonard in 2008. The company sold...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016 at 4:55 pm