Big Lemon to showcase solar travel for Catch the Bus Week

A Brighton bus company is to showcase its first solar-powered vehicle in Churchill Square as part of Catch the Bus Week. The Big Lemon said that it would be taking the area’s first zero-emissions bus to the city centre so that people could see the route to cleaner and greener...
Posted On 03 Jul 2017 at 12:50 pm

Constable inspires young photographers to look afresh at Brighton and Hove

Teenage photographers are putting on an exhibition of their work inspired by the romantic painter John Constable at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. Retracing Brighton showcases their photographic take on the area almost 200 years after Constable lived in the town and produced...
Posted On 02 Jul 2017 at 11:37 pm

Coldplay concert – Brighton & Hove News will be there……

It’s been around 9 months since we purchased our tickets for the UK’s only Coldplay concert and now it is just a few days away. Alas they are not playing in Brighton, so we will have to hot-leg it all the way to the 74,500 capacity Millennium Stadium (now known as the...
Posted On 02 Jul 2017 at 12:53 pm

Two hundred people petition Brighton hospital bosses to reinstate race equality champion

More than 200 people have signed an online petition urging Brighton hospital bosses to reinstate the sacked race equality champion at an NHS trust. Colleagues set up the petition to “Reinstate Vivienne” after she was dismissed on Wednesday (28 June). Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé joined...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 10:35 pm

Hove dog Astute Missile wins English Greyhound Derby at 28/1

Astute Missile trained at Hove by Seamus Cahill has won the prestigious Greyhound Derby even though it was the rank outsider. Running out of trap 4 the Hove raider took advantage of some early crowding at the first bend and triumphed by three quarters of a length. Hove’s...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 9:52 pm

Eight new council homes to be built in Brighton

Eight new council homes are a step closer to being built in Brighton despite a row over rents and construction costs. A terrace of six four-bedroom houses and another building containing two two-bedroom flats are planned for a scrap of land in Lynchet Close, Hollingdean, by...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 4:08 pm

Two Hove dogs in Greyhound Derby Final

Hove will have two representatives in the Greyhound Derby Final today (Saturday 1 July). The event is being held at Towcester now that the competition’s spiritual home at Wimbledon has been closed down. Both dogs are trained by Seamus Cahill. Droopy’s Acrobat runs out...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 3:10 pm

No smoke! Police issue warning to people at Green Pride in Brighton

Sussex Police issued a warning this morning to people planning to attend Green Pride in Preston Park, Brighton, today (Saturday 1 July). The force said: “Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council are urging anyone attending Green Pride in Brighton this weekend to do so...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 8:41 am

The butterflies of Brighton and Hove – exclusive report Part 8: Hangleton, Portslade & North West Hove

This is part 8 of an exclusive report specially commissioned by Brighton & Hove News on the butterflies of our city and so you may wish to save all of the parts for future reference! Brighton and Hove Butterfly Sites – Hangleton/Portslade – North-West Hove:...