Brighton and Hove Buses named best bus company again

Brighton and Hove Buses has been named City Operator of the Year at the UK Bus Awards and came second in the overall UK Bus Operator of the Year category. The accolades, announced in London today (Tuesday 21 November), come a month after the company won Bus Operator of the Year...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 10:15 pm

Pussy Riot – clever, enthralling and not a guitar in sight

“Please be as punk as possible,” show producer Alexander Cheparukhin politely requested as he introduced Pussy Riot in the first of two sell-out Brighton shows. But actually an hour of pogoing or crowd-surfing wasn’t really possible as the audience was gradually drawn in and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 6:00 pm

Roads by Hove Station without light for more than a week

A handful of roads next to Hove Station have been in the dark for more than a week after power to the streetlights failed. Ethel Street, Ellen Street,and the stretch of Clarendon Road from Goldstone Street to Goldstone Villas have been without working lights since Friday, 10...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 4:15 pm

Albion boss helps children score – in maths

Brighton and Hove Albion chairman Tony Bloom is helping school children to score better marks in maths lessons. The help is being provided by Mr Bloom’s family trust which is providing financial assistance to a scheme to support teachers as they develop maths reasoning...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 1:49 pm

Car melts into tarmac after catching fire

A fire which engulfed a car in Brighton last night generated so much heat the vehicle has melted into the tarmac. Firefighters were called to the blaze in South Avenue, by Queen’s Park, last night at 1.50am. Crews from Roedean and Brighton used two breathing apparatus and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 1:41 pm

Valley Gardens could include city’s first red routes

The new road layout through Valley Gardens could include the city’s first red routes as part of a range of trial traffic restrictions. Work is due to start in April on a comprehensive remodelling of the road and green spaces between the Level and the Old Steine, with the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 1:32 pm

Free Christmas bus travel for kids starts this weekend

Children travel for free on Brighton & Hove Buses every weekend between now and Christmas Day. For five weekends in the run up to Christmas the bus company is offering free bus journeys to up to three children under the age of 16 or Bus ID holders who are accompanied by an...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 12:04 pm

Pavement parking ban on the cards as council calls for more powers

The city council is asking for power to fine people who park on the pavement as part of its response to a national consultation on making it easier for disabled people to get around. Parking on the pavement is currently banned in London, and there have been growing calls over the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 11:15 am

They’ve been to Hastings, they’ve been to Brighton, they’ve been to Eastbourne too!

So What! I hear you cry and you know what, you would be correct! Who are we discussing, I hear you ask? Well, it’s the infamous sons of Royal Tunbridge Wells, the Anti-Nowhere League of course! Never heard of them? Well they have been around the punk scene on-and-off since...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017 at 12:56 am