Two high street stores go into administration, putting scores of Brighton and Hove jobs at risk

Two high street stores have announced today that they have gone into administration, potentially putting dozens of jobs in the city at risk. Toys R Us at the Goldstone Retail Park, Hove, and Maplin, in London Road, Brighton, are both at risk from their parent companies calling in...
Posted On 28 Feb 2018 at 10:50 am

Beast from the east holds its grip on Brighton and Hove – with more snow on the way

Brighton and Hove is still sparkling with snow in the cold sun – and it looks like it will remain a winter wonderland for at least the nextday or two as more snow comes our way. Plunging temperatures and more snowfall overnight meant that the city woke up to more wintry...
Posted On 28 Feb 2018 at 10:18 am

Houston, we have a space party. Yuri’s Night returns to Brighton to celebrate 5th anniversary

The quirky showcase event that gathers over 100 space enthusiasts every year, returns to Brighton on 28th April at The Prince Albert for the 5th year running to celebrate the anniversary of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first manned spaceflight. Created and coordinated by...
Posted On 28 Feb 2018 at 8:42 am

Hoogstraten sees off claim from estate of murdered rival Brighton and Hove landlord

Nicholas Hoogstraten was criticised by a judge dealing with a claim against him by the estate of his former business colleague who became a rival landlord in Brighton and Hove. The estate of murdered Mohammed Raja asked the High Court to order Hoogstraten to pay the costs...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018 at 9:08 am

Snowday arrives in Brighton and Hove

It’s snowing! Brighton and Hove 2018 A significant sprinkling of snow last night has been joined by more flurries this mornig, and it’s shaping up to be the biggest snow day in Brighton and Hove since 2009. Dozens of schools have closed, including Patcham Junior...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018 at 8:06 am

Grand Canyon helicopter crash claims another victim as Brighton honeymooner’s wife dies

The newlywed wife of a Brighton man has become the fifth victim of the Grand Canyon helicopter crash to die. Ellie Udall, 29, was on honeymoon in America with Jonathan Udall when the helicopter in which they were travelling crashed. Her family released a statement through the...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018 at 3:32 am

Unite behind me says Labour candidate to lead Brighton and Hove council

A senior Labour councillor put himself forward tonight to become his party’s next leader after council chief Warren Morgan announced that he was standing down. Councillor Daniel Yates, who chairs the Health and Wellbeing Board, which brings together councillors, council...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 11:09 pm

Go now! Union boss’s blunt message to Brighton’s and Hove’s departing council leader

A union boss who represents many of Brighton and Hove’s council workers had a blunt message for departing leader Warren Morgan tonight – Go now! Councillor Morgan, who became leader of Brighton and Hove City Council almost three years ago, told his fellow Labour councillors...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 10:54 pm

Inspired by Tallis – First Generation

Inspired by Tallis – First Generation Tallis Festival The Attenborough Centre for The Creative Arts 8pm 11th February 2018 The forty singers stood in a horseshoe and, like a fuse lit in November, the spark of song travelled round until the whole was lit in unison: the brilliantly...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 10:06 pm

Ramones Mania hits Sussex

THE RAMONAS – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 25.2.18 There’s no denying it – The Ramones are absolute legends! Let’s pray that they’re in Rock’n’Roll Heaven looking down on us shouting “1-2-3-4”. They were musically active from 1974 to 1996 and their influence around the world...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018 at 10:00 pm