Brighton i360 admits it hasn’t sought a rent reduction as it wins debt deferral

A director of the Brighton i360 admitted this afternoon that the business had not sought a rent reduction. The revelation came as four i360 directors, seeking to defer loan interest payments, answered questions from members of Brighton and Hove City Council. Green councillo...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018 at 4:44 pm

Reward doubled for Brighton teen on the run

A Brighton teenager is on the run and believed to be on a crime spree with two other men. Connor Mackay, who grew up in Brighton, is now thought to be at large with Grant Searle, 26, and Taylor Clarke, 20, and police say believe they trio are committing crimes together. Searle is...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018 at 2:07 pm

Grab the last few remaining tickets for Orbital Friday 29th June 2018 gig

After a triumphant return in 2017, Orbital are to headline a night in Brighton on Friday 29th June. Full line-up and earlier stage times are below – note 4pm start: 16:00 – Doors 16:00 – 17.15 Steve Mac 17:15 – 18:15 System 7 18:35 – 19:20...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018 at 8:27 am

Another Brighton doctors’ surgery to close

Another doctors’ surgery in Brighton is to close with the loss of Meadow Parade, in Rottingdean. Villagers have been concerned about the potential loss of their surgery for some time, with hundreds signing a petition calling for Meadow Parade Surgery to be saved. There was...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018 at 5:15 am

D-day for Brighton i360 as finances go under spotlight

The Brighton i360 is due to pay £570,000 to Brighton and Hove City Council the day after tomorrow (Saturday 30 June). But today (Thursday 28 June) councillors will decide whether to accept a request to defer the payment. Brighton and Hove City Council’s public stance has...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018 at 4:06 am

Hove doctors’ surgery turns to crowdfunding for life-changing treatment programme

A doctors’ surgery in Hove has turned to crowdfunding to try to raise just over £100,000 for a life-changing treatment programme. The Brighton Health and Wellbeing Centre (BHWC), in Western Road, Hove, has already raised more than £60,000 towards its target. The money is...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018 at 3:33 am

Plans for new 111 contract put on hold

Plans to improve the 111 service have been put on hold for patients and the public in Brighton and Hove. The contract for the non-emergency number had been put out to tender but the process has been halted. And not only has the Sussex-wide tender been halted, but the same has...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018 at 6:22 pm

Coombe Road area to be consulted on parking after becoming latest unofficial park and ride

People living in the Coombe Road area of Brighton are going to be asked whether they want a controlled parking zone (CPZ). The developer behind the huge building project on the Preston Barracks site in Lewes Road will fund the consultation, including the use of consultants from...

Controversial George Street bike share hub won’t be budging

One of the top ten bike share hubs in Brighton and Hove is staying put despite a petition asking for it to be moved. The bike hire stand at the bottom of George Street, Hove, is not popular with traders but has 500 rentals a month. Business owners in George Street collected a...

Council calls for key worker and supported housing at Brighton General site

Recommendations for specialist housing is expected to go forward at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting today (Wednesday 27 June). The Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee is monitoring progress at the Brighton General Hospital, the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust...