‘Filthy’ Hove kebab shop owner banned from working with food

The owner of a rat-infested kebab shop in Hove has been banned from running a food business. Muharrem Kartal, 52, of Tumulus Road, Saltdean, was also given an eight-month suspended prison sentence by Judge Janet Waddicor at Lewes Crown Court. She ordered him to carry out 180...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 9:43 pm

Brighton’s free university to hold open evening

Brighton’s free university is to hold an open evening next week where potential students can find out how to enrol for a “freegree”. Free University Brighton (FUB) offers validated degree-level courses in social science and philosophy. The courses are completely free and the lack...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 7:48 pm

Man held after two teenage girls were groped

A man was arrested after two teenage girls were groped in Brighton on Tuesday morning. The two 14-year-old girls, from Brighton, were in Osborne Road when the sexual assault took place. A 62-year-old man has since been released on police bail. A police spokeswoman said:...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 3:01 pm

Little girl, 3, in hospital after being hit by falling wood from scaffolding

A toddler was left with head injuries after being hit by a large piece of timber which fell from scaffolding in Preston Street this afternoon. The local girl, 3, was hit at about 10.40am as she was being pushed along the road in a buggy by her mum. Paramedics treated her at the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 2:50 pm

Brighton and Hove mayor thanks ‘good neighbour’ volunteers

Dozens of “good neighbour” volunteers were given a public thank you when Brighton and Hove mayor Dee Simson joined them at a celebration. Councillor Simson also praised Brighton and Hove Impetus, the charity behind the Neighbourhood Care Scheme, at an event to mark...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 2:45 pm

Planning forum prepares to update neighbours on progress in Hove station area

Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum is holding its next public Have Your Say Day tomorrow (Saturday 7 July) shortly before England’s World Cup quarter-final match with Sweden. The event is taking place at the Honeycroft Centre, in Sackville Road, Hove, and offers an opportunity to...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 2:41 pm

Decisions – you’ve got know when to hold them, and know when to fold them

Councillors aren’t always right. This might come as a shock to some (although many people tell me we are never right), but as ordinary residents ourselves we can’t always foresee the impact of particular decisions. The council decided some months ago as part of its ongoing...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 1:37 pm

Let’s build a Hospital for Hove

Birthdays are so good – they should happen every year! But with increasing age, asking for presents can become tedious. So when great auntie asks for some ideas on WhatsApp, I would like to suggest a fun game to play. Investigate, via Google, who shares your birthday. My wife...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 1:35 pm

If you like The Ramones, Blondie and The Darling Buds then check out Say Sue me

The Brighton & Hove News Music Editor is very pleased to discover that Say Sue Me are set return to Brighton following their amazing show that we reported on back in May at Love Thy Neighbour’s Great Escape stage. The band will be performing at the Hope & Ruin located on...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 11:23 am

Brighton University hosts summit exploring ways to boost the post-Brexit British economy

Brighton University has hosted a high-level summit looking at ways to boost the post-Brexit British economy. The university said: “The challenges and opportunities facing the future economy in the south east were examined at a high-level roundtable meeting of senior regional...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018 at 10:36 am
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