Brighton passengers receive better compensation than those from Hove

Brighton passengers are receiving better compensation than those from Hove, Parliament was told yesterday (Tuesday 24 July). Hove MP Peter Kyle raised the disparity in a House of Commons debate in Westminster Hall. The Labour MP called on the Transport Minister Jo Johnson to...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018 at 12:14 pm

Brighton and Hove council may sue directors and auditors over £3m parking cash losses

Legal action may be taken against a company that left the council more than £3 million out of pocket. Brighton and Hove City Council members urged officials to consider bringing a claim against Coin Co International (CCI), its directors and possibly even its auditors....

Brighton and Hove councillors attract 17 complaints in 18 months

Formal complaints against members of Brighton and Hove City Council are being made at the rate of roughly one a month. In all, a total of 17 complaints have been received by the council’s monitoring officer since 1 January 2017. The figure was disclosed at the council’s Audit and...

Third Brighton Labour councillor deselected

A third Labour member of Brighton and Hove City Council has been deselected as the party chooses its slate for the local elections in May next year. Councillor Dan Chapman, who chairs the council’s Children, Young People and Skills Committee, became the second Queen’s Park ward...
Posted On 25 Jul 2018 at 12:16 am

Brighton and Hove Albion draw at Charlton

Charlton Athletic 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Brighton and Hove Albion drew a pre-season friendly at the Valley. Pascal Gross put Albion in the lead just after half time after Glenn Murray’sshot was parried. Mouhamadou-Naby Sarr equalised for the Addicks before the end....
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 9:47 pm

Penguin enchants at Ropetackle****

Long Nose Puppets: Penguin, from the children’s book by Polly Dunbar. Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham. Polly Dunbar’s warm and funny modern classic is brought to life by a talented trio from Long Nose Puppets, of whom Dunbar is a founding member. The story is padded...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 7:48 pm

‘Unprecedented’ heatwave ban on bbqs and bonfires at Brighton allotments

An “unprecedented” ban on bonfires and bbqs has been placed on all city allotments following a series of fires which have got out of control. Brighton and Hove City Council’s allotment service emailed allotment holders this morning warning them that the ban was...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:53 pm

Terrence Higgins Trust gets people with HIV back to work

Brighton HIV charity the Terrence Higgins Trust is encouraging applicants for its Work Positive programme encouraging HIV positive people back into work. The scheme has successfully got 77 people living with HIV back to work, including one part-time worker at its offices in...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:52 pm

Rag’n’Bone Man joins forces with Brighton music charity AudioActive

Multi-award-winning musician Rag’n’Bone Man has joined forces with Brighton charity AudioActive to help support young grassroots talent in Sussex. Rory Graham, aka Rag’n’Bone Man, visited Brighton during a series of short documentaries raising awareness of AudioActive and its...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:45 pm

July’s Brighton Album Chart Show

Brighton is one of the most eccentric, eclectic, bohemian and vibrant cities in the UK. It has stamped its mark on worldwide music culture and has given birth to tons of successful artists and bands. So welcome to our chart, based on the buying habits of the people of Brighton!...
Posted On 24 Jul 2018 at 2:18 pm