Bar and club owners battle for the bottom of West Street

The owners of a bar and a night club are doing battle for business at the bottom of West Street in Brighton. Revolution Bars Group, which owns Revolution and more than 70 similar bars, hopes to buy the Deltic Group, which owns Pryzm, formerly the Top Rank Suite. Last autumn...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018 at 8:54 pm

Rules relaxed for sheltering Brighton and Hove’s rough sleepers this winter

Rough sleepers will be offered more and better protection from the elements in Brighton and Hove in the coming winter, according to an official report. The changes follow public consultation, the report said, as extra money is put towards protecting some of the most vulnerable...

Brighton shop boss comes under fire as he seeks to extend opening hours

Councillors criticised the owner of a Brighton convenience store as he asked them for longer licensing hours. They made their criticisms after trading standards officers opposed Mudasar Ali’s plan to extend the opening hours at his shop, Apple Cart, also known as Best One,...

Pavilion’s restored saloon reopens tomorrow

The Pavilion’s extravagant saloon state room opens its doors to the public for the first time in three years tomorrow following a major restoration. In 1823, King George IV commissioned esteemed designer Robert Jones to create an extravagant principle reception room for his...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018 at 2:59 pm

Two men charged with drug dealing in Brighton after cocaine found

Two men have appeared in court charged with drug dealing in Brighton after police found about 750g of cocaine on Wednesday (5 September). Sussex Police said: “Two men have been arrested and charged with possession with intent to supply class A drugs after a significant...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018 at 11:46 am

Elton John returns to Hove for first night of British farewell tour

Elton John today announced a return to Hove for the first British show of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. The cricket-loving singer is due to play the County Ground, Hove, again on Sunday 9 June next year. He first played at the home of Sussex cricket 12 years ago and his...
Posted On 07 Sep 2018 at 9:01 am