BlackWaters, RedFaces & Retro Video Club coming to the Hope & Ruin

Rather excited to announce that BlackWaters, RedFaces & Retro Video Club will be playing live in Brighton as part of the ‘Modern Age Brighton – Third Wheel Tour’. The guys will be in town on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 from 19:30-23:30 at the Hope & Ruin located at...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 9:48 pm

Brighton restaurant wins plaudit from Michelin

An Italian restaurant in Brighton has been included in a prestigious food guide for the first time. Cin Cin, in Vine Street, Brighton, is a new entry in the Bib Gourmand, published by Michelin. There is also now a Cin Cin in Western Road, Hove. The guide lists the goo...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 9:09 pm

Lay preacher jailed for attacks on young girls in Hove in the 1970s

A lay preacher has been given an 11-and-a half year prison sentence for non-recent sexual offences against three girls in Sussex after an investigation by Sussex Safeguarding detectives. Peter Ernest Bourne, 79, retired, of Moorefield Way, Great Stukeley, near Huntington,...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 4:38 pm

Sheltered residents protest after broken lift leaves them ‘trapped’ for six weeks

A protest was held outside Hyde Housing’s offices over a broken down lift which has left sheltered housing residents “trapped” for six weeks. Hyde Housing Group are now installing an emergency stair lift after several visits by engineers have failed to solve the...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 4:09 pm

Leaks, floods, rotting windows – residents list a catalogue of complaints at new build Hove flats

Residents at a newly built block of flats have complained about a shocking catalogue of problems since they moved in. Some flats at One Hove Park on Old Shoreham Road, Hove have been plagued with leaks and flooding, leaving them damp and cold, and flooding has also affected the...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 3:00 pm

Brighton dog breeders now need £300 licence

All Brighton and Hove dog breeders will now need a licence under new animal welfare licensing rules which come into effect on Monday. Changes are being introduced nationally by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to modernise the licensing system, and...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 2:58 pm

Hard-hitting new play POT tackles gang culture and care-leavers

Acclaimed writer and actress Ambreen Razia (Murdered by my Father, BBC Three) brings her hard-hitting drama POT to Brighton next week, showing at Dorothy Stringer school. A story of Britain’s forgotten children, care-leavers adrift and at the mercy of gang culture, the play...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 2:32 pm

Car flips on Old Shoreham Road after three-vehicle crash

A car has flipped onto its roof on the Old Shoreham Road in Hove following a three-vehicle crash this afternoon. Emergency services are on the scene, and paramedics treated a woman in her 50s for chest injuries before taking her to the Royal Sussex. Police closed the road at the...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 1:37 pm

Hughton’s first signing for Brighton and Hove Albion signs extended contract

The first player signed for Brighton and Hove Albion by manager Chris Hughton has agreed to extend his contract with the club. International midfielder Beram Kayal has signed a one-year contract extension, keeping him with Albion until June 2020. The Israel international joined...
Posted On 28 Sep 2018 at 11:16 am

Beach hut owners win pledge to be included in licence talks

Beach hut owners applauded as councillors agreed unanimously that they will be included in future discussions about licences. Back in June the beach hut owners fought off Brighton and Hove City Council’s plans to increase the transfer fee, when huts are sold, which had been...
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