An evening in Brighton with Blush and friends

BLUSH + OH JOY + LOVELY – THE GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 14.10.18 To round off three days of great local gigs (Friday – Free Love Devotional Ceremony + Amber Arcades and Saturday – Halo Maud), we headed out on Sunday evening to the Green Door Store to see three...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018 at 11:11 pm

Brighton station kiosk granted licence to sell acoholic drinks

Pre-mixed gin and tonics and alcoholic brewed drinks will go on sale from a kiosk at Brighton Station. The Curry Leaf Café kiosk has been given permission to sell ready-to-drink G&Ts and Crooked Beverage Co branded drinks after a Brighton and Hove City Council licensing panel...
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Jurors chosen for start of Brighton double murder trial

A panel of jurors has been chosen for the trial of a Brighton man charged with killing two nine-year-old schoolgirls in 1986. The jurors were sent home and told to return to the Central Criminal Court – better known as the Old Bailey – tomorrow morning (Tuesday 16 October)....
Posted On 15 Oct 2018 at 4:41 pm

Artists trumped by developer as rundown Brighton studios sold for housing

A rundown building used by local artists in Brighton will be replaced by new homes after the council agreed to sell the site to a developer. The decision comes despite an attempt by councillors to give preference to a lower financial offer from one of the tenants for the Belmont...

Royal Pavilion and Museums to be run by charitable trust

A charitable trust is expected to take over running the Royal Pavilion and Museums after an all-party agreement was reached by councillors. Dozens of staff are due to transfer to the trust which should be up and running within four years. But a move by Conservative councillors to...
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Brighton double murder trial due to start today

A man is to go on trial at the Old Bailey this morning (Monday 15 October) charged with murdering two Brighton schoolgirls in 1986. Russell Bishop, 52, is listed to appear at the Central Criminal Court – better known as the Old Bailey – with the prosecutor Brian Altman expected...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018 at 10:22 am

Man dies after going into the sea in Brighton

A man has died after going into the sea in Brighton. Desite the efforts of rescuers, including the Brigton RNLI lifeboat, the 38-year-old could not be saved. The rescue attempt took place in force five winds. Sussex Police said: “Sussex Police received a report of a man in...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018 at 9:17 am

You can have your cake and eat it as future of two Brighton and Hove patisseries assured

The future of two cake shops in Brighton and Hove looks assured after entrepreneur Luke Johnson arranged an emergency bail-out of Patisserie Valerie. Mr Johnson, who owns the Palace Pier, is the chairman of the cake shop chain which teetered on the brink of insolvency after a...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018 at 8:12 am