Is a grass verge parking ban on the cards in Brighton and Hove?

Grass verges could be better protected from cars parking on them and churning them up across Brighton and Hove – either by better surfaces or possibly a parking ban. The move comes as councillors were told that Hangleton and Woodingdean were among the hardest-hit areas....

Safe and cash till found dumped in Brighton

A safe and a cash till have been found dumped in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Monday 22 October). The Master Lock safe has been forced open. The electronic cash register is a Casio. Detectives suspect that both items were stolen but do not know who from. Sussex Police...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018 at 6:20 pm

Cash stolen in Brighton travel agency robbery

Cash was stolen when a man robbed a travel agency in the centre of Brighton this morning (Monday 22 October). Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing to Brighton shoppers after a robbery in the city centre on Monday morning. “At 11.15am a man walked into TUI travel agents in...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018 at 3:47 pm

Norovirus forces GIRLI to postpone concerts, including Brighton date

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM GIRLI* “After the show last night in Leeds, I had dinner, went to bed, and then woke up at 4am with a crazy fever, stomach pains and have been vomiting constantly since. I went to an emergency doctor this morning and she said I have a bad case of...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018 at 3:15 pm
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Brighton & Hove News punk rock weekend tour

Who’d of thought it all those years ago in the late 1970’s that the loud and raucous sub three minute punk movement would have lasted so long. With the much reported implosion of top bands such as The Sex Pistols and The Clash, it looked as though that might be that. Compounded...
Posted On 22 Oct 2018 at 1:13 pm

Thousands petition Brighton and Hove councillors to boost recycling

More plastic recycling and food waste collections may be coming to Brighton and Hove. Councillors welcomed a petition signed by 3,161 people, organised by Hanover resident Tea Meneghetti and calling for Brighton and Hove City Council to recycle a wider range of plastics as well...

Calls for a second Brexit vote win backing of Brighton and Hove councillors

The threats posed by Brexit, including to NHS and hospitality sector recruitment, were highlighted by Green councillor Ollie Sykes as he called for a People’s Vote. He proposed a motion asking the council to write to the government calling for a second vote in Brexit...

MP apologises for dig at ‘pointy-elbowed, middle class’ parents

A Brighton MP has apologised for blaming “pointy elbowed” middle class parents for halting plans for a new school in East Brighton. Lloyd Russell-Moyle made the comments last week on Twitter, when discussing the impact of hundreds of new homes planned in Whitehawk....
Posted On 22 Oct 2018 at 10:36 am