Eclectic and fun night out at The Rialto in Brighton

JUNIORE + BLACK DOLDRUMS + CIRCE – THE RIALTO THEATRE, BRIGHTON 13.11.18 Tonight’s gig at the Rialto Theatre in Brighton was going to be one with a difference, as we were to witness three completely different styled music acts who were all exceptional in their own fields...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018 at 9:28 pm

Say Sue Me are making a decent ‘Korea’ from their music

SAY SUE ME + WINTER GARDENS + CUBOZA – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 12.11.18 The Brighton & Hove News music team have been fortunate to have seen tonight’s headliners Say Sue Me before, when we watched them perform in May on the Love Thy Neighbour’s Great Escape stage....
Posted On 14 Nov 2018 at 3:36 pm

Hove solicitor who stole from clients followed example of crooked secretary jailed for fraud

A former Hove solicitor has been sentenced for stealing almost £110,000 from three elderly clients – the first fraud coming just months after a legal secretary he had employed was jailed for similar offences. Paul Arscott, 49, of Woodland Avenue, Hove, avoided prison today...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018 at 2:21 pm

Baron Homes plans new rooftop restaurant on top of ugly Brighton towerblock

Plans for a new rooftop restaurant in a “jewel-like extension” on top of one of Brighton’s ugliest tower blocks have been approved. Tower Point in North Road is home to a car park on the lower floors, and its appearance doesn’t get that much better above...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018 at 11:37 am

Why we remember suffragette Minnie Turner

November is the month of remembrance. Last week we remembered the horrors of Kristallnacht and World War. This week our city will commemorate the suffragettes and suffragists, who in 1918 won the right to Vote for 8.4 million women – in many cases sacrificing their...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018 at 7:37 am

Six-month reprieve for Brighton doctors’ surgery

A doctors’ surgery in Brighton has been given a six-month contract extension before it closes, the Green Party said. But “residents deserve answers” over the future of urgent care services, the party added. The Greens said: “Proposals to close the Brighton Station Walk-in Centre...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 7:53 pm

Brighton’s most tuneful run opens for entries and looks for headline sponsor

Brighton’s most musical run has opened for entries for its second year next year and has put a shout out for a headline sponsor. The Brighton Run2Music is also expanding to include not just a 5K run but 10K and half marathon (21K) distances. The event has been described as...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 7:53 pm

Ferret therapy credited with giving health boost to youngsters from Brighton and Hove

Spending £3,000 on ferret therapy might spur some people to ask whether it was wise to let teenagers spend council tax payers’ money. It turns out that the relatively modest sum helped 10 young people with mental health problems a chance to benefit from the therapeutic...

Hove Park pupil, 13, missing since Friday

Thirteen-year-old Kai Allison has not been seen since going missing from his home in Brighton on Friday (November 9). Kai is thought to be staying with friends in the city, but due to his age there are concerns for his welfare and police are appealing for information about his...
Posted On 13 Nov 2018 at 6:06 pm

Hove couple’s dream home turned down by planners

A couple’s plan to demolish their bungalow and replace it with a large house has been turned down by planners. Brighton and Hove City Council officials recommended granting planning permission to replace the three-bedroom bungalow in Meadow Close, Hove, with a four-bedroom...