Free sanitary products likely to be offered to all Brighton and Hove schools

One-off funding has been proposed to help the Red Box Project to offer free sanitary products in schools across Brighton and Hove. The project aims to tackle period poverty by supplying donated sanitary products for schoolgirls. In Brighton and Hove, “red boxes” are...

EP launch night at Rialto a resounding success

HANYA + ZOOZ + BLUSH – RIALTO THEATRE, BRIGHTON 25.11.18 The opportunity of spending a Sunday evening in salubrious surroundings in the heart of Brighton was one that surely wasn’t going to be missed by some of the Brighton & Hove News music team. It might have been...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018 at 4:32 pm

Babes in the Wood double murder trial – defendant refuses to give any more evidence

The defendant in the Babes in the Wood double murder trial has refused to give any more evidence, bringing his cross-examination to a premature end. Russell Bishop, 52, formerly of Stephens Road, Hollingdean, is on trial for the murder of two nine-year-old girls at the Central...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018 at 3:33 pm

Parents and neighbours wrangle over forest school in Portslade

A forest school for young children has become the subject of a battle between parents and neighbours in the comments section of the council’s website. Bee in the Woods is applying for planning permission from Brighton and Hove City Council to operate as a full-time nursery...

Babes in the Wood double murder trial – Bishop accused of playing the victim

At the Babes in the Wood double murder trial, Russell Bishop was accused of playing the victim. A jury at the Central Criminal Court – better known as the Old Bailey – also heard Bishop, 52, admit lying on oath previously when protesting his innocence in another case. At one...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018 at 12:46 pm

Ducking Punches and pals say goodbye to Sticky Mike’s

DUCKING PUNCHES + SPANISH LOVE SONGS + WE BLESS THIS MESS + HARKER – STICKY MIKE’S FROG BAR, BRIGHTON 24.11.18 Ducking Punches are a 4-piece punk rock band made up of Dan Allen, Pete Wright, Marcus Gooda and Ryan Hillier. They hail from Norwich and have impressively played...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018 at 12:46 pm

Hopes boosted for revival of Hippodrome and the historic heart of Brighton

The next steps to improve the historic heart of Brighton and some of its most culturally rich buildings have been signed off by a council committee. They backed a management plan as heritage chiefs explore ways to revive the Hippodrome and encourage better use of the Middle...

Police investigate cat stabbings in Brighton

A spate of cat stabbings in Brighton are being investigated by a Sussex Police. The force said: “Sussex Police have received further reports of injured or deceased cats following the suspected stabbing of a pet in Ditchling Rise, Brighton, on Monday (19 November). “Two officers...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018 at 8:07 am