Uber ‘undermining’ local rules, appeal judge told

The right of Brighton and Hove to decide its own taxi regulations is being “undermined” by Uber and its use of out of area cars, the city council argued as it defended its decision to suspend the controversial ride hailing app’s licence. Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 5:52 pm

Teenager knocked down by car outside Varndean

A teenager was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car outside Varndean School this afternoon. Queues built up as police directed traffic around the site of the crash in Ditchling Road. A police spokesman said: “Police received a report of a...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 4:44 pm

Taxi trade unites to adds voice to concerns over Old Steine and Aquarium roundabout revamp

The Brighton and Hove taxi trade has come together to add its collective voice to concerns over Old Steine and Aquarium roundabout revamp. Cabbies fear that the proposed changes would lead to traffic chaos, with widespread knock-on effects. They have spoken out as tourism,...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 3:58 pm

Brighton MP presses Prime Minister to call ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit deal

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas urged Theresa May to call a “people’s vote” on her Brexit deal as the Prime Minister in the House of Commons yesterday (Monday 26 November). The Green MP was barracked as she started to ask a question about the Prime Minister’s proposed deal...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 3:29 pm

Two Peacehaven boys reported missing

Two boys have gone missing from Peacehaven and may be in Brighton, according to Sussex Police. The force said: “Sussex Police are concerned for the wellbeing of two missing Peacehaven boys believed to be together. “Ryan Wise, 13, went missing from his home in...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 2:38 pm

Squeeze to play Brighton Centre with Heaven 17

Squeeze have announced their brand new tour ‘The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook 2019’, which will see the South-London legends play their extensive list of hits as well as some rare, lesser known gems from their back catalogue and solo careers. As part of their 25-date tour,...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 2:27 pm

Hope & Ruin taken by the ‘Scruff Of The Neck’

SUBMARINER + THE TIN PIGEONS + DRUSILA + TOMMY – HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 26.11.18 Tonight’s event up at the Hope & Ruin in Brighton was truly value for money. We had no less than four musical acts of contrasting styles for a mere £5. That’s only £1.25 per act, which...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 1:27 pm

Can’t Decide What To See? See Everything!

Gary Starr Performs Everything Komedia Sun 16 Dec 2018 8pm https://www.komedia.co.uk/brighton/comedy/garry-starr-performs-everything/ As pitches go, it’s an intriguing one – Garry Starr’s dismissal from the Royal Shakespeare Co. following ‘artistic...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 1:01 pm

Business leaders hit out at proposed Old Steine road layout changes

Business leaders have hit out at proposed changes to the road layout in the Old Steine area in the heart of Brighton. In a letter to councillors, they said: “The scheme will create chaos at a bottleneck by the war memorial. “It will create excessive pollution and...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 12:41 pm

Student misdiagnosed with anxiety dies of rare hidden heart condition

A student who had been diagnosed with anxiety collapsed and died of an exceptionally rare heart condition just hours later, an inquest heard. In the days before she died, Mariona Garcia Ramon had been examined by two different medics who both put her shortness of breath down to...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018 at 11:42 am
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