Brighton man slates 20 per cent parking permit rise for high-emission cars

A Brighton man has criticised a 20 per cent rise in the price of residents’ parking permits for high-emission cars as a stealth tax on families. Martin Cooper said that the £33-a-year increase would hit some of the poorest hardest even though they had previously been given...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 8:32 pm

Why our rivals pose a threat to the community and voluntary sector

I have never made a secret of my liberal Conservative views but recently I had to promote them to an audience of community and voluntary sector representatives, at the Community Works hustings. Slightly nervous that I would be perceived as a caricature of “Tory”, driven by...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 8:00 pm

Council chiefs urged to crack down on noisy student houses

Constant anti-social behaviour from student houses saw one Brighton resident ask the council to take action. David Mead, of Upper Lewes Road, told members of Brighton and Hove City Council that people were suffering sleep deprivation due to excessive noise and that the situation...

Punk night at The Albert as Hagar The Womb set to play rare gig

The Prince Albert at the top of Trafalgar Street, Brighton will have its windows booming and walls shaking on Friday 18th January 2019 as there is to be a night of punk revelry, as Hagar The Womb are in town.  Hagar The Womb are a U.K. female fronted punk band, who were part of...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 6:59 pm

Albion swept away at rainy Turf Moor

Burnley 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion lost away to Burnley in a game played in foul weather. The Clarets’ England defender James Tarkowski scored for the home team five minutes before half time. Albion had a few chances. The best of them was a Jurgen Locadia header...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 6:41 pm

Homeless crisis would be worse without our best efforts in Brighton and Hove

The number of homeless people in Britain is increasing by more than 1,000 a month and reached a total of 320,000 in the first quarter of this year, according to research by Shelter published last week. Their report shows that roughly one in every 200 Britons were sleeping on the...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 5:41 pm

Triptych 2019 to return to Brighton in January

Triptych is a series of three music events and three EP record releases brought to you by Brighton’s ‘Love Thy Neighbour’ label and promoters. The events are now running on Friday 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th January 2019 and are all held at The Hope & Ruin located on...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 3:03 pm

Premier League Match Day 16 – Burnley v Brighton & Hove Albion

Bruno Saltor, Anthony Knockaert and Florin Andone all return to Albion’s starting line-up at Turf Moor. Under-23 prospect Ben White is on the bench, as defensive cover, as is Dale Stephens who has now completed a three-match ban. With a win and other results going in their...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 2:14 pm

Missing Brighton woman feared dead after body found

A missing woman from Brighton is believed to have died after a body was found this morning (Saturday 8 December). At lunchtime Sussex Police said: “Sussex Police were called on Saturday morning (8 December) by a member of the public to report the discovery of a woman’s body...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018 at 2:11 pm

Brighton i360 given more time to pay loan instalments

A “significant underspend” in marketing has been blamed for the i360’s poor visitor numbers. But the promise of improvements has persuaded councillors to give the tourist attraction’s owners more time to pay back instalments of a £36.2 million loan. Experts brought in by Brighton...