Tories press for parking profits to fund cut-price traders’ permits

The Conservatives are calling on Brighton and Hove City Council to use the profits from parking charges to fund a cut in the price of traders’ permits. Conservative councillor Lee Wares asked the council to consider the move at the council’s Environment, Transport and...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019 at 9:44 pm

Brighton cake shop closes after £40m fraud

A cake shop in Brighton was doomed by a £40 million fraud which is still being investigated by detectives. The East Street branch of Patisserie Valerie was on a list of 71 outlets to close, administrators from KPMG said today (Wednesday 23 January). The administrators hope to...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019 at 9:37 pm

Two people arrested for drug dealing near Brighton police station

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing near Brighton police station this morning. Sussex Police said: “A man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of dealing class A drugs in Brighton on Wednesday morning (23 January). “An 18-year-old man from...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019 at 9:17 pm

Brighton General Hospital plans prompt concerns over cost of homes

Concerns about the cost of homes for key workers and unwell people climbing up a hill to reach a proposed health hub at the steep Brighton General Hospital site have been raised by councillors. The health hub, planned for the current ambulance station site in Elm Grove, would...

Here’s a Brighton gig not to be sniffed at!

Brighton is such a fab place for gigs as we have many decent venues that put on music to suit all tastes, whether your preference be acoustic, dance, metal, indie, country or punk, there will certainly be something that will crop up for you within a short space of time. If you...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019 at 5:30 pm

Colour-coded recycling bins to be rolled out across Brighton and Hove

Colour-coded communal bins are set to be rolled out across Brighton and Hove following a trial which led to better recycling rates. A communal bin recycling trial carried out from August to October 2018 in the Montpelier area of the city was designed to reduce levels of...

Second man arrested over armed robbery at Brighton post office

A second man from Brighton has been arrested over an armed robbery at a post office after a police chase yesterday (Tuesday 22 January). Police caught the 18-year-old in Peacehaven and arrested two 16-year-old girls from Brighton but are still looking for another man who fled the...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019 at 3:38 pm

Post-punk band The Membranes announce Brighton gig

The Membranes formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1977, with the initial line-up being John Robb (bass guitar), Mark Tilton (guitar), Martyn Critchley (vocals) and Martin Kelly (drums). Critchley soon left, with Robb and Tilton taking on vocals, and Kelly moving to keyboards, with...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019 at 2:44 pm

Lauren Hill To Headline Love Supreme 2019

Global superstar Lauren Hill has just been announced as headliner for this year’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival. She tops a stellar bill including Jamie Cullum, Gladys Knight, Chick Corea, Snarky Puppy and Kamaal Williams on the line up for the even, which is the world’s...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019 at 1:18 pm

Bloc Party announce Brighton Centre concert

Bloc Party today announce they will play their seminal debut album ‘Silent Alarm’ live and in full at four huge shows across the UK this summer, including three outdoor shows in Bristol, Manchester and Glasgow, alongside a date at the Brighton Centre on Saturday 29th June. It...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019 at 12:36 pm
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