Police and officials oppose drinks licence for Brighton shared office business

A business which rents out work space in Brighton faces opposition from police and council licensing officials to its application for a licence to sell drinks. There are concerns that another licensed premises could add to the crime and disorder in the centre of Brighton on...

Son of woman who died in Brighton care home E Coli outbreak wins apology

A man whose elderly mother died as a result of an E Coli outbreak at a Brighton nursing home has had his complaint about how her illness was dealt with upheld. Maycroft Manor in Carden Avenue, Patcham, was one of a number of homes run by Hallmark Care Homes where residents and...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019 at 3:03 pm

Man held over sex attack in Hove

A man was arrested today (Friday 25 January) by police investigating a report of a sex attack in Hove. Sussex Police said: “Police are investigating reports of a sexual assault in Hove. “Officers received a report of a woman being sexually assaulted in Bolsover Road...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019 at 2:59 pm

First image of new Hippodrome plans released

The new owners of the Brighton Hippodrome have released the first image of their proposed plans for the at-risk theatre. HIPP Investments bought the Hippodrome in November 2017 after plans to convert it into a cinema fell through – and despite attempts by a campaign group...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019 at 9:59 am

Valley Gardens and the challenges of changes to our infratsructure

As a city of nearly 300,000 residents and 11 million annual visitors we may not be the largest, but we certainly have some difficult challenges to ensure that everyone who lives, learns or works here can be proud of their time spent here. The city itself isn’t just a collection...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019 at 12:30 am