Gritters out as Brighton and Hove prepares for snow

The gritters were out on the roads of Brighton and Hove last night (Monday 28 January) with weather forecasts warning of the possibility of ice and snow. The night was relatively dry, with a frost most likely, but tonight (Tuesday 29 January) and possibly on Wednesday or Thursday...
Posted On 29 Jan 2019 at 6:06 am

It’s Official: The Rumjacks are “Very Good!”

THE RUMJACKS + MATILDA’S SCOUNDRELS – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 27.01.19 Another trip to The Con Club beckoned on a cold January night in hope that my cockles would be warmed by some hearty folk music. Having witnessed The Pogues on numerous occasions over their 27 year career, I...
Posted On 29 Jan 2019 at 2:12 am

Pink Pop Princess GIRLI announces debut album and tour with Brighton date….Yayyyy

Awesome news for GIRLI fans as the extremely talented young lady has announced her return to Brighton on Saturday 13th April, when she will be appearing at The Haunt. The Brighton & Hove News music team have seen GIRLI live in concert several times and she has never failed to...
Posted On 29 Jan 2019 at 12:07 am

Missing teenage girl from Brighton found safe and well

A missing teenage girl from Brighton has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Monday 28 January). Concern was growing because 14-year-old Stephany McGuinness had not been seen since Saturday (26 January). Sussex Police said: “Missing Brighton...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 7:51 pm

Man charged with sex attack in Hove

A man has been charged by police investigating a sex attack in Hove. Suusex Police said: “Officers investigating a report of a sexual assault in Hove have arrested and charged a man. “Police received a report of a woman being sexually assaulted in Bolsover Road around...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 7:34 pm

New cafe sees more people coming to Hove Library – but books borrowed still falls

More people are visiting Hove Library now a new cafe has opened there – but the number of books being borrowed is continuing to fall. The library was closed in August last year to convert the basement into a nursery and provide space for Cafe Domenica on the ground floor,...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 6:31 pm

Best Trans Ltd

George Coaja of Best Trans Ltd has applied to Adur and Worthing Councils to use Albion Street Car Park in Southwick as an operating centre. He will use the car park to park his 44 tonnes tractor units and trailers when not in transit. LIKE WHAT WE DO? HELP US TO DO MORE OF IT BY...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 5:56 pm

School lunch supervisor charged with grooming following vigilante group’s online sting

A primary school lunch supervisor has been charged with grooming a child following a sting by a group of vigilante paedophile hunters. Edward Hartfield, who works at St Luke’s Primary School as a lunchtime supervisor and at its after school club, was arrested by Sussex...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 5:37 pm

Man arrested over McDonald’s arson

Police have arrested a man in connection with a small fire in London Road, Brighton. Officers received a report of a verbal altercation occurring between a man and staff in the McDonald’s branch at 4.45pm on Friday (January 25) and the man was asked to leave. A small fire...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 1:10 pm

Events held in Brighton and Hove can pay back to our communities and environment

This week Brighton and Hove City Council will discuss a petition calling on event organisers to eliminate the use of single-use plastics by 2020. Over 3,450 people have signed this petition – sending a clear message that residents want to see lasting change in how events are...
Posted On 28 Jan 2019 at 10:46 am