Brighton and Hove secondary schools urged to make it easier to recycle uniforms

Secondary schools are being urged to make more secondhand uniforms available as a way of helping to “poverty-proof” the school day. It was one of the ideas put forward by children from across Brighton and Hove as they carried out research to support the initiative. Three of th...

Two forklift trucks topple into sea from Palace Pier in Brighton

Two forklift trucks toppled into the sea from the Palace Pier earlier today (Monday 4 March). They went through the railings as a 50ft steel truss was being lowered into position during routine maintenance. No one was hurt and pier bosses are trying to establish how the accident...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019 at 7:29 pm

Brighton’s biggest street party looks likely to stay put

One of the biggest outdoor events in Brighton’s year looks likely to be allowed to stay in its current location despite complaints from people living near by. The Pride Village Party is expected to be allowed to take place in St James’s Street and the surrounding streets despite...

Grammy-Winning Peabo Bryson to tour UK performing the music of Barry White

International soul star Peabo Bryson, who won Grammy awards for his chart-topping Disney duets with Celine Dion and Regina Belle, is the latest act announced as part of BBC Radio 2’s ‘Friday Night Is Music Night LIVE’, a new initiative which sees a range of high profile acts...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019 at 3:10 pm
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Second care home resident died of E Coli, report reveals

A second resident of a Brighton care home found to have poor infection control died as a result of an E Coli outbreak there, a report has revealed. The unnamed woman was living at Maycroft Manor in Carden Avenue, Patcham, when a number of people fell ill with diarrhoea in summer...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019 at 2:51 pm

Hippodrome plans delayed for business case

The new owners of the Brighton Hippodrome have delayed the unveiling of their plans for the derelict theatre so a business plan can be put together. Hipp Investments said last month it wanted it to be run on a non-profit basis and that more details would be revealed at public...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019 at 2:21 pm

A Prizewinning Passionate Machine

After winning Best New Play at the 2018 Brighton Fringe, Rosy Carrick brings her high-octane and highly emotional Passionate Machine back to The Old Market in Hove on March 17th for a hometown show as part of a UK tour. Funny, poignant, and at times shocking, the show sees Rosy...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019 at 2:19 pm

Council redundancies funded from property sales, investigation reveals

Brighton and Hove City Council has used more than £2million from the sale of part of its property portfolio to fund hundreds of redundancies in the face of government cuts. As well as its town halls, libraries and museums, the council owns hundreds of commercial properties, from...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019 at 12:15 pm

The Prodigy’s Keith Flint found dead

Very sad news has come in this morning of the untimely death of the charismatic frontman of The Prodigy, Keith Flint. The instantly recognisable character was only 49 years old. Keith recently performed at a sold out Brighton Centre concert on Monday 5 November last year. We...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019 at 12:11 pm

Blown away by Wilko Johnson Band, Glenn Tilbrook and the Sussex weather

WILCO JOHNSON BAND + GLENN TILBROOK – DE LA WARR PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA 02.03.19 Tonights trip was a 35 miles to the East of the county from Brighton to the iconic De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-On-Sea. The weather was getting worse all evening throughout my journey. I got...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019 at 11:43 am
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