Hove MP steps up pressure on former BHS boss

Hove MP Peter Kyle has been rebuffed by police after calling for an investigation into claims made about businessman Sir Philip Green. Topshop owner Sir Philip sold the department store chain BHS (British Home Stores) for £1 a year before it went bust, leaving thousands out of...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 8:58 pm

Calva Louise sign off UK tour with fab gig at the Prince Albert

CALVA LOUISE + KID KAPICHI + SHORT PEOPLE – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 13.03.19 I already own a copy of the terrific ten track debut Calva Louise album ‘Rhinoceros’ which hit an unsuspecting world on 1st February, and so I am already under the spell of their charismatic...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 6:13 pm

Brighton hustings to quiz council candidates on housing

Council candidates are to be quizzed on community-led housing at a hustings organised by the Brighton and Hove Community Land Trust. The organisation wants to give people a chance to ask what the main political parties are doing to support and encourage community-led housing in...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 6:10 pm

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. This spans from the year dot, right up to the sounds of tomorrow. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 4:30 pm

£1k reward put up for Hove teenager on the run

A reward has been offered to help find a Hove teenager who is wanted for trying to steal a motorbike and taking a car. Police are offering up to £1,000 for information which leads to the arrest of Jack Jones. Jack, 16, is wanted for failing to appear at Worthing Youth Court for...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 2:51 pm

Ross’s ‘rave’ reviews – Egg London

So I’ve been honoured with the task of sharing with you some stories from my outings into Club Land. Which is often a slightly surreal otherworldly place (or maybe that is just me!). So back in January was my trip to Egg London in Kings Cross for “10 years of Woo! with Marcel...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 2:47 pm

Thameslink fined £5m over May timetable chaos

Thameslink has been fined £5million over the chaos during the introduction of a new timetable last May. The Office of Rail and Road launched an investigation following the “severe disruption” on Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) routes. Although it found that GTR had...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 2:45 pm

Critics blast ‘institutional’ care home plans

Plans for an 88 bedroom care home for the elderly have come under fire for looking like a “Victorian workhouse”. Grove Park, a three-storey building with a basement planned for The Linkway in Hollingdean, is going before Brighton and Hove planners next week. While not...

Former Brighton Tories chair has suspension over ‘Islamophobic’ tweets lifted

A former chair of Brighton and Hove Conservatives who was accused of Islamophobia by Labour’s shadow chancellor has had her suspension lifted. Linda Freedman was suspended last May after John McDonell MP tweeted a screenshot of her 2016 tweet which he said “seems to...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 1:14 pm

Brighton and Hove Greens set out election manifesto

The Greens have published the manifesto that they hope will help the party return to power in Brighton and Hove. Councillor Phéllim Mac Cafferty, convenor of the Green group of councillors on Brighton and Hove City Council, set out his stall at an event on Tuesday evening. The...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019 at 1:05 pm
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