Six Brighton and Hove men charged after drug raids

Six men from Brighton and Hove have been told they will stay behind bars as they wait to go on trial charged with drug dealing. Three other men from Southampton are also in prison on remand as they await trial. They were among 15 people to be arrested in a series of drug raids...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 8:16 pm

Time running out to sign King Alfred deal as project bosses weigh up options

The search is already under way to find an alternative option for redeveloping the King Alfred. The deadline for Crest Nicholson to sign a development agreement with Brighton and Hove City Council is just a week away. But the stalling Brexit negotiations may yet see everything...

Hundreds attend vigil in Hove for Christchurch mosque shooting victims

Hundreds of people attended a vigil in Hove this afternoon (Thursday 21 March) for the victims of the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand. They held a minute’s silence in memory of the 50 people who were killed last Friday (15 March). Fifty more were injured when an...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 7:55 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 21 Mar 2019 at 4:30 pm

Vital Idles return to Brighton with their post-punk sound

VITAL IDLES + THE LEGEND! + RADISSON BLUE – EAST STREET TAP, BRIGHTON 20.03.19 I have been aware of the name Vital Idles for a while now, as it is similar to the legendary Bristol 5-piece, IDLES and the name often comes up in my internet searches, but in all honesty...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 3:37 pm

Brighton night club’s move wins approval

Music fans will have a larger version of a Brighton night club to enjoy now that it has been given permission to carry out a conversion of its new premises. The Haunt will take over the former Days Oriental restaurant in East Street, with Grosvenor Casino taking over The...

Put it to the people

I woke up on the morning of Friday 24 June 2016 shocked and devastated by the result of the Brexit Referendum. Like the 69 per cent of our city and the 81 per cent of voters in Preston Park – the ward I am proud to represent – I voted Remain, as I did in the first Referendum,...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019 at 9:12 am