Palace Pier profits hit by rail disruption once again

Profits at the Palace Pier have been hit by the extensive railway upgrade taking place between Gatwick and Brighton. The Brighton Pier Group – which owns the Palace Pier as well as bars and indoor mini-golf attractions – formally reported its half-year financial results this...
Posted On 26 Mar 2019 at 8:50 pm

More affordable homes promised at key Brighton site

A third of the homes being built on the former Preston Barracks site will be classed as “affordable”. It was announced at the Greater Brighton Economic Board in Crawley today (Tuesday 26 March) that the percentage of affordable homes had gone up to 30 per cent. This is twice as...

Motorbike crash blocks main Brighton seafront road

A motorbike accident has blocked the main Brighton seafront road, with a police helicopter scouring the Rottingdean and Saltdean area after the rider ran off. The crash on the A259 – by the corner of Marine Drive and Cranleigh Avenue – caused longer than usual rush-hour...
Posted On 26 Mar 2019 at 7:00 pm

Brighton MP criticises local health chiefs for leaving disabled people without support

Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle criticised local health chiefs in the House of Commons today (Tuesday 26 March). The Labour MP said that Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) had left a charity for disabled people high and dry at short notice. At Health...
Posted On 26 Mar 2019 at 6:56 pm

Teenage Brighton drug dealer jailed for three years

A teenage drug dealer from Brighton has been jailed for three years and three months. Eglis Hoxha, 19, unemployed, of no fixed address, was caught with cocaine and cannabis in Steine Street, Brighton earlier this month. At Hove Crown Court today (Tuesday 26 March) Judge Christine...
Posted On 26 Mar 2019 at 1:35 pm

The Great Escape new music festival announces another 120 acts to play across Brighton & Hove

The Great Escape – Brighton & Hove:  500+ BANDS.  35 VENUES.  3 DAYS. The Great Escape has today announced Fat White Family to play The Quietus Stage at the Deep End at the beach on the Saturday, on top of 120 more acts to play this year’s internationally renowned...
Posted On 26 Mar 2019 at 9:00 am