Disabled people protest about cuts imposed by Brighton health chiefs

Disabled people protested about financial cuts imposed by health chiefs in a demo outside Brighton Town Hall this afternoon (Thursday 28 March). They were joined by volunteers and staff from Brighton charity Possability People. The charity said that its advice centre was at risk...
Posted On 28 Mar 2019 at 9:46 pm

Thousands petition council over Madeira Terraces

More than 3,000 people have called on the council to start its revamp of the Madeira Terraces by restoring three arches close to the Concorde 2 night club. They signed a petition that was presented to Brighton and Hove City Council today (Thursday 28 March) at the final full...

Hundreds back bid to build swimming pool on Brighton beach

More than 270 people have sent in their support for a revised proposal to build a seafront swimming pool known as Sea Lanes. The 25-metre pool with shops and cafés would be four metres further up the beach than in the original plans with two rather than three storeys. The...

‘Mission’ man Wayne Hussey to make rare Sussex appearance

Wayne Hussey is a name that doesn’t come up much these days when referring to concert appearances. Maybe it’s because according to Wikipedia, he apparently lives in São Paulo, Brazil with his wife who is a Brazilian actress going by the name of Cinthya. But surprise, surprise...
Posted On 28 Mar 2019 at 6:00 pm

Brighton hustings focuses on community housing

Housing was the theme of the first hustings ahead of the local elections for seats on Brighton and Hove City Council in May. Brighton and Hove Community Land Trust hosted the event at Brighton University premises in Edward Street. Members asked representatives of four political...

‘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 28 Mar 2019 at 4:30 pm

Mother in court for keeping runaway teen in her home

A Brighton mother is on trial today charged with detaining a runaway teenager in her home in breach of a child abduction warning notice. Cheryl Graddon, 32, was served the notice last December 15 after the 15-year-old was found in her house Fitch Drive, Bevendean. The boy, who is...
Posted On 28 Mar 2019 at 2:29 pm

Father and son remanded on charges of drug dealing in Brighton

A father and son have appeared in court in Brighton charged with drug dealing in the town. Andre Wynter and his son Jacob were remanded in custody and are expected to spend the coming four weeks in prison awaiting their next court hearing. Jacob Wynter, 31, from West Norwood, in...
Posted On 28 Mar 2019 at 2:24 pm

Hove care provider ‘requires improvement’ say inspectors

A Hove care provider “requires improvement”, according to official inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Dyke Road Community Support Services, in Dyke Road, Hove, was given an overall rating of requires improvement – the second worst grade out of four – in its latest...
Posted On 28 Mar 2019 at 2:19 pm

Cyclist cut up by white van breaks both elbows

A cyclist was left with two broken elbows after a van cut him up while turning off Portland Road before fleeing the scene. The white Mercedes Sprinter van overtook the 51-year-old cyclist on Portland Road, and then immediately cut across his path to turn left into Rutland Road....
Posted On 28 Mar 2019 at 1:59 pm
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