Swooning about Brighton’s ‘Bubble’ is no joke

SWOON + THE GRAND NOWHERE + THE HIDDEN, PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 01.04.19 Tonight’s concert was billed as “It’s no joke, don’t be a fool to miss this!” on the account of it being April Fools Day. I for one and my two colleagues that attended this evening’s proceedings...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019 at 11:34 pm

The full list of election candidates for Brighton and Hove City Council

Here is the full list of candidates for the local elections next month when all 54 seats on Brighton and Hove City Council are being contested. The elections are due to take place on Thursday 2 May with the count taking place at the Brighton Centre on Friday 3 May. There will be...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019 at 11:30 pm

Ready for the weekend – Albion ensure damage limitation at Chelsea

Chelsea 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion made it through a tricky fixture at Stamford Bridge with most of the playing staff and pride intact. Goals from Olivier Giroud in the first half and two more from Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek after the break gave Chelsea the...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019 at 9:46 pm

Half time with Hodges – Chelsea 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion are behind to a Olivier Giroud goal after Albion had a chance to go in front. Yves Bissouma swept through the Chelsea defence and set up Shane Duffy but he got in a mix up with Florin Andone. Callum Hudson-Odoi had a chance to increase Chelsea’s lead late on in the half.
Posted On 03 Apr 2019 at 8:52 pm

Garages in Hove to become council flats

A row of 48 disused garages can be demolished to make way for three blocks of flats after councillors granted planning permission to a £3 million scheme today (Wednesday 3 April). The flats, in Buckley Close, Hangleton, would be council-built and the rents would be affordable for...

Sea Lanes open-air swimming pool on Brighton beach granted planning permission

Plans to build an outdoor swimming pool on Brighton beach were unanimously approved by councillors this afternoon (Wednesday 3 April). The proposed 25-metre pool – known as Sea Lanes – was given temporary permission for five years by Brighton and Hove City Council’s Planning...

Plan for block of 330 student flats in Brighton rejected

Plans for a block of 330 student flats in Brighton have been turned down on a site that councillors said should be used for affordable housing. The plans included 24 affordable homes in an eight-storey block proposed to go on the site of Enterprise Point and a neighbouring...

Dozens march to raise money for Portslade autism charity

Dozens of people marched four miles along the seafront on Saturday to celebrate children who have autism. Local charity Mascot, which supports parents and carers of children on the autistic spectrum, held the first of what they hope will be an annual walk to raise money for the...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019 at 2:38 pm

Hove house can be turned into flats, says planning inspector

Permission has been given for flats to be built thanks to an appeal after Brighton and Hove City Council turned down plans. Hundreds of people opposed the plans for 10 Shirley Drive, which would see a large family home replaced with a block of 10 flats. Councillors refused...

Second Hove Plinth sculpture announced

A second sculpture for the new Hove Plinth, inspired my a mangled lobster pot, could be in place next year if enough money is raised. Brighton sculptor Pierre Diamantopoulo’s Flight of the Langoustine will cost an estimated £135,000 and fundraising is now underway. A design...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019 at 1:11 pm
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