ARXX of the covenant searching for that pot of gold

ARXX – PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 28.03.19 Tonight, we hot-footed it from the Hope & Ruin on Queens Road, Brighton (where we had witnessed a couple of bands on The Great Escape preview gig – read our review HERE) up towards Brighton Station and down into the fab...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019 at 9:32 pm

Hove lawyer jailed for spitting at flight attendant during drunken racist rant

A human rights lawyer from Hove who spat at a flight attendant during a drunken racist rant has been jailed for six months. Simone Burns, 50, of First Avenue, Hove, launched her foul-mouthed tirade after being refused a fourth 25cl bottle of wine while flying business class on a...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019 at 7:59 pm

Brighton flat can become yoga studio

Plans to convert an empty flat into therapy rooms have been approved by councillors. The upper floors of 99 Dyke Road, Brighton, are currently an empty maisonette with the Reach Physiotherapy practice on the ground floor. Owner Antony Causton wants to turn the first floor into a...

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Royal Blood’ album by Royal Blood (Selected Video)  ...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019 at 4:30 pm

Robbers twice hold up victims at gunpoint in Brighton

Patrols have been stepped up along the seafront and in The Lanes after a gun was twice used by a robber in Brighton last night. Detectives are linking the two incidents, which happened within an hour of each other at Bartholomew Square and on the beach by the pier. No one was...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019 at 3:12 pm

Hove cafe warned over rat droppings

A Hove cafe has been given a caution and a one-star rating after rat droppings were found in its storeroom. Brighton and Hove City Council visited Salvage Cafe on Western Road on January 7 this year – almost a year after the cafe had been served with hygiene improvement...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019 at 2:59 pm

Plans to squeeze two houses onto bungalow plot approved

Outline plans to replace a Saltdean bungalow with two houses were narrowly voted through yesterday. Concerns were raised at Brighton and Hove City Council’s Planning Committee about the potential height of the houses at 93 Lustrells Crescent as most buildings in the area...

Stunning wildlife photography exhibition comes to Brighton

A series of stunning wildlife photographs are coming to Brighton Museum next month. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open on 18 May 2019 featuring images which capture the breathtaking diversity of the...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019 at 12:26 pm

Hove post office set to move

The Goldstone Valley Post Office is set to move next month – but it’s only hopping two doors down. The post office in Woodland Parade will shut on Tuesday, 23 April and reopen nine days later on 2 May at 9am. As well as a new home, it will also be renamed Woodland...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019 at 11:49 am

How Brighton and Hove is tackling the challenges of regeneration

A major report on Britain’s seaside towns was published today (Thursday 4 April) by a House of Lords select committee. The Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns is chaired by Lord Bassam of Brighton who – as Steve Bassam – was the long-serving leader of...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019 at 10:40 am
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