Two candidates from Brighton and Hove to stand for Labour in the European elections

Two people form Brighton and Hove have been picked to stand for Labour in the European elections next month. Sussex University academic Cathy Shutt, who is also a freelance international development consultant, is second on the party list. She is joined by the former leader of...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 7:31 pm

Binmen move a step closer to strike

Binmen in Brighton and Hove moved a step closer to taking strike action today after a series of meetings at their Cityclean depot in Hollingdean. The breakdown of relations follows the suspension of a number of people at the Cityclean depot, including at least one GMB union rep....
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 7:02 pm

Missing boy from Brighton returns home

A boy from Brighton who went missing a week ago has returned home after Sussex Police issued a plea for the public’s help to find him. Sonny Clarke, 16, from Saltdean, hadn’t been seen since last Thursday (11 April). Yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 17 April) Sussex Police issued a...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 6:45 pm

We track down The Long Ryders……twice!

THE LONG RYDERS – ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY HALL, LONDON 13.04.19 We tracked down The Long Ryders twice on their current tour and so to spice things up, we took photos at their Engine Rooms gig in Southampton on 12th April and reviewed their concert the following night in...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 6:30 pm

Brighton man charged with having skunk

A Brighton man has been charged with having skunk and cocaine after detectives from Sussex Police raided a flat on the seafront. Petros Kondopoulos, 32, of King’s Road, Brighton, was charged with drug dealing and money laundering. He was due to be brought before Brighton...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 5:24 pm

‘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 – ‘Licht’ by Faun (Selected Video) Back to the Pagan roots with...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 4:30 pm

HMO landlord locked tenants’ bathroom and cut off gas and electricity in revenge for rent arrears

A landlord who put locks on his tenants’ bathroom and cut off their gas and electricity in revenge for rent arrears has ended up with a court bill of almost £2,000. Amrik Manku, 66, was first reported to Brighton and Hove City Council by one of his five tenants in November...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 4:19 pm

Boxer sleeps rough for three nights to raise funds for Brighton Housing Trust

Local boxing champion Nick Jenman recently braved a new kind of challenge, when he took to Brighton’s streets for three days and nights to raise funds for Brighton Housing Trust (BHT). He has raised an impressive £2,260 in sponsorship. Nick took no phone, money or sleeping bag...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 2:34 pm

‘Tut Tut Tut’ did you miss The Specials?

THE SPECIALS + THE TUTS + DJ SAFFIYAH KHAN – BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL 17.04.19 The legendary 2 Tone band, The Specials, are back on the case and they thankfully included Brighton Dome in amongst their 31-date 40th anniversary tour and even Exeter is included on the tour...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 1:03 pm

Martial arts instructor ‘grabbed ex by the throat’

A former martial arts instructor grabbed his partner by the throat after she left him, a court heard yesterday. Daniel Alliston, 44, went on to send scores of messages to Nichola Howe, and when she blocked him, to Miss Howe’s sister Sarah Hughes, threatening her family....
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 10:27 am
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