Brighton night club seeks later opening hours

The owner of a new night club has asked councillors to approve later opening hours than the pub that previously occupied its central Brighton site. Stonegate, which turned the Yates in West Street into Popworld, has a licence until 2am. When the company asked for a 3am extension,...

A plague on all their houses – veteran Hove campaigner’s guide to the local elections

Radio 4’s World at One coverage of the mood of the electorate, ahead of Thursday’s local elections, produced the comment I used to ruefully title this post. The chaos of Westminster has poisoned the well of politics entirely it would seem, exposing the threadbare truth beneath...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 1:41 pm

Vegan activists don pig masks for Greggs protest

Vegan activists put on pig masks and covered themselves in fake blood in the London Road branch of Greggs yesterday to call for animal liberation. The Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) protesters entered the bakery, which launched vegan sausage rolls in January, holding banners and...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 11:55 am

Doorstep conmen steal cash and jewels from elderly Peacehaven couple

Doorstep conmen stole cash and jewels from an elderly couple in Peacehaven, Sussex Police said today (Monday 29 April). The force said: “Police want to identify two men who visited an elderly couple at their home in Peacehaven at around noon on Saturday 13 April, claiming they...
Posted On 29 Apr 2019 at 9:47 am
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