Teen wanted over shocking attack on Korean student is on the run

A teenager wanted in connection with a shocking attack on a South Korean student which hit the headlines in 2017 has gone on the run. Bradley Garrett, 17, is wanted for questioning about the attack in North Street, in which a group of racist thugs bottled the student, inflicting...
Posted On 01 May 2019 at 7:31 pm

Diversity in the spotlight as Brighton and Hove voters go the polls

Sitting in the council chamber there is a sea of white faces. Officers, members of the public and councillors do not reflect the statistic that 12 per cent of Brighton and Hove’s population is from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background. A report by Operation...

Controversial Hove café owner granted drinks licence for new restaurant

A controversial café owner in Hove has been given an alcohol licence for his new outlet. Persia, in Church Road, Hove, was granted a licence despite a raft of complaints and concerns from neighbours. At a Brighton and Hove City Council licensing panel hearing, Central Hove...

You’ll be ‘Lifted’ as ‘High’ as a ‘Raincloud’ over ‘Ocean Drive’ to hear that the Lighthouse Family are to play Brighton

But you’ll have to wait a wee while as the Lighthouse Family won’t be arriving in Brighton until 25th February 2020, when they will be unloading their stage gear and setting up at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall on that day. Ticket details HERE. In the meantime Lighthouse Family...
Posted On 01 May 2019 at 5:11 pm

‘The doctors told us she wouldn’t make it’: Father of three-year-old hit by falling timber tells how family has been devastated

A father whose three-year-old daughter was left with life-changing injuries when she was struck by falling timber told how her family has been devastated today. The young girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was being pushed along Preston Street in a buggy by her mother...
Posted On 01 May 2019 at 3:34 pm

i360 to turn yellow to support the RNLI

The i360 will turn yellow tonight to support the Brighton RNLI’s Mayday campaign to raise money to support the lifeboat service. Volunteers from the Brighton and Shoreham RNLI stations visited the attraction last week when the i360 offered the lifesaving volunteers a free...
Posted On 01 May 2019 at 1:07 pm

Brighton pensioner goes missing

A Brighton pensioner has been reported missing, prompting Sussex Police to issue a public appeal for help finding him. The force said: “Sussex Police are extremely concerned for the welfare of missing Brighton pensioner Stephen Tate. “Stephen, 75, was last seen at around 5pm in...
Posted On 01 May 2019 at 12:41 pm

Cars park free of charge on The Level thanks to legal loophole

Cars are getting away with parking on The Level because of a loophole which means Brighton and Hove City Council can’t issue fines there. Yellow warning notices have been put on the windscreens of the offending vehicles which park on the park’s outer paths – but...
Posted On 01 May 2019 at 12:29 pm

Three colours Brighton – but which will get things done?

Now that Brighton and Hove’s had three different coloured administrations, it’s an interesting time to reflect on how the city has progressed over the last decade of recession and austerity, and who would be best equipped now to take the city through the uncertain...
Posted On 01 May 2019 at 11:50 am

Psychobilly band Guana Batz are heading back to Sussex

After the success of their Sussex gig last Spring the famed psychobilly rockers Guana Batz have announced a return date. They will once again be appearing at the ever popular Con Club in Lewes and the date for your diaries is Saturday 2nd November 2019. The Guana Batz are an...
Posted On 01 May 2019 at 9:42 am