Labour hold on to power in Brighton and Hove City Council elections

Labour became the first party in 20 years to win a second term in charge of Brighton and Hove City Council after narrowly beating the Greens. The Conservatives slipped to third place. A surge in Green support saw the party make gains from Labour and the Tories and take them to...

Building ‘BRIDGES’ with the music fans of Brighton

Last month, the Brighton & Hove News music team were fortunate to have caught The Slow Readers Club in concert at The Haunt in Brighton and enjoyed the gig so much that I personally have been purchasing their special Slow Brew Beer on sale at the venue ever since. Mind yo...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 7:55 pm

King of Ghosts – Cine-Concert

This daring new production is a one night only performance by musician Soumik Datta & City of London Sinfonia. Soumik is a master of the Sarod – an Indian stringed instrument not dissimilar to a lute, and one which complements a sitar. This show is an opportunity to...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 6:04 pm

‘Punk Picnic 2’ – set to round off the summer very nicely in Brighton & Hove

Building on the tremendous success of the inaugural Punks Picnic, which took place last year (Read our review HERE), legendary Brighton DJ Gremlin is returning to ‘rip it up’ in the heart of Dyke Road Park with the sequel ‘Punk Picnic 2’. The special event will once again be...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 2:52 pm

Central Hove: 2019 election results

Steve Barrey (Conservative): 586 Aditi Bhonagiri (Green): 1,013 Carol Bullock (Green): 639 Nigel Furness (UK Independence Party): 122 Jessie MacNeil-Brown (Women’s Equality Party): 282 *Clare Moonan (Labour): 1,370 David John Sears (Liberal Democrat): 224 Gary Wilkinson (Labour):...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 1:54 pm

Preston Park: 2019 election results

Preston Park results (bold highlights new councillor *sitting councillor) Juan Ignacio Baeza (Labour): 1,638 *Julie Anne Cattell (Labour): 1,905 Susan Mary Ellerton (Conservative): 458 Denise Friend (Labour): 1,562 Amy Frances Heley (Green): 3,534 Siriol Ann Hugh-Jones (Green):...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 1:52 pm

East Brighton: 2019 election results

East Brighton ward results (bold highlights new councillor *sitting councillor) Nichole Brennan (Labour): 1,652 Paul Jonathan Chandler (Liberal Democrat): 338 Bryan Michael Patrick Coyle (Green): 778 Anthony Keith Meadows (Conservative): 574 *Nancy Platts (Labour): 1,887 William...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 1:51 pm

Brunswick and Adelaide: 2019 election results

Brunswick and Adelaide ward results (bold highlights new councillor *sitting councillor) Christian Lee Chadwick (Liberal Democrat): 230 Hannah Ellen Clare (Green): 1,697 Tricia Dearlove (Conservative): 261 John Malcolm Gartside (UK Independence Party): 116 *Phélim Mac Cafferty...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 1:15 pm

Patcham: 2019 election results

Patcham  results (bold highlights new councillor *sitting councillor) Rebecca Louise Duffy (Green): 1,226 Janaki Ruvan Jayasuriya (Green): 1,026 Geraldine Teresa Keenan (Green): 1,382 Renato Marques (Labour): 1,197 Alistair McNair (Conservative): 2,044 Adam John Scott (Labour):...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 1:13 pm

Hove Park: 2019 election results

Hove Park ward results (bold highlights new councillor *sitting councillor) Samer Bagaeen (Conservative): 1,630 *Vanessa Brown (Conservative): 1,910 Daniel Goodhand (UK Independence Party): 129 Michael Charles Harrison (Labour): 1,002 Simon Baird Jardine (Liberal Democrat): 295...
Posted On 03 May 2019 at 1:13 pm