20 couples face losing wedding deposits after Brighton venue closes suddenly

About 20 couples could lose deposits paid for their wedding receptions after a Brighton venue closed suddenly this week. The Coach House staff have also lost their jobs with no notice and face not being paid redundancy, outstanding holiday or even wages after being texted by...
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 8:55 pm

Fire breaks out in third floor flat

A man was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a third floor flat in Whitehawk this afternoon. ⚠️ Due to a fire in Whitehawk Way all #BH1 and #BH1A services are diverted between Whitehawk Garage and Swanborough Drive. Buses will operate via Marlow Road, Wilson...
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 5:46 pm

In pictures: Your Choccywoccydoodah wedding cakes

This week, one of the most famous and well-loved shops in Brighton closed its doors for the last time. Outside the city, Choccywoccydoodah was best known for its reality TV show and the outrageous cakes it made for a whole host of celebrities. But here in Brighton and Hove, their...
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 4:42 pm

Woman arrested in CBD cannabis raids released under investigation

A woman arrested during the raids on Canna Kitchen and Hemp Life on Wednesday has been released under investigation. Brighton and Hove News understands that the 36-year-old woman was questioned over the supply of CBD flowers and oil, which police have told her are a Class B drug....
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 3:58 pm

Police officer found guilty of misconduct over Shana Grice investigation failings

The first of two police officers to face disciplinary hearings over the failure to properly investigate Shana Grice’s complaints she was being stalked by the man who would go on to murder her has been found guilty of gross misconduct. PC Mills, who has now resigned, was accused...
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 3:39 pm

Swimmer has heart attack by Palace Pier

A swimmer who suffered a heart attack was rescued from the sea off Brighton beach today. The man was spotted in distress in the waves near the Palace Pier shortly before 2pm today. Police and ambulance were called to the scene and he was treated by paramedics on the beach before...
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 3:33 pm

Council cleaners abseil down Madeira Terraces

Abseiling cleaners have removed a huge pile of rubbish from a section of Madeira Terrace deemed too dangerous to access by foot. The mid-level terrace has become a popular spot for rough sleepers who brave the crumbling structure but often leave behind drug paraphernalia, bedding...
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 2:55 pm

‘Extra floor won’t solve city’s housing crisis’

Neighbours have scoffed at the idea an extra floor on a block of flats will help reduce the housing crisis in Brighton and Hove. More than 60 neighbours are against plans for the extra floor on Hove Manor, a six-storey block in Hove Street, The floor is set back but there are...

Appeal for riders to take on cycle challenge

Organisers are calling on Brighton and Hove cyclists to take part in a Cycle Challenge event next Sunday, 19 May. Riders can choose a 30 or 60 mile route taking in the beautiful world class countryside of the Living Coast, riding just for fun or to raise sponsorship if they wish....
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 1:54 pm

Bruno retires

Sunday’s game against Manchester City will be Brighton and Hove Albion captain Bruno’s final match of an illustrious career. Albion’s Spanish skipper has made the decision to retire, ending his seven-year playing career with Albion — although it is hoped El Capitan will retain...
Posted On 10 May 2019 at 1:44 pm
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