Nancy Platts becomes new council leader

Brighton and Hove has a new council leader (elect). The Labour group of councillors on Brighton and Hove City Council met today and elected Cllr Nancy Platts as their new Group Leader Cllr Platts, a former parliamentary candidate in both Brighton Pavilion and Brighton Kemptown...
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 9:21 pm

Woman raped in Hove

Police have released images of three people who could hold key information about a serious sexual assault in Hove. Around 2am on Wednesday 17 April, a woman in her 50s is reported to have met the suspect – who is not known to her – between St John’s Place and Second Avenue. The...
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 5:13 pm

KidTalk Review: CSI – Crime Scene Improvisation

CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation, The Chandeliers. The Warren, 11 May 2019 Ted, 13: “Crime scene improvisation was, to put it simply, fun and witty. The actors concocted an interesting and hilarious story and made some very professional saves. The fact that you ( the...
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 3:28 pm

Gremlins force closure of visitor parking permit portal

Residents living in controlled parking zones will no longer be able to purchase virtual parking permits for their guests thanks to technical gremlins. The virtual permit portal was launched last year, and was initially trialled in new zones. But a series of bugs has led to the...
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 2:42 pm

Dboy love performing in Bohemian Brighton

DBOY + PEEPING DREXELS + STRANGE CAGES + SNAYX – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 08.05.19 The mysterious pseudo-punk trio out of Canada known as Dboy arrived in Brighton last week as part of their initial 10-date UK tour, or as they word it “The Dboy presidential campaign”....
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 2:30 pm

CCTV released in bid to catch motorbike thieves

Do you recognise these two youths? Police would like to hear from anyone who can identify them in connection with the theft of a motorcycle in Brighton. The vehicle was reported stolen from Black Lion Street between 8am and 6pm on 29 April, but it has since been recovered. Anyone...
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 1:07 pm

Portslade biker dies in crash at Devil’s Dyke

A young motorcyclist from Portslade has died after his bike crashed with two cars near the Devil’s Dyke yesterday afternoon. Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision which happened at around 1pm in Saddlescombe Road, Poynings. Sussex Police said: “A...
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 12:59 pm

Greens agree to work with Labour – with focus on climate crisis, housing and austerity

Brighton and Hove’s Green party has announced it is willing to work with Labour – and has placed climate crisis, housing and homelessness and austerity at the top of its agenda. The party’s councillors announced today it had elected two new deputies to serve...
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 10:11 am

We will all need to change our lifestyles to achieve radical action on climate change

The local elections in Brighton and Hove delivered the clearest possible mandate for radical action on climate change. Both Labour and the Greens made net-zero emissions prominent in their manifestos, set against the backdrop of Extinction Rebellion and the Schools’ Climate...
Posted On 13 May 2019 at 10:02 am

Residents object to later licence for Hove Lawns events

Events on Hove Lawns could go on for an extra half an hour if Brighton and Hove City Council approves its own licensing application. However, neighbours, residents associations and Brunswick and Adelaide ward councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty have all objected. The city council...
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