Review: Watching, Ceci n’est pas de deux

Watching, ceci n’est pas de deux, Ester Natzijl Projects. The Old Courtroom, 12, 26 May 2019 This critically acclaimed piece of dance theatre, a winner at the Amsterdam Fringe and recipient of a Brighton Fringe bursary, is described as a unique solo-duet with a life-size...
Posted On 15 May 2019 at 9:43 pm

Plans for extra floor on Art Deco block refused

An extra floor a block of Art Deco style flats in Hove has been refused permission tonight. Neighbours sent in more than 60 letters against the extra floor for Hove Manor in Hove Street, raising concerns about the look of the extension which would add three flats onto the locally...

Have you seen missing teen?

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of Louise Marchant. Louise, 15, was last seen in the Three Bridges area of Crawley around 9.30pm on Tuesday (May 14). The Brighton teenager is white, 5ft 2in, of large build, with long blonde hair often worn up and she wears glasses....
Posted On 15 May 2019 at 6:47 pm

Neighbour’s support fails to win approval for loft extension’s cladding

A bungalow owner’s many applications and appeals over a loft extension reached a final conclusion on Wednesday afternoon when she was told her dormers could stay – but the cedar cladding had to go. Councillors said the dormers – vertical windows in the roof...

Brighton’s in-house environment cops dole out 128 fines in first month – half for litter and none for graffiti

Almost half the 128 fines issued by Brighton and Hove’s litter cops since the council moved the service in-house were for litter, new figures reveal. From 8 April, when the enforcement officers started issuing fines, to 7 May, 63 fines were issued for littering according to...
Posted On 15 May 2019 at 2:39 pm

Council staff to get new secure entrance to Hove Town Hall

9 Staff working at Hove Town Hall are set to get a new secure entrance as heightened security levels continue. An application has been submitted for a new card-entry door system so staff can bypass the two public receptions to gain entry into the building. At present, a security...
Posted On 15 May 2019 at 12:36 pm

Choccywoccydoodah went bust over ‘increased costs and declining margins’

Choccywoccydoodah went bust because of a “challenging trading environment, increased costs and declining margins” it was revealed today. Business advisory firm Quantuma confirmed it had been appointed by the Brighton chocolatier to place the company into voluntary...
Posted On 15 May 2019 at 11:20 am

Live events cancelled at Hotel Pelirocco following noise complaint

A Brighton boutique hotel which claims to be England’s most rock n roll has pulled all public live events following a noise complaint. Hotel Pelirocco in Regency Square has been hosting gigs and other performances for many years without incident. But a noise complaint...
Posted On 15 May 2019 at 11:07 am