Brighton and Hove council housing chiefs want blocks of flats for emergency use

Council housing chiefs are preparing to buy blocks of flats to use as short-term temporary homes in Brighton and Hove. The move comes after the cost of providing emergency housing soared from £1.2 million to £2.8 million over the past three years. They say that if a “business...

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Parallel Lines’ by Blondie (Selected Video) Classic Blondie,...
Posted On 13 Jun 2019 at 4:30 pm

Missing Brighton man found safe

A missing man from Brighton has been found safe, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 13 June). The force said: “Jay Shentall, reported missing from Brighton on Wednesday afternoon (12 June), has been found safe. “The 27-year-old was located in the city later that evening.”
Posted On 13 Jun 2019 at 3:57 pm

Brighton nursery given permission to replace old hut

A Brighton nursery has been granted planning permission to replace its old pre-fabricated hut with a new wooden building. Gingerbread Day Nursery, in Saltdean Park, faced opposition to its plans from its neighbour and business rival Boomerang Kids which is based in the grade II...

Butchers who give bangers to the homeless are targeted by vegan vandals

An independent Brighton butcher has been targeted by vegan vandals who threw red paint at his shop front and sprayed meat is murder on the pavement. Paul Clark of Clarks’s Meat and Poultry on Lewes Road discovered the damage when he opened up at 6.30am today. But the...
Posted On 13 Jun 2019 at 2:51 pm

Astroturf and standing desks – is this Brighton’s healthiest workplace?

A Brighton tech company has installed standing desks, astroturf and ping pong tables in a bid to become the city’s healthiest workplace. Hyve, a managed hosting provider, is investing £95,000 in its offices at The Colour Rooms on Richmond Parade. The newly refurbished...
Posted On 13 Jun 2019 at 11:34 am

Women targeted by tree root fraudster

Brighton and Hove women have been targeted by fraudsters who try to charge them for emergency work on tree roots which are supposedly damaging drains. Four women living in the city have been approached by someone pretending to be from Dyno-Rod asking them for £250 to hire...
Posted On 13 Jun 2019 at 11:11 am

Premier League 2019-20: Albion kick off at Watford again and finish at Burnley

The Seagulls will again start their Premier League campaign at Watford on Saturday 10 August. They then have two home games against West Ham and Southampton, before ending August away at champions Manchester City. Albion take on Spurs at White Hart Lane on Boxing Day and...
Posted On 13 Jun 2019 at 9:12 am