All three parties agree to challenge plan to convert Moulsecoomb school into academy

Councillors from all three political parties – Labour, Green and Conservative – have united to oppose plans to turn Moulsecoomb Primary School into an academy. They voted as one this afternoon (Monday 17 June) after a passionate debate about the aftermath of an Ofsted...

Brighton Marina big screen returns today

The “big screen” returns to Brighton Marina today (Monday 17 June) with four weeks of live sports events, family favourite films and even a special broadcast of a live opera. Sophie Chandler, managing director of Brighton’s Big Screen Events, said: “We are pleased to be able to...
Posted On 17 Jun 2019 at 5:15 pm

Brighton night club granted new premises licence for £1m move

A Brighton night club and music venue has been granted a licence for nearby new premises as it prepares to spend £1 million on the move. The Haunt is to vacate its current Pool Valley home to make way for the expansion of the neighbouring Grosvenor Casino, which has its entrance...

Hove family doctors rated good by inspectors

A Hove family doctors’ surgery has been rated good overall after an inspection by the government’s official watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). But the report urged Hove Medical Centre, in West Way, Hangleton, to tighten up safety procedures in a few areas saying that...
Posted On 17 Jun 2019 at 1:51 pm

Thunderstorms and torrential rain predicted as Met Office issues severe weather warning

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning that thunderstorms and torrential rain could sweep across a wide area that includes Brighton and Hove. The official forecaster said: “Thunderstorms may develop bringing torrential rain, hail and lightning to a few places, with...
Posted On 17 Jun 2019 at 12:48 am