Man wanted over claims of stalking woman in Hove

Police are trying to trace a man who is suspected of stalking a woman in Hove. Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 19 June): “Police are looking for Malcolm Howell, 52, who is wanted for interview over allegations that he has been stalking a woman known to him in Hove. “He also...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019 at 11:24 pm

Teenagers win praise as councillors put Brighton and Hove youth services under the political microscope

Teenagers from across Brighton and Hove have shared how youth work has helped them to grow in confidence. They said that they had learnt new skills, helped others, found paid work and become better at looking after their own health. They were praised by local politicians with...

‘Top Of The Alcopops’ festival review

ART BRUT + RAKETKANON + FRAUDS + HAGGARD CAT + GAFFA TAPE SANDY + FOXC**T – TUFNELL PARK DOME & BOSTON MUSIC ROOM, LONDON 17.05.19 Tonight’s ‘Top Of The Alcopops’ gig is essentially a showcase for the roster of Alcopop Records, which is a wondrously varied thing. On...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019 at 6:20 pm

Housing chiefs to spend £2.5m after 2,000 fire doors fail safety tests

Housing chiefs expect to spend at least £2.5 million replacing thousands of fire doors in blocks of flats across Brighton and Hove. They said that the risk to people living in council flats remained low despite the doors failing the test – to withstand fire for at least 30...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019 at 4:44 pm

Echobelly play acoustic set in Brighton

ECHOBELLY – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 21.05.19 It was always inevitable that this Echobelly acoustic set gig at The Prince Albert in Brighton was going to turn into a little bit of a nostalgia fest, and with set openers ‘Something Hot In A Cold Country’ and ‘Car Fiction’...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019 at 3:53 pm

Brighton man remanded over attempted rape in Pavilion Gardens

A Brighton man has been remanded in custody on charges of attempting to rape a woman and false imprisonment in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion. Andrew Ford, 23, a labourer, of Bramble Way, Stanmer Heights, Hollingbury, appeared this afternoon (Wednesday 19 June) at Brighton...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019 at 3:06 pm

Brighton disabled advice centre saved from closure thanks to charity grant

A Brighton advice centre for disabled people which was threatened with closure after losing NHS funding has been saved thanks to a charity grant. Possability People provided advice on benefits and other day to day living to thousands of disabled people a year. But when its NHS...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019 at 3:00 pm

Possability People has been saved for now, but Crowdfunders are no way to fund vital services

Charity, that is, sharing what you have with other people who need it, is an unadulterated good in a world in which many are in need. But, while charity is good and should be encouraged, it cannot be the way we run society. Nobody’s wellbeing should depend on the good...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019 at 3:00 pm

Hotel neighbours tell of drunk guests on their doorsteps

A city centre hotel caught breaking the rules of its current licence is facing a clutch of objections to its bid to keep its bar open later. Neighbours of Artists Residence in Regency Square, Brighton, say they already find drunk customers drinking on their doorsteps and leaning...

What we can learn standing side by side with our veterans

This year I feel very honoured to have had the opportunity to attend the D-Day 75 commemorations and combine this with being the city’s armed forces champion. I’ve visited Normandy before on many occasions in the company of three good friends who were D-Day veterans. This was my...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019 at 2:27 pm
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