Hove MP backs neighbours battling plans for seafront flats

Neighbours, councillors and Hove MP Peter Kyle have objected to plans to build 37 flats on the seafront. Labour MP Mr Kyle said that he was concerned about the way that the eight-storey block in Kingsway would affect the scheme’s neighbours. And more than 70 letters of objection...

‘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 – ‘Fistful Of Metal’ by Anthrax (Selected Video) This weeks...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 7:15 pm

Two charged over bottle attack on Korean student

Two people have been charged in connection with an attack on a South Korean student in 2017 in Brighton. On Sunday, October 15, 2017, a 20-year-old South Korean man was assaulted in North Street, suffering facial injuries. Officers have been investigating the assault and have now...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 4:52 pm

‘Best Of Brighton’ – A fantastic new night showcasing Brighton’s best Bands + Food & Drink + Art

Crikey! So what’s going down at the Concorde 2 in Brighton on Thursday 11th July from 7pm to 11pm? They’ve got decent local bands, local beer, local food, local drink and local art on offer adjacent to Brighton’s wonderful seaside. Local’s where’s...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 2:03 pm

Hundreds oppose council’s affordable homes scheme in Coldean

Hundreds of people have objected to the city council’s flagship scheme to build hundreds of affordable homes because of concerns over traffic and over-population. Brighton and Hove City Council’s joint venture with Hyde Housing to build 1,000 affordable homes has...

Brighton student’s anti-manspreading chair wins national award

A University of Brighton designer who created a chair to help stop ‘manspreading’ in public spaces has won a national prize. Laila Laurel, who will graduate from her 3D Design and Craft degree later this month, won the Belmond Award at New Designers in London, a major showcase of...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 1:14 pm

Two men arrested in Brighton for having imitation guns

Two men have been arrested in Brighton for having imitation guns, Sussex Police said today (Friday 5 July). The force said: “Sussex Police have arrested two men in Brighton for being in possession of a firearm. “Officers received reports of a man being in possession of a firearm...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 12:41 pm

Opposition to Moulsecoomb academy plans fails to sway schools commissioner

The Regional School Commissioner is pressing ahead with plans to turn Moulsecoomb Primary into an academy despite protests from parents, staff and politicians. Almost 2,500 people have now signed a petition against the plans, which were automatically triggered by an Ofsted report...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 11:56 am

Glam Rock superstars Slade announce rescheduled Brighton gig

The legendary Slade were due to perform at the Concorde 2 in Brighton last Christmas, but sadly founding member Don Powell had an unfortunate accident and so the gig was postponed. A new date has been announced. It is Saturday 21st September and there are a few tickets available,...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 11:46 am

Residents deserve a voice on water privatisation

Thirty years ago this week, the Conservative government privatised the country’s water supply, handing over public ownership of our water to private companies. The results have been disastrous. It’s estimated that since privatisation, our water bills have increased by 40 per cent...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 11:40 am
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