Councillors reject £260m scheme for 800 homes in Hove

A £260 milion scheme to build more than 800 homes on a rundown trading estate has been turned down by Brighton and Hove City Council. The proposal included 581 flats, ten live/work units and 260 retirement flats on the Sackville Trading Estate in Hove, as well as shops and...

Brighton head pays tribute to ‘caring, thoughtful and gentle’ Minnie Rose

A Brighton head teacher has paid tribute to a “caring and thoughtful” 13-year-old girl who was found dead on Monday (8 July). Varndean School head William Deighan praised Minnie Rose Eastman who was found at her home in Islingword Street, Brighton. Mr Deighan said today...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019 at 4:16 pm

Permission given to build 242 truly affordable homes in Brighton

Environmental protests were promised as Brighton and Hove City Council approved plans for flats in Coldean Lane. The scheme involves building 242 homes on a triangle of land between the A27 and Coldean Lane as part of a joint venture between the council and the Hyde housing...

Lynyrd Skynyrd ‘Farewell Tour’ with Status Quo

LYNYRD SKYNYRD + STATUS QUO – THE SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY, LONDON 29.06.19 Tonight is the final UK date of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Last Of The Street Survivors” tour. The band are calling time on touring largely due to original member Gary Rossington’ poor health. They are reportedly...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019 at 3:00 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion under-23 coach joins Derby County

Brighton and Hove Albion under-23 coach Liam Rosenior has joined the coaching staff at Derby County. Albion said: “Brighton and Hove Albion under-23 coach Liam Rosenior has left the club to join Championship club Derby County as part of new Rams manager Phillip Cocu’s first-team...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019 at 2:52 pm

Neighbour drops noise complaint against Hove nursery after agreement

A neighbour who was taking a nursery to court because she said the children played too loudly has dropped the action after coming to a “pragmatic resolution” with its management. A three-hour hearing into Jayne Tibbotts’ complaint against Hove Village Day...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019 at 11:39 am

Girl, 13, dies suddenly at her Brighton home

A 13-year-old girl has been found dead at her home in Brighton, Sussex Police said this morning (Wednesday 10 July). The force said: “A 13-year-old girl has sadly died at her home in Brighton. “Emergency services were called to Islingword Street at 5.45pm on Monday (8...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019 at 11:02 am

Brighton vegan activist faces trial for confronting people wearing fur

A vegan activist from Brighton faces trial for confronting two people because she believed them to be wearing fur. Dylan Roffey, 24, of Terminus Road, Brighton, faces charges of assault by beating and using threatening or abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment,...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019 at 8:24 am