Brighton MP announces first Green ‘new deal’ bill

As thousands gather for what is expected to be Britain’s biggest climate demonstration yet, MPs Caroline Lucas and Clive Lewis are launching the first legislative attempt to introduce a Green “new deal” bill in Parliament. According to the Green Party, the bill aims to transform...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019 at 7:13 pm

‘Lips Can Kill’ tour is heading to Brighton

I suspect that the guys at Angel Promotions concert promoters are seriously buzzing at the moment as they have managed to secure four acts that certainly take no prisoners! It’s billed as the ‘Lips Can Kill’ tour and will be taking place at The Prince Albert (48 Trafalgar Street,...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019 at 6:30 pm

A little less conversation, a little more action urged as councillors debate rough sleeping

Former council leader Mary Mears urged housing chiefs to spend less time on strategies for tackling rough sleeping and homelessness and more time taking action. Councillor Mears said that over the years she had seen so many strategies that she suspected there was a vault...

Pip Blom to perform at CHALK LIVE in Brighton

Pip Blom and her band are set to return to Brighton on Thursday 17th October, having performed a buzzing set at The Hideout as part of this May’s Great Escape new music festival. This time around they will be performing their biggest headline show to date, as they will be rocking...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019 at 5:30 pm

Prolific Hove burglar jailed for eight break-ins

A burglar from Hove has been jailed for a year after he pleaded guilty to a spate of break-ins in the town over the summer. Muhammed Ahmed, 35, of Ingram Crescent West, Hove, was jailed at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Wednesday 18 September) for eight burglaries. He was...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019 at 5:07 pm

Plea to help people in temporary housing with bedding, laundry and wifi

People moving into temporary homes should be provided with basic kitchen equipment and bedding, according to councillors. Now the idea is being looked into by housing chiefs. The move comes after Green councillor Amy Heley and Labour’s Nichole Brennan asked Brighton and...

Ten self-build homes planned for Brighton cul de sac

A local self-build group looks likely to be offered two small plots of land for homes in Brighton. The Bunker Housing Co-op is expected to lease the sites in Dunster Close, Hollingdean, from Brighton and Hove City Council. The group has already drawn up a business plan aimed at...

Man charged with dragging dog from owner’s car

A man charged with the theft of dog which was dragged out of its shocked owner’s car is wanted by police after failing to appear at court. Edward Connors, 24, from Peeks Brook Lane in Horley, was due to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court this morning charged with stealing...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019 at 2:19 pm

Brighton and Hove council backs call to make pavement parking illegal

A proposed clampdown on pavement parking has been welcomed by Brighton and Hove City Council which said that it currently lacked the power to tackle the problem properly. The council said: “At present, it’s only illegal to park on pavements in London, with those caught being hit...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019 at 1:38 pm

Plans to buy back more council homes approved

More former council homes are expected to be bought back by Brighton and Hove City Council after a committee voted to extend a multimillion-pound budget. The Housing Committee aims to extend its budget by £3 million – to £10 million – to buy back former council houses...