Council plans 200 more electric charging points across Brighton and Hove

More than 200 electric car charging points could be fitted to lampposts across Brighton and Hove in the next four months. Most of the charging points would enable drivers to charge their car over four to eight hours, with overnight charging permitted. Of the 207 charging points,...

100mph punk tunes from The Ramonas

THE RAMONAS + RIOT 77 + THE LIMEYS + BLOOMIN’ NORA – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 28.09.19 The Ramonas are certainly not strangers to the Brighton & Hove News Music Team as we have had the pleasure of seeing them live a number of times now…..and they never fail to...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019 at 6:59 pm

Palace Pier makeover boosts takings

Takings have risen 17 per cent at the Palace Pier in Brighton after a makeover for the bars and restaurant. The company that owns the pier said: “The first full year of trading since the upgrade … saw revenue up 17 per cent year on year. Conference and events business was up 37...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019 at 3:25 pm

Dearly Beloved tonight I reaffirmed my musical vows with Sebadoh

SEBADOH + DEARLY BELOVED – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 28.09.19 A wet and windy Saturday night in Brighton isn’t the best of times to be searching for a parking space before 8pm when parking restrictions are eased. The frustration of parking up on Marine Parade only to realise it...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019 at 1:59 pm

Woman takes photo of doorstep sex attacker

A young woman took this picture of a man who was following her before he went on to sexually attack her on her doorstep. At about 6am on Saturday 1 September the 26-year-old woman was walking home from Brighton to her home in Hove. Whilst walking past Sainsburys in Western Road,...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019 at 12:55 pm

Calls to close off city centre rat run

People living in a city centre street want to close one end to stop it being used as a rat run. Residents of Temple Street are sick of cars, mopeds and even HGVs using the one way street to avoid the traffic lights by Waitrose on Western Road. They are asking the council to close...

Man accused of raping two young women by preying on them while they were drunk

A man preyed on two young women he found alone, drunk and upset and raped them, a court heard this week. Mohammed Joinal, 29, is charged with two counts of rape, one in October 2017 and another in January 2018, both of which he denies. In both cases, the victims had been drinking...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019 at 11:55 am

Brighton Station taxi rank to move

After years of campaigning by residents, the Brighton Station taxi rank is finally to move to the back of the station. People living in Surrey Street, where taxis sometimes queue to get into the rank, have been asking for it to be moved from the front of the station for some...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019 at 11:38 am

There’s only one Bill Drummond!

‘White Saviour Complex’ / ‘Best Before Death’ – Duke of Yorks, Brighton 30.09.19 The intrigued souls hastily made their way in the rain to the Duke of Yorks Picture House located at Preston Circus in Brighton, in order to witness something a tad out of the ordinary. The...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019 at 1:48 am