Officials urge councillors to pull the plug on King Alfred deal

Councillors are being advised to pull the plug on a £228 million scheme to redevelop the King Alfred Leisure Centre and build hundreds of flats. The move comes after the housebuilder Crest Nicholson said in August that it would not be going ahead with the project. But the other...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 11:53 pm

Parking chiefs to assess requests for new parking zones

Nine more neighbourhoods have asked for parking zones for their communities in the past two years. Most, if not all, appear to have been prompted by displacement as new schemes have started in nearby areas. Now some of the communities look likely to have their requests assessed...

Bomb squad called to Brighton flat after drugs raid detectives find explosives

A bomb disposal team was called to a Brighton flat today after detectives carrying out a drugs raid found explosives. A stretch of Gerard Street, off Ditchling Rise, was cordoned off as the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal team were called in. Sussex Police said: “Officers acting on...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 4:28 pm

Premature deaths spur Brighton and Hove health chiefs to target inequality

Health chiefs are looking at ways to help people who are more likely to die prematurely because they find it harder to ask for the care that they need. People with learning difficulties and patients who are homeless are among those more likely to suffer an early death. The...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 4:22 pm

Beverley Knight ‘Knocks Me Off My Feet’ at Brighton concert

BEVERLEY KNIGHT – BRIGHTON CENTRE 01.10.19 It’s Tuesday night at the Brighton Centre and an excited audience are buzzing with anticipation, awaiting the arrival of Beverley Knight onto the stage. Beverley Knight is a UK soul singer whose influences include all the great...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 1:23 pm

NHS and council in talks over sale of Brighton General site for affordable housing

The NHS and city council are in talks over the possibility of part of the Brighton General site being sold to the council for affordable housing. Sussex Community NHS Trust has this week released images which show the terrible state of some of the buildings as it explains why...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 11:08 am

Happy Halloween at Brighton Open Market – Free families event

Happy Halloween at Brighton Open Market 31st October 2019 1-4pm   Brighton Open Market and the Balcony Studios, Marshalls Row, Brighton BN2 4GU   A free afternoon of trick or treating, wicked creative workshops, spooky storytelling, music and awards for the best costumes.     The...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 10:55 am

Missing man found safe

A missing man who was believed to be in Brighton has been found safe, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Andrew Jones, 38, who had not been seen since been he discharged himself from Worthing Hospital on Thursday morning (26 September), has been found and is safe.” Police...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 10:42 am

Eddie And The Hotrods singer has died

This morning it has been announced by the band, Eddie And The Hotrods, that their founding member and lead singer Barrie Masters has sadly passed away. The statement reads: “It is with extreme sadness we announce the passing of the legendary Barrie Masters. As you can expect,...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 10:22 am

Councillors call for clampdown on Brighton arms manufacturer

City councillors have called on the government to stop a Brighton company from making and exporting deadly bombs and weapons. They have written to Defence Secretary Ben Wallace MP demanding he carry out an investigation after weapon parts manufactured by EDO MBM Technology Ltd...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019 at 9:59 am
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