Brighton pub’s bid to create new city centre roof terrace sparks fears of flying fag ends

Neighbours are opposing plans for a roof terrace on a city centre pub. Indigo Pub Company, owners of the The Eagle in Gloucester Road, want to remove part of the roof over a disused function room to create a partially covered terrace. Brighton and Hove City Council Planning...

Stealing Sheep rustling around the country

Liverpudlian group Stealing Sheep are heading around the country on their twelve date UK tour and will be bringing their experimental pop sound to Brighton, where they will be performing at CHALK Live (formerly known as The Haunt) on Saturday 7th December and the event runs from...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 3:30 pm

Disciplinary case against Brighton officer who ran over pedestrian dropped

Disciplinary action against a police officer who knocked down a pedestrian while responding to what he thought was a terror attack has been dropped. PC Russell Kyle quit Sussex Police due to the stress of the continuing action after pleading guilty to a criminal charge of...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 3:05 pm

Moulsecoomb parents see off another school sponsor – but more are lined up

Campaigners against the academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary School have seen off another potential school sponsor after the Step Trust announced it was no longer in the running. Parents waved banners and gave out leaflets when Step Academy Trust chief executive Mark Ducker and...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 2:13 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion agree four-year deal with young midfielder

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Steven Alzate has signed a new contract with the club. Alzate, who turned 21 last month, broke into head coach Graham Potter’s team for the recent Premier League match at Newcastle United. He has now agreed a deal which runs for four seasons,...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 2:00 pm

Free ID verification service for EU citizens available at Brighton Town Hall

Brighton and Hove City Council is launching a free identity checking service at Brighton Town Hall to help EU citizens complete their EU Settlement Scheme application. EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland citizens need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme if they...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 1:34 pm

Junior doctor faces jury trial for trying to frame love rivals

A junior doctor has been charged with perverting the course of justice by setting up fake social media profiles in the names of his love rivals to make it look as though they were guilty of harassment. Javed Saumtally, 26, appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court charged with...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 12:43 pm

Brighton accountancy firm wins two national awards

Brighton and Hove accountancy firm Crunch has won two national awards within days of each other. Crunch, Britain’s first online accountancy, was named the Large Firm of the Year at the Accounting Excellence Awards. Days later it won the prize for the Mid-Tier Firm of the Year –...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 12:40 pm

Charly Bliss to open mini-tour in Brighton

New York City’s Charly Bliss who are Eva Hendricks, Sam Hendricks, Spencer Fox and Dan Shure, have announced an exclusive four date UK tour in support of their latest ‘Young Enough’ album, and an appearance at Patterns in Brighton is included – Tickets available HERE....
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 12:35 pm

Pankhurst fire latest: Residents barred from nearby flats after safety checks raise concerns

Neighbours of a block of fire-ravaged Brighton flats will not be able to return to their homes for weeks while their landlord puts in extra safety measures at the request of the fire service. People living in ten homes in the block next to the one which caught alight on Friday,...
Posted On 04 Oct 2019 at 12:17 pm
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