Police appeal for help to trace missing woman from Hove

The police have issued a public appeal to find a missing woman from Hove. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 15 October): “Sussex Police are searching for a missing woman from Hove. “Joanne Bennett, 38, has not been heard from since around 2pm on Monday (14 October). “She...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 8:55 pm

Breaking ‘Boundaries’ from Copenhagen to Brighton

Blimey! We’ve got wind of another FREE gig going down in Brighton! This time around it’s featuring a quintet from Denmark going by the name of Boundaries and this will be their first time in England. “Despair, harmonies and ripping guitar: Boundaries is the sound of new...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 5:01 pm

SuperGlu bring their strong fast-acting adhesive sound to Brighton

SUPERGLU + DEMONSTRATIONS + SAVING THROW + NAGASAKI DOG – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 14.10.19 As I mentioned in the preview for tonight’s headliners – “SuperGlu is a name certainly not one to be sniffed at!” They have set out on a 10-date UK tour, which...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 3:58 pm

Brighton’s tourism chief blasts council for ignoring road scheme objectors

A leading figure in the tourism sector has slated Brighton and Hove City Council for ignoring concerns about pollution, congestion and economic harm as it pushes ahead with a controversial road scheme. Tourism and hospitality bosses are among those concerned about phase 3 of the...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 3:17 pm

Fire dangers of wooden balconies highlighted just weeks before Pankhurst blaze

A directive about the fire risk of wooden balconies was made just weeks before flames ripped through timber cladding to engulf a Brighton block of flats. Cladding is now being stripped out and fire blocks in the roof improved so fire cannot spread so quickly in neighbouring...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 1:50 pm

‘Controversial’ graffiti consultation asks if businesses and homeowners should be charged for removing tags

The council has launched a special public consultation today on its proposals to tackle the scourge of graffiti and tagging in the city. Everyone – including residents, businesses, landlords, businesses, Local Action Teams, community groups, council teams and other stakeholders...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 12:32 pm

Rockinghorse Ball raises £100k for children’s charity

The annual Rockinghorse Ball has raised more than £100,000 for the Brighton charity which supports some of the most poorly children in the area. Guests heard the moving story of a seven-year-old girl whose parents spoke about the treatment and support she had had after having...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 12:19 pm

College staff strike over below-inflation pay rises

Two Brighton and Hove colleges could close on Thursday as staff strike over pay. The National Education Union (NEU) has called the nationwide strike in response to what it says is government under-funding of the sector, which has led to below-inflation pay rises. Also at issue...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 10:37 am

Bomb squad searches house after suspected gunman, 61, arrested

A 61-year-old Brighton man has been arrested for firearms offences after armed police raided a house in a pre-planned raid last night. A Royal Navy bomb disposal unit is now helping police search the house in Richmond Road, Brighton. The road was sealed off last night while...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 9:53 am

Brighton eco-supermarket told to stop olive oil refills

A Brighton supermarket has been told it has to stop dispensing olive oil refills because it’s against the law. Hisbe discovered this month that it was unknowingly falling foul of EU legislation implemented in 2012 which says olive oil must only be sold in a sealed bottle or...
Posted On 15 Oct 2019 at 9:31 am
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