Hove burglary suspect remanded in custody

A Hove man charged with burglary has been told to wait in prison until he appears at the crown court next month. Sussex Police said today (Monday 18 November): “Police have arrested and charged a man with committing a burglary at a flat in Goldstone Villas, Hove. “Linval Thomas,...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019 at 11:27 pm

Great expectations are met at The Men They Couldn’t Hang concert

THE MEN THEY COULDN’T HANG + 40 SHILLINGS ON THE DRUM + MATILDA’S SCOUNDRELS – THE CON CLUB, LEWES 16.11.19 The drizzle on a chilly Saturday night in Lewes couldn’t dampen my spirits as I made my way to The Con Club for what is becoming a regular date in the music calendar...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019 at 11:19 pm

Hugh Cornwell concert report

HUGH CORNWELL – BRUDENELL SOCIAL CLUB, LEEDS – 16.11.19 Exactly a year ago tonight Hugh Cornwell played the Concorde 2 in Brighton on 18th November 2018. This time around on his current tour, sadly there is no Sussex concert date! How do we get around this minor...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019 at 7:37 pm

Emergency housing in Brighton and Hove to be made more welcoming for poorest tenants

Homeless people given emergency housing in Brighton and Hove look likely to be offered better properties and facilities. The move follows a row between councillors about the trade-off between quality and cost at a time when the housing budget is expected to be £1.1 million...

OMD 40th anniversary world tour arrives in Sussex

OMD + MIG 15 – DE LA WARR PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA 17.11.19 It’s amazing how time flies! You know it’s virtually two years to the day since Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) performed at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea. The Brighton & Hove News Music...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019 at 4:23 pm

Freezing fog expected tomorrow morning

A severe weather warning for freezing fog tomorrow morning has been issued. The Met Office released the yellow be aware warning, which runs from 4am to 11a tomorrow, this afternoon. The warning says: “Visibility could be less than 100 m in places across parts of England and...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019 at 4:10 pm

Woman found unconscious at Brighton flats

Police have sealed off part of a block of flats in Brighton this morning after a woman was found unconscious. Police were called to Ashton Rise at about 11.30am after the woman was found unconscious but breathing. Shortly afterwards she regained consciousness and was taken by...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019 at 1:56 pm

Parents protest outside academy trustee’s workplace

Parents trying to stop the takeover of their primary school by an academy trust protested outside the workplace of one of its trustees. Hands Off Moulsecoomb Primary School waved banners and gave out leaflets outside Meyle in Shoreham, where New Horizons Academy Trust trustee...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019 at 11:08 am

All-year-round night shelter to open in Hove before Christmas

An all-year-round night shelter for the homeless is to open early next month, Brighton and Hove City Council said. The night shelter will be run by YMCA DownsLink and the Churches Night Shelter Project and funded by the council. It will be based at St Patrick’s Church in...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019 at 10:26 am

Former Brighton and Hove Albion trialist goes into Celebrity jungle

Former Brighton and Hove Albion reserve trialist Ian Wright arrived in the Australian jungle for the start of I’m A Celebrity this evening (Sunday 17 November). But many will be unaware of the former Arsenal and England striker’s Hove nightmare in 1984. Wright came on trial at...
Posted On 17 Nov 2019 at 9:57 pm