Woman raped in churchyard next to supermarket in Hove

A woman has reported being raped in a churchyard next to a supermarket in Hove, Sussex Police said this evening (Friday 1 November). The attack happened yesterday evening, police said, as they issued an appeal for witnesses. The force said: “Police are investigating after a...
Posted On 01 Nov 2019 at 10:06 pm

Dredging firm prepares for big new ship at Portslade wharf

A cement and building materials business will learn next week whether it can modernise its site at Shoreham Harbour. Cemex UK wants to spend £1.8 million making changes at its wharf, in Basin Road North, Portslade, so that it can receive more sand and aggregate from a big new...

College chiefs fear council hostel for rough sleepers will attract drug dealers

More than 5,000 students could be placed at risk from “county lines” drug dealers if plans to open a short-stay homeless hostel go ahead. That’s the warning from college chiefs in a letter to Brighton and Hove City Council. The council plans to convert two neighbouring properties...

The 2020 festival season will get underway early courtesy of The Great Escape

The Great Escape festival for new music has become internationally renowned for breaking the best and brightest new talent for over 14 years. It takes place each May at many venues throughout Brighton & Hove. They have now also recently announced that they will be providing...
Posted On 01 Nov 2019 at 4:54 pm

Management of Worthing Theatres, Museum and Art Gallery transferred from Council to independent charity

Today (1st November), the management of Worthing Theatres, Museum and Art Gallery was transferred from Worthing Borough Council to an independent charity. The organisations will now be run by Worthing Theatres and Museum (WTM), with Peter Cadwallader (local businessman and...
Posted On 01 Nov 2019 at 2:54 pm

Helium pop has arrived in Brighton

CHAI + GALANGAS – CHALK, BRIGHTON 30.10.19 With the onslaught of depressing weather, Brexit and a general malaise across the apathy filled country, there’s only one thing for it tonight and that’s to cheer oneself up and head on down to the ‘new look Haunt’ aka CHALK, in...
Posted On 01 Nov 2019 at 1:35 pm

It’s about Brexit and what’s best for Britain

The Prime Minister has fired the starting gun on a general election and he’s got every reason to do so. Some people have accused Boris Johnson of gambling recklessly but there’s the pressing problem of Brexit to resolve and it seems as though only an election will break the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2019 at 12:10 am

Taking pride in our areas

Fridays are when I get out and about in my ward. Sometimes you can find me at the foodbank in Craven Vale or whizzing around on the bus meeting people in their homes or in cafés to hear about their ideas to improve their local area or listening to problems that need fixing. I...
Posted On 01 Nov 2019 at 12:05 am