Shoreham to get new bigger wharf

Cement and aggregates firm Cemex has been given planning permission to build a bigger and safer wharf for its new £30 million dredger. The wharf, in Shoreham Harbour, will be modernised in the coming months, with the new layout aimed in part at making lorry movements safer. Th...

Multimillion pound Old Ship hotel upgrade given green light

A Brighton seafront hotel has been given planning permission to carry out a multimillion-pound upgrade. The Old Ship Hotel will be able to have 54 more bedrooms, a standalone restaurant, six shops along the front of the building and a swimming pool with a retractable roof. The...

Hundreds of student flats on Moulsecoomb waste site approved

Plans for almost 400 more student flats at a site in Brighton have been approved this afternoon (Wednesday 6 November) despite concerns about more pressure on parking. The developer McLaren wants to put up a seven-storey building with 373 student bedrooms on a waste recycling...

Charly Bliss hit Brighton with a vengeance

CHARLY BLISS + BARRIE – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 04.11.19 I was first introduced to New York’s Charly Bliss when they performed earlier this year at The Great Escape new music festival on the launch of their second album ‘Young Enough’ and they showed enough...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019 at 4:11 pm

Mayor temporarily steps down to fight general election campaign

The Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Alexandra Phillips, is stepping back from all mayoral duties during the forthcoming General Election period. This is because she is standing as a political candidate in the election, which will take place on Thursday 12 December....
Posted On 06 Nov 2019 at 2:48 pm

New campaign asks for coats for the needy this winter

A campaign to collect unwanted coats to give to vulnerable people is launching in Brighton and Hove next week Volunteers from the Wrap Up Brighton and Hove campaign will collect old and second hand coats and distribute them to local charities that support vulnerable people...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019 at 1:58 pm

Abdul Deghayes murder trial jury hears friend’s desperate 999 call

The Abdul Deghayes murder trial jury heard a desperate 999 call made by the victim’s friend Colby Broderick. Mr Broderick fled the scene after his car Volkswagen Polo car crashed with Mr Deghayes slumped and bleeding to death in the front. Two hours after the stabbing he was...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019 at 12:55 pm

Burglar caught after escape route blocked by Brighton chippy owner

A burglar who smashed his way into a Brighton chippy plagued by break-ins was caught when he was locked inside by its determined owner. Francesco di Biase, 43, was caught on camera breaking into Preston Fish Bar in Beaconsfield Road in the early hours of 7 October 2019. He got in...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019 at 11:39 am

Words out! Brighton’s DITZ sign to Alcopop! Records!

Following a sold out launch show at The Waiting Room in London presented in partnership with DORK Magazine, Alcopop! Records are delighted to announce that they have signed hotly-tipped Brighton noise-rock band DITZ, and will release their new single ‘Total 90’ on November 6th...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019 at 11:28 am

BBC Question Time coming to Brighton in run up to general election

The BBC plans to record an edition of its long-running television show Question Time in Brighton next week. The politics panel show is due be recorded at Sussex University on Thursday 14 November for broadcast that night – four weeks before the general election. The university...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019 at 11:11 am
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