Nineteen candidates battle for three Brighton and Hove seats at general election

Nineteen candidates have put themselves forward for the three seats in Brighton and Hove at the general election next month. Five politicians will battle it out in Brighton Kemptown, including three current or former members of Brighton and Hove City Council. Seven candidates...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 6:22 pm

Housing chiefs buying three sites in Brighton for council homes

Work is under way on buying three new sites for council homes in Brighton, councillors were told last night (Wednesday 13 November). Brighton and Hove City Council plans to buy three flats in Rugby Place from a private landlord and also wants to convert a commercial space under...

Pair arrested after car driven at two men on Brighton pavement

Two men have been arrested after a car was driven at speed at two other men on a pavement on Brighton seafront. Detectives are still looking for a third person who is believed to have been in the car – and they want the two men who were targeted to come forward. One of the men on...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 4:44 pm

THUMPER announce Brighton 2020 concert

THUMPER blow up airwaves across the UK and Ireland with their infectious pop grunge single, ‘(You’re Bring Me) Down’. ‘‘Down’ is a love song. It takes place in the afterglow of an argument. The tension in the song mounts as the narrator struggles to remember which side of the...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 4:41 pm

Excellent electronic music night with Free Love and pals

FREE LOVE + VIA TIRANA + FRUITY WATER – THE PRINCE ALBERT, BRIGHTON 13.11.19 My colleague and I had been waiting for this evenings gig with much anticipation as we had witnessed headliners Free Love perform live in Brighton as part of The Great Escape in 2018. They were the...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 2:49 pm

Defiant election candidate vows to carry on despite death threat

A defiant general election candidate has vowed to carry on despite receiving a death threat and having a tyre on his car slashed. Joe Miller, the Conservative candidate for Brighton Kemptown, said: “I will not be intimidated off the streets of the area in which I grew up.” The...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 2:17 pm

Hove escort agency closed for three months by police

A Hove escort agency has been closed for three months over noise, drunkenness, drugs and threats to members of the public. Magistrates passed a three month closure order on the premises in Rosa Court, Waterloo Street, Hove, occupied by Brighton Belles, on 12 November. The order...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 1:41 pm

Albion midfielder banned for six months for speeding in his Merc

Albion midfielder Yves Bissouma has been banned from driving for six months for speeding in his Mercedes on Hove seafront. The Malian international, who lives in Hove, was caught doing more than 30mph on Kingsway on 4 May this year. His case was heard in his absence at Crawley...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 12:59 pm

Jet suit pilot breaks his own speed record on Brighton beach

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Richard Browning! @takeonGravity are attempting to take human flight to new record-breaking speeds this #GWRDay. Stay tuned to see if they can do it! pic.twitter.com/OmkszEPSNk — GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) November 14, 2019 A jet suit...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 10:03 am

Met Office issues another wet weather warning

The Met Office has issued another wet weather warning with about half an inch of rain expected to fall today (Thursday 14 November). Much of it came down overnight with more expected from late afternoon in the Brighton and Hove area. The official forecaster said: “Periods of rain...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 9:06 am
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