Brighton Pride halves rubbish with help from reusable cups

Reusable cups may have helped to halve the amount of rubbish collected after Brighton Pride in Preston Park. An environmental sustainability report going before the council’s Tourism, Equalities, Communities and Culture Committee said that last year more than 46 tonnes of...

Festival seeks new Brighton venue – away from helicopter landing site

The organisers of a dance music festival want to come back to Brighton but have asked for a new location away from a helicopter landing site. Land Beyond took place in East Brighton Park last summer but the first day of the weekender was a write-off after high winds damaged the...

Driver who sped at 75mph along Brighton seafront jailed for pretending it was imaginary friend

A driver was caught speeding at 75mph in a 30mph zone, then tried to blame it on someone who does not exist. Troy Pynn has been jailed after he was caught speeding twice at the same location on the A259 Marine Parade, Brighton. A black Audi A5 Quattro Sport activated a 30mph...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019 at 3:43 pm

Blood Red Shoes kick off UK winter tour in Brighton

BLOOD RED SHOES + QUEEN KWONG – CHALK, BRIGHTON 14.11.19 Brighton duo Blood Red Shoes, who are Laura Mary-Carter (guitar and vocals) and Steven Ansell (drums and vocals), are certainly moving in the right direction when it comes to gaining fans. I can recall that they...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019 at 12:25 pm

Hove woman wakes to find burglar lying on her bedroom floor

Do you recognise this man? Police would like to talk to him in connection with a burglary at a flat in Wilbury Avenue, Hove, last month. The woman resident woke up at 6.45am on 30 October and found a man lying on the floor of her bedroom. She shouted at him and he left the flat....
Posted On 15 Nov 2019 at 11:44 am

Cat survives 15ft fall and being trapped under car

A cat who survived becoming trapped in a car following a dramatic fall from a tree has been reunited with her owner thanks to her microchip. Six-year-old Bonnie was spotted plunging around 15ft from a tree in a churchyard in Brighton, Sussex, by a passing motorist last week. Upon...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019 at 11:38 am

Widow fined £1,000 for using late husband’s blue badge for nine months after he died

A widow who used her dead husband’s blue badge to park for free in Hove for nine months has been fined £1,000. Fiona Fforde, 51, of Storrington, was first caught using her late husband Grant Perkins’ badge in September this year, more than seven months since he had...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019 at 10:22 am

Millions of pounds to be spent trying to tackle Brighton’s homeless problems

Millions of pounds will be spent trying to reduce the number of people sleeping rough in Brighton and Hove over the next few years after a series of votes by councillors. They want to improve and expand the services on offer to tackle homelessness, taking advantage of extra...