Hove newsagent wins right to sell achohol

A newsagent in Hove has been granted a licence to sell alcohol despite opposition from neighbours. More than 90 people objected to the licence application from Martin’s, in Richardson Road, Hove, which would have enabled people to buy beers, wines and spirits from 6am to 11pm....

Neighbours oppose new double yellow lines near Hove schools

Neighbours have complained that they will have fewer parking places if a new “safer routes to school” scheme goes ahead. They were also concerned about people with mobility problems having to walk further and said that there had been a lack of consultation. Four...

Photographer launches calendar celebrating ‘S*** Brighton’

A Brighton man is launching a calendar celebrating the less photogenic side of Brighton in answer to the perfect images pumped out on social media. Instead of reflections of the Pavilion, murmurations by the West Pier and a seagull eating someone’s chips, Bennie...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 6:02 pm

Brighton ticket clerk to bring her sell-out show to next year’s Fringe

A grandmother and mum-of-three will be performing at Brighton Fringe next year following the sell-out success of her inaugural one-woman comedy show. Brighton railway station ticket office clerk Tracy Savage had audiences crying and laughing when she performed ‘Every Wrong...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 2:26 pm

Sex offender who went awol arrested

Wanted man Dean Jackson has been arrested in Hove following a tip off. Officers acting on intelligence arrested him in Hove on Friday 15 November. The 32-year-old, of no fixed address, has since been charged with failing to comply with the requirements of his sexual offences...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 12:38 pm

Brighton man denies Reading Festival ticket Facebook scam

A Brighton man has denied trying to scam people out of hundreds of pounds by selling Reading Festival tickets which didn’t exist on Facebook. Daniel Fitzgerald, 22, of Blackman Street, Brighton, is charged with a string of fraud offences, all of which he denies. The first...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 12:25 pm

Brighton i360 gives £90m boost to local economy

The Brighton i360 has given a £90 million boost to the economy of the local area, according to a report published this morning (Wednesday 20 November). The independent report found that the seafront attraction employed more than 120 people directly and supported almost 450 jobs...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 11:16 am

Toy-themed bar plans to open in Brighton

A toyshop-themed bar is planning to open in Brighton in the former Jamie’s Italian restaurant in The Lanes. The Toy Shop Bar has applied for a licence to sell alcohol, stage live performances and play music until 3am on Fridays and Saturdays, until 2am on Thursdays and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 10:25 am

Council refuses to rule out building homes on Whitehawk Hill

Conservation campaigners have hit out at the council for refusing to take part of a nature reserve off a list of housing development sites. The Friends of Whitehawk Hill successfully fought Brighton and Hove City Council’s plans to build hundreds of low cost homes on...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019 at 10:09 am