Desperate armed robber holds up Hove opticians

A “desperate” robber held up an opticians in Hove, demanding money while armed with a pair of scissors. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at an optometrists in Church Road, Hove. “About 10.20am on Wednesday 27 November, a man entered...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019 at 9:25 pm

Developer vows to target professionals not students with new shared house in Brighton

A property developer told planners that he wanted to build a shared house in Brighton for young professionals not students. Project manager Simon Lovering said that the owner had no intention of making the proposed five-bedroom house at Fiveways a student let. And at Brighton...

Sixth formers quiz general election candidates at hustings in Hove

Students at a sixth form college in Hove grilled five candidates who are standing in the constituency in the general election next week. The sixth formers asked about tuition fees, Brexit and government borrowing at the event hosted by Newman College in The Upper Drive, Hove,...

Temples ‘Mesmerise’ Brighton audience

TEMPLES + UNEXPECTED GAINS – KOMEDIA, BRIGHTON 02.12.19 Just emerging, with anticipation from a studio exile and recording the new album ‘Hot Motion’ and with a European stint of the tour behind them, Temples kick off their UK shows with the first stop being The Komedia in...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019 at 6:21 pm

Coach House went bust after kitchen staff quit, court hears

The Coach House went bust two days after its entire kitchen staff walked out, a court heard today. Father of the bride Simon Wharne took Coach House Brighton Ltd and its sole director, Nikola Beric, to Hastings County Court to pursue a small claim for the £3,000 he had paid for...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019 at 5:56 pm

Third man arrested by Brighton seafront murder detectives

A third person has been arrested by detectives investigating the death of a man who was hit by a car on Brighton seafront. Suel Degado, 20, died on Monday (2 December) after he was struck by a car early on Sunday (1 December). Two other people remain in hospital after a BMW car...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019 at 5:37 pm

‘Close Encounters’ with Bat For Lashes in Brighton

BAT FOR LASHES – ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH, BRIGHTON 28.11.19 Bat For Lashes concerts are always far more than just a ‘gig’, and tonight is no exception. The setting is Brighton’s magnificent St Bartholomew’s Church, which is widely believed to be the tallest church in...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019 at 4:14 pm

Ammonia leak closes city centre road

UPDATE: people have been warned to avoid a busy city centre road because of an ammonia leak this evening. Firefighters were called to the empty shop in Terminus Road near Brighton Station at lunchtime. Shortly before 8pm, the city council announced it was an ammonia leak. A...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019 at 4:00 pm

‘Have I Told You Lately’ about Van Morrison in Brighton

VAN MORRISON + JAMES HUNTER – BRIGHTON DOME 03.12.19 The six-piece band walked on stage without fanfare at Brighton Dome last night, Van Morrison following shortly afterwards and immediately launched in to ‘Three Chords And The Truth’. His first song, the title track from...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019 at 2:35 pm

Police appeal for help finding missing Brighton teenager and friend

Police have issued a public appeal for help to find a missing teenage girl from Brighton and her friend from Southbourne, near Chichester. Chanelle Swanson, 17, and Maisie Farley, 16, both went missing on Monday afternoon (2 December) and are believed to be together, Sussex...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019 at 9:52 am
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