Brighton Centre move is officially put on hold

Changes in shopping habits could mean that a new and bigger conference and entertainment venue could remain in the centre of Brighton. Plans to build a 10,000-seat venue at Black Rock are now on hold for a year after members of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Policy and...

Black Rock and Brighton Marina entrance to be given multimillion-pound makeover

Improved access to the Marina and a regeneration of Black Rock is on the way, councillors were told last night (Thursday 5 December). Even if a new arena is not built at the site, work to improve the area and make it more accessible will move forward next year. More than 200...

Cost-cutting school transport changes send budget soaring

Controversial changes to cut the cost of home to school transport have proved to be a false economy, councillors were told last night (Thursday 5 December). Instead of saving money, Brighton and Hove City Council’s home to school transport service is now £840,000 over budget....

Brighton man spared prison for driving while disqualified

A Brighton man has been spared prison after he admitted driving while disqualified twice in a matter of months. On the first occasion Colby Broderick was trying to take Abdul Deghayes to hospital after his friend was fatally stabbed just off Elm Grove in February. Broderick, 26,...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019 at 7:18 pm

Frank Turner announces Brighton concert date

Yes folks on the back of his successful sold out De La Warr Pavilion show in Bexhill last month (read our review HERE), Frank Turner has now announce an appearance at the Brighton Dome Concert Hall next March – grab your tickets HERE. He will be touring in support of his...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019 at 5:24 pm

Dido – Brighton Centre concert review

DIDO + SONIA STEIN – BRIGHTON CENTRE 04.12.19 It’s a very chilly night down by the seafront when I arrive at the Brighton Centre. But I’m happily greeted with warmth and small talk as I take my very comfortable seat within the concert hall and wait for the night...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019 at 2:03 pm

Citizens Advice Brighton and Hove celebrates 80 years with call for more volunteers

Citizens Advice Brighton and Hove’s longest serving volunteer helped celebrate its 80th anniversary by cutting the birthday cake this week. Janet Stenning, 85, has volunteered with the support service for 35 years – longer than some of its current volunteers and...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019 at 1:37 pm

Time called on Trafalgar Wines

Steve Foster and his wife Sarah ran Trafalgar Wines in Trafalgar Street for 36 years until they closed the business in October and moved to Patcham. They have many happy memories but Steve also recalls times which were difficult, even dangerous, demanding a cool head and all his...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019 at 1:15 pm

One week left for community groups to bid for grants from Pride Social Impact Fund

Community groups in Brighton and Hove have one week left to bid for grants from the Pride Social Impact Fund this year. The fund has a pot of more than £30,000 to give out in grants – of up to £1,000 – for grassroots groups in need of support. The fund said that the money comes...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019 at 12:30 pm

Oatly wall won’t be used for ads while agency in talks with council

The agency behind the Oatly mural in the North Laine says no more ads are planned there while it talks to the council about the future of the wall. Hoxton-based Global Street Art applied last month for planning permission for the vegan ice cream ad on the building on the corner...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019 at 10:32 am
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