Murder suspect bailed by police investigating death of woman who fell from Hove flats

Police have bailed a man who was arrested after a Brighton woman fell to her death from the seventh floor of a block of flats in Hove yesterday (Saturday 18 January). Sussex Police said this evening: “A man arrested on suspicion of the murder of a woman in Hove has been released...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 8:15 pm

Two football fans charged after Brighton and Hove Albion match

Two football fans have been charged with criminal offences after Brighton and Hove Albion’s match against Aston Villa yesterday (Saturday 18 January). Sussex Police said this afternoon (Sunday 19 January): “Sussex Police have charged two men with offences following incidents at...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 6:36 pm

Woman who died in fall from Hove flats named as Brighton mother of two

A woman who died after she fell from the seventh floor of a block of flats in Hove has been named as Nicola Redman, 33, a mother of two, from Brighton. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Sunday 19 January): “The family of a woman who died after she fell from a block of flats in...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 6:23 pm

Triptych 2020 – Day 3 report

BEACH RIOT + HAPPY COUPLE + OUR FAMILY DOG – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 18.01.20 The Final day of Love Thy Neighbour’s Triptych event offering the likes of Beach Riot, Happy Couple and Our Family Dog. The night is once again hosted by the wonderful Hope And Ruin in their...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 1:29 pm

Why backing local firms is plain common sense

Is local business important? It should be to all of us who are looking to be employed locally and who want to keep our local businesses thriving in our city. My concern is there seems to be a trend under the Labour-run administration of Brighton and Hove City Council to outsource...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 11:45 am

More than just food for thought as Shelter Hall work nears completion

I am really excited that after two years of construction work, the new Shelter Hall is emerging from behind the hoardings. The original building has been demolished and the historic King’s Road arches and upper promenade have been strengthened to prevent the seafront road from...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 11:35 am

Brighton licensee criticised for breaching rules

A specialist grocers came under fire for selling alcohol without permission. Hui Weng, owner of 99, in Queen’s Road, faced a grilling from Brighton and Hove councillors at a licensing panel on Friday (17 January), after she applied to sell specialist Chinese, Japanese and...

Former Brighton and Hove Albion manager dies aged 88

Former Brighton and Hove Albion coach George Petchey has died at the age of 88. Petchey briefly took over as manager when Chris Cattlin was sacked towards the end of the 1985-86 season when Brighton were in the old Second Division – now the Championship. After a couple of outings...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 9:44 am

The Ramonas birthday bash – live and acoustic

THE RAMONAS – THE EGREMONT, WORTHING 17.01.20 The Ramonas – I love ‘em loud and I love ‘em quiet! An acoustic night had been planned out in Worthing to mark the band member’s birthdays, you see they all fall in January. This had been in the planning stages when I last...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 2:06 am

Brighton to lose another concert venue?

It is with sadness that we have to report the imminent possible closure of another established Brighton concert venue. A number of hours ago, we were made aware that the popular Richmond Bar and the above backpackers Home Brighton are to shut their doors. The announcement was...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020 at 1:08 am