Council repairs van in high speed police chase

The police helicopter was scrambled when a council repairs van failed to stop by The Level and was chased all the way to Whitehawk by police. The van, owned by council contractor Mears Group, was taken from Richmond Terrace just after 9am on Wednesday. It was chased at high speed...
Posted On 31 Jan 2020 at 9:45 am

Student Action for Refugees charity gig with Black Honey at Green Door Store

BLACK HONEY + OPUS KINK – THE GREEN DOOR STORE, BRIGHTON 29.01.20 The Green Door Store hosts this evening of musical talent under the station in it’s very trendy and almost crust-punk Esq venue. We are invited to come and ease the January blues with a one off show...
Posted On 31 Jan 2020 at 12:21 am

Global Britain offers fresh hope outside of the EU

No matter how each of us voted in the referendum back in 2016, today a new day is dawning as Britain leaves the European Union. It is vital that we move forward together and create a “global Britain” as a force for good, unfettered by the frustrating protectionism imposed by...
Posted On 31 Jan 2020 at 12:10 am

We owe it to Holocaust survivors to never forget

It was incredibly moving to be at the Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in Brighton this week. It is a day of remembrance and an opportunity to remember the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, alongside all those murdered in the genocides since. It is also a chance to...
Posted On 31 Jan 2020 at 12:05 am

Councillors back plans to welcome more child refugees to Brighton and Hove

Councillors backed plans to welcome more child refugees in Brighton and Hove days after Holocaust Memorial Day. The cross-party motion won support from Labour, Green and Independent councillors. Green councillor Leo Littman made the case for Brighton and Hove City Council’s...

Steep hillside prompts developer to revise housing plans at Brighton site

A controversial housing scheme in Saltdean is back before planners because the land is so steep. The scheme, to build 32 homes on land off Falmer Avenue, was granted planning permission on appeal in 2017 after Brighton and Hove City Council initially rejected the application....

Decision due on 30 flats for young people on Brighton estate

Officials are urging planners to approve 30 low-cost homes for young people on a scrap of land behind a row of shops in Brighton. A decision on whether to grant planning permission for the flats is due to be made by members of Brighton and Hove City Council next week. The...

Bong leaves Albion for pastures new at Forest

Gaetan Bong has left Brighton and Hove Albion after nearly four and a half years at the club. The Cameroon international joined on a free transfer after playing for Wigan. Head coach Graham Potter said: “I have only worked with Gaetan for six months or so but I do know all about...
Posted On 30 Jan 2020 at 7:41 pm

Two doorstep conmen prompt warning from Portslade councillor

Two bogus workmen have been reported calling on unsuspecting people in Mile Oak, a Portslade councillor warned today (Thursday 30 January). His warning was echoed by Sussex Police which said that doorstep fraudsters conned residents out of money “to carry out work on the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2020 at 5:10 pm

Let’s have a ‘Summer Party’ with Nancy & The Dolls

Everyone’s favourite ‘Daughters Of Anarchy’ – Nancy & The Dolls will be back in Brighton this summer. You might not recognise the new name, but this is indeed the next stage on the musical journey of the former Sex P*ssed Dolls. Brighton will be taken by storm as the...
Posted On 30 Jan 2020 at 3:46 pm