Busy Brighton pub locked down after car crashes into house and causes gas leak

A busy Brighton pub was locked down this evening after a car crashed into a house, causing a gas leak. The car smashed into the property in Bedford Place by the corner of Bedford Square, near Brighton seafront. Some nearby homes were evacuated and customers were told to leave or...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 10:44 pm

‘Automatic’ brave the storm on a ferry boat to play live in Brighton

AUTOMATIC + THE FAMILY FAITH + POLITEBURO – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 11.02.20 Los Angeles post-punk trio Automatic were appearing at The Hope & Ruin in Brighton as part of their 15 date European tour. The ticket sales had gone so well that this was an upgrade from...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 5:04 pm

‘Instagram-worthy’ vegan restaurant to open in former cannabis cafe

A vegan restaurant is to open in the former Canna Kitchen unit next month. Canna Kitchen, the UK’s first cannabis restaurant, closed in May last year after being raided by police. Yesterday, it was announced owner Sammy Ben Rabah has been charged with supplying cannabis....
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 2:59 pm

Disabled bus passes to be valid round the clock

Bus passes for disabled people are being extended to allow travel at any time. A deal between the city council and Brighton and Hove Buses sees the pass extended to allow travel between 4am to 9am on weekdays, in addition to the current 9am-3.59am passes. The deal is expected to...

Emergency shelter to open every weekend

An emergency shelter for rough sleepers will open  at weekends to plug gaps in services. The Severe Weather Emergency Protocol, known as SWEP is triggered when there are severe weather warnings and the temperature drops to a “feels like” freezing level. The open drop...

Have you seen missing hippo?

A series of spoof missing pet posters featuring hippos, goldfish and sharks have been put up around Hove. The posters were up on trees and lamp posts in New Church Road, along with a brief history of how each went missing and fake mobile phone numbers. One said: “I have...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 1:02 pm

An enjoyable night out with Anna Meredith in Hove

ANNA MEREDITH + RYAN VAIL & ELMA ORKESTRA + FRÖST – THE OLD MARKET, HOVE 10.02.20 Anna Meredith appears at The Old Market in Hove as part of the venue’s multi-genre ‘Reigning Women’ season of shows, and with her she brings support acts Fröst and Ryan Vail & Elma...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 12:28 pm

Drug dealer jailed for barging old lady into scaffolding pole as he fled police

A cannabis dealer who barged an old lady out of the way while fleeing an off-duty policeman he had offered drugs to has been jailed for 14 months. Abbas Ahmad approached Special Constable Peter Marshall in York Place, Brighton, on the afternoon of Friday 6 September last year and...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 11:41 am

Brighton Science Festival joins forces with British Airways i360 over half-term break

The Brighton Science Festival has joined forces with British Airways i360 for a hands on half-term holiday week of activities. The link up promises activities ranging from rocket workshops to coding and hacking for girls – and “fizz-pop” science. And everyone who goes to one of...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 11:36 am

Mariah Carey to headline this year’s Pride

  Mariah Carey will headline this year’s Pride, it was announced this morning. Mariah will top the bill in Preston Park on Saturday, 1 August, the first time she has ever performed at a Pride event in the world. The news follows yesterday’s announcement that the...
Posted On 14 Feb 2020 at 8:41 am
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