Double the fine for litterbugs, urge Brighton and Hove Conservatives

Fines for litterbugs should be doubled, according to Brighton and Hove Conservatives as the party pitches its council budget proposals. The move would mean that the current £75 fine is increased to £150 and the £55 early payment rate rises to £110. Councillor Joe Miller, the...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020 at 10:35 pm

Hove bar’s licence suspended days after machete attack outside

A Hove wine bar’s drinks licence has been suspended less than a week after a mobile security guard was injured outside the premises in a machete attack. The Mixologist, formerly Misty’s, in Church Road, Hove, had a closed sign in the door and an official notice taped to the...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020 at 8:32 pm

Hammer-wielding Brighton shoplifter jailed for terrifying assault

A Brighton woman wielded a claw hammer when a shop manager tried to stop her walking off with a bottle of wine. Leila Le Fey, 40, tucked the wine under one arm and, when the duty manager Enoch Adetayo challenged her, Le Fey pulled the claw hammer out from under her other arm. Mr...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020 at 5:57 pm

Developer’s £260m Hove flats scheme to go back before councillors

Revised plans to build flats for more than a thousand people in Hove are to be looked at again by councillors next week. The developer Moda Living has reduced the number of flats in its plans from 581 to 564 on the site of the Sackville Trading Estate, in Sackville Road, Hove....

Mini charity fundraiser platform seeks Brighton hosts

A new charity fundraising platform is looking for people willing to raise money by putting on small events such as dinner parties, bbqs or picnics. Give a Dinner Party has chosen Brighton as its launchpad when it starts rolling out next month. It is now looking for founding...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020 at 2:59 pm

Drug dealers take advantage of Brighton party houses

An increasing number of holiday lets in Brighton and Hove are being used for illegal activities. The warning from Sussex Police appears in a report into issues with holiday lets going before the council’s Tourism, Equalities, Communities and Culture Committee (TECC) meeting...

Lighthouse Family Shine their Light at Brighton Dome

LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY + GEORGIE – BRIGHTON DOME 25.02.20 The usual lively audience filled the Brighton Dome last night, a very wide mix of ages, who had waited amiably for a Lighthouse Family reunion for nearly twenty years, and it was to prove well worth the wait. Tunde...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020 at 2:41 pm

Hove man wanted for recall to prison

A Hove man who was jailed for assault is wanted for recall to prison. Sussex Police said that George Burbidge, 22, formerly of North Place, Brighton, had breached the terms of his release licence. Burbidge was jailed for assault causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) for four years...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020 at 1:06 pm

Staff at two colleges to strike again in dispute over pay and conditions

Staff at two sixth form colleges in Brighton and Hove are to strike tomorrow for a fourth time in five months in a dispute over pay and conditions. The strike involves members of the National Education Union (NEU) at Varndean College and BHASVIC (Brighton, Hove and Sussex VI Form...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020 at 12:03 pm

The Murder Capital play the capital

THE MURDER CAPITAL – ELECTRIC BALLROOM, LONDON 21.02.20 The Murder Capital are, along with Fontaines DC, part of Dublin’s apparent post-punk revolution. However, like Fontaines DC, they are not simply copying a style, they are taking it further. We at the Brighton &...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020 at 11:00 am
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