Man to stand trial accused of stealing cash from cafe staffroom

A Brighton man has been charged with breaking into a cafe staffroom and rifling through a handbag to steal £45 in cash. Simon Hornby, 49, went into Wafflemeister in West Street, Brighton, on 20 September last year. He’s accused of going into the staffroom and looking...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 2:01 pm

Man charged with murder over seafront hit and run

A man has been charged with murder and attempted murder after a young man died after being hit by a car which ploughed into a crowd on Brighton seafront. Iftekhar Khondaker, 33, will appear at Brighton Magistrates Court tomorrow morning charged with the murder of Suel Delgado and...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 11:59 am

Greens aim to overturn budget cuts to support vital services

Today, councillors of all parties meet to set Brighton and Hove City Council’s budget. Our meeting happens as councils around the country have had 60p of every £1 axed as a direct result of central government cuts. Against this backdrop, this year the Labour council are proposing...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 11:12 am

An evening with Brian James of The Damned and John Wombat book signing, Q & A, meet & greet

Waterstones Brighton at 71-74 North Street, Brighton (opposite The Clock Tower) are presenting an evening with Brian James – founder member, guitarist and songwriter of legendary punk pioneers The Damned. Brian and his Biographer John Wombat will be answering all your...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 11:00 am

Another weekend of gales on the way – with hail also forecast

A stormy February is due to end with yet more gales and downpours – and with a chance of hail showers. The Met Office issued another yellow warning for wind starting at midday on Saturday for 24 hours. Gusts of up to 70mph are possible in coastal areas – and the BBC...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 10:40 am

Coronavirus self isolators given all clear

Everyone who was told to self isolate after coming into contact with a cluster of coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove has now been given the all clear. Public Health England (PHE) today said its actions in response to local cases are complete and had successfully stopped any...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 10:26 am

PINS making a welcome return to Brighton

PINS + YELLOW BRAIN + NATURE TV – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 20.02.20 Tonight, we were off to The Hope & Ruin on Queens Road in Brighton for our second helping of PINS. PINS were last in Brighton on 4th November 2017 at The Haunt when they were a quintet and we...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 2:32 am

Hurry! Don’t miss out on Girl Ray in Brighton

North London band Girl Ray return to Brighton TONIGHT (Thursday 27th February) when they play at CHALK in Pool Valley, in support of their second album ‘Girl’. Check out their new video for ‘Friend Like That’ HERE and then grab your tickets HERE. High quality, timeless pop songs...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 1:18 am

There was “something unreal” about The Script’s Brighton Centre performance

For me, The Script are a band full of teenage nostalgia. It took me back to 2010 when my friend and I would sit in her bedroom and listen to ‘Science & Faith’ on her CD player, both wearing beanie hats and singing ‘For the First Time.’ I decided to take my younger sister with...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020 at 12:25 am

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