Intermission … Brighton cinemas on coronavirus shutdown though three stay open for today

A Brighton cinema complex has closed until further notice in response to the government’s guidance on the response to the coronavirus. But Cineworld, at Brighton Marina, the Duke of York’s, at Preston Circus, and Duke’s at Komedia, in Gardner Street, are staying open today and...
Posted On 17 Mar 2020 at 12:10 pm

Woman arrested after street fight

A police cordon was put up in a quiet Brighton road after a fight between two women spilled out into the street. The fracas began in the early hours of yesterday morning and ended with one of the women being taken to hospital with head and face injuries. A police spokesman said:...
Posted On 17 Mar 2020 at 10:12 am

Brighton battens down the hatches

Brighton Station was deserted this morning as the city began a lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus. Yesterday, prime minister Boris Johnson announced a range of new measures including urging people to work from home and avoid pubs, clubs and theatres. Anyone with either a...
Posted On 17 Mar 2020 at 9:36 am

Time to clear the air over the Valley Gardens project

This is an open letter to Councillor Pete West, the Green opposition spokesman on the council’s Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee. The Amex Area Neighbourhood Action Forum is a resident group made up of a good many Green and Labour party and “independent” ward...
Posted On 17 Mar 2020 at 12:05 am
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