Brighton man jailed after sex attack in Pavilion Gardens

A Brighton man has been jailed for carrying out a sex attack on a stranger in Pavilion Gardens. Andrew Ford, 23, of Bramble Way, Stanmer Heights, Hollingbury, targeted a woman who was so drunk that she could barely walk. Jennifer Gray, prosecuting, said that he used a choke hold...
Posted On 18 Mar 2020 at 2:06 pm

Glastonbury cancelled + Vive Le Rock Awards postponed

Sadly we at the Brighton & Hove News Music Team have to report that this year’s Glastonbury music festival has been cancelled. Read the official statement below: The Vive Le Rock Awards have been postponed from 1st April to until 18th November. Read the statement below: Visit...
Posted On 18 Mar 2020 at 11:56 am

Brighton coronavirus slowdown day 2 – live updates

More venues and schools have begun to close across Brighton as the city hunkers down for what could be weeks or months of social distancing and self isolating. Shelves at stores across Brighton and Hove continue to be stripped bare, with crowds of shoppers queueing before...
Posted On 18 Mar 2020 at 10:19 am

This year’s Brighton Festival cancelled and Fringe postponed

This year’s Brighton Festival has been cancelled for the first time since it was founded 53 years ago, and the Fringe festival postponed. Government advice for social distancing measures coupled with predictions the peak of the virus is due to start in May have led the...
Posted On 18 Mar 2020 at 10:07 am
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