Anti-lockdown protesters plan mass gatherings in Brighton

An organisation is reported to be planning mass gatherings in Brighton to protest about the coronavirus lockdown. Flyers on social media in the name of the UK Freedom Movement have been advertising similar mass gatherings around the country. And the Daily Mail has said this...
Posted On 14 May 2020 at 9:07 pm

Rough sleepers to move out of Brighton hotels into university halls

Hundreds of rough sleepers are to be moved out of hotels and guest houses and into university halls of residence in the centre of Brighton. Most are expected to stay at the Phoenix Brewery halls where Brighton University has 298 rooms. A report to senior councillors said that the...

More cycle lanes likely in response to coronavirus crisis

More of The Lanes and the North Laine could be pedestrianised and a lane on each side of the A259 seafront road could be given over to cyclists under new plans. A stretch of the A23 is to be turned into a cycle lane and the eastbound A259 bus lane looks likely to extended so that...

Island Records ‘One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction’

Island Records is proud to announce the One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction in support of NHS Charities Together & Feeding America. Artists old and new, as well as friends of the label, have donated one-of-a-kind lots to raise funds for relief efforts. The event will be hosted...
Posted On 14 May 2020 at 6:25 pm

Brighton and Hove’s new mayor starts historic two-year term

A new mayor of Brighton and Hove has been elected this afternoon (Thursday 14 May) and is expected to serve a two-year term. It is the first time in the 23-year history of Brighton and Hove’s council that a mayor has been chosen for more than a year – and the move is part of the...
Posted On 14 May 2020 at 5:19 pm

Two charged over robbery of teenage cyclist in Peacehaven

Two people have been charged after a 16-year-old boy was robbed of his bike in Peacehaven last week. A 17-year-old boy from Hove has appeared in court – and a 25-year man from Brighton has been bailed to appear before magistrates in July. Sussex Police said today (Thursday 14...
Posted On 14 May 2020 at 2:54 pm