Brighton’s ‘doughnut on a stick’ pays a tongue in cheek homage

Brighton’s “doughnut on a stick” – one of the nicknames for the British Airways i360 – has paid homage to some of Brighton’s other best-loved doughnuts to celebrate National Doughnut Day. Although the seafront attraction has been closed for the past couple of months because of...
Posted On 06 Jun 2020 at 10:01 pm

Hove man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Brighton

A man from Hove has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Brighton early on Thursday (4 June). Sussex Police said: “Police investigating a violent assault in Brighton have charged a man with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon. “Connor McHugh,...
Posted On 06 Jun 2020 at 3:12 pm

Brighton club sends hundreds of ‘ping-pong postcards’ to isolated members

A Brighton club that works with vulnerable children and young people has sent hundreds of “ping-pong postcards” to tackle isolation and keep a sense of community during the coronavirus lockdown. Since the middle of April, Brighton Table Tennis Club (BTTC) has sent more than 600...
Posted On 06 Jun 2020 at 2:01 pm

Conservative government grant supports safe reopening of our high streets

The Conservative government has given a £259,000 grant to provide the opportunity for the safe reopening of Brighton and Hove’s high streets. The money is being given to Brighton and Hove City Council – additional funding to support commercial areas to get our local economy back...
Posted On 06 Jun 2020 at 12:10 am

Safety fears as crowds return show need for local lockdown powers

In normal times, we welcome visitors to Brighton and Hove. We have a large tourist sector that helps drive our local economy and we’re proud of the local businesses, attractions and events that bring people to our city year after year. But we are still nowhere near to being back...
Posted On 06 Jun 2020 at 12:05 am