Labour: dealing with i360 debts is a distraction from Covid

A leading councillor has slammed those responsible offering a £36 million loan for the i360, calling the attraction a “doughnut on a stick”. Labour councillor Daniel Yates criticised the former Green administration and Conservative councillors for the decision which...

Crowds of teenagers dispersed from Hove Lawns

Huge crowds of teenagers were dispersed from Hove Lawns last night by police, leaving a trail of litter in their wake. Police used a dispersal order to move on the youths who had gathered on the hottest day of the year. The lawns have seen a spike of antisocial behaviour since...
Posted On 25 Jun 2020 at 10:33 am

Card fraud suspect captured on camera after Brighton burglary

A man suspected of fraudulently using a stolen card has been captured on camera shortly after a burglary in Brighton. Sussex Police released a security camera shot of the suspect as they try to identify and trace him. The force said: “Police in Brighton would like to talk to this...
Posted On 25 Jun 2020 at 9:38 am

Thug wanted over Black Lives Matter attack in Brighton

A thug attacked a man during a Black Lives Matter march in Brighton although the victim was nothing to do with the protest. The victim needed surgery after the attack which happened on the corner of Old Steine and Castle Square at the bottom of North Street. Sussex Police sai...
Posted On 25 Jun 2020 at 9:05 am

Parties show their true colours in debate about service for vulnerable children

Chaotic changes to home to school transport – and the unnecessary harms inflicted on some of our most vulnerable children – have exposed worrying shortcomings in the council under Labour. Conservatives spoke out before the catastrophe. We spoke up as it unfolded. And we have...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 7:12 pm

Our coronavirus response shows ways to end homelessness and provide affordable housing

Beyond the coronavirus pandemic, we are acting on housing recovery and regeneration. And the response to covid-19 points to actions that could end homelessness and provide truly affordable homes. Despite the social distancing guidelines, the coronavirus has enhanced our reliance...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 6:26 pm

Shelter Hall granted alcohol licence

A new food hall planned for Brighton seafront can sell alcohol once it opens. Two bars can operate out of the new Shelter Hall on the seafront after leaseholder Sessions Markets Ltd secured the licence after a hearing on Thursday, 11 June. The Licensing Panel, chaired by Labour...

Residents complain they’re no longer allowed to cut across Hollingbury Golf course

A war of words has broken out between Hollingbury residents and the new operators of the golf course as new restrictions on where people can walk across the course are brought in. Circle Golf took over the operation of Hollingbury Golf Course in April, during lockdown, but is now...
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 2:15 pm

Brighton neighbourhood to pilot anti-rat run scheme

A pilot scheme to stop traffic using a Brighton neighbourhood as a cut through is expected to start this summer as part of a response to travel changes in a post-Covid-19 world. Neighbours in Hanover are asking for measures to restrict traffic, possibly with the use of planters...

Three-day heatwave could end in thunderstorms, Met warns

Thunderstorms could break out tomorrow afternoon after three sweltering days, the Met Office has warned. It has issued a yellow severe weather warning starting at 4pm tomorrow and running until 9am on Friday, saying that although the likelihood is low, any impact would be great....
Posted On 24 Jun 2020 at 10:44 am