Decision due on £25m Hove flats scheme

The fate of a £25 million scheme to build flats and offices in Hove is due to be decided by councillors next week. The plans involve demolishing three buildings made up of six semi-detached houses in Portland Road, Hove, between the corner of Olive Road and the Portland Road...

Brighton & Hove event industry join ‘Light It In Red’

In collaboration with Brighton and Hove Council and many of the city’s event venues, The Brighton Event Professionals Independent Committee (EPIC) has joined the Light It In Red Campaign on Monday 6th July. At 9pm on this day, many of the city’s venues and outdoor event spaces...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020 at 5:12 pm

Brighton and Hove covid data to be published

The council is to publish a public coronavirus data dashboard so people can see how infections are rising or falling. Brighton and Hove City Council has just published its Covid-19 outbreak plan, which says access to accurate and timely data will be a priority. It says access to...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020 at 4:42 pm

Awesome Brighton band DITZ release first physical record

It’s official! DITZ have most certainly arrived! The Brighton quintet consisting of Cal (vocals), Anton (guitar), Caleb (bass), Sam (drums) and Jack (guitar), drop their first ever actual record tomorrow (3rd July 2020) on Alcopop! Records. In celebration of this, the fast-rising...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020 at 4:33 pm

£500 reward to find Brighton street fight suspect

A reward is being offered for a man who was badly injured in a Brighton street fight. Jack Davies discharged himself from hospital before police could question him about the fight in Oxford Street on Thursday, 11 June. When first interviewed by officers following the altercation...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020 at 3:44 pm

Further Sussex music and arts venues in trouble as a result of COVID-19

We are all too aware that the global Arts sector has been hit incredibly hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. We have reported on the Brighton & Hove situation, but just along the coast, the Worthing Theatres and Museum have announced their restructure consultation. Aman...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020 at 2:28 pm

Upside Down House extends lease to 2023

Brighton’s Upside Down House is now set to stay on the seafront until 2023 after the council extended its lease. The attraction opened last summer after being given temporary planning permission. Last month, the permission was made permanent, and the lease extended for...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020 at 12:30 pm

Brighton and Hove News commended at News Awards 2020

Brighton and Hove News has been commended at the News Awards 2020. The site was shortlisted for the Independent Community Website of the Year Award, sponsored by Google News Initiative and the ICNN (Independent Community News Network). The judges said: “A well-rounded content...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020 at 11:54 am