Brighton shop faces calls to be stripped of licence over stolen drink

A Brighton shop may lose its alcohol licence after facing accusations of selling stolen drinks. The licence holder was alleged to have bought bottles of wine from street drinkers who had stolen them from elsewhere – and then the bottles were put out on the shelves. Churchill...

Police dog gets his teeth into suspected drug dealer in Brighton

A newly trained police dog got his teeth into a suspected drug dealer in Brighton last night after the man ran off when officers stopped his car. Sussex Police said that two men were now in custody, having been arrested in the North Laine area after officers stopped them in...
Posted On 07 Aug 2020 at 3:57 pm

A new application for old phones in Brighton and Hove

While pottering around the beautiful village of Rottingdean recently, I spotted a phone box that had been converted into a little library. The deal is that you can take a book and then give one back to replace it so that the library remains stocked up. I thought this was a...
Posted On 07 Aug 2020 at 3:10 pm

Stamp duty holiday will help Brighton businesses

Many people have criticised the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s stamp duty holiday for including second home owners and investors. And while this appears to have been an oversight on the part of the government, the critics should think more deeply about this decision. A 3 per cent stamp...
Posted On 07 Aug 2020 at 2:25 pm

Uber finds new route to reach passengers in Brighton and Hove

The cab hailing app Uber has found a new way to reach passengers in Brighton and Hove, by buying Autocab, the software business that supports a leading local taxi firm. The move is expected to mean that Uber will own the booking and dispatch system used by Southern Taxis which...
Posted On 07 Aug 2020 at 2:05 pm