Hundreds of rough sleepers to be moved into new emergency housing

Hundreds of rough sleepers will need to move out of halls of residence and other emergency housing as students return to Brighton University and other contracts run out next month. Councillors have agreed to find alternative places for them to stay as part of the effort to...

Music Venue Trust statement on indoor events

The Government has announced that socially distanced live performance events will be permissible in English grassroots music venues from Saturday 15 August 2020. Unfortunately, it remains the case that the vast majority of grassroots music venues are not financially able, or even...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020 at 4:16 pm

Brighton woman jailed for burglary and fraud

A Brighton woman has been jailed after a spate of burglaries across Brighton and Hove and fraudulently using bank cards stolen during break ins. Toni Deerans, 37, of Preston Road, Brighton, was jailed for 18 months by Judge Shani Barnes at Hove Crown Court last Friday (7 August)....
Posted On 14 Aug 2020 at 12:56 pm

Wanted Brighton man arrested

A wanted man from Brighton has been arrested, Sussex Police said. The force said: “A man wanted in connection with a robbery and two residential burglaries in Brighton has been arrested. “Daniel Meehan, 27, was detained by officers from the Brighton Tactical Enforcement Unit on...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020 at 10:59 am

Report promised on Old Shoreham Road cycle lane

People concerned about the future of a new cycle lane will have to wait a few more weeks before councillors take a more in-depth look into its future. The controversial lane between Hove Park and the Portslade border along the Old Shoreham Road was put in place in May after...