Brighton pub reopens after closing over coronavirus concern

A Brighton pub reopened yesterday (Thursday 17 September) having closed as a precaution because of concerns about the coronavirus. The Preston Brewery Tap – run by Sara Wilkinson and her business partner Kate Gregory – said on the pub’s Facebook page late yesterday (Wednesday 16...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020 at 11:58 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion see off Pompey in cup

Brighton & Hove Albion 4 Portsmouth 0 Albion saw off League 1 Pompey with ease at the Amex and progress through to the third round of the Carabao League cup. Alexis Mac Allister scored his first Albion goal just before the interval with a perfectly placed header to put Albion...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020 at 9:49 pm

BACA students given police escort after reports of machete man

Students at BACA were held in school and given a police escort home today after reports of a man with a machete in Lewes Road. Police received reports of an armed man in woodland near the Falmer school this afternoon at about 2.30pm. Brighton and Hove commander Chief...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020 at 6:01 pm

Flats above old department store approved

Councillors unanimously agreed to an extra floor on a former department store building. The plans for Hill House at 53 Western Road, Hove, involve changes to the existing roof extension to create eight extra flats and new terraces on the third and four floors. Work will also...

Demand for emergency food soars in Brighton and Hove during coronavirus lockdown

The demand for emergency food in Brighton and Hove has soared during the coronavirus lockdown, according to a leading charity. FareShare – the food poverty charity championed by Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford – is also expecting even more demand as the...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020 at 5:28 pm

Twin Hove flats plans approved

Two identical blocks of flats planned next to Hove Park have been given the go ahead despite opposition from neighbours. The majority of Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee voted to approve the two schemes for a block of seven flats on both 55 and 57 Goldstone...

Car reverses into police car after blue lights chase

A police chase ended when the pursued car reversed twice into the police car behind it. Two men have been arrested following the pursuit along Coldean Lane last night. Officers were made aware of a suspicious vehicle in the area, which they tracked to Coldean Lane. However, when...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020 at 5:02 pm

Covid cases linked to teen birthday party rises to 15

The number of students who have tested positive after attending an 18th birthday party or being in contact with someone who did has now risen to 15. Five students from Cardinal Newman and ten from BHASVIC are now confirmed cases as the city council continues to warn a local spike...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020 at 4:43 pm

Council set to take over rewilding Waterhall after prospective tenant drops out

The city council could press ahead with plans to rewild Waterhall Golf Course after the company which originally wanted to do it dropped out.  The unnamed community interest company was named the preferred leaseholder in January. But the company withdrew after a marketing...

Police arrest wanted man from Brighton

Police have arrested a wanted man from Brighton and brought him before a court. Harry Avis, 22, of Linchmere, in Swanborough Drive, Whitehawk, was arrested at the weekend and has been bailed to appear before a crown court judge next month. Sussex Police said: “A man who police...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020 at 10:24 am
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