Conservatives cry foul over ‘spurious’ decision to reject petitions fighting to save green spaces

The Conservatives have criticised a “spurious” decision to prevent the public’s concerns about three “greenfield” sites in Brighton and Hove being aired at a council meeting. Councillor Steve Bell is so angry that he has written an open letter about it to Geoff Raw, the chief...
Posted On 12 Oct 2020 at 10:32 pm

Weeds are taking over and rendering pavements unsafe, warns Brighton councillor

Weeds are being allowed to take over the pavements of Brighton and Hove, making them unsafe, according to a Brighton councillor. Conservative councillor Alistair McNair said that he was concerned that surfaces were being damaged, causing a trip hazard. The Patcham councillor said...

Dozens living in shipping containers in Brighton to be moved on

Councillors raised concerns about future housing for people living in former shipping containers. Members of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Policy and Resources Committee asked for reassurances during a “virtual” meeting on Thursday (8 October). They agreed to allow...

Teenage woman charged with attempted murder

A teenage woman has been charged with attempted murder after a young man was attacked with a knife. Sophie George, 18, was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place following the incident just after midnight on Saturday. Police were called to Ryelands...
Posted On 12 Oct 2020 at 3:57 pm

Former Brighton residents sign to IDLES & Fontaines DC’s record label

Up until quite recently, Ethan Stahl from Gutter Knife and Joe McMahon were both happily residing here in Brighton. Then the bright lights of London town came-a-calling and the lads have now both joined Chubby Charles, Meg Brooks and Razor in Chubby and the Gang. The band have...
Posted On 12 Oct 2020 at 3:56 pm

The Old Market receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Brighton & Hove venue The Old Market has successfully received funding as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has...
Posted On 12 Oct 2020 at 2:34 pm

Brighton Dome welcomes support from Culture Recovery Fund

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF) has received vital support from Arts Council England’s (ACE) Culture Recovery Fund today. The registered arts charity has received two grants, part of ACE’s allocation from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s £1.57bn support...
Posted On 12 Oct 2020 at 2:14 pm