More than 10,000 people sign petition supporting Hove seafront venue

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition in support of a seafront venue in Hove. Rockwater, on the promenade in Kingsway, Hove, currently has a temporary licence to sell alcohol in a series of igloos and shacks and wants to make it permanent. The petition on the website 38...

Brighton chip shop owner seeks late-night drinks licence

A seafront chip shop owner wants a licence to sell takeaway drinks as well as to serve beer and wine with a fish supper. Ali Akbar, owner of the Best Fish and Chips, in King’s Road, Brighton, wants to alcohol on the menu for seated customers in the restaurant area of his shop...

The Great Escape 2021 will be from 12th to 15th May – First 50 acts announced!

The Great Escape has announced the FIRST FIFTY acts to play the internationally renowned new music festival in Brighton, from 12 – 15 May 2021. The Great Escape festival 2021 will include hotly tipped break-out artists such as Arlo Parks, Holly Humberstone, BERWYN, Pa...
Posted On 20 Nov 2020 at 3:45 pm

Flat owners ‘trapped’ by cladding red tape

New regulations brought in to improve fire safety after the Grenfell fire have inadvertently left flat owners trapped in near-unsellable homes. After the Grenfell tragedy in June 2017, new rules were implemented by the bodies representing banks and surveyors in a bid to ensure...
Posted On 20 Nov 2020 at 2:13 pm

Concorde 2 announce 14 socially distanced shows!

Brighton’s famous Concorde 2 music and club venue have announced a series of socially distanced events for this December and tickets are on sale right now! This will surely brighten up your festive season and bring some music back into your lives! All shows will be fully seated...
Posted On 20 Nov 2020 at 1:56 pm

Troubled Brighton store drops request for drinks licence

The owner of a Brighton shop where smuggled cigarettes were on sale has withdrawn his application for a drinks licence. The application – from A Nifty Store in Preston Road – was due to have been decided by a Brighton and Hove City Council licensing panel on Monday 23 November....

Brighton store loses licence over fake prosecco

A shop owner who had 90 bottles of fake prosecco on sale in his shop has lost his alcohol licence. Awarah Shikha, 28, who runs Sabina Mini Market, in Tivoli Crescent, Brighton, has 21 days to appeal against the decision to remove his licence. The decision to revoke the...