Hove pharmacy offers private covid tests

A Hove pharmacy is now offering private covid tests for people who need a certificate for work or travel. Well Hove, based in the Waitrose in Nevill Road, will ask customers to pre-book the test online, confirming they have no symptoms before offering an appointment. Testing kits...
Posted On 30 Nov 2020 at 11:22 am

Support bubbles? Brighton Marina to open 40 igloos on car park roof

Brighton Marina plans to transform the top deck of its car park into a new winter attraction, with 40 igloos hosting families and support bubbles while maintaining social distancing. The new venue will offer food and films as well as Father Christmas for families with children –...
Posted On 29 Nov 2020 at 12:35 pm

Level cordoned off after sex attack

A woman was sexually assaulted as she walked home in the early hours of yesterday morning. Part of The Level, behind the cafe, was cordoned off as forensic officers worked at the scene yesterday. Police today appealed for witnesses. The 21-year-old victim was approached by a man...
Posted On 29 Nov 2020 at 10:12 am

Charity gives six-figure grant to life-saving homeless health project in Brighton

A doctors’ surgery has won a six-figure charity grant for a life-saving project aimed at improving health care for homeless people in Brighton and Hove. News of the award from the Health Foundation comes a year after 36 people died while homeless in Brighton and Hove. The grant...
Posted On 29 Nov 2020 at 2:50 am

Gross penalty helps Albion grab point against Liverpool thanks to VAR

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Liverpool 1 Albion grabbed a deserved point against Premier League champions Liverpool at the Amex after Pascal Gross scored an injury time penalty Referee Stuart Atwell pointed to the spot after a pitchside VAR check showed Andy Robertson ki...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 2:40 pm

Missing Brighton girl, 12, found safe and well.

A missing 12-year-old girl from Brighton has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said this morning (Saturday 28 November). She had been reported missing yesterday (Friday 27 November). The force issued a prompt public appeal for help finding her. Shortly afterwards she was...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 1:24 pm

Investigation into illegal sale of puppies continues, senior councillor tells colleagues

An investigation into the illegal sale of puppies is continuing, a senior Green councillor told colleagues at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting this week. Lizzie Deane, who chairs the council’s Licensing Committee, said: “Our trading standards team is leading an...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 1:10 pm

Noisy neighbours, nuisances and bad behaviour can’t be ignored forever

The council has taken its eye off the ball on crime and anti-social behaviour. Make no mistake – crime and antisocial behaviour is a big issue for the residents of this city and one which we are contacted regularly about by our constituents. Whether it is graffiti, housing, the...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 12:53 pm

Premier League Match Day 10 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Liverpool

Albion line up with three recognised strikers taking to the Amex pitch to face Liverpool. Neal Maupay, Aaron Connolly and Danny Welbeck all start for the Seagulls in the 12.30pm kick-off. But Adam Lallana is on the bench for the visit of his old club. Albion haven’t beaten the...
Posted On 28 Nov 2020 at 11:40 am

Councillors seek to tighten up alcohol licensing rules for Brighton and Hove

Tighter controls on alcohol licensing could be brought in across Brighton and Hove after a debate yesterday on Thursday (26 November). The policy changes could affect café owners who want to sell alcohol as well as anyone wanting a licence for premises in a local shopping parade....