Eight Brighton schools have positive coronavirus cases since start of term

Staff or pupils from at least eight Brighton and Hove schools have had a positive coronavirus test since the start of term. Brighton and Hove City Council said that as of yesterday, it had received reports from three secondary and five primary schools that a member of their...
Posted On 25 Sep 2020 at 10:58 am

Graffiti, litter and anti-social behaviour blight Brighton and Hove – but it doesn’t have to be this way

The city is not using key tools at its disposal to tackle anti-social behaviour If you talk to any long-standing resident of Brighton and Hove, the chances are they will mention the deteriorating state of the place. They will comment on worsening graffiti, litter and various...
Posted On 25 Sep 2020 at 12:10 am

If Conservatives are serious about protecting urban fringe, they should lobby colleagues in Westminster

City Plan Part 2 is a blueprint for providing homes and jobs, protecting the environment and guiding local planning decisions for the next decade. Almost 90 per cent of the land allocated for development is on brownfield sites, with 180 identified which could provide 8,000 homes....
Posted On 25 Sep 2020 at 12:01 am

Dale Stephens leaves Brighton and Hove Albion for Burnley

One of Albion’s longest-serving players, Dale Stephens, who joined the club in 2014 under Oscar Garcia, has left Brighton and Hove Albion to join Burnley. The former Bolton and Charlton midfielder scored 15 times for Albion in 223 appearances. His only Premier goal came at West...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 7:13 pm

Finalists announced for Sussex Young Musician of the Year

The organisers of the Coro Nuovo Sussex Young Musician of the Year Competition, sponsored by Traditional Oak and Timber Company Tradoak, are delighted to announce that the 2020 finalists are: • Jamie Andrews (Organ/Piano) – Jamie is 18 and grew up in Brighton. He sings,...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 6:26 pm

Fly-tipping more than doubled during lockdown

Fly-tipping more than doubled in Brighton and Hove when household waste sites closed temporarily. A report going before the council’s Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee on Tuesday 29 September, shows a 117 per cent increase in fly-tipping during lockdown....

IDLES release album and sell-out Brighton date

Tomorrow (September 25th), IDLES will finally release their anticipated third album – ‘Ultra Mono’ – via Partisan Records. Recorded in Paris and produced by Nick Launay (Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire) and Adam ‘Atom’ Greenspan (Anna Calvi, Cut Copy), with Kenny Beats...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 4:37 pm

Residents slam ‘unnecessary’ safety gate on pond jetty

The city council has put up a permanent fence and gate to stop children walking by themselves onto a jetty over fears they could fall into the inches-deep water. There are no barriers between the footpath and Queens Park pond, but the council has been putting up fences to stop...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 4:15 pm

Five arrested over violent offences

A day of action saw five people arrested in connection with violent offences in Brighton yesterday. Officers arrested a suspect wanted in connection with an assault in New Road, Brighton on 24 August where the victim – a 51-year-old man – suffered serious injuries. A...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 3:48 pm

Brighton Music Conference announce FREE virtual passes for all

The award-winning Brighton Music Conference (BMC) is the UK’s foremost electronic music conference and networking event, focusing on innovation, education and the key issues facing the electronic dance music sector. BMC brings together Industry-leading delegates and...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020 at 3:25 pm