More student flats planned – but not just any old student flats

A 1930s shop building may be demolished to make way for dozens of student flats – but not just any old student flats. Plans have been drawn up by McLaren Property to demolish the old Marks and Spencer building next to Aldi in London Road, Brighton. The developer wants to replace...

Parking fines for people with disabilities provoke councillor to speak out

Disabled drivers are among those to have been fined £100 by a private contractor employed by the council for parking in Stanmer Park, a councillor said. Their plight was taken up by independent councillor Bridget Fishleigh at a virtual meeting of the full council. She spoke out...

Luxury sportswear outlet plans to move into New Look store

A shop selling designer sweatshirts and trainers at high prices is planning to move into the New Look store in Western Road. Trade publication Drapers revealed last week that the Frasers chain had bought the freehold of the New Look shop. Frasers, which is owned by Sports Direct...
Posted On 02 Feb 2021 at 5:07 pm

Wanted man from Hove suspected of smashing windows at Brighton property

A wanted man from Hove is suspected of smashing windows at a property in Brighton after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Zak Marsden, 32, of Roman Road, Hove, is already the subject of a £500 reward for information leading to his capture. And since he skipped a court date in...
Posted On 02 Feb 2021 at 3:54 pm

Covid jabs at the Brighton Centre? Everybody knows it’s how we bring the music back

Grey heads everywhere. In fact, there have not been so many grey heads in the Brighton Centre since the Leonard Cohen concert in November 2008. I think I recognised some of them at the weekend when I went for my first AstraZeneca jab. It was a good experience. I followed the...
Posted On 02 Feb 2021 at 10:49 am