Farewell Disco Pete, Brighton’s oldest raver

Brighton’s much-loved oldest raver Disco Pete has had his last dance in this lifetime, dying at the age of 84. Pete Turner had been suffering from dementia and Parkinson’s disease and slipped away yesterday (Saturday 13 February). His daughter Vanessa posted on Facebook this...
Posted On 14 Feb 2021 at 9:42 pm

Recovery from the pandemic must consider our children and young people

This week is the half-term holiday but, for most families in our city, the situation is far from normal. Children and young people are increasingly affected by the pandemic. This month started with children’s mental health week, reminding us about the hidden cost of covid-19 on...
Posted On 14 Feb 2021 at 2:42 pm

Bogus workman cons elderly woman out of £2k

A bogus workman conned an elderly woman out of £2,000, Sussex Police said. The force said: “Sussex Police is warning Brighton and Hove residents to remain vigilant to scams. “The warning comes after people were contacted from someone pretending to be from the local council to say...
Posted On 14 Feb 2021 at 12:09 pm

Labour councillor wants red card for ex-Brighton striker’s tower blocks plan

A former Brighton and Hove Albion striker is looking to score a property hat-trick by playing the advantage in an acre of space in Portslade. Bobby Zamora is one of the directors of developer Luna Group which has plans to build 126 homes in three phases in Wellington Road and...
Posted On 14 Feb 2021 at 7:57 am