Sweet deal for old Maplin store in Brighton

The old Maplin electronics store in London Road, Brighton has been leased to Kaspas Desserts – the self-styled “king of desserts”. The deal was brokered by Brighton commercial property agents Graves Jenkins almost three years after Maplin closed when the national chain failed....
Posted On 18 Feb 2021 at 9:43 pm

Council tax expected to go up 4.99 per cent to help fund £830m ‘recovery’ budget

Survival and recovery are the priorities in the council’s budget for the coming year, according to a report setting out spending plans for the coming year. The goals are a response to the economic damage wreaked by the response to the coronavirus pandemic since last March....

Afghan war veteran who held up Brighton burger bar sent home to mum for one last chance

A former soldier who served in Afghanistan robbed a burger bar on Brighton seafront last summer, threatening to throw acid over the women working there. He escaped with just £80 because the vast majority of diners had paid using contactless debit cards. Rowan Hudson, 32, formerly...
Posted On 18 Feb 2021 at 1:15 am