Traveller vans can stay at Brighton site until coronavirus restrictions end

Travellers’ vans parked on council-owned land will not be moved on until the coronavirus lockdown restrictions are lifted. Brighton and Hove City Council is taking legal action to remove vehicles from Black Road, in Madeira Drive, and move on van dwellers parked in East Brighton...

Neighbours oppose plan for 5G mast on roof of Hove flats

Neighbours are fighting plans to instal a 5G mobile phone mast on the roof of their building and cabinets in the garden. Mobile phone companies EE and Three have submitted a joint application to instal six masts on Coombe Lea, a 1960s block in Grand Avenue, within The Avenues...

Heaven 17 announce rescheduled Brighton concert

Synthpop legends, Heaven 17, have announced the new date for their rescheduled 2021 Brighton performance. This is actually quite a way off, but knowing Heaven 17 live performances, it will most certainly be worth it. The date for your dairy is Saturday 28th May 2022, yes 2022!...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 6:34 pm

Just desserts for alcoholic ice cream parlour

An alcoholic ice cream parlour called Mr Tipsy can open after being granted a premises licence by Brighton and Hove City Council. The owner, Tom Gathercole, agreed to accept a number of licence conditions after Sussex Police and the council initially objected to his plans. Their...

Two cars crash while swerving to avoid wood falling from lorry on A27 Brighton bypass

Two cars crashed while swerving to avoid wood falling from a lorry on the A27 Brighton bypass this morning (Thursday 25 March). Sussex Police said: “The driver of one of the cars sustained slight injuries. “Two child passengers were very shaken up. “It could have been so much...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 5:48 pm

Handyman spared prison over cannabis factory

A judge told a Brighton handyman that the sophistication of a cannabis factory he set up in his home was testament to his talents as a “skilled artisan”. David Haddrell, 58, was caught red handed with scores of cannabis plants – some growing, some drying and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 5:24 pm

The Undertones & Hugh Cornwell announce rescheduled Brighton gig

Oh my word! This is certainly not one to miss! The Undertones AND ex Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell will both be performing in Brighton on the same bill at the popular CHALK venue next year! The Undertones emerged from Derry, Northern Ireland in 1974, the result of five...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 4:51 pm

Snapped Ankles announce new Brighton concert

Our wonderfully eccentric leafy friends Snapped Ankles will triumphantly return to Brighton on 10th November 2021, when they will be appearing at CHALK in Pool Valley. They were last seen in these parts sprouting roots from the Concorde 2 on 8th October 2019. We, the Brighton...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 3:45 pm

Brighton man died from overdose after false rape claim led to arrest

A 39-year-old man from Brighton and Hove died from a drug overdose after he was arrested having been falsely accused of rape. The man was a former rough sleeper who had just moved back to temporary housing in Brighton from Kendal Court, in Newhaven. An official review found that...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 2:11 pm

More bins, toilets and litter cops on the beach to deal with summer crowds

More bins, toilets, litter cops and covid marshalls will be posted on the beach this summer to cope with what’s expected to be a huge influx of staycationers. The number of tourists visiting Brighton and Hove is expected to exceed even last year’s crowds because of...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021 at 2:10 pm
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