Neighbours fight plan for Hove pub to stay open after midnight

Twenty people have objected to plans to extend the opening hours of a Hove pub which wants a return to its original closing time. Neighbours are concerned about noise in the early hours of the morning if the recently demolished Sussex Cricketer reverts to a 12.30am closing time...

Brighton gears up for a summer of fun

Brighton is gearing up for a summer of fun although some regular events will be held later in the year than usual as the country emerges from the third national coronavirus lockdown. Among the events planning to go ahead at later dates are the Brighton Festival and Fringe, the...

Brighton and Hove swimming pools and leisure centres prepare to reopen

Seven leisure centres across Brighton and Hove are preparing to reopen as the coronavirus restrictions are eased. All seven are run by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Brighton and Hove City Council. The council said “All seven leisure centres in Brighton and Hove will reopen their...
Posted On 30 Mar 2021 at 5:49 pm

Parents anger as bulge class money partly spent on fence

Parents of children who have been allocated places at schools miles away from home say they are angry after discovering money meant to be spent on boosting capacity at their preferred school was instead partly spent on a fence. Dorothy Stringer was allocated £2 million extra...
Posted On 30 Mar 2021 at 1:52 pm

Electric scooter stolen in violent robbery in Brighton

A man with an electric scooter was punched and robbed in a Brighton street, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 30 March). The force has arrested and charged an 18-year-old suspect, Cameron Boxall, who previously lived in Coleridge Street, Hove, and Percival Terrace, Brighton....
Posted On 30 Mar 2021 at 1:38 pm

Post punk revivalists Dry Cleaning release debut album and announce Brighton gig

Dry Cleaning have announced that they will be taking to the road in support of their brand new 4AD backed debut ‘New Long Leg’ album in 2022 and Brighton is on the list. The 10 track album is due to drop later this week on 2nd April and band members Florence Cleopatra Shaw...
Posted On 30 Mar 2021 at 10:55 am

Dental patients left in pain by failing system, finds watchdog

People are suffering dental pain and distress and finding it hard to get help, according to a new report by a health watchdog. The toothaches, untended decay and even untreated mouth cancers are symptoms of a dental crisis, according to Healthwatch Brighton and Hove. Research...
Posted On 30 Mar 2021 at 12:01 am

Police appeal for help finding missing man from Hove

Sussex Police issued an appeal this evening for help finding a missing man from Hove. David Morgan, 39, has not been seen since before the weekend. The force said: “Sussex Police is concerned for the welfare of David Morgan from Hove. “David, 39, was last seen at his home on...
Posted On 29 Mar 2021 at 9:03 pm

Parents criticise council for breaking promise to publish school transport report

The council has been criticised for breaking its promise to publish a report by an independent barrister who looked into aspects of the home to school transport fiasco. The decision to go back on its word was taken at a two-hour meeting in secret, prompting criticism from those...

Skunk Anansie announce rescheduled Brighton gig

  Skunk Anansie have announced that they will be now be appearing at The Brighton Dome next year on Saturday 9th April 2022. Tickets are available from HERE. The band played a blistering set the last time they performed at Brighton Dome. The date was 26th August 2019 and the...
Posted On 29 Mar 2021 at 7:05 pm