Terrace of four hidden homes approved

A terrace of four hidden homes in Hollingdean has been granted planning permission. Brighton developer Boxleaf submitted plans to demolish an existing five-bedroom chalet-style bungalow and double garage tucked away on the hill between homes in Hollingbury Road and Hollingdean...

Lidl wins approval for longer delivery hours at new Hove store

Lidl has won approval for longer delivery hours at its Hove store which is due to open tomorrow (Thursday 8 April). Some neighbours objected to the prospect of noise late at night and on Sundays but councillors backed the budget supermarket chain. When Lidl was given planning...

Man punched in Hove seafront attack

A man was reported to have been punched in an attack on the seafront in Hove. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Wednesday 7 April): “Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was verbally assaulted in Hove. “The incident occurred in Holland Road, at the junction with Hove...
Posted On 07 Apr 2021 at 7:31 pm

Council urged to review options for ‘affordable’ homes

The challenges around building more “affordable” homes in Brighton and Hove came under the spotlight again this afternoon (Wednesday 7 April). Local developer Cayuga Homes was given permission to offer seven homes for shared ownership, rather than set aside three of them for...

Hove pub granted planning permission to stay open after midnight

A Hove pub can stay open after midnight after councillors agreed to vary an existing planning permission at a virtual meeting this afternoon (Wednesday 7 April). The Sussex Cricketer – which has been demolished and is being rebuilt by the County Ground in Eaton Road – will be...

Accountant stole £60k from GPs to fuel lockdown gambling habit

An accountant whose gambling habit spiralled out of control during lockdown stole more than £60,000 from the GP practices she worked for to pay her debts. Kim Ashurst’s career is now in tatters, she’s been declared bankrupt, has lost her flat and is living in a cabin...
Posted On 07 Apr 2021 at 2:47 pm