Campaigners call for more vegan school meals in petition to council

Environmental campaigners are trying to gather support for more “plant-based meals” in Brighton and Hove schools and council-run venues. One campaigner, Alison Plaumer, from Extinction Rebellion, has started a petition on Brighton and Hove City Council’s website which has...

Neighbours object to Hove bar’s plan for tables on pavement

Neighbours have objected to a bar’s plans to place half a dozen tables “on the highway” as the business tries to pick up trade again after the latest coronavirus lockdown. Five people have objected to the application by Libation, in Victoria Grove, Second Avenue, Hove, including...

‘Heroic’ Hove man drowned trying to save his family’s dog

A “heroic” man from Hove drowned while trying save his family’s cockapoo Connie from the sea, an inquest heard today (Tuesday 13 April). Gareth Jones disappeared while walking Connie near Hove Lagoon on Saturday 16 January, prompting a search involving the coastguard, RNLI...
Posted On 13 Apr 2021 at 9:43 pm

Pensioner suffers broken hand after youths kick him off bike

A 72-year-old man suffered a broken hand after two youths kicked him off his bike on the Undercliff at Saltdean. Sussex Police published a picture of two suspects – also cyclists – and issued a public appeal for help identifying them. The force said this afternoon (Tuesday 13...
Posted On 13 Apr 2021 at 7:50 pm

Boy George & Culture Club, Bananarama, Lulu and Kim Wilde announce outdoor Sussex concert

Boy George & Culture Club have announced a series of exclusive UK outdoor shows as part of the Heritage Live Concert Series for 2021. Since their inception in 1981 Culture Club have sold more than 50 million records worldwide and the group will perform at some of t...
Posted On 13 Apr 2021 at 3:12 pm

Mystery polystyrene particles wash up on beach

Thousands of tiny polystyrene particles washed up on the beach in Brighton and Hove will probably be there for decades, campaigners fear. The small white plastic balls have been spotted from Brighton to Shoreham, and are thought to have come from a float which washed up on...
Posted On 13 Apr 2021 at 1:37 pm