Yard sale poster lands Hove woman with £150 fine

An overzealous council worker handed a mother and her six-year-old daughter a £150 fine after they taped a leaflet for a yard sale to a lamp post. Jen Kennedy and, Zee, six were left in tears after the worker ambushed them in the street and accused them of fly-posting. The pair...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021 at 9:06 pm

Simple Minds reschedule UK tour including Brighton concert to next spring

Simple Minds, fronted by founder members Jim Kerr (vocals) and Charlie Burchill (guitar), have announced that because of the continuing coronavirus situation and uncertainty surrounding the easing of restrictions their shows in August and September 2021 have been postponed. The...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021 at 8:07 pm

The Howlers announce rescheduled Brighton gig

The Howlers have rescheduled their local concert that should have taken place last March, but covid intervened! They will now be appearing at The Rossi Bar on 8 Queens Road in Brighton on Saturday 4th December 2021 as part of their 10 date UK tour. The original show tickets are...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021 at 5:46 pm

Man appears in court accused of dealing after police seize 15kg of cannabis

A man has appeared in court in Brighton charged with drug and traffic offences. Officers stopped a vehicle in Preston Road, Brighton, on Monday 12 April at 11pm after officers had noticed suspicious behaviour. A search of the vehicle was conducted and 15kg of cannabis were...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021 at 4:42 pm

Chubby and the Gang announce Brighton gig at the Green Door Store

Oh yesssss! Get in there! We at the Brighton & Hove News Music Team are very excited to note that local promoters Lout have secured a date at the popular Green Door Store (located at Units 2, 3, & 4 Trafalgar Arches, Lower Goods Yard, Brighton Train Station, BN1 4FQ) with...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021 at 3:37 pm

Portslade motorcyclist dies in crash

A motorcyclist from Portslade died in a crash yesterday morning (Tuesday 13 April). The crash happened just south of the Stonepound crossroads at about 8.40am. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was tragically killed in a crash in...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021 at 3:12 pm

McDonald’s drive-through closed after man found ‘in distress’

The McDonald’s drive-through at Brighton Marina has been closed by police after a man was found there in distress this lunchtime. The area around the fast food restaurant was cordoned off by Sussex Police after they were called there at 12.05pm. A police spokeswoman said:...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021 at 2:55 pm

Babes in the Wood perjury trial due to start today

A woman is due to go on trial today (Wednesday 14 April) charged with perjury at the Babes in the Wood murder trial in 1987. Jennifer Nancy Johnson, 55, of Saunders Park View, Brighton, is accused of committing perjury at Russell Bishop’s trial at Lewes Crown Court in November...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021 at 8:43 am