Vandals break gravestones in Hove churchyard

Vandals have broken gravestones and caused other damage at a graveyard in Hove. One of the councillors for the area has condemned the vandalism, police are investigating and the Rev Dan Henderson told ITV Meridian that he wanted to help those responsible. Memorial plaques were...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 10:06 pm

Barbara Dickson tour coming to East Sussex venue built in 1883

Barbara Dickson has announced an extensive UK tour beginning in March 2022, performing both classic and more recent material from her extraordinary canon of music across both pop and folk, all with her exceptional band. She will be performing in concert with a full band on the...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 7:26 pm

Video – Hove man jailed after high-speed police chase

 Police filmed a dangerous driver from Hove who has been jailed after leading them on a high-speed car chase through Worthing. Alan Gale, 38, formerly of Wilbury Road, Hove, drove a grey BMW 5 series car at speeds of up to 80mph along 30mph residential roads in Tarring and...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 6:51 pm

Music Venue Trust reveal Grassroots Music Venue Survey results

2500 Socially Distanced Shows Confirmed from May 17th as UK Lockdown Eases 28,500 Shows Expected in Grassroots Venue Between May and September A new survey commissioned by Music Venue Trust (MVT) among members of the Music Venues Alliance (MVA) has revealed the full extent to...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 6:02 pm

PINS announce a return to Brighton

Local concert promoters, Melting Vinyl, are tickled pink to welcome PINS back to Brighton after an incredible sold-out pre-covid show in February 2020 – Read the Brighton & Hove News Music Team’s review of that concert HERE. This time they will take on the perfect...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 5:40 pm

Let’s build on the progress in our collective effort to beat covid

I am pleased to share brilliant news this week about our collective efforts to bring down covid-19 in our city. At the time of writing, data tells us there are currently zero reported cases of covid-19 among the over 60s in Brighton and Hove. There are still cases in other age...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 2:21 pm

Western Road closed after window breaks in high winds

Western Road has been closed this lunchtime after a window pane broke in high winds. The windows, above the former Esprit store on the junction with Regent Hill, reportedly broke last night and there were fears the shards of glass could fall onto pedestrians below. Buses and...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 2:04 pm

New season of Grace to start filming this summer

New episodes of crime drama Grace will begin filming in Brighton and Hove in the late summer. ITV announced this morning that three new feature-length episodes, covering Peter James’s novels Not Dead Enough, Dead Man’s Footsteps and Dead Tomorrow, will be made. The...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 12:31 pm

PC charged with dangerous driving over Bear Road crash

A policeman has been charged with dangerous driving over a crash which left a pedestrian with serious leg injuries. PC Louie Wellfare, 28, will appear at Brighton Magistrates Court this Thursday. He was driving a police car which crashed into a wall on 17 July, 2019, seriously...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 11:51 am

Work begins to install new traffic lights at top of Duke’s Mound

Work has begun on putting in new traffic lights and pedestrian crossings at the top of Duke’s Mound. According to provisional plans in the Black Rock planning application, a set of lights will be installed on the eastbound carriageway of Marine Parade just before the...
Posted On 04 May 2021 at 11:06 am