Brighton and Hove Labour group elects joint party leaders

The Brighton and Hove Labour group has elected two councillors as joint leaders after the resignation of Nancy Platts. Councillors John Allcock and Carmen Appich are due to take the helm from Brighton and Hove City Council’s “annual council” meeting next week. They were elected...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 11:09 pm

Brighton food store applies for drinks licence but faces objections

A new food store has applied for a premises licence but faces opposition from Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council’s licensing team. Esra Baser has applied to the council for a premises licence to allow her to sell alcohol from the shop in Lewes Road, Brighton. She...

Celebrate the May Bank Holiday with two gigs at Brighton’s Concorde 2

Local concert promoters, Black Rabbit Productions, have been busy behind the scenes in organising not one but two great socially distanced seated events at Brighton’s popular Concorde 2 for this coming May Bank Holiday. Tickets are available as tables of six, with the rule of 6,...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 4:19 pm

Grandson of Brighton restaurant boss Sue Addis to face trial charged with her murder

The 18-year-old grandson of Brighton restaurant boss Sue Addis is to face trial charged with her murder. Pietro Addis entered a not guilty plea by video link at Hove Crown Court this morning (Tuesday 11 May). Addis, of Radinden Manor Road, Hove, is accused of murdering his...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 3:48 pm

Young woman missing from Brighton

Police are searching for Emma Daniels, 24, who has been reported missing from Brighton. Emma was last seen by friends in the North Street / Pavilion Gardens area at 5.30am on Monday (10 May) and officers are concerned for her welfare. She is described as a white woman with long...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 3:46 pm

No human remains found at Anston House

A search for a human skeleton in the demolished remains of a building dubbed Brighton’s ugliest has not found any human remains. Forensic excavations took place this week at Anston House opposite Preston Park after recent reports a skeleton was present was the building went...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 3:36 pm

Youngest Sussex cricket debutant signs professional contract at 17

The youngest cricketer to make his debut for Sussex has become the first professional signing from a player development partnership with the Oxfordshire Cricket Board. All-rounder James Coles was 16 when he took three wickets against Surrey in the Bob Willis Trophy. Coles, now...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 2:41 pm

Giggling Squid founder set to open new restaurant in Jubilee Square

The founder of the Giggling Squid restaurants is opening a new restaurant in the former Pizza Express in Jubilee Square. Pranee Laurillard’s Lime Squeezy will also serve Thai food, but in a more casual and communal setting and speedy service via online ordering. Pizza...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 1:44 pm

Blind woman embarks on Captain Tom-style charity challenge

A blind pensioner is embarking on her own version of Captain Tom’s walking challenge by pledging to walk 1000 steps every day this week. Margaret Weir lost her own sight due to glaucoma but is taking on the sponsored walk to help others facing blindness in poorer parts of...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 1:35 pm

Man stabbed in the neck during Brighton train brawl

A man was stabbed in the neck and another pulled to the ground and stamped on during a violent brawl on board a Brighton train. Officers investigating an assault on-board a train at Brighton railway station are today releasing CCTV images in connection. At just before midnight on...
Posted On 11 May 2021 at 12:43 pm
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