Warning from doctors as Brighton hospital treats more children for swallowing magnets

Experts have reported a significant rise in the number of children being treated in hospital after swallowing magnets – and warned of possible “life-changing complications”. The 11 experts – two of them paediatric surgeons at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton –...
Posted On 12 May 2021 at 2:56 pm

Cityclean trials revolving refuse truck

pic.twitter.com/qp3yMmn1lN — Iain Gowers 🇬🇧 🇪🇺 🏳️‍🌈🧜‍♂️ (@disrember) May 11, 2021 A refuse truck which looks like a giant revolving Coke can on wheels is being trialled by Brighton and Hove City Council. The striking red and white Rotopress truck was spotted in Rowan Avenue...
Posted On 12 May 2021 at 2:48 pm

Venues set to re-open and fuel recovery in Brighton & Hove

Music venues, museums, galleries, theatres and cinemas across Brighton & Hove have their eyes set on Monday 17th May, when the Government roadmap is scheduled to move to Stage 3, allowing them to reopen to the public for socially distanced events. Creative and cultural...
Posted On 12 May 2021 at 2:11 pm

Brighton’s Concorde 2 first venue to sign up with Music Venue Trust & Butlr fundraising initiative

The Music Venue Trust has partnered with Butlr to raise funds, which could be as much as £750,000, for the beleaguered grassroots music venue sector, as part of its drive to help get the industry back on its feet, and Brighton’s Concorde 2 is leading the vanguard. The...
Posted On 12 May 2021 at 1:41 pm

Missing woman from Brighton found

A missing woman from Brighton has been found, Sussex Police said this morning (Wednesday 12 May). The force said: “Emma Daniels, 24, who had been reported missing from Brighton since (Monday) 10 May, has now been found and is safe.” The police issued a public appeal for help...
Posted On 12 May 2021 at 12:44 pm

Geno Washington confirms Brighton concert date

“Geno! Geno! Geno!” Local promoters, Black Rabbit Productions, have announced that they are bringing the legendary Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band to Brighton’s Concorde 2 on Friday 6th August 2021. Geno originates from Evansville in Indiana, USA and first came to...
Posted On 12 May 2021 at 12:11 pm

Brighton and Hove Labour’s new joint leaders spell out their roles

The two new joint leaders of the Brighton and Hove Labour group of councillors have spelt out the division of their responsibilities. Councillor Carmen Appich and Councillor John Allcock were elected as joint leaders of the group at its annual meeting yesterday (Tuesday 11 May)....
Posted On 12 May 2021 at 12:02 pm

Licensing panel rejects Brighton chip shop’s request to trade until 3am

A fish and chip shop owner has been told that he cannot stay open until 3am and even later at weekends. His request was rejected because his business is in a busy part of Brighton where late licences would be granted only in exceptional circumstances. Licensing officials from...

New 15-minute delivery grocery fails in bid for Brighton booze licence

An online supermarket that promises to deliver groceries in 15 minutes can’t offer booze from its central Brighton depot. Weezy wants alcohol licenses for its two city depots in Trafalgar Street, Brighton and Newtown Road, Hove. But councillors decided no booze will be...

New Look to move to Churchill Square after closing Western Road store

Fashion store New Look is moving to the old Mothercare unit in Churchill Square next month after closing its Western Road shop. The freehold of the former New Look has been bought by Frasers, owned by Sports Direct entrepreneur Mike Ashley, which plans to open a branch of...
Posted On 12 May 2021 at 9:24 am