Tourism chiefs spell out covid recovery plan

Tourist chiefs plan to court writers, broadcasters and decision-makers in the travel trade as part of a two-year drive to revive Brighton’s £1 billion visitor economy. Their Tourism Recovery Plan 2012-23 includes a public relations campaign with more than 100 press trips and...

Police oppose Brighton takeaway’s plan to stay open later

A Brighton takeaway owner faces opposition to his latest attempt to stay open into the early hours of the morning. Abbanoub Salama, who owns Fish and Chips, in Preston Street, Brighton, was turned down when he previously applied for a late licence to serve customers until 3am....

Garden folly wins Brighton and Hove councillors’ approval

A gothic folly – described as “bonkers” – has been granted planning permission by Brighton and Hove councillors. They gave the go ahead for the castle-themed walls in the back garden of a home in Valley Drive, Brighton, despite objections from neighbours. The walls are intended...

Detectives seize £11k cash from Brighton university student

Detectives have seized more than £11,000 from two bank accounts set up by a Chinese student at Brighton University. The move comes after Sussex Police obtained a court order under the Proceeds of Crime Act – often referred to as PoCA. The force said that some of the money was...
Posted On 14 Jun 2021 at 5:21 pm

Troubled families to receive more help in Brighton and Hove

A £1 million grant has been awarded to help “troubled families” in Brighton and Hove, the government has announced. Conservative councillor Vanessa Brown welcomed the cash and a new name for the “Troubled Families Programme” which is to be renamed the “Supporting Families...
Posted On 14 Jun 2021 at 4:45 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion’s Ben White named as substitute for England’s first Euro 2020 fixture

Albion’s Ben White is on the bench for England as they kick off their Euro 2020 campaign against Croatia. White is squad number 22 and should he get on the pitch he would be the first Albion player ever to play for England in the European Championships. However, former Albion...
Posted On 13 Jun 2021 at 1:41 pm

Brighton and Hove’s housing double whammy

People looking to live in Brighton and Hove face a double whammy with some of the highest house prices in England and high council tax bills. An analysis by Brighton and Hove News found that the median house price in the city was £365,000, according to March figures published by...
Posted On 13 Jun 2021 at 7:10 am

Patcham stays green and pleasant – why not elsewhere?

Isn’t it wonderful to see so many people coming back to Brighton and Hove? But Brighton and Hove has more to offer than shops and a beach. If you already want to get away from the madding crowds, come to Patcham Old Village. There you can enjoy a cream tea in a village setting,...
Posted On 13 Jun 2021 at 12:49 am

Sussex beat Hampshire by nine wickets in first Hove T20 clash

Sussex Sharks made it two wins from two in the Vitality Blast after cruising to a nine-wicket win against Hampshire Hawks at Hove. Sixteen-year-old leg-spinner Archie Lenham took three for 14 as Hampshire were restricted to 154 for seven then Phil Salt and Ravi Bopara both hit...

An honour and a privilege – Amaze charity champion recognised by the Queen

The longest-serving member of staff at a Brighton charity has been recognised by the Queen in the Birthday Honours List. Lizzie Batten, 61, was made an MBE for services to young people with disabilities and vulnerable families for her work at Amaze. She manages the volunteer team...
Posted On 12 Jun 2021 at 7:57 pm