Motorhome in link road layby angers councillors and residents

Councillors and residents have complained about a motorhome which they say has been parked in a layby for months in breach of the law. The motorhome and other “associated” vehicles have been parked on the A293 Hangleton link road about 100 yards south of the A27 Brighton bypass...
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 11:38 pm

Police officers under investigation for lockdown party

EXCLUSIVE: Police turning up to break up an illegal lockdown party were aghast to find their own colleagues flouting covid regulations inside. Brighton police were called to a party in Hove on the evening of Saturday, May 15 – two days before people were allowed inside each...
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 8:59 pm

Dirty DC blow away Brighton’s Concorde 2

DIRTY DC + TORQUE – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 28.5.21 The Concorde 2 has finally flung open its doors again for a few socially distanced gigs. It’s been a hell of a tough 12 months or so for our local venues, so it’s heart-warming to see them all opening up again in,...
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 6:11 pm

Teenager who launched vicious attack on tourists spared jail

A teenager who launched a vicious and unprovoked attack on two Icelandic tourists has been spared jail. Lewis Kelly, 18, was part of a group dressed in black who attacked Geir Gunnarson and Fridgeir Gilason in the early hours of 19 October, 2019. The pair were both sprayed in the...
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 2:57 pm

Takeaways ‘taking over’ city parking spaces

Delivery drivers are “taking over” limited parking spaces in Brighton and Hove, councillors heard today.  A new peri peri chicken takeaway, Mama Pollo, wants permission to offer deliveries from its Lewes Road outlet until 2am on weekdays and 3am Friday and Saturday....

This Is The Kit: A Socially Distanced Sonic Head Massage

THIS IS THE KIT + HAYLEY SAVAGE – DE LA WARR PAVILION, BEXHILL-ON-SEA 31.5.21 With their dreamy and ethereal contemporary folk rock long championed on the likes of BBC Radio 6 Music, This Is The Kit completed recording of their fifth album, ‘Off Off On’ just as the pandemic...
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 2:19 pm

Hotelier told to take down extra storey

A hotelier has been told an extra storey built without permission on top of the penthouse flat he lets out in Kemp Town must be ripped down. David Ince advertises the fantastic views from the penthouse of the four storey building in Charlotte Street, which has four bedrooms and...
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 2:10 pm

Teenage girl missing from Brighton

Police are searching for missing 17-year-old Mia Charles. Mia was last seen leaving her home address in Brighton at around 7.25pm on Sunday (30 May) and concerns are growing for her welfare. She is white, around 5ft 8in tall, of slim build and with shoulder-length blonde hair....
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 1:18 pm

Why did the council allow City in Bloom to fold?

It’s the start of summer and tourist towns across our country are putting their best foot forward with public flower displays and City in Bloom competitions in a bid to attract tourists, help local businesses and foster civic pride. This, however, is sadly not the case in...
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 10:00 am

Brighton road to close for six days for tree cutting

A busy Brighton road is to close for six days from today (Tuesday 1 June) while several trees are cut back or felled for safety reasons, Brighton and Hove City Council said. Coldean Lane is due to close from today until Sunday 6 June while the work is carried out on the trees,...
Posted On 01 Jun 2021 at 12:05 am