Weekly food waste rounds on the cards with other rubbish collections fortnightly

The council plans to replace weekly rubbish collections with weekly food waste collections and pick up the “residual” rubbish once a fortnight. It would also pick up glass and other recycling in separate vehicles every two weeks and continue to provide fortnightly garden waste...

Police identify café tip jar thieves

Police have identified two people suspected of stealing from the tip jar of a seafront café. Sussex Police said this evening (Wednesday 16 June) that they were working with colleagues from Bedfordshire and had formally identified the couple. The couple were filmed by Car...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021 at 8:16 pm

Brighton takeaway owner serves up reason to trade until 5am

A Brighton takeaway owner hopes that a four-week trial will prove that staying open until 5am at weekends will not add to Brighton’s problems with crime and disorder. Abbanoub Salama, who owns Fish and Chips, in Preston Street, Brighton, served four temporary event notices, also...

Half marathon postponed until October

The Brighton Half Marathon has been postponed until the autumn after the final stage of lockdown easing was delayed. The organisers said the council had moved quickly to suggest a new date of Sunday, October 10 for the event. All June race places will now be automatically moved...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021 at 2:22 pm

Brighton ‘legal walk’ to raise funds to support free legal advice for those in most need

Lawyers, advice workers and students are due to take part in a 10km “legal walk” next week to raise money to help people facing a crisis. The Brighton Legal Walk, organised by the London Legal Support Trust, helps to fund free legal advice for some of the poorest and most...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021 at 2:02 pm

Boy, 16, arrested over beach sex attack

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after a woman reported being sexually assaulted on the beach. The woman, in her twenties, was attacked near the Palace Pier shortly before midnight on Monday. The boy has since been released on conditional police bail while enquiries continue....
Posted On 16 Jun 2021 at 12:03 pm

Chinese homeware store opens in Churchill Square

A Chinese store inspired by Japanese lifestyle retailers like Muji is opening its fourth UK store in Churchill Square this summer. Miniso, which sells cheap household goods, cosmetics and food, is taking over the former Animal unit on the Lower Mall. The opening of the new store...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021 at 11:24 am

Brighton & Hove Albion kick off Premier League season away at Burnley

Albion kick off the new Premier League season away at Burnley on Saturday 14 August followed by Watford at home on Saturday 21 August. Other notable fixtures include Crystal Palace away on Saturday 25 September, Arsenal at home on Saturday 2 October and an earlier than usual...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021 at 9:04 am