Wedding fee warning – for richer for poorer

Couples who have delayed their wedding because of the coronavirus pandemic may have to pay for a new notice of marriage. The notices last for 12 months but if they expire without a ceremony taking place, the bride and groom have to start the process again, as a Brighton couple...

Brighton masseur facing prison for sexually assaulting two clients

A Brighton masseur who told one of his clients she “would be surprised what goes on within these four walls” after he sexually assaulted her is now facing a lengthy prison sentence. Alex Holman, 57, was today found guilty of sexually assaulting two women – and...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 7:29 pm

Brighton restaurant faces objections to drinks licence application

The owners of a new Argentinian restaurant in Brighton have applied for a drinks licence. The family-run restaurant and takeaway, called Malo, is planned for 11 Duke Street, the former Hotel Chocolat shop. But Sussex Police and a neighbouring business have objected to Malo’s...

Covid vaccine rates have nothing to do with how someone votes

Councillor Samer Bagaeen could have listed any number of reasons why covid vaccine take up is lower in wards like Brunswick and St Peter’s and North Laine than it is in wards like Patcham and Rottingdean. A more transient population, higher levels of poverty, a higher proportion...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 6:03 pm

Umpires give verdict on Hove pitch ahead of Sussex Sharks T20 fixture

Sussex Sharks suffered their fifth abandonment in the Vitality Blast when tonight’s game against Kent Spitfires at Hove was called off. Umpires Neil Mallender and Gary Pratt made their decision two hours before the scheduled 7pm start because of a wet outfield. Moments later...

Last chance for people from EU to seek settled status, say Brighton and Hove Greens

Brighton and Hove Greens have issued a reminder of the looming deadline for the government’s EU Settlement Scheme. The scheme applies to people from European Union (EU) countries as well as Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland – and their families – and the Greens said:...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 4:42 pm

Man found safe after being reported missing in Brighton

A man has been found safe after being reported missing in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 29 June). The force said this afternoon: “We’re pleased to say that Grant Bronger, reported missing from Brighton, has been found safe. “The 29-year-old was located earlier...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 3:13 pm

Brighton Toy Museum plans railway arch facelift

Five of the railway arches at the top of Trafalgar Street are set to be opened up with glazed shopfronts, with two new retail units and more light for Brighton Toy and Model Museum. The museum is tucked under the station concourse at the top of Trafalgar Street, and all but one...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 2:57 pm

Covid cuts options as Sussex Sharks prepare for clash with Kent

The coronavirus rules have left the Sussex Sharks with fewer options as the side prepares to take on the Kent Spitfires at the County Ground in Hove this evening (Tuesday 29 June). Several players have had to self-isolate after teenage batsman Tom Clark tested positive for...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 2:57 pm

JoBoxers to play their first live show in 35 years and it’s going to be in Brighton

The original JoBoxers line up are set to make their long and eagerly awaited return when they play their first live shows in nearly thirty five years in November 2021. The original and only line up of Dig Wayne (vocals), Rob Marche (guitar), Dave Collard (keyboards), Chris...
Posted On 29 Jun 2021 at 2:53 pm
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