Councillors reach verdict on drinks licence for Stanmer House

A restaurant and café at Stanmer House can sell alcohol after the council granted the owner a licence. KSD Support Services has run a café and restaurant under temporary rules since reopening the venue, in Stanmer Park, in May. It applied to Brighton and Hove City Council for a...

Petition targets the astonishing £2m bill for bus fares levied on Brighton’s poorest parents

Hundreds of the poorest families in Brighton have splashed out almost £2 million in bus fares on journeys to and from school since their local secondary was closed, according to campaigners. Now, they are calling for free transport to and from secondary school for all pupils...

Brighton and Hove Albion to play Scottish champions Rangers

Brighton and Hove Albion are due to play the Scottish champions Rangers in Glasgow later this month in a friendly. The match – part of the Scottish club’s 150th anniversary celebrations – comes just a day before they host Real Madrid, runners up in La Liga to Atletico Madrid in...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021 at 5:05 pm

A259 coast road to close overnight for three weeks for essential repairs

The A259 coast road is to close overnight for three weeks for essential repairs, highways chiefs said this afternoon (Tuesday 6 July). The 8pm to 6am closures will stretch for about 650 yards along South Coast Road, from Sunview Avenue, Peacehaven, to just past The Highway from...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021 at 4:50 pm

New covid cases soar again – with more than 1,100 in one week in Brighton and Hove

The number of new coronavirus cases in Brighton and Hove has soared again, with more than 1,100 infections recorded in a single week. And eight patients are being treated for the virus at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, although none is in a high-dependency or...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021 at 4:23 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Claydon predicts bright future for Sussex as he prepares to bow out

As he made a tumbling stop during Sussex’s Championship game against Glamorgan on Monday before raising his hand to acknowledge the cheers of the Hove crowd, big Mitch Claydon looked like someone determined to enjoy the last few weeks of his long career. Sussex are the fourth...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021 at 3:30 pm

PierFest – A season of popular entertainment on the brilliant Brighton Palace Pier from 16th July to 3rd October

In a city famous for festivals Brighton Palace Pier has launched a festival of fun that clearly echoes the pier’s historic past as a centre for popular entertainment, from Charlie Chaplin to Susan Calman and Harry Styles – the pier is THE home for fun. Now PierFest is reinforcing...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021 at 3:23 pm

Witness to vicious attack on dog walker sought

Police have released the photo of a woman who they believe was a valuable witness to an attack on a man in Hove. At about 5pm on Monday 22 February, an altercation took place between two men who were walking their dogs in Adelaide Crescent Gardens, Hove. One of the men, in his...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021 at 3:09 pm

Empty marina restaurants to be turned into offices

The owner of a chunk of Brighton Marina’s West Quay is planning to turn three empty restaurant units into office space in a bid to reposition post-pandemic. Threradneedle, which bought a block of seven restaurants on the Boardwalk when they were first built in 2016, now...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021 at 2:47 pm

Enter Shikari announce two Sussex concert dates!

Enter Shikari will release a film ‘Live At Vada’ on 16th July, filmed recently at Vada Studios (the location of a lot of the tracking for ‘Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible’), and directed by the band’s visual collaborator Tom Pullen. The live filmed set focuses on...
Posted On 06 Jul 2021 at 1:05 pm
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