Brighton restaurant can run after-dinner bar

A new Brighton restaurant can serve drinks to 20 customers seated in the bar area before or after a meal. The Rum Kitchen, a Caribbean themed diner, had applied for a licence that would allow it to serve three times as many drinkers. Parent company Icarus Leisure Soho wanted...

Apathy and hostility keep covid jab rates down

A councillor was shocked to find three very different attitudes to coronavirus vaccinations when she went out and about encouraging people to have the jab. Some were pleased to have had their jab but others either hadn’t been bothered or were affected by hostility to the...

Venues damage newly revamped Valley Gardens, say Brighton residents

People have highlighted damage caused to the grass and a meadow border in Valley Gardens by Brighton Fringe venues. Work on the revamped gardens was completed last year but the recent damage has led a number of people to share photographs of the damage. The Warren theatre was set...

Call-blocking company fined £170k for making its own nuisance calls

A Hove telecoms company which sold call blocking software has been fined £170,000 for making hundreds of thousands of cold calls in an attempt to flog it. Yes Consumer Solutions Limited, based at Intergen House in Western Road, made 188,493 calls to people who had signed up with...
Posted On 02 Aug 2021 at 2:26 pm

Webster signs five-year deal to stay at Brighton and Hove Albion

Central defender Adam Webster has signed a new five-year contract with Brighton and Hove Albion, the club said this morning (Monday 2 August). The Sussex-born centre-back has made 60 Premier League appearance for Brighton since he joined from Bristol City in 2019, scoring four...
Posted On 02 Aug 2021 at 10:53 am

Weather alert warns of risk of thunderstorms

Heavy showers and thunderstorms could come to Brighton and Hove this afternoon, the Met Office is warning. The city is right on the edge of an area for which a weather warning has just been issued, running from now until 11pm tonight. However, the risk is low, and the Met...
Posted On 02 Aug 2021 at 10:31 am