Conservatives accuse Labour of wobbling on Old Shoreham Road cycle lane

The Conservatives have accused Labour of wobbling on the Old Shoreham Road cycle lane less than a day before a decision is due on whether to scrap it or stick with it. Tory councillors said that they had been waiting to learn what amendment Labour would propose to reinforce their...
Posted On 09 Aug 2021 at 7:17 pm

Drugs, violence and covid breaches cost Hove bar its drinks licence

A Hove restaurant and bar has lost its licence to sell alcohol after a violent incident started on the premises and traces of drugs were found in the toilets there. A council licensing panel said that it was revoking the licence for Pascal’s Bistro Bar, in Queen’s Place, Second...

The Blockheads Brighton concert has been cancelled

After the resounding success of their sold out appearance in 2019 at The Old Market in Hove (read our review HERE) The Blockheads were to make a welcome return to these here parts on Sunday 21st November 2021 at the popular Concorde 2. However, this afternoon it has been...
Posted On 09 Aug 2021 at 5:35 pm

The Vaccines announce two Sussex gigs as part of The National Lottery’s Revive Live Tour

The Vaccines have announced a run of intimate live shows to support the return of live music to grassroots music venues. Two of these shows will take place in Sussex. The first being at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea on Sunday 26th September 2021 and the second will be...
Posted On 09 Aug 2021 at 5:11 pm

Police share new picture of man suspected of Brighton attack

A new picture has been published of a man suspected of inflicting life-changing injuries on another man in the centre of Brighton. Sussex Police has published a number of pictures of the suspect and urged him to hand himself in. Anyone who recognises the man is also asked to...
Posted On 09 Aug 2021 at 4:35 pm

Police object to wine specialist’s plans for pop up shop in Brighton

Police have objected to a specialist wine company’s plans to open a pop up shop in The Lanes in Brighton. Brazen Wine hoped to sell organic, biodynamic and natural wines for almost a month from 5 Hanningtons Lane, in Brighton. The Hove company wanted to open from 11am to 8pm...

Brighton man appears before Old Bailey judge on charge of encouraging terrorism

A Brighton man has appeared before a judge at the Central Criminal Court – better known as the Old Bailey – in London on a charge of encouraging terrorism at a Brighton mosque. Abubaker Deghayes, 53, of Arundel Drive East, Saltdean, is alleged to have spoken about armed jihad in...
Posted On 09 Aug 2021 at 1:13 pm

Brighton and Hove NHS worker sentenced for having child pornography

An NHS worker from Brighton and Hove has been given a suspended prison sentence after being found with child pornography on his mobile phone and laptop. Joao Samuel, 32, of Ivy Mews, Ivy Place, Hove, was given 32 weeks in prison suspended for two years, by Judge Anne Arnold at...
Posted On 09 Aug 2021 at 11:33 am