Overgrown brambles pose hazard, say Brighton tenants

Overgrown brambles are causing a hazard and action is needed, a residents’ association has told Brighton and Hove City Council. Hollingdean Residents’ Association members said that they had been asking the council to cut back the overgrowth on a bank between the bottom of Davey...

Councillors revoke Brighton pub’s licence after violence

A Brighton pub has lost its alcohol licence after a violent incident involving a 16-year-old and a “rogue” member of door staff highlighted a “breakdown in management”. The licence at Molly Malone’s in West Street, Brighton, will remain suspended even if owners Indigo Leisure...

Hove cycle lane removal date not yet set

A councillor who called for the temporary Old Shoreham Road cycle lane to go has offered to paint out the lines herself. Work is expected to start on removing the lane early next month although Brighton and Hove City Council said that this would depend on having people available...

Hove business centre owner tries again with plan for flats

The owner of a business centre in Hove has submitted a second planning application in the hope of converting it into flats. Glenhazel Limited wants to convert the Gemini Business Centre, in Old Shoreham Road, Hove, from offices into 42 flats. The company has submitted a planning...

Haines and Brown reflect on a captain’s lot

Tom Haines doesn’t know if his spell as Sussex captain will extend beyond the Royal London Cup. But the 22-year-old says the experience has been invaluable in terms of his own development. Haines took charge when Ben Brown lost the captaincy last month and has enjoyed the...

Protesters block A27 between Falmer and Lewes

Protesters have blocked the A27 at Falmer in a rush-hour demo, according to traffic reports at 6pm this evening (Friday 13 August). Highways chiefs said: “A27 Eastbound blocked, queueing traffic due to demonstration from B2123 The Drove (Falmer / Rottingdean Junction) to A277...
Posted On 13 Aug 2021 at 6:47 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion team up with NHS to urge fans to have jab

Brighton and Hove Albion have teamed up with the local NHS to encourage football fans to have their coronavirus vaccination. The move comes as the club returns to Premier League action and with the covid-19 vaccination programme now open to everyone over 18. The Brighton and Hove...
Posted On 13 Aug 2021 at 6:29 pm

Gene Loves Jezebel Brighton concert moves to next year

Gene Loves Jezebel have announced that their 40th Anniversary UK tour has been postponed until next year. In these difficult covid times, this is now the fourth time that it has unfortunately had to be moved. The select nine date tour now kicks off in Newcastle on 20th April...
Posted On 13 Aug 2021 at 5:19 pm

Brighton RNLI lifeboat rescues teenage girl from sea

The Brighton RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew rescued an injured teenage girl who had been swimming near the Palace Pier. The crew found the girl clinging to the pier shortly after 8.20pm on Wednesday evening (11 August). They had just reached their boathouse at Brighton Marina,...
Posted On 13 Aug 2021 at 5:02 pm

Bob Dylan? Nah mate Bob Vylan!

BOB VYLAN + WITCH FEVER + ZAND – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 11.8.21 Afro-punk, Grime-punk, whatever you want to call them, the two Bobby’s that make up The London duo, Bob Vylan, are hardcore punk rock and are here to deliver a message from London town and rock the f*ck...
Posted On 13 Aug 2021 at 1:44 pm
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