Takeaway boss seeks later hours but neighbours and police highlight noise and bad behaviour

A pizza parlour boss wants to stay open later to help keep his business afloat, he told a council licensing panel today (Friday 10 September). Khaled Mohamed applied to extend the late-night refreshment licence for My Yummie Pizza, in Longridge Avenue, Saltdean, but Brighton and...

Ten police officers fined £200 each over lockdown party

Ten police officers who took part in an illegal lockdown party have each been fined £200. The party, held at a house in Hove on May 15 – two days before people were allowed in each other’s houses – became so rowdy their colleagues were called to break it up. The...
Posted On 10 Sep 2021 at 4:49 pm

Police scotch rumours of child exploitation beach party

A message sent out to parents of a Brighton school saying police are warning of a child exploitation party on Brighton beach is a scam. Sussex Police said it had not issued the warning, sent by Patcham High this lunchtime. Brighton and Hove News understands similar warnings have...
Posted On 10 Sep 2021 at 3:41 pm

‘Joker’ film screening with live orchestra at Brighton Dome

Todd Phillips’ ground-breaking, award-winning film Joker will be screened with the accompaniment of a live orchestra playing composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s award-winning score, with a special performance in Brighton: Joker- Live in Concert will be in the Brighton Dome on Thursday...
Posted On 10 Sep 2021 at 3:36 pm

Woman knocked unconscious in unprovoked attack on Brighton seafront

A woman was knocked out cold in an unprovoked attack on Brighton seafront, police said today (Friday 10 September). Sussex Police said: “A man has appeared in court after a woman was knocked unconscious in an unprovoked attack in Brighton. “Officers were called to the Lower...
Posted On 10 Sep 2021 at 3:01 pm

Hawkwind will not be appearing at the Brighton Dome

Famed space rockers Hawkwind have announced that their selective six date UK tour for this month (to celebrate their incredible new LP ‘Somnia’ on Cherry Red Records) have unfortunately had to be postponed until a later date. The Hawkwind statement reads: “Hello Folks, We...
Posted On 10 Sep 2021 at 2:33 pm

Parents fear Hove Park’s ’80s throwback’ equipment could be seen across city

Worried parents have slammed the revamp of Hove Park playground as an “eighties throwback” and fear it could now be replicated all over the city. Hove Park was the first playground to get a makeover under a £3 million scheme to revamp 45 playgrounds in Brighton and...
Posted On 10 Sep 2021 at 12:37 pm

Police object to drink sales at Brighton zipwire

Sussex Police have objected to a venue’s plans to sell alcohol over three weekends after its licence lapsed. Brighton Zip wants to be able to sell drinks over the last two weekends of September and the first weekend of October. The attraction blamed an administrative error from...

Disquiet over payments from developers in Brighton and Hove

A councillor is asking for a fresh look at how developers’ payments are used after rule changes appeared to cost a community hundreds of thousands of pounds. Independent councillor Bridget Fishleigh looked at two different planning applications for Coombe Farm in Saltdean. She...