Brighton singer and songwriter Celeste wins Ivor Novello Award

Brighton singer Celeste has won an Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter for the Year with her writing partner Jamie Hartman. The Saltdean star and Hartman picked up the prize “for a catalogue of songs” including Stop this Flame, I Can See the Change, Little Runaway, Love is Back and...
Posted On 21 Sep 2021 at 11:34 pm

Possibility of Albion’s first ever Amex penalty shoot out

Brighton and Hove Albion take on Swansea City in the Carabao League Cup tomorrow evening (Wednesday 22 September). And the match brings with it the possibility of the first ever Amex penalty shoot out – at least the first one involving the Seagulls. The first five rounds of this...
Posted On 21 Sep 2021 at 10:24 pm

Rubbish overflows as five Brighton blocks of flats left with just one bin store

A new bin store is overflowing because it is not big enough to cope with the volume of rubbish from five blocks of flats. Bristol Estate resident Ben D’Montigny has asked for more frequent collections from the new bin store outside Cherry block in Bowring Way, Brighton. It was...

Thousands unable to renew parking permits, says councillor

Thousands of people have been unable to renew their parking permits, according to a councillor. Conservative councillor Robert Nemeth flagged up their problems after hearing about people affected by delays when trying to use Brighton and Hove City Council’s new system. He first...

Pop-up moonshine shop attracts opposition from police and council

A specialist spirits company wants to run a pop-up shop in the centre of Brighton but faces official objections to its application for an alcohol licence. O’Donnell Moonshine hopes to open its shop at 5 Hanningtons Lane at the end of this month and trade until the new year. But...

More than 9 in 10 sex attacks unsolved in Brighton and Hove

More than nine in ten sex attacks went unsolved in Brighton and Hove in the year to the end of March, councillors were told. But although fewer than 80 sexual assaults were solved after being reported to the police – out of more than 950 – this was a better “outturn” than for the...

Bin lorry drivers vote to strike

Bin lorry drivers are set to go on strike after voting to take industrial action over changes to their rounds. Cityclean has been hit by driver shortages because of covid and parts shortages because of Brexit over the past few months, with garden waste collections suspended for...
Posted On 21 Sep 2021 at 1:06 pm

Burglary allegations followed power struggle at mosque, court hears

A former trustee of Brighton Mosque was given permission by a director to hire a locksmith to break into its office, a court heard. Abdul Deghayes is on trial for two counts of burglary over the incident at the Dyke Road mosque on November 24 last year, when it’s also...
Posted On 21 Sep 2021 at 12:31 pm

Civic centre flats will be affordable, developer pledges

Housing association Hyde has pledged that at least 30 per cent of the flats planned for the old Adur Civic Centre site will be “affordable”. Hyde said that it hoped that all 171 flats would be “affordable” and has agreed a “memorandum of understanding” with Adur District Council....

Tom Odell performs live in Brighton record shop

TOM ODELL – RESIDENT, BRIGHTON 20.9.21 Tom Odell was appearing at Resident music in Brighton this evening on the first of an intimate seven date UK record store live appearance and signing session in support of his latest album ‘Monsters’, which is his fourth long player...
Posted On 21 Sep 2021 at 10:17 am
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