Farewell, Fred! Dinenage to retire as ITV Meridian’s news anchor

And finally, one of the longest-serving presenters on television is to retire at Christmas as Fred Dineneage prepares to bow out. Mr Dinenage, 79, will step down as the main news anchor on ITV Meridian, having spent more than 50 years on the small screen. The Meridian Tonight...
Posted On 11 Oct 2021 at 10:34 pm

Extra lights and security cameras to boost safety for women at Brighton trouble spot

Extra lights, security cameras and signs are to installed in an area of Brighton where a number of women have been attacked over the past few years. The £160,000 project is intended to help make paths and streets safer for women in the Pavilion Gardens and Old Steine, including...
Posted On 11 Oct 2021 at 7:40 pm

Post-pandemic wages rise in Greater Brighton – but mostly for bosses

Pay is rising across Greater Brighton but the increases are mainly benefiting those in management jobs which are already better paid, according to a new report going before council and business leaders. The report found that wages reported through the “pay as you earn” (PAYE)...

Brighton café seeks drinks licence for ‘shisha’ garden

A café and bakery in Brighton wants to be allowed to serve alcoholic drinks to customers in its garden but faces a formal objection from Sussex Police. Vero Gusto, in St James’s Street, Brighton, has applied to Brighton and Hove City Council to vary its drinks licence to include...

The Ninth Wave lead a trio of terrific acts at Brighton gig

THE NINTH WAVE + PRIESTGATE + YOUTH SECTOR – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 9.10.21 Glaswegian gothic post-punk and electronic-pop group The Ninth Wave were tonight appearing at The Hope & Ruin in Brighton as part of a select nine date UK tour. Initially formed in 2014,...
Posted On 11 Oct 2021 at 5:28 pm

Aldi submits plans for Hove superstore

Low-cost supermarket chain Aldi has submitted a planning application to build a store on a site in Hove by the A27 Brighton bypass. The company expects to the new store to create 50 jobs and to reduce the number of customers driving from the area to its existing three shops in...
Posted On 11 Oct 2021 at 3:00 pm

Bin strike set to continue until mid-November after union walks out of pay talks

UPDATE: The bin strike has been extended until mid-November after union reps walked out of a meeting where the council set out its latest pay offer. The council said the GMB union, which represents the striking drivers, left before officers had finished setting out the pay offer....
Posted On 11 Oct 2021 at 2:02 pm

‘Carnage’ in Brighton with Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

NICK CAVE & WARREN ELLIS – BRIGHTON DOME 10.10.2021 Famously resident in the area for the past couple of decades, any Brighton show for Nick Cave always feels a bit special. Since first coming to public attention with post-punk cult favourites The Birthday Party in the...
Posted On 11 Oct 2021 at 1:05 pm

Jailed burglar has ‘worst record’ judge has ever seen

A burglar who broke into two homes in Hove just days after being released from prison has been sent back inside for more than three years. On Friday, Judge Jeremy Gold said Patrick Nesbitt’s criminal record was “one of the worst I’ve had the displeasure to...
Posted On 11 Oct 2021 at 10:40 am

Bryan Adams to open up 2022 UK tour in Brighton

Platinum selling and Grammy Award winning musician Bryan Adams will return to the UK in summer 2022 with a headline tour. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 15th October and are available at aegpresents.co.uk. Kicking off in May 2022, twelve new tour dates will see Bryan Adams...
Posted On 11 Oct 2021 at 9:35 am