Brighton & Hove’s Mutations Festival – day two concert reviews

‘MUTATIONS FESTIVAL’ (DAY 2) – THE BRUNSWICK + THE OLD MARKET 5.11.21 The music venues for day two of the Mutations Festival were The Brunswick and The Old Market. Thankfully these are within easy walking distance of one another, with both being located in Hove. The...
Posted On 10 Nov 2021 at 4:59 pm

Bassoon stolen from Brighton train

A bassoon worth up to £40,000 was stolen from a Brighton train after its owner accidentally left it on board. Officers investigating the theft, on a service from Lewes to Brighton, are today releasing CCTV images in connection. On Tuesday 19 October, a man boarded the 2.04pm...
Posted On 10 Nov 2021 at 4:23 pm

Cafe agrees quiet Sunday deal with Quakers

The owner of a new Brighton restaurant has struck a deal with the Quakers to keep the silence on Sunday mornings. Members of the Society of Friends, known as the Quakers, were concerned about music and noise from drinkers from an as-yet unnamed new business opening in the former...

Man in court charged with false imprisonment and rape

A man has appeared in court charged with sexual offences against three women at addresses in Brighton. Abdoulie Jobe, 28, unemployed, of Harmsworth Crescent, Hove, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on Saturday, 6 November and was remanded in custody to appear at...
Posted On 10 Nov 2021 at 3:39 pm

Historic converted church up for sale

A stunning church restoration in the city centre complete with stained glass windows, original signs and a altar – now used as a bar – is up for sale. The French Protestant Church was sold in 2008 and was then converted into a family home, extending the basement and...
Posted On 10 Nov 2021 at 2:30 pm

Woman’s eye socket broken by thug

Can you help identify this man? Police in Brighton want to interview him about a street attack on a woman which left her with a fractured eye socket. At about 11.15pm on Monday, 4 October the 28-year-old local woman was walking with her partner along St James’s Street,...
Posted On 10 Nov 2021 at 11:37 am

Parking zone split rejected

Neighbours have overwhelmingly rejected proposals to split a city parking zone. More than 1,000 people responded to Brighton and Hove City Council’s public consultation into whether the Zone J residents parking scheme should split into two areas. The zone review was in...

It’s time for the council to return to work

While much of the country is back to work, Brighton and Hove City Council continues to lag behind, with almost all its office staff still working from home. Hove Town Hall, which used to be the bustling heart of council activity for councillors and also point of service delivery...
Posted On 10 Nov 2021 at 12:01 am