Extra slots for covid booster jabs in Brighton and Hove

Hundreds of extra coronavirus booster jabs will be made available every day in Brighton and Hove as health chiefs step up their vaccination campaign. They said that more than 450 new covid-19 booster appointments a day had been released for people living in the area. And, they...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 10:14 pm

It’s ‘Back To Work’ for BC Camplight as he thrills The Old Market crowd

BC CAMPLIGHT + ĠENN – THE OLD MARKET, HOVE 17.11.21 After a COVID-spanning two and a half year gap since his last full Brighton appearance it seemed that Brian Christinzio aka BC Camplight was as pleased as the packed crowd to be back on stage in Brighton (or Hove as he...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 7:52 pm

Portslade man goes missing

UPDATE: Ben O’Connor has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said. A man from Portslade has gone missing, prompting the police to issue a public appeal for help to find him. Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 19 November): “Police are concerned for the welfare of B...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 7:05 pm

Missing Brighton man found safe

A missing man from Brighton has been found safe, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Friday 19 November). The force said: “Ulas Alagoza, who had been missing from his home in Brighton since Saturday (13 November) has now been found and is safe.” A public appeal for help to find...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 6:52 pm

Response to drink-spiking claims from Brighton pubs, clubs and bars wins police chief’s praise

The police have been working with dozens of pubs, clubs and bars in Brighton and Hove after a spate of drink-spiking claims. And today (Friday 19 November) a senior officer praised venues for the way that they have worked with the police to keep customers safe. Chief...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 5:25 pm

Electronic synth-pop pioneers pt3: Soft Cell at Hammersmith Apollo

SOFT CELL – HAMMERSMITH APOLLO 15.11.21 Tonight was always going to be a special night for me as my girlfriend had purchased us tickets to see Soft Cell live at the Hammersmith Apollo as part of a birthday treat. It had been just over 20 years since I last saw the synth-pop...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 4:59 pm

Passengers hurt after collapsed manhole shatters bus windows

Passengers were left with minor injuries after two bus windows shattered as a bus went over a faulty manhole this morning. The 1A was travelling through Portslade from Mile Oak to Boundary Road when the accident happened at 9.24am. One passenger said the noise sounded like a bomb...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 4:27 pm

Poor signage blamed for delays and long diversions during roadworks

A councillor has criticised Highways England after poor signage was blamed for delays, unduly long diversions and other problems during roadworks on the A27 Brighton bypass. Independent councillor Peter Atkinson, who represents North Portslade on Brighton and Hove City Council,...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 1:23 pm

Petition calls on council to refund Brighton ‘bus gate’ fines

As thousands of people receive fines for driving through new “bus gates” in Brighton, a driver has started a petition calling on the council to refund them until the signs are clear. Damien Williamson said: “As a driver who has followed the road signs that have directed me into...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 12:42 pm

Builder rescued from roof after fainting

A builder was rescued from the roof of a Brighton house by paramedics and firefighters yesterday after fainting. The young man was working on a house in Islingword Road when the incident happened at about 2pm yesterday. Paramedics scaled scaffolding to reach him on the top of the...
Posted On 19 Nov 2021 at 12:08 pm
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