Here’s why it’s not always easy to include affordable homes in new schemes

The last three developments we built were all in areas where local government policy requires 40 per cent affordable housing. We delivered just over 11 per cent. Here’s why. Affordable housing and how much developers provide is a matter of much discussion and disappointment among...
Posted On 28 Jan 2022 at 8:38 pm

Number of councillors at meetings to remain restricted while pandemic continues

A councillor shared his fears about coming into a room with dozens of people for a meeting because he is highly vulnerable to covid infection. His comments came as Green and Labour councillors agreed to limit attendance at the next full council meeting next Thursday (3 February)...

Council offices to stay closed until April

Council offices will remain closed to the public until April at the earliest although the decision divided the political parties, with the Conservatives pushing for a return to in-person services. People have been complaining to councillors of all parties and none about the...

Rotating headliners gig to hit Brighton’s Green Door Store

It looks like the Lower Goods Yard under Brighton Train Station (BN1 4FQ) might be THE place to hang out on Thursday 3rd February 2022 as the Green Door Store and concert promoters JOY. will be hosting a fabulous night of new up-and-coming bands from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. As part of...

New covid cases and deaths rise in Brighton and Hove

The number of new coronavirus infections has increased again in Brighton and Hove, according to the latest official figures. And the rise comes as the figures also show the highest number of deaths in a single week since the start of December and the second highest since early...
Posted On 28 Jan 2022 at 2:27 pm

Serial bomb hoaxer jailed for 16 months

A serial bomb hoaxer who sparked an armed police response with his latest prank call has been jailed for 16 months. Residents and staff of the hostel in Elm Grove he was living at were evacuated for three hours after Mark Wilkinson called police and said he had weapons and...
Posted On 28 Jan 2022 at 1:44 pm

Van Morrison performs ‘Latest Record Project’ at Brighton Dome

VAN MORRISON – BRIGHTON DOME 27.1.22 Van Morrison has been combining elements of Celtic music, improvise jazz and rhythm & blues for more than 30 years, born in Belfast he’s a legend and a revered musician. Last year he was knighted and inducted into the “Rock...
Posted On 28 Jan 2022 at 12:33 pm

Hove man given trial date for burglary and having axe in public

A man from Hove who was charged with aggravated burglary and having an axe in public has been told that he will go on trial in May. Zak Marsden, 33, of Roman Road, in Hove, appeared by video link before Judge Christine Henson at Hove Crown this morning (Friday 28 January)....
Posted On 28 Jan 2022 at 12:25 pm

Christina Aguilera confirmed as headliner at Brighton & Hove Pride

Global Superstar Christina Aguilera is confirmed to headline Brighton & Hove Pride on Saturday 6th August 2022. Legendary pop icon Christina Aguilera has been announced as the headline act for the 30th anniversary Brighton & Hove Pride celebrations on Saturday 6th August....
Posted On 28 Jan 2022 at 9:56 am

Decay in NHS dentistry prompts demand for official report

Dentists in Brighton and Hove are no longer taking on new NHS patients, according to a Brighton councillor. The claim followed concerns raised by a watchdog last year that NHS patients were being told that they could book treatment if they went private. At a Brighton and Hove...
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