Residents hope double yellow lines will deal with vehicles displaced by new parking zone

Residents hope that double yellow lines will put an end to vehicles displaced by a new parking zone from blocking their road. People in Hollingdean lobbied Brighton and Hove City Council for yellow lines in Davey Drive after drivers started parking their cars on both sides of the...

Tributes paid to former Brighton and Hove Albion player who managed Arsenal and Everton

Tributes have been paid to a former Brighton and Hove Albion player who went on to serve as caretaker manager of Arsenal and Everton. Steve Burtenshaw, who was born in Portslade in 1935, died in Worthing earlier today (Thursday 17 February) at the age of 86. He had been living at...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022 at 7:21 pm

Woman raped in Brighton – detectives share picture of suspect

A woman was raped in the centre of Brighton and the suspect was captured on camera, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 17 February). The attack happened early on Tuesday 25 January and detectives have since been checking security cameras in the are as they investigate...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022 at 5:53 pm

Our focus must remain on getting the essentials right

At the most recent meeting of the full council, your Labour councillors moved motions to improve basic council services and tackle the housing crisis. At a time when people’s pockets are being hit worse than at any time in recent memory off the back of the pandemic, the ongoing...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022 at 2:06 pm

Brighton murder trial jury retires to consider verdict

The jury has gone out in the trial of four men charged with the murder of Bill Henham at a squat in Brighton on New Year’s Day two years ago. The defendants are Gregory Hawley, Lamech Gordon-Carew, Alize Spence and Dushane Meikle. They have been on trial at Maidstone Crown Court...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022 at 1:37 pm

Pip Blom provide a blooming good evening at Concorde 2

PIP BLOM + THE LOUNGE SOCIETY + THE FAMOUS PEOPLE – CONCORDE 2, BRIGHTON 15.2.22 Pip Blom, Tuesday night’s headliners at the ever-popular Concorde 2, are favourites from previous Great Escape Festivals. I was first introduced to them during The Great Escape Friday lunchtime...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022 at 11:53 am

Man suffers serious injuries in Hove crash

A man has suffered potentially life-changing injuries in a crash in Hove. The accident happened in Portland Road last week, close to St Peter’s Catholic Church. Sussex Police said: “Emergency services were called to Portland Road, in Hove, on Tuesday 8 February to reports of a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022 at 11:48 am

Bears In Trees hit ‘Great Heights’ during their Brighton gig

BEARS IN TREES + LUCY BLUE + BARBARA – CHALK, BRIGHTON 14.2.22 Bears In Trees are a 4-piece indie folk band from Croydon. Forming in 2014, they have recently seen enormous success through Tik Tok, launching their musical career and releasing their debut album ‘and everybody...
Posted On 17 Feb 2022 at 10:16 am