Standing ovation – Brighton theatre audience tearfully applauds Ukraine’s national anthem as opera company takes bow

It wasn’t your usual night at the opera when the Ukrainian National Municipal Opera Kyiv performed Carmen tonight (Thursday 10 March) and Madama Butterfly last night. The blue and yellow flag of Ukraine was unfurled at the end by members of the cast on stage, singing as the...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 11:32 pm

Knifeman filmed robbing Hove convenience store

A knife-wielding robber was caught on camera has he held up a convenience store in Hove. Sussex Police said today (Thursday 10 March): “Police are looking to identify this man in connection with two knifepoint robberies at convenience stores in Hove in February. “The first...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 6:23 pm

Commercial swimming lessons in backyard pool could ‘open the floodgates’, councillor warns

Neighbours have won their campaign to stop a backyard pool from being used for swimming and scuba diving lessons. The retrospective application for 1 Courtyard Lane, off New Church Road, Hove, would have allowed up to six half-hour swimming lessons four days a week, private...

Fresh appeal for information about Portslade stabbing

A fresh appeal for witnesses to a stabbing in a Portslade convenience store has been made by Sussex Police this afternoon. The force has already offered a £1,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the man wanted in connection with the attack, Ryan Mclean, 38, of...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 3:50 pm

It will be a real shame to miss the Lambrini Girls

We at Brighton & Hove News have been very fortunate to have witnessed several recent live concert performances by Brighton’s Lambrini Girls and they have never failed to deliver! We last caught up with them last month at the ‘Loud Women’ event in St. Leonards-on-Sea. The...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 12:01 pm

Council explores acoustic cameras to tackle noisy cars

The council is exploring the possibility of using acoustic cameras to catch excessively noisy cars and motorbikes on the city’s streets. Brighton and Hove City Council says it seeking more information about the cameras, which are being used in Kensington and Chelsea to fine...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 11:03 am

Robbers break into Brighton house and violently assault residents

Two robbers forced their way into a Brighton home and violently assaulted those inside, breaking bones and knocking one person unconscious. The pair fled from the house in Lower Bevendean Avenue with a purse and mobile phone belonging to one of the three victims – two men and a...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 10:04 am

Brighton stroke survivor’s warning could save your life

A stroke survivor from Woodingdean is warning people to beware of a “silent killer” which few realise can cause strokes. Keith Laundon’s stroke was caused by Atrial Fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm that can lead to blood clots in the heart which could travel to the brain...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 10:03 am

PC acquitted over blues and twos crash calls for more protection for police drivers

A former police officer accused of dangerous driving over a blues and twos crash which left a Brighton man seriously injured has been acquitted. Former PC Louie Wellfare walked free from Brighton Crown Court after Judge Shani Barnes directed the jury to record a not guilty...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 7:47 am

Tickets available for Skunk Anansie Brighton concert

  Skunk Anansie will be appearing at The Brighton Dome on Saturday 9th April 2022. It’s sure going to be a blistering show! There are current tickets are available from HERE. The band played a blistering set the last time they performed at Brighton Dome. The date was...
Posted On 10 Mar 2022 at 12:14 am