Council submits £87m plan for 200 homes and community hub in Brighton

The council has submitted plans to build more than 200 “affordable” homes, all-weather sports pitches and a “community hub” including a doctors’ surgery. It said that all 212 proposed homes would be classed as affordable – and the site, in Moulsecoomb, would also include a skate...

25 years on the Seagulls are soaring but how we miss the Goldstone

It was 25 years ago today that Liz Fleet played the last post in front of the run down South Stand as Brighton and Hove Albion ended their 95-year tenure at the Goldstone Ground in Hove. They won a now famous 1-0 victory over Doncaster Rovers with that iconic Stuart Storer goal...
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 7:06 pm

Twelve bands announced for official Jordan Mooney memorial charity concert

It has today been announced that there will be an ‘Official Jordan Mooney Memorial Charity Concert’ in order to celebrate the life of the famous punk rock and fashion icon that sadly passed away this month. The event will be held here in Brighton at the popular Concorde 2 which...
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 6:22 pm

Special event to be held in memory of punk and fashion icon Jordan Mooney

‘Legend’ and ‘icon’ are words that are all too frequently bandied about these days. But one thing is certain, these words definitely apply to the recently departed ‘Queen of Punk’ and ‘Fashion Influencer’, Jordan Mooney. Here was an individual that came fully formed prior to t...
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 5:44 pm

Different park and ride trials will be considered, council says

Alternative park and ride schemes will still be considered following Brighton and Hove Buses’ decision to withdraw from a planned trial this summer, the council says. The bus company told a meeting of Brighton Area Buswatch this month that it was pulling out of the trial...
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 2:57 pm

Fire breaks out in North Laine

East Sussex Fire & Rescue dealing with what appears to be a house fire on Pelham Street, #Brighton. Three fire engines on scene currently. @bbcsoutheast @LatestTVBtn @BBCSussex @brightonargus @BrightonNewsJo pic.twitter.com/ASEurJHzhC — Erik Selby (@ErikSelby) April 26,...
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 2:31 pm

Rescued seal pup treated for flipper wounds

A seal pup rescued from Hove beach yesterday is being treated at a wildlife hospital for minor wounds. It’s thought another seal or possibly a dog nipped the young seal, which was found on the beach at about 2.20pm. British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) were called, and...
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 1:27 pm

High winds topple Peace Statue’s orb

Brighton and Hove’s Peace Statue is temporarily missing its orb after it was dislodged by high winds. The orb is currently in the hands of the seafront office after a member of the public found it and handed it in. Brighton and Hove City Council is now arranging for the orb...
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 12:39 pm

Bye bye to Brighton’s bendy buses

Bendy buses will be leaving the streets of Brighton and Hove by the end of the year. After more than a decade on the roads, Brighton and Hove Buses has decided to retire its 22-strong fleet and replace them with more environmentally friendly double-deckers. The 15-year-old Citaro...
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 11:55 am

Ukranian refugee homeless after Brighton host demanded money

A Ukranian refugee was forced to leave her Brighton host’s home after they demanded money for bills, it has been reported. The Guardian has spoken to the 36-year-old refugee who says she is now homeless after her host told her to pay £50 a month towards bills or leave....
Posted On 26 Apr 2022 at 10:48 am
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