Southern Vipers leave Lightning in the shade

Southern Vipers 155 for 5 beat Lightning 124 for 8 by 31 runs Lauren Bell underlined her England credentials with a spell-binding three for 12 as Southern Vipers swatted Lightning aside by 31 runs in the Charlotte Edwards Cup. Towering right-arm swing bowler Bell is considered...

Neighbours fight Hove seafront hostel plan

A charity faces objections to its plans to convert a hotel into a 50-bedroom hostel. Homeless support charity St Mungo’s has submitted a retrospective planning application for the Smart Sea View Hostel, in St Catherine’s Terrace, Hove. It has operated the hotel as...

Blondie, the Damned & Sigue Sigue Sputnik stars to play Jordan Mooney memorial charity concert

Today, it has been announced that a trio of very special guests will be playing live at the ‘Official Jordan Mooney Memorial Charity Concert’ at Brighton’s popular Concorde 2 on Sunday 29th May 2022, in order to celebrate the life of the famous punk rock and fashion icon...
Posted On 18 May 2022 at 8:03 pm

Over-amped seafront buskers driving people mad

Amplified buskers performing at full volume in front of the Upside Down House on the seafront for hours every day are driving traders and residents up the wall. During lockdown, bands started using the new space around the i360 for outdoor performances while indoor venues were...
Posted On 18 May 2022 at 7:30 pm

Concerns grow for missing girl, 14, from Brighton

UPDATE Tia Randall has been found safe, Sussex Police said. Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help finding a missing teenage girl today (Wednesday 18 May). Tia Randall, 14, from Brighton, was last seen Sunday (15 May), the force said. Police urged anyone who spotted Tia to...
Posted On 18 May 2022 at 5:37 pm

Addicts housed near drug dealers on Brighton estate, say neighbours

Craven Vale residents have criticised the council for repeatedly housing people with drink and drug problems alongside known dealers on their Brighton estate, leading to anti-social behaviour. They spoke out a Brighton and Hove City Council housing panel meeting yesterday...

Next mayor of Brighton and Hove – and deputy – formally named by council

Brighton and Hove City Council has formally announced the candidates to be the next mayor and deputy mayor. Green councillor Lizzie Deane is expected to become the next mayor of Brighton and Hove at the “annual council” meeting next week, taking over from Labour councillor Alan...
Posted On 18 May 2022 at 4:06 pm

Man jailed for flashing in Preston Park

A man has been jailed for eight weeks for masturbating on a bench in a Brighton park in the middle of the afternoon. Craig Standing, 32, admitted outraging public decency in Preston Park on 20 December last year. He had already been given a suspended sentence for approaching...
Posted On 18 May 2022 at 2:36 pm

Toads Hole Valley plans will jeopardise climate and transport aims, says campaign group

A campaign group is urging Brighton and Hove City Council to refuse outline planning permission for 880 homes at Toads Hole Valley in Hove. The plea from Brighton and Hove Friends of the Earth (BHFoE) comes as the council’s Planning Committee prepares to decide whether to approve...
Posted On 18 May 2022 at 12:54 pm

Four secondary schools get good Ofsteds

Four secondary schools in Hove and Portslade have had their good rating confirmed in recent Ofsted inspections. Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA), King’s School, Blatchington Mill and Hove Park were all inspected in the last six months. King’s School had a...
Posted On 18 May 2022 at 11:48 am
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