All change at St Peter’s, the city’s ‘Cathedral’

Brighton’s St Peter’s Church stands proud in the city, still surrounded by scaffolding, but with the newly restored tower gleaming in the sun. It is a very successful church, packed on a Sunday and a hive of activity at other times. Hard to believe that, just 14 years ago, it was...
Posted On 30 May 2022 at 5:12 pm

Trainer burglar jailed

A prolific Brighton and Hove burglar with a taste for Nike Airforce 1 trainers has been jailed after admitting a string of theft offences. Derek Antwi, 29, of Upper Hollingdean Road in Brighton, pleaded guilty to a number of burglaries and robberies across the city, several...
Posted On 30 May 2022 at 4:03 pm

Plans for another towerblock of rental flats in Hove unveiled

Plans for scores of rental flats in a 13-storey block on the Hove bus depot car park have been lodged with the council. The new application is the third to be submitted by developers Watkin Jones and bus company Go-Ahead as part of ambitious plans to redevelop what they have...
Posted On 30 May 2022 at 3:12 pm

New Hove deli agrees wine-only condition in bid to secure licence

  A new deli’s owner trying to persuade councillors to give him a drinks licence has agreed to limit alcohol sales to just wine and end sales earlier. Jump’s Delicatessen’s bid for a licence from noon to 7pm has drawn opposition from its neighbours in...

Ambulance boss bows out

The chief executive of the ambulance service that covers Brighton and Hove has resigned after being off with ill health. Philip Astle, the chief executive of the South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb), stood down earlier this month. David Astley, who chairs the South East...
Posted On 30 May 2022 at 12:05 am