Sussex Sharks fall short against Essex

Essex Eagles 197-8 (Rossington 95), Sussex Sharks 169-8 (Bopara 47) A magnificently miserly bowling stint from the Essex Eagles captain Simon Harmer led his side to victory by 28 runs in their Vitality Blast match against the Sussex Sharks at Hove. Harmer conceded just 18 runs...

JoBoxers bring back the ‘Boxerbeat’ to Brighton!

JOBOXERS + MAXINE TALULAH – KOMEDIA, BRIGHTON 29.6.22 Tonight was a typically lukewarm example of an English summer evening, but the short trousers were well and truly on (I was dressed to sweat…or gently perspire), all ready to catch the mighty 80s pop sensat...
Posted On 01 Jul 2022 at 5:44 pm

Brighton and Hove man convicted of 16 shoplifting offences

A prolific shoplifter has been convicted of a series of offences that included the theft of homeware worth more than £2,400 from a shop that he targeted a dozen times. Elliot Cahill, 31, of Clarendon Villas, Hove, repeatedly stole items from the White Company shop, in North...
Posted On 01 Jul 2022 at 5:07 pm

Thumper under no ‘Delusions Of Grandeur’ as they announce surprisingly intimate Brighton concert

Back in May the Brighton & Hove News Music Team covered no less than 168 live performances at this year’s Great Escape new music festival. Our team of 12 that attended, individually voted in secret as to who was the very best of those that they had seen and the accolade went...
Posted On 01 Jul 2022 at 12:05 pm

£100 fines for beach barbecues start today

Anyone using a disposable bbqs on Brighton and Hove beaches and parks could be fined £100 from today. A new order also outlaws the release of lanterns and balloons on council-owned land. Signage is being placed around the city to notify residents and visitors of the new rules,...
Posted On 01 Jul 2022 at 11:19 am

Backyard garage could become two-storey house if councillors override objections

Plans to build a two-storey house on the site of a domestic garage have attracted criticism from neighbours and a councillor but the backing of planning officials. Julie Habben and Joan Withington have applied for planning permission to build the one-bed house at 24 The Drove,...

Brighton business boss joins Ukrainian wife on mission to Kharkiv

When a Brighton couple decided to buy a new car, they took their much-loved old Honda for one last spin – to Ukraine. Paul Smith and Anna Eraut drove 2,000 miles across Europe to Anna’s home town of Kharkiv, just 30 miles from the Russian border. Once in Kharkiv, they handed over...
Posted On 01 Jul 2022 at 12:01 am