Health watchdog highlights lack of late-night chemists in Brighton and Hove

Brighton no longer has any late-night pharmacies, according to an official report, because of contract changes made by the NHS. The latest closing time across Brighton and Hove is 9pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 8pm on Monday to Wednesday and Saturdays. The report also said that...

Ferocious Dog thrill Brighton gig goers

FEROCIOUS DOG + MILLIE MANDERS AND THE SHUTUP – CHALK, BRIGHTON 12.9.22 Folk punk sextet Ferocious Dog kicked off their their 18-date UK ‘Never Too Late For Hope Tour’ here in Brighton at Chalk this evening in support to their latest Top 40 platter ‘The Hope’ that dropped...
Posted On 14 Sep 2022 at 7:37 pm

Sussex to dig in for final day onslaught by Worcestershire at Hove

Opener Jake Libby made a career-best 215 as Worcestershire put themselves in position to push for victory over Sussex and keep their promotion hopes alive in the LV= Insurance County Championship. Libby’s maiden double century came in a total of 438 for five before Worcestershire...

Hippodrome neighbours object to seven-storey hotel plans

Neighbours of the Hippodrome are worried about being overlooked by a new seven-storey hotel which its new owners want to build behind the listed venue. Matsim Properties, owned by the Lambor family, started the painstaking and expensive job of repairing and restoring the Grade...
Posted On 14 Sep 2022 at 5:54 pm

Suede announce Brighton Dome concert

Suede, who the Brighton & Hove News Music Team caught in action at the end of August at the ‘Victorious Festival’ in Southsea, have now announced no less than a 17 headline UK tour for March 2023. They have announced that they will be performing classics, hits and tracks from...
Posted On 14 Sep 2022 at 5:38 pm

New pedestrian bridge opens in Lewes Road

A new pedestrian bridge over Lewes Road has opened connecting the two sides of Brighton University’s Moulsecoomb campus. Lewes Road had to close for three days in January for the main sections of the bridge to be lowered in place. Now, nine months later, it can finally be used by...
Posted On 14 Sep 2022 at 4:15 pm

Fire service warns of risks of copying internet energy ‘hacks’

Save Safely website Internet hacks which suggest saving energy by using camping stoves inside or candles to boil water will increase the risk of fires this winter, the fire service is warning. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) says it is alarmed by some of the...
Posted On 14 Sep 2022 at 11:16 am

Brighton rapist jailed for 11 years

A rapist from Brighton has been jailed for 11 and a half years after he attacked a dog walker in woodland. Two passing joggers stepped in, pulling him off the woman and holding on to him until police arrived. Brandon Woolven, 22, formerly of Grantham Road, Brighton, pleaded...
Posted On 14 Sep 2022 at 10:44 am

Farewell to an eminent photographer – inspired by Brighton

One of Brighton’s best-known and most eminent photographers, Roger Bamber, has died at the aged of 78. News picture editor Arnel Hecimovic wrote on the Guardian website yesterday (Tuesday 13 September): “The photographer Roger Bamber had an unrivalled career in newspapers. “He...
Posted On 14 Sep 2022 at 12:30 am