Wheelchair user seeks help reaching beach with closure of Brighton seafront lift

Lack of access to the beach for people with disabilities and those who can’t use steps has prompted a woman to ask councillors for help. Lina Talbot, who uses a wheelchair, struggles to reach Madeira Drive because the Madeira lift is out of action. She wants Brighton and Hove...

Hove coffee shop seeks drinks licence but rival business objects

A coffee shop has applied for a drinks licence so that it can serve alcohol too but a rival business has objected to its plans. Small Batch Coffee Company wants a drinks licence to run from noon to 10pm at one of its premises in Hove. The address is in Church Road although the...

Sussex slump to innings defeat at Durham

Durham 459-7 dec Sussex 162 all out and 157-9 Durham win by an innings and 140 runs Durham wrapped up victory after lunch on day 4 at Chester-le-Street after some brave Sussex resistance finally came to an end. Tom Haines fell to Oliver Gibson for the only wicket in the morning...

Hollingdean residents reject parking controls

The size of a proposed parking scheme in Hollingdean has been shrunk after more than half of the area voted against bringing in controls. Residents were asked whether they supported a range of options, including light touch, full controls or no scheme, during a consultation in...
Posted On 23 Sep 2022 at 2:09 pm

Premier Inn to take on new West Street hotel

A new hotel being built at the bottom of West Street is to become a Premier Inn. Permission was granted in 2016 for the former Sherry’s nightclub and neighbouring buildings to be torn down and replaced with a hotel complex. Now work is nearing completion, the owners of...
Posted On 23 Sep 2022 at 12:58 pm