Brighton centenarian looks forward to latest royal coronation

“I’m looking forward to King Charles’s coronation. I think he’s absolutely wonderful,” says Lily Molloy. Born in 1920, Brighton through and through, Lily has lived in the reign of four monarchs: George V, George VI, Elizabeth II and now Charles III. “I was born a Royalist,” she...
Posted On 24 Sep 2022 at 6:16 pm

Trossard believes Seagulls can still soar after Potter’s flight to Chelsea

Leandro Trossard insists that Graham Potter’s move to Chelsea will not derail Brighton and Hove Albion’s season. Brighton have appointed Roberto De Zerbi to replace Potter, who spent three years with the Seagulls before taking over from Thomas Tuchel at Stamford Bridge earlier...
Posted On 24 Sep 2022 at 11:31 am

Hippodrome awaits drinks licence verdict

The Hippodrome’s owner has applied for a drinks licence to serve alcohol at the premises which it plans to reopen as a hotel, private club and public bar. Matsim Properties, owned by the Lambor family, started repairing and restoring the grade II* listed theatre last year. The...

David Essex plays Brighton after 706 day wait

DAVID ESSEX + TIM NEWMAN – BRIGHTON CENTRE 23.9.22 At last! Internationally renowned singer, composer and actor David Essex OBE finally got to play live at the Brighton Centre after a wait of 706 days courtesy of covid. As David pointed out this evening, his UK tour had to...
Posted On 24 Sep 2022 at 2:29 am

Travellers policy comes under scrutiny

Travellers have been pitching up at parks and open spaces in Brighton and Hove but have not directed to the dedicated camp site, according to a councillor. Conservative councillor Dawn Barnett has written to the co-chair of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Housing Committee to...

Dozens evicted for making threats, dealing drugs or anti-social behaviour

Just over 90 people were evicted from emergency housing in a year, mostly for threatening staff or for anti-social behaviour, according to a new report. The evictions came after Brighton and Hove City Council housed 800 people during the coronavirus pandemic as part of the...