Brighton pub landlady may open micropub selling craft beers

An experienced Brighton pub landlady plans to set up a micropub selling craft beers and ales in an empty building in a shopping parade in Saltdean. Julie Karuzas, 58, has applied for a drinks licence for a premises to be known as Sheridans, at 130 Lustrells Vale. But two...

Sussex chase impressive first innings total from Glamorgan

Chris Cooke and Shubman Gill both made impressive hundreds as Glamorgan put themselves into a strong position in their must-win game against Sussex. Gill scored 119 – his first LV= County Championship hundred – and Cooke 141 as they piled up 533 for eight declared on the second...

Pub boss hits out at coffee shop drinks licences

A pub chain owner said that it was too easy for coffee shops to obtain drinks licences enabling them to serve alcohol. Golden Lion Group managing director Dave Day spoke out as he objected to a licence application by the Small Batch Coffee Company, in Church Road, Hove. The...

New offices and community room planned at Brighton fire station

New offices and a ground-floor community room are planned as part of a revamp of Preston Circus fire station. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has submitted plans to refurbish the second floor of the landmark building – and create a new public meeting room on the ground...
Posted On 27 Sep 2022 at 1:40 pm

Councillors’ expenses published – five months after financial year-end

Council bosses took five months to publish the amounts paid to councillors for allowances and expenses last year and blamed “staffing issues” for the delay. Brighton and Hove City Council is legally required to make public the amounts paid “as soon as reasonably practicable”....

Fans ‘Binge’ on Deadletter at Brighton gig

DEADLETTER + THE FAMOUS PEOPLE – THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIGHTON 26.9.22 Bursting with evocative lyrics and heat, The Hope and Ruin came alive with London-based post-punk outfit DEADLETTER as they ‘Tour The Kingdom’ on an 11 date stint. Upon entering the building there is a...
Posted On 27 Sep 2022 at 11:58 am

Gentrification fears over Moulsecoomb Place development

A Moulsecoomb councillor is concerned that a student developer’s plans for Moulsecoomb Place may alienate residents, calling it a “gentrification project”. Labour councillor Amanda Grimshaw is worried that proposals for a “joined up pub, hub and club” will not provide the...
Posted On 27 Sep 2022 at 10:51 am

Hove’s Wetherspoon pub put up for sale

The only Wetherspoon pub in Hove is being put up for sale as the chain looks to offload dozens its sites nationally. The Cliftonville Inn in George Street is one of 32 pubs now on the market. The brochure says there’s a potential to create a roof terrace on the first floor....
Posted On 27 Sep 2022 at 10:35 am

Fill in our survey and help make life better for disabled people

Brighton and Hove News wants to hear from people with disabilities and those who support and care for them as two new groups try to make their lives better. We are sharing a survey to help understand what the public want as the new groups feed their views back to decision-makers...
Posted On 27 Sep 2022 at 10:28 am

Brighton shop worker helps raise funds for makeover at disabled children’s home

A wheelchair-friendly garden has had a makeover after a Brighton shop worker and colleagues helped arrange a £25,000 donation. Louise Coffey, the community champion for Morrisons in St James’s Street. Brighton, teamed up with colleagues from stores in Seaford and Crowborough –...
Posted On 27 Sep 2022 at 10:17 am
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