Aldi submits revised plans for proposed Hove store

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has submitted revised plans to build a store close to the A27 in Hove, creating about 50 jobs. In January, the discounter withdrew its plans to demolish the remaining buildings at Court Farm House, Hove, at the top of King George VI Avenue, known...

Listed Brighton bus shelter could be turned into café

Brighton and Hove City Council has submitted plans to convert three listed bus shelters into “flexible” spaces because they will soon be redundant. The grade II listed art deco style shelters in Old Steine will no longer be used as bus stops when phase three of the £13 million...

Holiday lets leave Brighton house-hunters high and dry

An NHS worker said that he and many fellow health service staff struggled to find a home to rent in Brighton because of the likes of Airbnb. Social prescriber Joe Walker told a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting that the problem was particularly acute in the spring and...

Parents kept in dark over Hove primary’s plans to become an academy

Parents and staff at a Hove primary school have been kept in the dark over plans for it to become an academy. Brighton and Hove News understands governors at West Blatchington Primary School are in advanced talks with the Pioneer Academy Trust, which took over Moulsecoomb Primary...
Posted On 21 Nov 2022 at 3:03 pm

Parents who won legal fight against 5G mast prepare for round two

Parents who raised thousands of pounds to legally block a new 5G mast near a school are now gearing up to fight a new set of plans. The Stop 5G Mast by St Peters School campaign group raised more than £12,000 to launch a judicial review against Brighton and Hove City...
Posted On 21 Nov 2022 at 1:41 pm

Man dies in street in Portslade

The death of a man found in the street in Portslade yesterday morning is not being treated as suspicious, police say. Although paramedics tried to revive him, the unresponsive man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police put up a cordon after being called at 8.25am, closing...
Posted On 21 Nov 2022 at 11:55 am

Synthpop legends Blancmange move Brighton gig to Worthing

Synthpop legends Blancmange have strangely decided to not only move venues for their local up and coming Sussex concert, but also to move towns as well. Their 27-date UK tour titled ‘Private View’, after their new album, was to return to the Concorde 2 on Friday 9th December...
Posted On 21 Nov 2022 at 11:03 am