The Apprentice comes to Brighton tonight

The 14 remaining contestants on the BBC TV show The Apprentice take part in a challenge in Brighton in the show tonight (Thursday 26 January). At the end of the third episode last week, their taskmaster Lord Sugar told the contestants: “For your next task, I’m sending you to...
Posted On 26 Jan 2023 at 12:05 am

Bus gates continue to catch thousands of drivers each month

A driver is fined every three minutes despite work to raise awareness about “bus gates” in Brighton over the past two years. And thousands of drivers are fined every month for driving through the bus gates in Valley Gardens a year after more signs were put in place to highlight...

Jail sentence reduced for Brighton man who called for jihad

A father from Brighton who was jailed for encouraging terrorism in a speech at his local mosque after two of his sons died fighting in Syria has had his sentence cut by the Court of Appeal. Abubaker Deghayes promoted “jihad by sword” when he addressed worshippers at the Brighton...
Posted On 25 Jan 2023 at 6:01 pm

Councillors slated for shameful, deeply wrong and incredibly corrosive behaviour

Shameful, deeply wrong and incredibly corrosive behaviour by councillors came under fire from a former mayor at a town hall meeting. Green councillor Pete West, who served as mayor of Brighton and Hove from 2016-17, urged the political groups – Conservative, Labour and Green – to...

Brighton and Hove Albion value Caicedo at £100m

Brighton and Hove Albion are reported to have told at least one Premier League club that they will have to pay £100 million to sign the midfielder Moises Caicedo. According to The Times, Albion told Chelsea – now managed by former Brighton boss Graham Potter – that was the...
Posted On 25 Jan 2023 at 1:00 am

Hove school to consult staff and parents about joining academy trust

A Hove primary school is to consult staff and parents about joining a multi-academy trust after a decision by the head teacher and governors. After the consultation ends, West Blatchington Primary School is expected to join the Pioneer Academy trust (TPA), a group of 15 primary,...
Posted On 25 Jan 2023 at 12:19 am

We are seen as a hotbed for people trafficking, warns councillor

Councillors have raised their concerns that Brighton and Hove City Council is not taking the risks related to missing children seriously enough. A Labour councillor questioned whether the council was assessing the risk correctly while a Conservative said that her concerns had...

Match point next week as Hove tennis club takes on council planners

Tennis club members face a tough opponent in their next clash – planning officials from Brighton and Hove City Council. Their community club in Hove has applied for planning permission to build a pavilion next to the courts that it leases from the council. Hove Park Tennis...

Risk grows of i360 failing to repay loan, warns former council leader

The risk of Brighton and Hove City Council having to repay the i360 loan has grown with the latest missed payment, according to a former leader. Labour councillor Daniel Yates said that the scale of the debt could saddle council tax payers with the bill for a generation. The i360...
Posted On 24 Jan 2023 at 5:54 pm

Two men held on suspicion of trafficking children from Hove hotel

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of trafficking children from a hotel in Hove which is being used by the Home Office to house unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. They were held and released under investigation last summer, Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 24 January)...
Posted On 24 Jan 2023 at 3:21 pm