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The Gym Group brings award-winning flexible fitness to Hove

SPONSORED EDITORIAL: The Gym Group, pioneer of low-cost no-contract gyms in the UK, is bringing its award-winning flexible fitness offering to Hove to serve growing demand within the local area. The Gym will provide a brand new gym for the area when it opens in June this year at...
Posted On 25 Mar 2019 at 6:30 pm

Schoolchildren take over street to push for cleaner air

Children have taken over the street outside their Brighton primary school today to push for action to improve air quality and road safety. Pupils from St Luke’s Primary School petitioned people living in Queens Park Rise for permission to close the street for an hour this morning...
Posted On 25 Mar 2019 at 2:06 pm

Residents inundated with dozens of council tax emails

An attempt to send out paperless council tax bills has had to be abandoned this year after the system send dozens of emails to some residents and none at all to others. Almost 19,000 people have requested digital bills instead of paper ones, but a gremlin has made the email...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 3:04 pm

New litter cops to issue £300 fines for ‘street treasure’

A new squad of litter cops is about to hit the streets of Brighton and Hove – and this time, they’ll be targeting so-called street treasure. Brighton and Hove City Council’s former contractor, 3GS, was dumped last year after scores of complaints over...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 12:03 pm

Mechanics ‘arrest’ burglar who stole 91-year-old’s wallet

A burglar who stole a 91-year-old’s wallet from his living room was caught by two quick-thinking mechanics after they recognised him from CCTV. Andrea Amore, 25, followed the pensioner back to his home in Little Western Street, Hove, after he had been to the cashpoint round...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019 at 3:13 pm

Man jailed for ‘asking ex to leave him alone’

A man who reported his ex-girlfriend over nasty text messages has himself ended up in jail for texting her back asking her to leave him alone as it breached a restraining order. Charles Moore, 57, was ordered not to approach his ex after he assaulted her in March 2017. However,...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019 at 9:52 am

Upside Down House attraction set for Brighton seafront

An upside down house in which people can take pictures of themselves lying on the “ceiling” is set to be built on Brighton seafront. Plans have been submitted to Brighton and Hove City Council to build the Upside Down House in the event space between the i360 and...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 2:40 pm

Foodies Festival set to return to Hove Lawns

The tenth annual Foodies Festival on Hove Lawns will be raising money for the homeless. Organisers are once again teaming up with Musicians Against Homelessness (MAH) to raise vital funds to support the increasing number of people who find themselves living on the streets. The...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 2:08 pm

Neighbours call fault on tennis club’s plans to serve alcohol

People living opposite Queen’s Park Tennis Club are concerned about plans to set up a bar. The club in East Drive, has applied for a licence to sell alcohol from noon to 11pm for gatherings, private parties, internal functions and community events. Noise and anti-social...

A beer with your bender? New Portslade Wimpy applies for booze licence

Wimpy is returning to Portslade and the burger bar’s boss wants to be able to sell beer to diners. The owner Kanagasabai Thirukkumaran has applied to sell alcohol from 10am to 10pm daily at the burger bar in Station Road. It is currently being refurbished. Wimpy plans to...