Councillors approve drinks licence for new Brighton restaurant

A new South Indian street food restaurant has been granted a drinks licence for its Brighton branch. Mowgli Street Food plans to open in the old Oasis shop on the corner of Duke’s Lane and Middle Street next year as part of a nationwide expansion. At a Brighton and Hove City...

Brighton delivery firm awaits drinks licence verdict

A delivery service in Brighton is waiting to hear whether it will be allowed to deliver alcohol until midnight. Quick Commerce, trading as Zapp, wants to deliver alcohol from 8am until midnight, which is an hour later than Brighton and Hove City Council’s licensing policy usually...

Traders urge council not to scrap free parking bays for shoppers

A petition calling for free parking for customers at shops in Fiveways in Brighton is due to go before councillors. Residents and business owners have been seeking support on social media to encourage people to sign the petition. It asks for one hour’s free parking in Preston...

Police tell Brazilian deli to wait for a licence until neighbourhood booze problems are tackled

A Brazilian deli shouldn’t be allowed to sell alcohol until anti-social behaviour and street drinking in the area have declined, police told a licensing panel. Specialist deli and butchers The Brazilian Centre in Church Road, Hove, wants to sell wines and beers from Brazil...

Councillors give verdict on whether historic Brighton pub can renew lapsed licence

Councillors have given their verdict on whether an historic Brighton pub can have a new licence after the owners inadvertently allowed the old one to lapse. As a result, Doctor Brighton’s is expected to reopen as the Star and Garter – the original name for the premises – in the...

Plans to rip green tiles off listed Brighton pub

A pub company wants to rip historic green tiles from the outside of a locally listed Brighton pub. Stonegate has applied for permission to remove the tiles from the Montreal Arms in Albion Hill, claiming it is vital to the pub’s economic future. The pub’s lease is...
Posted On 13 Sep 2021 at 5:57 pm

We need urgent action on water

I’m in touch with South Coast Sirens, a fantastic local group of year-round sea swimmers dedicated to making our coastal seas permanently free from pollution and sewage spills. The group was set up by sea users in response to serious health and safety implications for human and...
Posted On 11 Sep 2021 at 12:20 am

Brighton Station wine shop wins drink licence

A specialist “high end” wine and craft beer shop has secured a licence to sell alcohol at Brighton Station. Seven Cellars has been granted a licence to open in the former Cards Galore premises at the station after owner Louise Oliver won over a Brighton and Hove City Council...

Takeaway boss seeks later hours but neighbours and police highlight noise and bad behaviour

A pizza parlour boss wants to stay open later to help keep his business afloat, he told a council licensing panel today (Friday 10 September). Khaled Mohamed applied to extend the late-night refreshment licence for My Yummie Pizza, in Longridge Avenue, Saltdean, but Brighton and...

Police object to drink sales at Brighton zipwire

Sussex Police have objected to a venue’s plans to sell alcohol over three weekends after its licence lapsed. Brighton Zip wants to be able to sell drinks over the last two weekends of September and the first weekend of October. The attraction blamed an administrative error from...