Westows children’s play centre on fire in Hove

The old Westows children’s play centre in Hove is on fire, with four fire engines and an aerial ladder platform at the scene. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that it was unable to be sure that no one was inside the vacant building which is due to be turned into housing....
Posted On 24 Mar 2019 at 5:42 pm

A Green future for Brighton and Hove

On Thursday 2 May, Brighton and Hove residents will have the opportunity to say who they want to represent them on the city council. The elections take place against Brexit chaos and the climate emergency while Tory austerity continues to fail our communities, with our city...
Posted On 22 Mar 2019 at 12:03 am

Time running out to sign King Alfred deal as project bosses weigh up options

The search is already under way to find an alternative option for redeveloping the King Alfred. The deadline for Crest Nicholson to sign a development agreement with Brighton and Hove City Council is just a week away. But the stalling Brexit negotiations may yet see everything...

Brighton night club’s move wins approval

Music fans will have a larger version of a Brighton night club to enjoy now that it has been given permission to carry out a conversion of its new premises. The Haunt will take over the former Days Oriental restaurant in East Street, with Grosvenor Casino taking over The...

Trains back on track to take Brighton fans to Wembley

Train bosses have postponed engineering work on the Brighton main line to make it easier for thousands of football fans to travel to Wembley to watch Brighton and Hove Albion in the FA Cup semi-finals. Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) said today that they had been...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019 at 1:07 pm

Another Hove pharmacy to close

Another pharmacy in Hove is to close leaving the area with one of the lowest levels of cover in the country. The proposed closure of Blake’s Pharmacy, in Blatchington Road, is being described as a “consolidation” or “merger” with the nearby Trinity Pharmacy, in Goldstone Villas....
Posted On 20 Mar 2019 at 9:20 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

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...

Hove MP to ask rail bosses to postpone shutdown on day of Albion’s FA Cup trip to Wembley

Hove MP Peter Kyle is to ask Network Rail bosses to postpone a shutdown between Brighton and Three Bridges on the day when thousands of football fans will be heading to Wembley. Brighton and Hove Albion take on Premier League champions Manchester City either on Saturday 6 April...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019 at 9:35 am