Archibald Shaw – the top team for civil and structural engineering expertise

Advertising feature Archibald Shaw provide a first-class consultancy service focused on providing professional designs, solutions and advice. The company was founded in 1962 by Cambridge graduate Archibald Shaw and developed into a civil and structural engineering consultancy...
Posted On 25 May 2019 at 12:21 am

Hippodrome owner told to make urgent repairs as plans fail to materialise

The latest owner of the at-risk Brighton Hippodrome has been told to make urgent repairs to the crumbling theatre as plans for its restoration fail to materialise. Hipp Investments first promised to unveil its full plans for the Grade II* listed building in February, then delayed...
Posted On 24 May 2019 at 2:47 pm

Woman faces court over vegan protest in Brighton burger bar

A woman is to appear in court over the vegan protest at a Brighton branch of McDonald’s. Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 22 May): “Police have issued a warning following a disruptive protest at a restaurant in Brighton. “Approximately 20 people were involved in an...
Posted On 22 May 2019 at 3:57 pm

Campaigners look to mediation to resolve row over Old Steine revamp in Brighton

Campaigners calling for a fresh consultation into a major traffic project hope that they have support from the people holding the purse strings. Members of the Valley Gardens Forum, which includes representatives from businesses, residents, the tourism industry and entertainment...

Jamie’s Italian closes with the loss of dozens of jobs

More than 1,000 jobs have been lost with the closure of the chain of Italian restaurants started by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. They include the branch of Jamie’s Italian in Black Lion Street, Brighton, and more than 20 others, although three sites at Gatwick airport will stay...
Posted On 21 May 2019 at 4:28 pm

JD Sports to open trainer megastore

JD Sports is making moves to open a trainer megastore in Churchill Square in the units currently occupied by Dorothy Perkins, Burton, Miss Selfridge, Calzedonia and Intimissimi. The sportswear giant has applied for planning permission to create a new glazed shopfront facing the...
Posted On 21 May 2019 at 11:51 am

Brighton pub owner reports big rise in sales

The owner of three Brighton pubs has reported a big rise in sales since the start of the year at its annual general meeting yesterday (Monday 20 May). City Pub Group said that sales were up 35 per cent year on year in the 19 weeks to Sunday 12 May. The company made a pre-tax...
Posted On 21 May 2019 at 10:23 am

Planning inspector overrules council on seven shared houses in Brighton

Neighbours objected and the council said no – but seven more Brighton properties can be used as shared houses after planning permission was granted on appeal. All seven are in wards where Brighton and Hove City Council restricts the conversion of family homes into houses in...

Portslade garden centre customers raise £3k for charity

Customers at a garden centre in Portslade have raised more than £3,000 for local charities. As a result, Mayberry garden centre manager Mark Brumfitt handed over a cheque for £3,391 to two Lions Club representatives. The money – raised this year at the family-owned garden centre...
Posted On 19 May 2019 at 9:30 pm

Former British tennis No 1 hosts open day in Hove

A former British tennis No 1 is hosting an open day today (Saturday 18 May) at a club that is trying to draw more people into the game. Julie Hobbs – born Julie Pullin – made nine appearances at Wimbledon before turning her talents to coaching. Now, just over a month before this...
Posted On 18 May 2019 at 10:19 am