Indian street food chain sets opening date for Brighton restaurant

A South Indian street food chain has set the opening date for its Brighton restaurant while attracting investment from a private equity funder. Mowgli is taking bookings for its new premises in the old Oasis shop on the corner of Duke’s Lane and Middle Street from Friday 24...
Posted On 30 Jan 2023 at 6:40 pm

Two Brighton and Hove charities awarded grants to help people stay warm

Two Brighton and Hove charities have been awarded grants from Southern Water to help provide places where people can stay warm this winter. The charities in Hangleton and Whitehawk have been awarded “community energy grants” of £1,000 each to go towards the bills and help them to...
Posted On 29 Jan 2023 at 3:27 pm

Give late-working staff free transport home, urges councillor

Employers should help staff who work late at night to get home safely, according to a councillor. Labour councillor Nancy Platts plans to propose a motion at the next meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council to make safe and free transport more likely. Councillor Platts wants...

Decision due on plans for land where protected trees were felled

A row over plans to build a house on land where protected trees were damaged and felled could be settled by councillors next week. The land owner Bulent Ekinci said that more trees would be planted than lost on the plot, next to a property known as Hillside, in Ovingdean Road,...

Planners turn down 5G mast to save tree in Brighton

Plans for a 5G mast and cabinets were turned down for a patch of green space in Brighton because they would have been too close to a tree and too unsightly. More than 205 people signed a petition and 186 people sent letters objecting to the proposed mast and cabinets at the...

Southern Water urged to fund public toilets in Brighton and Hove

Southern Water should pay towards the cost of keeping public toilets open in Brighton and Hove to compensate for sewage going into the sea, a councillor said this week. Green councillor Zoe John made the suggestion to Southern Water’s director of environment and corporate affairs...

Missed loan payment spurs council to review Brighton i360 debt

An urgent review of the i360’s debt is under way after the tourist attraction failed to make its recent loan repayment. Brighton and Hove City Council’s external auditor Grant Thornton supported the urgent review in a report to the council’s Audit and Standards Committee...

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

Domino’s opens another branch in Brighton

Domino’s has opened its fifth branch in Brighton and Hove as it started trading in Moulsecoomb today (Wednesday 25 January). The pizza company said that its new Moulsecoomb Way branch had brought 25 new jobs to the area, including pizza chefs, in-store team members and delivery...
Posted On 25 Jan 2023 at 10:10 pm

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