Brighton YouTuber turns pastime to profit

A Brighton YouTuber is one of a growing number who are turning their passions into profits – and she has spoken about how she did it. Gabriella Lindley created the online home decor and stationery shop Juniper Moon during the coronavirus pandemic. She said: “I always had a strong...

Hippodrome awaits drinks licence verdict

The Hippodrome’s owner has applied for a drinks licence to serve alcohol at the premises which it plans to reopen as a hotel, private club and public bar. Matsim Properties, owned by the Lambor family, started repairing and restoring the grade II* listed theatre last year. The...

Wheelchair user seeks help reaching beach with closure of Brighton seafront lift

Lack of access to the beach for people with disabilities and those who can’t use steps has prompted a woman to ask councillors for help. Lina Talbot, who uses a wheelchair, struggles to reach Madeira Drive because the Madeira lift is out of action. She wants Brighton and Hove...

Hove coffee shop seeks drinks licence but rival business objects

A coffee shop has applied for a drinks licence so that it can serve alcohol too but a rival business has objected to its plans. Small Batch Coffee Company wants a drinks licence to run from noon to 10pm at one of its premises in Hove. The address is in Church Road although the...

Premier Inn to take on new West Street hotel

A new hotel being built at the bottom of West Street is to become a Premier Inn. Permission was granted in 2016 for the former Sherry’s nightclub and neighbouring buildings to be torn down and replaced with a hotel complex. Now work is nearing completion, the owners of...
Posted On 23 Sep 2022 at 12:58 pm

Sea Lanes units opening delayed by Speed Trials crash damage

The opening of the commercial units at the new Sea Lanes swimming pool has been delayed by months because of damage caused by a crash at this month’s Speed Trials. Sea Lanes today announced the first of the tenants who were due to move in before Christmas – and who...
Posted On 22 Sep 2022 at 12:17 pm

Thameslink passengers face more train disruption because of damaged wires

Disruption to Thameslink train passengers caused by damaged overhead wires will continue until the end of Saturday (24 September), rail bosses said. Work to fix the wires at Stevenage, in Hertfordshire, would take place on Saturday night, National Rail Enquiries said today...

Holiday lets let-off as Labour fails to win cross-party support for crackdown

An attempt to set up an online registration scheme for Airbnbs and other short-term lets has failed after Labour councillors were unable to win the support of other political parties. The attempt failed as councillors discussed the effects of holiday lets and short-term lets on...

Extra cash for foster carers in Brighton and Hove

Foster carers working directly with the council are receiving extra cash to help as the cost of living rises, councillors were told this week. Officials told councillors that those foster carers tended to received more than those who had signed up with an independent foster...

Health watchdog highlights lack of late-night chemists in Brighton and Hove

Brighton no longer has any late-night pharmacies, according to an official report, because of contract changes made by the NHS. The latest closing time across Brighton and Hove is 9pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 8pm on Monday to Wednesday and Saturdays. The report also said that...