Brighton and Hove Lib Dem fears latest coronavirus measures will prove fatal for pubs

A senior Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrat has criticised the government’s latest coronavirus measures over fears that they could prove fatal for the pub trade and jobs in the wider hospitality sector. Ben Thomas, a pub landlord who speaks for the party in Brighton...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020 at 9:12 pm

We want to hear young people’s climate crisis solutions – join the Youth Assembly

This week, the Brighton and Hove Climate Assembly meets for the first time. We don’t know who the participants are – key to this process is the support from organisations Sortition and Ipsos Mori who have now identified 50 of the city’s residents to meet online to discuss how we...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020 at 6:34 pm

Councillor doubles down on controversial fake figures claim

A councillor accused of breaking a code of conduct by accusing officers of faking homeless figures doubled down on his claim during a hearing this week. Conservative councillor for Wish ward, Robert Nemeth, went before a Standards Panel of three councillors yesterday over...

New walk-in coronavirus test centre opens in East Brighton

A new walk-in coronavirus test centre in East Brighton park has opened today as part of a pilot for new walk-through sites accessible on foot or bike. Anyone wanting a test must book an appointment, as with the mobile drive-through test centre currently operating from Withdean or...
Posted On 22 Sep 2020 at 10:55 am

Flu jab more vital than ever, say Brighton and Hove health chiefs

With the coronavirus still circulating, it’s more important than even to have a flu jab this year, according to health chiefs in Brighton and Hove. Vaccination is already under way, the Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said, with more people entitled to a free...
Posted On 21 Sep 2020 at 5:36 pm

Madeira Drive set to reopen to one-way traffic

Plans to reopen Madeira Drive to one-way traffic and install a new two-way cycle lane off the pavement have been put forward. The proposals are part of a review of how covid transport schemes are working in the city set to be discussed by the city council’s Environment,...
Posted On 21 Sep 2020 at 4:01 pm

Missing Brighton man found in Hampshire

A missing man from Brighton has been found safe nine days after he was last seen. Sussex Police issued an appeal for help finding Matthew Hunter, 50, last week after he vanished on Wednesday 9 September. Today (Monday 21 September) the force said that he was found on Friday....
Posted On 21 Sep 2020 at 12:15 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion on song as Potter works out ‘Toon’

Newcastle United 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Albion romped to victory at St James’ Park with goals from Neal Maupay and Aaron Connolly. The Seagulls haven’t lost away in the Premier League since a defeat to Bournemouth in January. Albion were awarded a penalty after just...
Posted On 20 Sep 2020 at 3:57 pm

Half time with Hodges – Newcastle United 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 2

Albion have taken Newcastle apart with two-goal Neale Maupay and Tariq Lamptey in starring roles. Lamptey won a penalty after four minutes which Maupay scored with ease. Three minutes later Leandro Trossard was fed a ball by Lamptey and he crossed in for Maupay to slide in his...
Posted On 20 Sep 2020 at 2:54 pm

Machete-wielding armed robber seriously injures man in Hove

A machete-wielding armed robber attacked a man in a shop last night leaving him with serious injuries. Sussex Police said: “Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured during an attempted robbery at a shop in Hove. “Around 10.30pm on Saturday...
Posted On 20 Sep 2020 at 2:22 pm