Brighton nursery rated ‘inadequate’ after ‘significant event’

A Brighton nursery has been rated “inadequate” by the official watchdog Ofsted after a “significant event” relating to an allegation made about four months ago. The allegation prompted Ofsted to carry out two regulatory visits in November and serve a formal notice ordering the...
Posted On 20 Jan 2022 at 4:01 pm

The legendary Theatre Of Hate announce intimate gig at The Prince Albert, Brighton

I have to say that I am rather excited about seeing the awesome Theatre Of Hate play live again. I was a fan right from the beginning, when they unleashed their very first double-A-sided 7” single release entitled ‘Original Sin’/’Legion’. This was way back...
Posted On 20 Jan 2022 at 3:35 pm

Developer takes £18m loan to build Hove seafront flats

A finance company is lending £18 million to a Brighton and Hove developer to build 37 flats in an eight-storey block on the seafront. Paragon Development Finance said that it had “provided an £18 million finance package to 239 Kingsway Hove Ltd to support the development of a...
Posted On 20 Jan 2022 at 3:08 pm

Brighton leaseholders face huge and unfair bills, says MP, as she lambasts ‘absent and faceless freeholders’

Leaseholders in Brighton are facing huge and unfair bills as a result of “shoddy, substandard and often downright unsafe housing”, a Brighton MP told the House of Commons. Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, took aim at “absent and faceless freeholders” as she...
Posted On 20 Jan 2022 at 12:01 am

More signs to warn drivers about new bus lanes as fines mount

Extra signs warning drivers about bus lanes – or “bus gates” – in the centre of Brighton are on order to try to stop thousands of drivers going the wrong way. Councillors were told though that the existing signs in the revamped Valley Gardens area, warning drivers about the bus...

Parents criticise council’s flawed £3m playground revamp after officials fail to listen to children

Parents have criticised a flawed £3 million revamp of play areas in dozens of parks after council bosses failed to listen to children. The results include playgrounds and equipment that are unsuitable for older children and those with special educational needs and disabilities...

Brighton and Hove Albion sell goalkeeper to Ipswich Town

Brighton and Hove Albion have sold goalkeeper Christian Walton to Ipswich Town for a small undisclosed fee. Albion said: “Goalkeeper Christian Walton has joined League One Ipswich Town on a permanent deal, for an undisclosed fee. “The 26-year-old moved to the Tractor Boys on loan...
Posted On 19 Jan 2022 at 6:32 pm

New Tory candidate for Hangleton selected

The Conservative’s new candidate for Hangleton in next year’s local elections has been announced. Existing councillors Dawn Barnett and Nick Lewry are standing again, but next year they will be joined on the doorstep by Tim Hodges. Their running-mate in 2019, Tony...
Posted On 19 Jan 2022 at 3:29 pm

Norfolk Square restaurant boss face battle for drinks licence

The owner of a new restaurant in the centre of Brighton has applied for a drinks licence but some people living near by have objected. Bulent Ekinci, 47, owner of the Meeting Place café on Hove seafront, has taken over the former Cubitt and West’s estate agent’s premises on the...

Brighton & Hove Albion come back to hold Chelsea again

Brighton & Hove Albion 1  Chelsea 1 An Adam  Webster header from an Alexis Mac Allister corner saw Albion grab a deserved point against European champions Chelsea at a roaring Amex It was end to end stuff by the finish and Albion again matched the European champions in every...
Posted On 18 Jan 2022 at 10:02 pm