Hove Central and Seafront

Unlock your active beach life at Lagoon Watersports in Hove

Lagoon Watersports has launched some new membership packages for 2012 to give everyone the opportunity to get an active beach life, no matter what time or budget restraints might be. The new season started at the beginning of April and all the facilities at Hove Lagoon, one of their two sites, are open from April [...]

Plans unveiled for Brighton & Hove’s Olympic Torch Relay celebration

Plans unveiled for Brighton & Hove’s Olympic Torch Relay celebration

Brighton and Hove will welcome the Olympic Torch Relay on Monday 16 July – Day 59 of the Torch’s national journey. The street-by-street route of the London 2012 Olympic Torch through Brighton and Hove was unveiled yesterday (Monday 19 March 2012). The Olympic flame will stay overnight in Brighton and Hove on Monday 16 July [...]

Palmeira Square community composting scheme begins

Palmeira Square community composting scheme begins

The latest community composting scheme in Brighton and Hove has been launched in Palmeira Square, Hove this weekend (Saturday 10 March 2012). Residents in Palmeira Square will now be able to compost their kitchen waste. The implementation of this community composting scheme by Brighton and Hove City Council follows the success of other schemes, such [...]

Hove event: Christmas Fair @ Goldstone School 9 December 2011

Christmas Fair this Friday at Goldstone School

Goldstone Primary School on Laburnum Avenue in Hove is holding a Christmas Fair this Friday (December 9) from 3.15 to 5.30pm. Attractions include Santa’s Grotto, a Christmas market, bouncy castle, face-painting, toys and books and most intriguingly of all, a rodeo reindeer! All are welcome so please come along to enjoy the festive fun. Picture [...]

Charlie Simpson and Bullet For My Valentine members join Hove MP in Parliament

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative MP for Hove and Portslade, and founder of the Rock the House campaign, met with band members from Bullet For My Valentine and Anthrax, along with former Busted and Fightstar singer Charlie Simpson, in Parliament to discuss the issues of live music and copyright protection. Matt Tuck from Bullet, Rob Caggiano [...]

Two killed in Hove motorcycle collision named

Two killed in Hove motorcycle collision named

The two men killed in a Hove motorcycle collision on Monday have been named as Paul Gordon, 44, of Clarendon Road, Hove, and Richard Gordon, 28, of Gordon Road, Shoreham. The motorcyclist and pillion passenger died at the scene of the collision on Monday 17th Occtober 2011 on King George VI Avenue in Hove. Police [...]

Two killed in Hove collision

Two killed in Hove collision

Two people have been killed following a road traffic collision in Hove this morning (Monday 17th October 2011). The rider of a motorbike and his pillion passenger died following the collision on King George VI Avenue in Hove. Police and emergency services attended the scene at 1.50am this morning. Two crews of Hove firefighters were [...]

14-year-old boy assaulted in Hove toilet

14-year-old boy assaulted in Hove toilet

A 14-year-old boy has been sexually assaulted by a man in the public toilets in Goldstone Villas, Hove. The boy’s mother called the police at 4.49pm on Wednesday 14th September 2011, after her son told her of the incident, which happened about half an hour previously. The suspect is described as being a tanned white [...]

Hove-based Crunch.co.uk finds 15% of UK’s small businesses unhappy with rising accounting fees

15% of small businesses say that rising fees is their biggest accounting gripe, according to new research from Hove-based online accountant Crunch.co.uk. The survey of 269 businesses, which questioned attitudes to and experiences of accountants, was carried out in July. Other top gripes were jargon, or ‘accountant-speak’, and charging for communication such as phone calls [...]

The Starrlite Beatles @ Hove Park Tavern

“The South Easts Best Beatles Tribute Band” Born and raised in the sunny seaside town of Brighton, The Starrlite Beatles have been bringing the love to the UK since early 2010. With their attention to detail, authenticity and impressive knowledge on all things Beatles, the boys never fail to impress even the most informed Beatles fan. Let [...]

Opinion: Cyclists and Drivers – Can’t we get along?

As a daily driver to the Hove area it still seems an ongoing problem with car drivers complaining about cyclists, and cyclists complaining about car drivers. Surely we all use the road so why is it so difficult to follow the road rules. I feel I must comment on this as recently I nearly had [...]

Hove woman speaks about NHS-sponsored lifestyle change challenge

NHS Brighton and Hove spends more than £800 every minute of the year on health and health care services across the city. Last year, local people and businesses were invited to enter the authority’s ‘Take a Minute’ spending challenge and tell us how the money could be used to improve their health. Caroline Henderson from [...]

Professional, Great Quality Tans – Sienna X, Tantrick and LA Tanning. From £10pp

Thousands of women have discovered that spray tan is the most natural looking way to tan, along with celebrity fans like Jennifer Aniston and Jessica Alba. At Star Glow we use the best quality safe tan products to work with your complexion, ensuring an even colour and soft, smooth skin.These agents ensure a natural ‘just stepped [...]

Hove-based Crunch.co.uk’s new research shows small businesses driving UK economy

Hove-based online accounting firm Crunch.co.uk’s customers billed clients £52 million between January 2010 and January 2011 – highlighting the collective power of small businesses driving the UK economy. Crunch.co.uk’s research reflects David Cameron’s speech given at the recent Conservative Party Spring conference, where the Prime Minister stated that backing small UK firms will boost enterprise; [...]

New HMRC penalties harsh on small businesses, according to online accountant Crunch.co.uk

The introduction of higher penalty rates for small business owners, freelancers and contractors filing late tax returns has been labelled “harsh” by Hove-based online accountant Crunch.co.uk. From April 6, HMRC will impose tough new financial penalties for people filing their personal tax return late. There are also new penalties for people not paying their taxes [...]