Seaside scenes: Brighton crowned most vibrant late night city (credit: Getty/ Pavel Babic)

Brighton best city for a night out

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Brighton has topped lists as the UK’s best place for a night out, but more than half (54%) of cities have seen nightlife go downhill over the past decade.

Beginning of another chapter: Brighton's

City's 'oldest' gay bar to close

By Rebecca Weller

East Sussex seaside city’s “oldest” gay bar has closed its doors for good amid “excessive overheads”.

Event details: the MA Leaders Club conference took place at Komedia in Brighton on Thursday 15 September

MA Leaders club

Consumers want honesty from operators about rising costs

By Nikkie Thatcher

Some 20% of consumers felt strongly that venue owners should be open and honest about rising costs to soften the blow and extend consumers’ understanding of the challenges the sector is facing, a survey has found.

Can't cope: Soaring energy costs force Brighton pub to close (Getty/ Rogan Macdonald)

Energy costs force seaside pub to close

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Rising electricity bills and issues caused by Brexit have forced Brighton Beer Dispensary in East Sussex, to close its doors for good.

Southern base: MA Leaders Club members will be hitting the streets of Brighton in September (image: Getty/Abstract Aerial Art)

MA Leaders Club

MA Leaders September location revealed

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Morning Advertiser can now announce the MA Leaders Club event in September will be taking place in Brighton.

NTIA campaign: debate to be held on Friday 27 May in Brighton (Credit: Getty/fotoVoyager)

NTIA brings night-time advisors campaign to Brighton

By Rebecca Weller

The Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA) has planned to bring its campaign to establish a Night-Time Economy (NTE) Advisors in every major city in the UK to Brighton Music Conference on Friday 27 May.

Helping communities: pubs have stepped up to help vulnerable children this half-term

'No one should go hungry, least of all kids'

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs have compiled free food parcels and meals for vulnerable children after MPs voted against funding free school meals during holidays, including the October half term.

New food concept FLANK pub residency hits Brighton

FLANK brings nose to tail eating to Brighton

By Daniel Woolfson

Brighton chef Tom Griffiths has launched Flank, a new residency serving Fergus Henderson-style “nose to tail” dishes at the Royal Sovereign, on the city’s Preston Street.

Brighton Council seeks VAT rise for off-licence sales

Brighton Council seeks VAT rise for off-licence sales

By Ewan Turney

Brighton & Hove City Council is the first local authority to call for the Government to set differential rates of VAT for the on and off-trades to help combat the cheap booze fuelling binge drinking.

The Caxton Arms, Brighton

Off the beaten track

By Jessica Harvey

Pasha Honar, lessee at Brighton's Caxton Arms, talks jazz nights, great food and how to make the most of the pub's central but tucked-away location...

Brighton: council is trying to reduce antisocial behaviour

Fury over tougher licence restrictions

By John Harrington

Licensees and pub operators in Brighton have attacked the council's plan to extend the city's cumulative impact zone (CIZ) by almost two-thirds.

Griffin: backing Thrive on Five

Licensees back MA call to cut VAT to 5%

By Lesley Foottit

Licensees in Brighton and Hove have given strong support to the Morning Advertiser's campign to cut VAT to 5% in the hospitality industry. Support...

Ebitda up 13.6% at InnBrighton

Ebitda up 13.6% at InnBrighton

By The PMA Team

Brighton & Hove licensed multiple retailer InnBrighton has posted a 13.6% increase in Ebitda for the financial year to 30 June 2010.

George: Brighton is unique

Gavin George: in Brighton we trust

By Phil Mellows

Gavin George is not your normal pub entrepreneur. As Phil Mellows discovers, he is an eco-aware culture vulture obsessed with his seaside city.

Wetherspoon: opening in North Street

Third Wetherspoon for Brighton

By The PMA Team

JD Wetherspoon has secured its third site in Brighton — it is opening at a site in North Street.

Leonard (L) and McCarten: third pub

Hosts secure Punch freehold for third pub

By Gemma McKenna

A Brighton couple have snapped up a bargain Punch freehold in Lewes — paying £125,000 less than originally advertised. Dominic McCartan and Tony...

Deal includes bar and club the Funky Budha

InnBrighton bags four Punch pubs

By The PMA Team

InnBrighton, operator of 42 licensed premises in the city of Brighton and Hove, has acquired four freehold pubs from Punch Taverns. The operator...

Business Opinion

Business Opinion

By with The PMA Team

Time to satisfy more Sunday customers When I was running a small chain of pubs in the East Midlands I used to slightly dread making a site visit late...

Brighton Pier

Best Bar None to award gay venues

By John Harrington

Brighton has broken new ground by having a Best Bar None award for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender venues. The new category has been added to...