AMERICAN EXPRESS NAMES COMMUNITY STADIUM

American Express has signed a multi-year naming rights agreement for the new, state-of-the-art Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club stadium at Village Way, Brighton. The venue will be known as the ‘American Express Community Stadium’ when it opens in summer 2011 under the agreement with The Community Stadium Limited, a subsidiary of the Brighton and…

SUSSEX FOOD AWARDS VOTING OPENS!!

New Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, Jim Paice MP, helped kick off public voting for the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2010/11 at the South of England Show at sussexfoodawards.bizThe awards are all about supporting local farmers and producers and the businesses which sell and promote their produce in the local market place….

FOODIE NEWS IN BRIGHTON & HOVE

The first Brighton & Hove online restaurant search engineproudrestaurants.comhas been launched featuring some of the best restaurants in the city. Founder of Proud Restaurants, Csaba Toth, said: “The system we have created is entirely new and very easy to use, based on the Facebook model – allowing people to view restaurants’ personalities and search for…

CHAMPAGNE FESTIVAL IN SUSSEX!

Ticket sales have opened this week for the first Champagne Festival in South East England – coming to Hove Lawns on June 4th and 5th – and everyone around here is getting very excited! Thousands of foodies, wine lovers and celebrities are expected to descend on the Regency splendour of Hove Lawns, and there will…

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVE BRIGHTON EATS

We recently launched the Brighton & Hove Foodie Awards, celebrating the best restaurants, food pubs, cafés and food shops and over 500 people in the city have already voted! The Foodies will be open for voting until September, when the winners will be revealed at an awards ceremony during the September food festival. “Brighton &…

BRIGHTON IN SPRING IS A TASTY OPTION

The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival team is holding the first ever spring harvest food festival fortnight – from 11 to 21 March – with a fantastic line up of events offering something for everyone. It kicks off with the Sussex Beer & Cider Festival from 11 – 13 March, run by CAMRA…

GORDON RAMSAY IN SUSSEX

Not an F word was heard in Sussex recently when Gordon Ramsay shot his New Year TV episode of the F Word with cheesemakers at the High Weald Dairy on Tremains Farm in Horsted Keynes. Mark and Sarah Hardy, owners of the High Weald Dairy – the leading Sussex cheese-makers, who hand-make a large range…

SUSSEX FOOD HEROES ANNOUNCED

Finalists for the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2009/10 have been announced by judges following their deliberations held at Harveys Brewery. Clive Beddall OBE, Chairman of the Judges said: “Natural PR has done a great job of growing the popularity of the awards, with over 9,000 members of the public voting for more than 300…

MARGUERITE PATTEN OBE HONOURED BY CITY

Famed food writer, 94-year-old Marguerite Patten OBE, was honoured as a special Brighton & Hove citizen at a tribute lunch hosted by City College Brighton & Hove as part of the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival last month. Following a book signing of her latest – and she declares her last – recipe…

£60M ATTRACTION PUTS THE O IN BRIGHTON

£6 MILLION ATTRACTION PUTS THE ‘O’ IN BRIGHTON Brighton & Hove has the opportunity to attract a spectacular £6 million tourist attraction onto Brighton’s seafront. Local business Paramount Attractions is proposing to build a unique 60-metre observation wheel, called the ‘Brighton O’, on the lower seafront adjacent to the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel. Designed specifically…