Brighton band hold gig in newsagents

Brighton band The Perils rocked out in a city centre newsagents this afternoon as a dress rehearsal for a TV advert. The Brighton Calling blog reports they played the gig “amongst loo roll and Haribo” at a newsagents near Churchill Square. Visit the blog to see...
Posted On 05 Feb 2010 at 7:44 pm

New £1m volunteering project to get youngsters involved

Brighton and Hove City Council has been given a £1million grant to get thousands more 14 to 16-year-olds involved in community works. A council press release follows: The city is one of only five areas in the country chosen by the government to take part in a ‘Community Service’...
Posted On 05 Feb 2010 at 11:15 am

Disappearance of Kemptown Ben's blog sparks speculation

Controversial councillor Ben Duncan’s popular blog has disappeared, sparking speculation it was just too outspoken for the Green Party in the run up to the election. Mr Duncan says the blog has gone to make way for a new, improved site hosted by the Green Party itself. His...
Posted On 05 Feb 2010 at 10:04 am

Anger over plans for six homes on Brighton greenfield land

A storm is brewing over plans to build six three storey houses on greenfield land between Round Hill and a waste transfer station. Carelet Homes already has permission to build four two-storey homes on land to the rear of 67-81 Princes Road, Brighton. Now, to the dismay of the...
Posted On 05 Feb 2010 at 8:50 am