Five protesters from Brighton hit with £10k bill after canary protest at open-cast mine

Magistrates landed five protesters from Brighton with a bill for more than £10,000 for disrupting work at Britain’s biggest open-cast coal mine. The five – under the banner of Earth First! and Reclaim the Power – blockaded the mine in Ffos-y-Fran, in South Wales, last month. And...
Posted On 13 May 2017 at 7:54 pm

Brighton dance crew appear on TV talent show tonight

A dance crew from Brighton are scheduled to appear on the popular ITV television show Britain’s Got Talent tonight (Saturday 13 May). ITV said: “TapTastik is a tap dance group from Brighton aged 19-62 led by choreographer Drew Wood, 49. “Drew, who has a background as a...
Posted On 13 May 2017 at 6:08 pm

Hove community baking project proves itself and rises to the occasion for official opening

The team behind a community baking project in Hove have proved themselves and rose to the occasion for the official opening of their new premises. The Stoneham Bakehouse, in Stoneham Road, Hove, was kitted out after a successful crowdfunding campaign in the spring. Their pitch...
Posted On 13 May 2017 at 3:18 pm

FemRock Brighton DIY music event featuring The Tuts – a resounding success.

The Tuts Green Door Store 12.5.17. The charismatic Green Door Store (concert venue/late bar/nightclub) situated underneath Brighton Railway Station played host to this months FemRock Brighton outing. The Green Door Store, which opened in January 2011, prides itself on being able...
Posted On 13 May 2017 at 2:14 pm

Two Brighton and Hove doctors complete epic charity ocean crossing

Two Brighton and Hove doctors completed an epic charity crossing of the Indian Ocean yesterday (Friday 12 May) when they reached Mauritius. Ted Welman, 26, who comes from Petworth and has a company based in Hove, and Jack Faulkner, 27, from Patcham, became only the fifth pair to...
Posted On 13 May 2017 at 3:31 am

Culture Secretary urges parties to work together to win vital millions for Madeira Terraces

The cabinet minister responsible for tourism urged all parties to work together to win the vital millions needed to revive the Madeira Terraces during a visit to Brighton. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley spoke out as she took a look at progress at the Saltdean Lido where...
Posted On 13 May 2017 at 2:21 am