The United Nations Orchestra’s Brighton concert profits to UNICEF’s war orphans rescue programme

Musicians from more than 20 countries who work for the United Nations in Geneva will fly into the UK to perform a special concert at Brighton Dome on Saturday 1st July in aid of UNICEF’s war orphans relief programme. Anne-Marie Magnan, a nuclear research physicist at CERN, and...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 10:40 pm

Fancy asking Eddie Izzard a question and getting a signed copy of his latest book? Then read on…….

Already one of the most celebrated comics of his generation, Eddie Izzard has also developed an equally stellar reputation as a film, television, and stage actor, political activist, sometime escapologist, and multiple marathon-runner. Eddie will be hosting an intimate evening at...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 9:58 pm

The butterflies of Brighton and Hove – exclusive report Part 3: Hollingbury & Patcham

This is part 3 of an exclusive report specially commissioned by Brighton & Hove News on the butterflies of our city and so you may wish to save all of the parts for future reference! Brighton and Hove Butterfly Sites – Hollingbury: Hollingbury Park: Overall number of...

Root Experience shines a light on hidden illnesses and disabilities with two events at Brighton Dome

An interactive installation featuring work by artists with a range of invisible disabilities, showcasing Root Experience’s Hidden Project, and a conversation day asking how the arts can support artists with invisible illnesses, are coming to Brighton Dome. Hidden Project...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 8:11 pm

Dara O’Briain, Mark Steel and other top comedians head to Brighton Dome for charity fundraiser

Dara O’Briain leads a line-up of some of the UK’s top comedians, including Mark Steel and Shappi Khorsandi, for a special stand-up event at Brighton Dome from 7:30pm on Wednesday 21st June to raise money for the charity Help Refugees. This is one of a one-off series of gigs...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 7:41 pm

Redknapp in Stock take – Albion keeper joins Birmingham 

David Stockdale ended weeks of speculation today (Tuesday 13 June) by joining Birmingham City on a free transfer. Stockdale made 133 appearances as first choice keeper for Albion, seeing off challenges from Nikki Maenpaa and Christian Walton. Stockdale, who was born in Leeds, is...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 6:59 pm

Man seriously hurt in unexplained attack on Brighton seafront

A man was seriously injured in an unexplained attack on Brighton seafront, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Tuesday 13 June). The force said: “Police are seeking witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a Brighton seafront attack. “At 1.15am on Saturday (10 June) the...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 4:37 pm

Planners urged to throw out £80m Hove Station housing scheme

Officials are urging planners to throw out an £80 million scheme for 186 flats next to Hove Station. The scheme – known as Hove Gardens – is due to be discussed by the Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee next week. A report to councillors recommends that the...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 3:24 pm

Objectors pack planning appeal in Brighton to oppose retirement home plan in flood-prone street

Almost a hundred objectors packed a planning appeal hearing in Brighton this morning in a battle to stop a retirement home being built on a flooding hot spot. A barrister for McCarthy and Stone, the retirement home business, urged a planning inspector to back its plans to...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 2:32 pm

Brighton post office robber wanted for recall to prison

A Brighton man who was jailed for seven years after being tackled to the ground by a pensioner while trying to rob a post office counter at knifepoint is wanted for recall to prison. Police in Brighton and Worthing are seeking Luke Michael Kirby, who is wanted after his licence...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 11:09 am
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