Bonobo back in Brighton where it all started!

The Brighton Centre have just revealed that Bonobo is coming back to where it all first started. The date for the diary is Tuesday 21st November. Bonobo’s rise has been stealthy but unstoppable, and Si Green, the man behind it all, is now one of the biggest electronic...

Brighton MP appears on BBC Question Time

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas appeared on the final episode of the BBC TV politics programme Question Time tonight (Thursday 6 July) before the start of its summer break. The Green MP was making her 22nd appearance on the programme, having first appeared 16 years ago when...
Posted On 06 Jul 2017 at 11:47 pm

Brighton Komedia hosts Black Uhuru legend Mykal Rose and his band

One of Jamaica’s most distinguished singers, as a member of Black Uhuru Mykal Rose was one of the foundation stones of the roots movement, before launching a successful career in the modern dancehalls. His work with Uhuru helped bring the group a Grammy, while his...

Severed fibre optic cable in Peacehaven leaves thousands with no phone, internet or TV access

Someone putting up a fence in Peacehaven dug through a fibre optic cable and left thousands of people unable to watch TV or use their phones and without an internet connection. The problem affected Sky, BT and Talk Talk customers and was compounded when an EE mobile phone company...
Posted On 06 Jul 2017 at 10:16 pm

Police ‘extremely concerned’ for missing Brighton doctor

UPDATE: Lauren Young has been found. Officers from Sussex Police are searching for a missing Brighton doctor and have issued a public appeal for help finding her. The force said: “Police are extremely concerned for Lauren Young who has gone missing from Brighton. “The 32-year-old...
Posted On 06 Jul 2017 at 8:14 pm

Conservatives welcome lifting of threat to impose late-night levy on Brighton pubs and clubs

The Conservatives have welcomed the lifting of the threat to impose a late-night levy on pubs and clubs in Brighton and Hove. The prospect of an extra tax on late-night venues has been raised a number of times, with Sussex Police – who would keep most of the proceeds – appearing...
Posted On 06 Jul 2017 at 4:15 pm

First bike share docking hubs appear

The bikes won’t be here until September – but the first of 50 bike share docking hubs have sprung up along the seafront, with more set to pop up throughout the city centre this summer. The full list of docking stations hasn’t yet been finalised, but the first 17...
Posted On 06 Jul 2017 at 2:49 pm

Brighton schoolchildren – and Steve Coogan – send message in a bottle to the PM

Dozens of Brighton schoolchildren were joined by Steve Coogan today as they delivered a message in a bottle about school cuts to 10 Downing Street. The Save Out Schools campaign was also joined by city MPs Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Caroline Lucas and Peter Kyle as they brought tens of...
Posted On 06 Jul 2017 at 2:42 pm

Police helicopter helps catch suspected drug dealer in allotment

A police helicopter pursuit which was heard over large areas of Brighton last night ended with the arrest of a suspected drug dealer in an allotment – but a second suspect managed to avoid capture. NPAS Redhill joined the search for two men who ran into the Bear Road...
Posted On 06 Jul 2017 at 2:09 pm

Missing Hove woman found

A missing woman from Hove has been found safe and well, Sussex Police said this morning (Thursday 6 July). The force, which issued a public appeal for help finding 65-year-old Kathleen Phelps on Monday (3 July), said that she had gone to Kent. Sussex Police said: “Kathleen Phelps...
Posted On 06 Jul 2017 at 2:04 pm