Peacehaven Wild Kids – Peter & The Test Tube Babies celebrate 40 riotous years

In 1978, the 17 year old punks Peter Bywaters (vocalist), Del ‘Strangefish’ Greening (guitarist), Mark ‘Ogs’ Hoggins (drummer) and Chris ‘Trapper’ Marchant (bass player and future employee of El Gringo Pine) founded Peter & The Test Tube...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017 at 11:14 pm
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Southampton man charged after arrest at Brighton match

A Southampton shop worker has been charged after being arrested at the American Express Community Stadium in Falmer before the Brighton and Hove Albion match on Sunday. Sussex Police said: “A man has been charged with committing a public order offence at the Amex Stadium in...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017 at 10:41 pm

Brighton road closed and building evacuated after bay window falls out

A Brighton road has been closed and a building evacuated after a bay window fell out this morning (Tuesday 31 October). The building, the King’s Arms pub, has scaffolding up, with renovations under way. The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue were called...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017 at 11:45 am

Dozens of bedsit residents could be evicted to make way for homeless hostel

About 25 people would have to be kicked out of bedsits to make way for a homeless hostel if plans to relocate a controversial council-run project go ahead. Brighton and Hove City Council is considering moving the West Pier Project from its current home in Regency Square to the...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017 at 11:23 am

LA pop trio LANY head to Brighton in December

LANY the LA trio made up of Paul Klein, Les Priest and Jake Goss will be heading to Brighton Concorde 2 on Monday 4th December following their previous tour in March which included a sold-out show at London’s KOKO. LANY make music that aims an arrow at your heart; beautiful...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017 at 12:38 am
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Woman charged with child neglect and racist abuse after city pub fracas

A woman has been charged with racist and threatening abuse, assaulting a PCSO and child neglect following a fracas outside a city centre pub. At about 3.12pm on Friday (27 October), police were called to reports of a woman being verbally abusive and aggressive towards members of...
Posted On 30 Oct 2017 at 4:07 pm

Brighton murder suspect and victim worked together at university

The man charged with the Fiveways murder and the victim were work colleagues at Brighton University. David Browning, 51, worked as a payroll officer at the university alongside 46-year-old Jillian Howell who was found dead in her Sandgate Road home on Thursday (October 26). She...
Posted On 30 Oct 2017 at 1:53 pm

Man who went missing after walking out of Brighton hospital A&E has been found

A man who went missing after walking out of a hospital accident and emergency (A&E) department has been found, Sussex Police said today (Monday 30 October). The force said: “Missing Brighton man Michael John James Wilder, 42, of no fixed address, who was reported to be...
Posted On 30 Oct 2017 at 1:21 pm

Brighton MP calls for Labour support ahead of Commons debate on proportional representation

The Green MP for Brighton Pavilion has called on Labour to support proportional representation to the House of Commons when MPs debate the subject this afternoon (Monday 30 October). With reference to Labour’s slogan – “For the many, not the few” – she said: “No party...
Posted On 30 Oct 2017 at 1:11 pm

Brighton man subjected to homophobic abuse after saying hello to his neighbours

A Brighton man was subjected to a barrage of homophobic abuse after he said hello to his neighbour’s daughter and her boyfriend. Lacey Lee, 24, and her boyfriend Gary Corness, 32, shouted at the victim in communal gardens in Warbleton Close, Brighton, on April 8 this year,...
Posted On 30 Oct 2017 at 12:25 pm