Councillors urged to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the freedom of Brighton and Hove

Councillors are being urged to strip Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi of the freedom of the city at a special meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council. If two thirds of the 54 councillors agree, the honour – granted in 2011 – will be revoked in response to the...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 11:00 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion grab vital point at Southampton

Southampton 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Albion moved up to 15th in the Premier League after a spirited performance at St Mary’s. The Seagulls went a goal up just before the quarter hour mark. Wesley Hoedt brought down Solly March and Glenn Murray slotted home the...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 10:33 pm

Half time with Hodges – Southampton 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 1

Albion lead at St Mary’s after Glenn Murray smashed home a 14th minute penalty. Wesley Hoedt brought down Solly March and Murray notched his ninth of the season Southampton’s best chance came after an error from Maty Ryan as the Aussie keeper cleared the ball. Pierre...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 8:46 pm

Police offer £500 reward in hunt for Brighton man

A reward is being offered for the arrest of a wanted man who has been living in Brighton. Sussex Police said today (Wednesday 31 January): “Dean Mazirel is wanted on recall to prison for not abiding by the terms of his release from prison. “He served time for...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 6:29 pm

First tenants move into new ‘extra care’ flats in Brighton

The first tenants are moving into new “extra care” flats in Brighton which are intended to permit dozens of people with dementia to live as independently as possible. Brighton and Hove City Council said: “The Brooke Mead Extra Care scheme in Albion Street will provide...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 5:36 pm

Fun Spanish chicas Hinds set to play exciting Brighton gig … yippee!

Fact – Hinds are fun fun fun. Don’t believe me, then watch the fun video for their new song ‘New For You’ here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpQgrWndsLg This is a track from their much-anticipated second album, I Don’t Run, which will be unleashed on the unsuspecting...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 4:21 pm

Japanese girl band Shonen Knife returns to Brighton

The Japanese pop-punk band Shonen Knife was formed in December 1981 in Osaka by sisters Naoko Yamano (vocals and guitar) and Atsuko Yamano (drums) along with their friend Michie Nakatani (bass). The group was something of an anomaly when they started, as they were coming in at a...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 2:10 pm

Bike stolen from Brighton trailed by police all the way to south London

Three people have been arrested in south London after a bike was stolen from Preston Park, Brighton. The bike was placed in a van in Stanford Avenue, near the park, at 9.15pm on Thursday (25 January) by thieves who then drove up the A23 towards London. Officers followed the...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 1:28 pm

Up and coming music artist Soccer Mommy to play Brighton gig

Soccer Mommy is the project of twenty-year-old Sophie Allison, a Nashville native. She cut her teeth in her local DIY scene, going to shows and hanging out with other musicians, though she kept her own songwriting secret. “I’ve played music since I was six,” says Allison, “and I...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 12:22 pm
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Icy night in store for Brighton and Hove

A severe weather warning for ice has been issued as temperatures are expected to dramatically drop overnight. The Met Office says a band of rain sleet and slow will spread from Northern Ireland and Wales to southeastern England during the night. Although snow is expected in some...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018 at 11:48 am