Boy, 16, arrested over Brighton motorbike theft

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after a motorbike was stolen in Brighton. He is suspected of being one of three youths captured on CCTV riding the bike at the Vogue Gyratory. Sussex Police said: “One teenager has been arrested in connection with a stolen motorbike from...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 10:34 pm

Happy Accidents announce Brighton concert and brand new album

HAPPY ACCIDENTS Announce New Album ‘Everything But The Here And Now’ Released 16th February 2018 via Alcopop! Records London indie-punk trio Happy Accidents (who are Rich on guitar & vocals, Neil on bass and Phoebe on drums & vocals) are pleased to announce their return...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 10:33 pm

Brighton’s very own Lost Horizons set to return in September

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: “Lost Horizons are really sorry to announce that they’ve had to re-schedule their upcoming UK and Italian shows which includes the Brighton date originally on April 18. All tickets remain valid and refunds available at point of purchase”....
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 9:49 pm

Brighton shows an appetite to help with Canned Tunes gig in aid of Brighton Food Bank

  Food poverty in Brighton and Hove is a huge issue at the moment but there seems to be no shortage of people with an appetite to help. Earlier this year it was reported that the Whitehawk food bank has seen a 62 per cent increase in referrals for emergency food supplies and...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 8:40 pm

Works starts on new council houses in Brighton

Work has started on building nine council flats and three council houses in the centre of Brighton. The scheme is under way in Kensington Street, in the North Laine area of Brighton, along a stretch of road known as “graffiti alley”. The £2 million scheme is filling in three...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 5:32 pm

Hove solicitor charged with stealing £180,000 from three elderly clients

A former Hove solicitor has appeared in court charged with stealing £180,000 from three elderly clients. Paul Arscott, 48, of Woodland Avenue, Hove, had power of attorney – or control – over the clients’ money because they lacked the ability to take care of...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 3:05 pm

Brighton Festival publishes full programme today

The full programme for the Brighton Festival 2018 – England’s biggest annual curated multi-arts festival – was published today (Thursday 15 February). Guest director David Shrigley, a Turner Prize nominated graphic artist, spoke about the value of art despite...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 10:36 am

St Valentine’s Day massacre with Belgian punks

Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Brighton threw open its doors to the world as they welcomed two unknown (in this country) Belgian punk bands (F.O.D and FOR I AM) for the night, who’s fans celebrated in joyous revelry instead of a bloodbath. This evening Brighton had witnessed a couple...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018 at 8:59 am