Hey-Ho Let’s Go……Gabba Gabba Hey!

The Big Blue Shed presents The Ramonas with support from Penny Blood and Alligator Smile on Sunday 25th February from 7:30pm at the Con Club, Lewes. As the name suggests The Ramonas are an all female tribute to the iconic New York Punk Rock band Ramones. Originally conceived back...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 11:53 pm

Police concerned for safety of missing 13-year-old Hove girl

Police are concerned for the safety of a missing 13-year-old girl from Hove. Sussex Police said today (Friday 16 February): “Thirteen-year-old Morgan Gillett is missing from her home in Hove. “She was last seen leaving her her home at 4.20pm on Wednesday (14...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 11:46 pm

Nothing to be GLUM about in Brighton

Nope certainly nothing to be glum about in Brighton indeed. A classic example is you get to see four great bands for just a fiver! So let’s put this into context, you have a choice of one pint of beer that will last you around twenty minutes OR you get a whole evenings aural and...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 10:09 pm

Brighton film producer banned from being a director over £5m scam

A Brighton film producer has been banned from being a company director after investors were conned out more than £5 million. They were told that the money would fund a film called Henry 5 (sic) with an A-list cast. But Michael Cowan, who turns 53 today, failed to account for much...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 9:35 pm

Band emerge from their CAVES to go out on tour

The stars have aligned once again and as a consequence of this one of the very best fuzzed out modern indie punk artists around have emerged from their dark hiding places. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you ‘Caves’. The Caves studio band consists of Louise Hanman (guitar, drums,...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 8:47 pm

Patients plead for return of Brighton Googlewhack doctor

Brighton patients are pleading for the return of a diabetes doctor who has been suspended for unethical practices when writing academic papers – including acknowledging a fictitious doctor because his invented name made it easier to find papers on Google. Dr Paul Grant,...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 3:44 pm

Plans for early morning recycling trucks draw complaints from neighbours

Neighbours of a recycling plant are fighting its request to allow skip wagons to leave its site as early as 6.45am, saying the noise will wake them up and ‘degrade’ their lives. Private waste contractor KSD Environmental is currently not allowed to send wagons and...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 2:40 pm

Firefighters to practice high rise rescue in Brighton city centre

If you see scores of firefighters in North Road next week, don’t panic – East Sussex Fire and Rescue are conducting a high rise exercise. Crews from Preston Circus, Roedean, Hove and Lewes will practising their response to reports of a fire in a building on North...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 11:37 am

Shocking and insensitive treatment of disabled people by benefit claims assessors found by Brighton health watchdog

Shocking and insensitive treatment is routinely used as a way to cut the number of welfare benefits claims by people with disabilities or chronic ill health in Brighton and Hove. The finding comes after a local watchdog – Healthwatch Brighton and Hove – responded to...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 11:32 am

Brighton drink driver caught carrying child with no seatbelt

A man from Brighton was caught at the wheel having had too much to drink and with a child who had no seatbelt on. Shoufan Firas, 39, was arrested in New England Road, Brighton, on Monday 1 January. Firas, unemployed, of Preston Road, Brighton, was charged with driving with 62...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018 at 10:59 am
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