New show announcement – Kirk Brandon special event

Listen up folks! The legendary frontman of Theatre of Hate and Spear of Destiny, Kirk Brandon, will be performing a special ‘aKoustiK/listening party’ at the Prince Albert in Brighton on Thursday 5th April. Kirk will be accompanied by Sam Sansbury on cello and they will be...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 10:55 pm

Tigers Jaw to play Bau Wow in Brighton

Comprised of Ben Walsh and Brianna Collins, TIGERS JAW have gripped listeners and press across the globe with their candid compositions and alluring harmonies. After releasing their current album ‘spin’ and playing last summer’s Reading and Leeds Festivals, TIGERS JAW will return...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 9:53 pm

Council tax bills to rise 6 per cent in Brighton and Hove from April

Council tax bills for Brighton and Hove will go up by 5.99 per cent from April. The average band D council tax will rise by £87.57 to £1,549.07 for the 2018-19 financial year. The police precept will add £165.91 to a band D council tax bill and the fire service precept will ad...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 8:41 pm

We don’t support the council’s budget but we will vote for it, says Brighton and Hove Tory leader

Conservative councillor Tony Janio said that he did not support Labour’s budget but his party would vote for it after concessions were made. Here is what the opposition leader on Brighton and Hove City Council said at the budget meeting at Hove Town Hall this evening...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 7:50 pm

Brighton and Hove council leader gives ‘state of the city’ budget overview

Councillors in Brighton and Hove are debating the budget for the coming year this afternoon (Thursday 22 ) and setting the council tax for the coming year. The debate was opened by Brighton and Hove City Council leader Warren Morgan at Hove Town Hall. Here is what Councillor...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 5:56 pm

Greens urge council to adopt money-saving measures to cut fuel bills across Brighton and Hove

Green councillors are calling on Brighton and Hove City Council to do more for people living in cold homes and faced with high energy bills. Proposals from the Green group are due to be considered at the annual Budget Council meeting at Hove Town Hall today (Thursday 22 February)...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 3:59 pm

Hove secondary school rated good by Ofsted

One of the biggest schools in Brighton and Hove has been rated good by Ofsted – the second highest rating and an improvement since its previous full inspection. Staff, parents and students are celebrating at Cardinal Newman Catholic School after the official watchdog...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 2:05 pm

Uber closes London licence loophole

Minicab drivers licensed in London will no longer be able to drive for Uber in Brighton after the US company makes changes to its app next month. The multinational company announced last week that it was splitting the UK into different regions, and that drivers would only be able...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 10:09 am

Embassy Court evacuated after blaze in flat

Just hours before firefighters were due to stage a high rise exercise, their skills were put to the test for real when a fire broke out at Embassy Court. Crews from Preston Circus, Roedean, Newhaven and Lewes were sent to the 11-storey art deco block on Kings Road on Tuesday...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 9:57 am

Brighton singer bags a Brit

Brighton singer Rag ’N’ Bone Man won a Brit award last night (Wednesday 21 February). The singer, whose real name is Rory Graham, won the award for Best British Single for Human – and thanked, among others, “everyone back in Brighton”.   The 33-year-old,...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018 at 9:45 am
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