Brighton pier boss marks English Tourism Week by reopening ‘spiritual home’ of fish and chips

Palace Pier boss Luke Johnson marked English Tourism Week with the reopening of the Palm Court Restaurant – described as the spiritual home of fish and chips by chef Heston Blumenthal.   The restaurant, like Horatio’s pub and much of the rest of the Brighton...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 7:34 pm

‘Oi Oi Oi’ it’s singalong time with the Cockney Rejects

Rarely in the long history of British rock’n’roll has there been a story of such depth, magnitude and sheer turbulence as that of the Cockney Rejects. The band were formed in the late Seventies in East London as an answer to the art school punk that had dominated the scene up...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 6:52 pm

Celebrate 40 years of disco with no less than 7 bands including the Village People

40 YEARS OF DISCO 2: featuring VILLAGE PEOPLE, THE TRAMMPS, IMAGINATION FEATURING LEEE JOHN, THE GIBSON BROTHERS, THE THREE DEGREES, THE REAL THING and ODYSSEY After the huge success of this year’s ‘40 Years Of Disco’ tour Tony Denton Promotions has announced the line-up for 2019...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 5:43 pm
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Pregnant sheep killed by dog

A pregnant sheep found dead off Falmer Road this month is believed to have died after being attacked by a dog. The sheep was found near to Blind Veterans UK in Ovingdean on Tuesday, 6 March. It’s believed to have been attacked the previous night. Sussex Police said:...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 2:43 pm

New train posters tell Brighton commuters what they already know – it’s standing room only

New posters at Southern stations aimed at helping passengers choose quieter trains have confirmed what Brighton commuters already know – that you’ll probably have to stand for your whole journey during peak hours. The data – also available online – shows...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 2:25 pm

Review: tUnE-yArDs get woke at ACCA

Nothing about tUnE-yArDs at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (try saying that when you’re hungover) isn’t intensely memorable. Sussex Campus looks like a scene from a movie, covered late March snow. The venue (a beautiful mouthful) smells new, all cut wood and...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 11:37 am

Hove building supplies company reopens days after fire ravages warehouses

The building supplies company whose warehouses were devastated by fire last week has reopened for business this morning. An investigation continues into what started the blaze at Chandlers Building Supplies in Basin Road North, Hove, but foul play has now been ruled out. The...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 11:29 am

Missing schoolgirl may be in Brighton and Hove, say police

UPDATE: Lily Asinde was found safe and well the day after police publicised the search for her. A schoolgirl who has been missing since Friday morning may be in Brighton and Hove, Sussex Police said this morning (Monday 19 March). The force said: “Concern is growing for...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018 at 9:38 am