Thameslink runs its first ‘driverless’ train

Thameslink passengers travelled on a “driverless” mainline train for the first time today (Monday 26 March). Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), Thameslink’s parent company, said that it was “a major milestone for the industry”. The train ran on the...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 11:16 pm

Like Green Day and Blink 182? Then check out Iron Chic

If you are rather partial to Green Day and Blink 182, then the likelihood is that Iron Chic are the ones for you. Iron Chic are an American pop punk band from Long Island, New York, United States, who formed back in 2008. The band is made up of Phil Douglas, Jason Lubrano, Gordon...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 10:13 pm

Screaming Females are coming to Brighton

New Jersey DIY-punk luminaries Screaming Females have announced that they are set to play at The Hope & Ruin, Brighton on Friday 25th May from 8pm-11pm in support of their seventh studio album ‘All At Once’, which came out on 23rd February on Don Giovanni Records and in...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 8:17 pm

Brighton band Simonne and The Dark Stars achieve Kickstarter target!

Simonne and The Dark Stars, are a Brighton-based indie noir/dark pop collective made up of Simonne, John, Mark and Nick. They have been active for six years and have played many gigs in that time. Their most recent being in January at The Prince Albert in Brighton. They have...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 8:05 pm

Folk duo Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman appearing at Komedia Brighton

Duos come and duos go. And some nurture and fine tune their art and watch it grow into something totally original, captivating and award-winning. Bonded by an unseen alchemy, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have entwined their professional and personal relationship into an...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 7:51 pm

‘No Man’s Land’ a journey from Brighton beach to around the world

Embark on a journey in sound under the surface of the ocean in Chris Watson’s ‘No Man’s Land’ this spring. Chris Watson’s ‘No Man’s Land’ is an audio installation that celebrates the sounds, rhythms and music from deep below the surface the world’s seas and oceans. Taking...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 7:38 pm

90 volunteers rough sleep for a night to raise £44k and counting for homeless projects

A huge sleepout this month saw 90 volunteers sleeping in the grounds of BHASVIC to raise money for homelessness projects. The volunteers were raising money to split between Galvanise Brighton and Hove (GalvaniseBH) and the YMCA DLG’s Life Change Fund. Two more events were held in...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 6:02 pm

‘Leaked’ email shows Momentum founder calling for Brighton activist’s expulsion

Brighton activist Tony Greenstein has published an email from Momentum founder Jon Lansman which called for his expulsion from the movement – the day before Greenstein appeared at a protest outside Labour HQ with a Momentum banner. Pro-Palestinian campaigner Tony Greenstein...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 4:05 pm

Brighton drug den closed down by police

A flat used as a drug den whose visitors made neighbours’ lives a misery through anti-social behaviour and disorder has been shut down under a closure order. The order prevents any person from entering the premises at Flat 1, 46 Preston Road, Brighton until midnight on 10...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 3:00 pm

Lottery to fund TV history of gay Brighton

A TV documentary will chart Brighton’s gay history with the help of National Lottery funding. A film is being made by Latest Group Community Interest Company (CIC) as part of a wider project to create a permanent digital archive. Latest said that the story of Brighton and...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018 at 12:47 pm
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