We should work to overcome prejudice, corrosive voices and old divisions

Like many others, I feel that in recent years there has been a re-emergence of old divisions, historic fears and community tensions which we’d hoped had long been left behind. Artificial divisions based on borders, on religion, on ethnicity have seemingly been brought back...
Posted On 06 Apr 2018 at 10:28 pm

Brighton police officer given misconduct warning after hurting boy, 15

A Brighton police officer has been given a written warning for misconduct after unnecessarily hurting a 15-year-old boy while restraining him. A hearing at Sussex Police’s headquarters in Lewes was told that PC Daniel Patterson’s actions amounted to a breach of the...
Posted On 06 Apr 2018 at 7:51 pm

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue coming to Brighton next year

Put it in your diary for next year – ‘A Real Labour Of Love 40th Anniversary Tour’ Brighton Centre Monday 8th April 2019. Following the release of ‘A Real Labour Of Love’ – their most successful album for 25 years – and their recent headline show at the Royal Albert...
Posted On 06 Apr 2018 at 5:51 pm

Kirk Brandon performs intimate concert in Brighton

 The legendary frontman of Theatre of Hate and Spear of Destiny, Kirk Brandon, last night performed a special intimate ‘aKoustiK/listening party’ at the popular Prince Albert in Brighton. Kirk was accompanied by Sam Sansbury on cello and they performed acoustic versions of...
Posted On 06 Apr 2018 at 5:46 pm

Labour is threatening Hove Library yet again, say Greens

Less than two years since the successful campaign to save Hove Library and plans are in motion from the Labour council to remove many of its bookshelves and instal an office on the ground floor. While these changes may appear to be minor, after the alterations, only three of the...
Posted On 06 Apr 2018 at 4:44 pm

Brighton hospital bosses land £650k donation on new helideck

Brighton hospital bosses have landed a £650,000 donation on their new helideck atop the Thomas Kemp Tower. Duane Passman, the director in charge of the £485 million redevelopment of the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Eastern Road, Brighton, received the six-figure cheque. It...
Posted On 06 Apr 2018 at 4:32 pm

Brighton schools confirm places for ‘misplaced 38’

Two Brighton schools have confirmed that they can take a group of children from their catchment area who have become known as the “misplaced 38”. The 38 youngsters live in the catchment area for Dorothy Stringer and Varndean schools and wanted to go there from September. Instead,...
Posted On 06 Apr 2018 at 4:16 pm