What Brighton and Hove’s three MPs said in the Syria debate

All three Brighton and Hove MPs spoke during the debates on Syria in the House of Commons yesterday (Monday 16 April). Here’s what they said … Caroline Lucas questioned Theresa May after the Prime Minister’s statement about the bombing of Syria in response to...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 10:16 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0

Albion are more than holding their own against Spurs. The Seagulls have forced Hugo Lloris into several routine saves during a goalless first half. Anthony Knockaert, Dale Stephens and even Gaetan Bong have had a crack at goal. Spurs have been restricted to efforts from free...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 8:47 pm

Premier League Match Day 35 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Tottenham Hotspur

Albion take on in-form Spurs at the Amex after the 3-2 setback at Selhurst Park against Crystal Palace. Again (!) three points could secure the Seagulls’ Premier League status. When the teams met at Wembley in December, Spurs were flattered by the 2-0 scoreline. Since then,...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 7:20 pm

Music Mania Festival coming to Brighton 6th to 8th July 2018

There are many music festivals in the annual calendar but only a small amount have the personal feel with a real passion for quality live music in the organisation. Music Mania first hit the scene in 2011 organised and put together by a group of friends wanting to put on a...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 6:31 pm

The ‘Local Record Store’ is back!

After an amazing week at ‘It is what it is’ pop-up shop in the North Laine back in 2015, Pop-Up Brighton and Foreign Skin are excited to bring back Local Record store this April.. Located in a unique space on the seafront next to the i360, the shop will be selling local labels /...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 6:30 pm

London based Laish return back home to Brighton

Back in 2008 the alternative folk band Laish (pronounce Lie-sh) were formed in Brighton and ten years down the road the collective are still on the case. They are piloted by the thoroughly engaging and charismatic frontman Danny Green. His glorious voice ranges from the angelic,...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 6:30 pm

Bank holiday rail engineering works slammed by environmentalists

Rail engineering works scheduled for the May bank holiday weekend have been critised by Brighton environmentalists, who accuse Network Rail of putting their own convenience above the city’s. Two days of engineering works have been scheduled for Sunday, May 6 and Monday, May...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 5:19 pm

Brave Brighton post office clerk sends armed robber packing

A quick-thinking counter clerk sent an armed robber packing when the man tried to hold up the post office in Churchill Square, Brighton, yesterday afternoon (Monday 16 April). Sussex Police said this afternoon: “Police have released this CCTV image of a man they want to talk...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 3:08 pm

Sussex mental health services record second highest level of serious incidents

Sussex’s NHS mental health services recorded the second highest number of serious incidents in England and Wales, according to a new report. Medical negligence lawyers Blackwater Law asked every NHS trust how many serious incidents they recorded in 2016-17 and, of the...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 1:00 pm

Brighton and Hove offers amnesty to council house frauds

Tenants illegally subletting council flats or houses in Brighton and Hove have until the end of May to hand in their keys or risk being jailed. The same goes for anyone with a council tenancy who lives elsewhere, as Brighton and Hove City Council offers a temporary amnesty. The...
Posted On 17 Apr 2018 at 3:24 am